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Toronto: City in Canada and capital of Ontario
Toronto is the provincial capital of Ontario and the most populous city in Canada, with a population of 2,731,571 as of 2016. Current to 2016, the Toronto census metropolitan area (CMA), of which the majority is within the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), held a population of 5,928,040, making it Canada's most populous CMA. The city is the anchor of the Golden Horseshoe, an urban agglomeration of 9,245,438 people surrounding the western end of Lake Ontario. Toronto is an international centre of business, finance, arts, and culture, and is recognized as one of the most multicultural and cosmopolitan cities in the world.


People Stocking Up On Pot During COVID-19 Pandemic [Video]

People Stocking Up On Pot During COVID-19 Pandemic

People are stocking up on marijuana during a time of crisis. From San Francisco, to Amsterdam, to Toronto, pictures are popping up all over social media of long lines outside of dispensaries. According..

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Holding Tokyo Games a disservice to the world, says Wickenheiser [Video]

Holding Tokyo Games a disservice to the world, says Wickenheiser

Six-times Olympian Hayley Wickenheiser says that holding this year's Olympics as planned in July and August would be a disservice to athletes and the general population considering the coronavirus..

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 02:24Published
Oh, Canada! 14-Year-Old Abducted Over Stepbrother's Stupendous Cocaine Debt [Video]

Oh, Canada! 14-Year-Old Abducted Over Stepbrother's Stupendous Cocaine Debt

Toronto police have found a 14-year-old boy who seemingly was abducted over his brother's enormous drug debt. Police say several men pushed the boy into a Jeep on Wednesday morning, so he never got to..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published
Air Canada Boeing 767 lands safely following engine failure [Video]

Air Canada Boeing 767 lands safely following engine failure

On Monday, Air Canda's Toronto-bound Flight 837 had to request an emergency landing almost immediately after taking off from the Barajas International Airport in Madrid.

Credit: Reuters - 3D Animations (Next Me     Duration: 01:00Published

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Canadian province Ontario confirms eighth case of coronavirus disease

Canada's province of Ontario confirmed its eighth case of the COVID-19 disease caused by the newly-identified coronavirus in its capital city of Toronto, health officials said late on Friday.
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Coronavirus stokes Asian discrimination fears in Canada's biggest city

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Thousands of Canadians mourn Iran crash victims at memorials

About 2,000 people packed a memorial in Toronto on Sunday to remember the victims of a Ukrainian airliner shot down in Iran in a disaster that killed 57 Canadians, mainly of Iranian descent.
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Canada province says sorry after training mistake sparks false nuclear alert

The Canadian province of Ontario on Sunday apologized for wrongly raising the alarm about an incident at a massive nuclear power station near Toronto and blamed a training exercise mistake.
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False alert about nuclear plant incident near Toronto alarms residents

The Canadian province of Ontario sent out a false alert on Sunday that there had been an incident at a massive nuclear power station near Toronto, Canada's largest city, prompting angry local mayors to..
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Canadian province says it erroneously reported an incident at nuclear power station

The Canadian province of Ontario sent out a false alert on Sunday that there had been an "incident" at a massive nuclear power station near Toronto, Canada's largest city, correcting itself shortly..
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'Empty chairs' across Canada’s academic community after Iran plane crash

The crash in Iran of a Ukrainian Airlines jet bound for Toronto killed dozens of professors and researchers from campuses across Canada, leaving a painful hole in Canadian academia where Iranians have..
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Former Toronto pastor sentenced to 15 years in wife's drowning death

A former pastor from Toronto was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Tuesday after he was convicted in the drowning death of his 20-week pregnant wife.
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Toronto rapper Bvlly, 24, killed in Christmas Eve shooting

Authorities have identified Toronto rapper Bvlly as the victim of a fatal Christmas Eve shooting in Ontario, Canada. He was 24.
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Alex Ovechkin mourns death of Alex Luey, the young hockey player who inspired him

Alex Ovechkin had promised cancer patient Alex Luey he'd score a goal for him in 2017 game in Toronto. Instead he scored his 20th career hat trick.
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Private detective investigation of Canadian billionaire couple's death complete: police

The investigation into the deaths of a Canadian pharmaceutical billionaire couple by a private detective hired by the victims' family has been completed, the chief homicide investigator of the Toronto..
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'Absolutely disgusting': Toronto police search for suspect in a string of attacks with 'liquefied fecal matter'

The Toronto Police Service is looking for a suspect who has emptied buckets of "liquefied fecal matter" on people in a string of assaults.
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In his first interview, an FBI undercover operative tells Scott Pelley how he infiltrated al Qaeda and thwarted potential terror attacks planned for New York and Toronto.
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FBI-undercover operative on how he infiltrated al Qaeda

