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Toronto Public Library (@torontolibrary) 99th Branch Fort York (@TPLFortYork) Official Opening, Speeches & Ribbon Cutting

Toronto Public Library (@torontolibrary) 99th Branch @TPLFortYork Official Opening,Speeches & Ribbon Cutting https://t.co/kotBIbkJUa #TOpoli — HïMY SYeD (@HiMYSYeD) May 29, 2014 @HiMYSYeD @torontolibrary This is fantastic! Would it be ok if we share this on our FB page? — Fort York Library (@TPLFortYork) May 30, 2014 RT @TPLFortYork @torontolibrary This Read more
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Save Us From Our Data | Crowd-sourcing is the answer, the “smart city” is a sales pitch

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Canadian photojournalist killed in Syria ‘cared about the world he lived in’

CTVNews.ca Published Sunday, March 9, 2014 12:25PM EDT Last Updated Friday, March 14, 2014 4:28PM EDT A Canadian freelance photojournalist who was killed during an airstrike in Syria on Sunday is being remembered for his passion and devotion to bringing awareness to the conflict in the war-torn country. Ali Mustafa and six others were killed when a Syrian government aircraft dropped barrel bombs in the rebel-held region of Aleppo, located in Syria’s north, according to activists in the...
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Doug Ford Won’t Be Running in the Next Provincial Election

The councillor announces he’ll focus instead on brother Rob’s mayoral campaign—but leaves the door open for a future provincial run. By David Hains, Torontoist Photo by HiMY SYeD / Photopia, from the Torontoist Flickr pool. On Thursday morning, controversial first-term councillor Doug Ford (Ward 2, Etobicoke North) announced that he will not run for the Progressive Conservative party in the next provincial election. The councillor said he was...
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Mayoral debate draws crowd at UTSC SCSU-organized event sees contenders spar on transit, environment, and homelessness

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First Toronto mayoral forum at UTSC

By The Editor, The Underground On Feb. 5, the SCSU hosted a Toronto mayoral elections forum which included an appearance from current Toronto mayor Rob Ford. Rumours of Ford’s visit started the night before when a few UTSC students became aware of tweets by Toronto Star reporter Daniel Dale and Toronto Sun reporter Don Peat mentioning the event. The forum featured five out of the 24 registered candidates – Rob Ford, David Soknacki, Robb Johannes, Al Gore and Richard Underhill. The...
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Video shows Toronto mayor in boozy rant against chief | A week after saying he was sober, Ford admits to drinking ‘a little bit’ at restaurant with friends.

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Al Gore Running For Mayor Of Toronto: Can He Beat Drug Addict Rob Ford?

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When the Levee Breaks | The mayor met with the public in an annual tradition, but minds were elsewhere.

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Ice Storm 2013: Power Should Be Back on for all Torontonians Today | Remaining 725 customers without power should see it restored within the next 24 hours.

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Extra, Extra: States of Emergency, Mayoral Inspirations, and Brain-to-Brain Rat Communication

By Sarah Sweet, Torontoist Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not to miss. Read more
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Nelson Mandela remembered by Regent Park school that bears his name | School coincidentally planned a field trip to see a Mandela film the same night as the leader’s death.

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TTC boss Byford vows to take funding fight to Ottawa | Town hall meeting hears riders vent about service

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Behind a Scandal: What Rob Ford Really Means for Toronto

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Along with Ford, Canada’s Political Leadership Hits Rock Bottom | The mayor’s gift for dumbing down democracy isn’t limited to Toronto suburbs.

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