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‘Holy cow, that was close’: Dog narrowly escapes falling branches in East York backyard

Sprocket the dog shows quick reflexes in video of ice-laden branches slamming into the ground where she stood just seconds before.
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Granderson walk-off blast saves Jays in series opener vs. Red Sox
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 04:39:43 +0200
Roberto Osuna’s first blown save leads to extra innings at Rogers Centre, where Curtis Granderson send fans home happy with a one-out shot to win it.
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Zoned Out: Critics say police-imposed area restrictions put vulnerable people at risk
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 04:00:00 +0200
A growing body of evidence shows that for minor drug offences, common pre-trial release conditions may actually increase crime. So why do the police keep using them?
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Liberals rally with Jean Chrétien in Vaughan
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 03:30:41 +0200
Former prime minister Jean Chrétien tells supporters he is heartened by how Torontonians reacted in wake of Monday’s ‘sad’ and ‘terrible’ events.
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Bruce Arthur: Leafs prepare for Game 7 of their lives with clean sheet
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 00:58:37 +0200
Wednesday night’s deciding game in Boston has the chance to be something truly special. The Bruins will be the favourites, but the young Leafs — most without any baggage from the 2013 meltdown — can win this, Bruce Arthur writes.
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The ordinary Torontonians who tried to save lives and ease the hurt
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 23:54:38 +0200
Amid the panic of the Yonge Street van rampage, many bystanders and first responders leapt into action.
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EQAO testing needs overhaul, report to education minister says
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 23:30:35 +0200
Indira Naidoo-Harris says recommendations will inform future consultations on province-wide literacy, numeracy evaluations
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B.C. firm caught in Facebook scandal says firm’s data collection is just a modern campaign tool
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 23:17:46 +0200
AggregateIQ executive disputes Facebook-scandal whistleblower’s description of their operations but MPs say his explanation is incredulous.
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Alabama cops defend violent arrest of black woman at Waffle House
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 22:58:34 +0200
After the Starbucks arrest, the Philadelphia police chief apologized, as did Starbucks’s chief executive. The arrest in Saraland, Ala., has not drawn the same reaction from Waffle House.
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Family of reputed mobster Rocco Zito not sure how he earned $1M he had in bank account, court hears
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 22:43:34 +0200
Zito’s son-in-law Domenic Scopelliti, 54, has been charged with murder.
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Better sex is (almost) all in your head, UBC prof’s new book says
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 21:26:31 +0200
Lori Brotto, the Canada Research Chair in Women’s Sexual Health, has compiled more than 15 years of research linking mindfulness to increased sexual desire.
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Woolworth’s building to get a makeover
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 20:55:30 +0200
Cadillac Fairview plans to restore 2 Queen St. W. to its original 1885 brick façade and add three more storeys.
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Edward Keenan: Cop who faced down suspect in Yonge St. carnage an example for all of us
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 20:10:00 +0200
Const. Ken Lam and so many other Torontonians we have since learned about have provided an example for us all in the city as we process our grief and anger and fear, and decide how to respond, writes Edward Keenan.
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She was ‘the best grandma anyone could ever ask for.’ More victims of van rampage identified
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 18:43:29 +0200
Four names have been confirmed, with more to come as a mourning city seeks answers and authorities are proceeding with deliberate caution.
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New clues emerge about Alek Minassian, the man accused in the van rampage
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 18:26:00 +0200
A Facebook account in Minassian’s name has been taken down, a company spokesperson said. The last public post on the account referenced U.S. mass murderer Elliot Rodger, who killed six people after recording a YouTube video vowing “revenge against...
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Shree Paradkar: At sex assault trial, it feels as if women are burdened with documenting every detail of life, lest they end up in court
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 17:01:23 +0200
Woman had to dredge up every detail from a past marriage, then she had to remember the minutiae of not just the assaults she alleges, but the events around them, writes Shree Paradkar.
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