An FBI undercover operative tells 60 Minutes how he infiltrated al Qaeda and thwarted terror attacks planned for New York and Toronto
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Inside al Qaeda: Living and working with terrorists

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Canadians head to the polls Monday as Trudeau seeks 2nd term

Canadians will head to the polls Monday as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau seeks a second term in office. However, he faces stiff competition from Andrew Scheer and Jagmeet Singh. Global News chief..
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Wife of "Shark Tank" star Kevin O'Leary charged in boat crash

Linda O'Leary of Toronto is scheduled to appear in court on October 29
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Canada's Trudeau says more gun control needed after Toronto area shootings

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday promised tougher action on gun control if he is re-elected next month after a recent string of deadly shootings near Toronto, Canada's biggest city.
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ShowBiz Minute: Ocasek, Jojo Rabbit, Box Office

Rocker Ric Ocasek, frontman of The Cars, dead at 75; "Jojo Rabbit" wins Toronto's sought-after audience award; "It" is tops again, "Hustlers" full of flash at box office. (Sept. 16)  
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Toronto Raptors Introduce Branded Hijabs

The hijabs were inspired by a group based in Toronto that promotes Muslim women in sports.
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Oscar watch! These 6 movies are already the talk of awards season

While the Oscars are still a ways off, Venice and Toronto film festivals have given a boost to awards contenders including 'Hustlers' and 'Joker.'
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From Los Angeles to Toronto to NYC, the stars of "Hustlers" have been everywhere promoting their stripper film. Catch up with J.Lo, Cardi B and more.
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Tom Hanks feels so right as Mr. Rogers giving a lesson in forgiveness in 'A Beautiful Day'

Tom Hanks finds his inner Fred Rogers for 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,' which premiered in Toronto. The movie isn't really about Mr. Rogers.
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Canadian PM Trudeau calls for action as gun violence spikes in Toronto

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday that a recent spate of gun violence in the country's biggest city Toronto requires a "common sense firearms policy" and called for action.
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Bichette joins Guerrero among impressive Toronto rookies

Bo Bichette has made quite a first impression, joining Vladimir Guerrero Jr. among an exciting group of Toronto rookies
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Serena Williams retired early in the first set of her Rogers Cup final match against Biana Andreescu in Toronto on Sunday.
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Switching sides: Jays trade Sogard across diamond to Rays

The Toronto Blue Jays traded veteran utilityman Eric Sogard across the diamond Sunday, sending him to the visiting Tampa Bay Rays. Toronto is expected to receive a minor leaguer in return.
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Eric Sogard was scratched from the lineup Sunday before his Blue Jays played the Rays. That's because Toronto traded him to Tampa Bay.
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Indians' Bieber loses no-hit bid in 7th vs Blue Jays

Cleveland Indians right-hander Shane Bieber has lost his no-hit bid in the seventh inning on a leadoff double by Toronto's Eric Sogard
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Canadian police nab nine suspected members of powerful Mafia clan

Canadian police on Thursday said they had arrested nine suspected members of a powerful Mafia clan with roots in southern Italy involved in money laundering and illegal gambling in the Toronto area,..
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Devers hits solo shot, drives in 4; Red Sox beat Jays 5-4

Rafael Devers hit a solo homer and drove in four runs, Eduardo Rodríguez pitched effectively into the seventh inning and the Boston Red Sox sent Toronto's Aaron Sanchez to his 13th straight loss,..
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IndyCar drivers Takuma Sato, Sebastien Bourdais throw punches in post-practice scrape in Toronto

Veterans Takuma Sato and Sebastien Bourdais came to blows following an incident during the final lap of practice for the Honda Indy Toronto.
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'Kawhi Watch' reaching new levels as NBA world awaits decision

A plane owned by the group that operates the Raptors landed at a Toronto airport — and footage suggests that Kawhi Leonard was one of the passengers.
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Broken Social Scene on the "chaotic mess" of their music collective

Kevin Drew and Brendan Canning began making music together in a Toronto basement 20 years ago. The pair have since pulled their friends into the musical collective, Broken Social Scene – it’s had..
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Canada's Wonderland marathon: Riding all of the Toronto park's roller coasters in a day

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Toronto police seek 4th person in Raptors rally shooting

Police in Canada are looking for a fourth person and haven't recovered the gun involved in a shooting at a rally for the NBA champion Raptors that left four people wounded and sent thousands fleeing
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