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Open Streets TO closes some major roads for 2 Sundays in August Pedestrians will own the streets for two Sunday mornings in August as the Open Streets TO pilot program begins, which Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is not happy about.
CBC.ca | 3 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Ban Ki-moon condemns shelling of UN-run school in Gaza It was a scene of panic, bloodshed and death that sent shock waves through the international community.On Thursday at least 15 people who were seeking safety in a UN-run schoolhouse died in an attack Gazan authorities and eye witnesses described as Israel
TheStar.com | 4 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Priscilla Presley helps kick off Collingwood's Elvis Festival Priscilla Presley, the late King of Rock and Roll's Queen, is helping kick off the 20th annual Collingwood Elvis Festival.
CBC.ca | 4 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Iacobucci use of force report recommends Taser study There are 17 recommendations surrounding conducted energy weapons in former justice Frank Iacobucci’s use of force report, “Police Encounters with People in Crisis.”One says the Toronto force should consider a pilot project allowing a
TheStar.com | 5 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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MPPs in commuter towns spending thousands on Toronto accommodations MPPs living within relatively easy driving distance of Queen’s Park are spending tens of thousands of taxpayer dollars a year to live in Toronto.Annual members’ expenses for travel and Toronto accommodation (2013-14) that were released Thurs
TheStar.com | 6 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
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Judge deeply affected by meeting shooting victims' families — and cops who pulled the trigger When the call came last August, retired Supreme Court of Canada Justice Frank Iacobucci knew the task that lay ahead was challenging, highly complex, and laden with controversy.He knew examining the issue of police use of force against people in crisis wa
TheStar.com | 6 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Three responses to Gaza: despair, cynicism, (maybe) hope: Salutin Writing in these pages, Dr. Gabor Maté expressed the sense of despair around Gaza exquisitely. That’s exquisite as in painful. Speaking as a writer who’s written on this for 35 years, and still hopes to find lifelong Jewish friends amon
TheStar.com | 7 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Peacemaking through film and pastrami: Caplansky's signs on to sponsor Toronto Palestine Film Festival As public opinion on the war in Gaza becomes increasingly polarized, Zane Caplansky, the owner of Toronto’s consummate Jewish deli, is trying to carve out some space in the middle.The popular College St. eatery has signed on to sponsor an upcoming
TheStar.com | 8 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Ottawa crime rate drops 11 per cent in 2013 A drop in thefts and other property crimes in the capital is behind an 11 per cent crime rate decrease from 2012 to 2013, Ottawa police say.
CBC.ca | 9 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Toronto Zoo welcomes two baby bison The Toronto Zoo is welcoming two baby bison this month.
CBC.ca | 10 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend