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Toronto: City in Canada and capital of Ontario
Toronto is the provincial capital of Ontario. With a recorded population of 2,731,571 in 2016, it is the most populous city in Canada and the fourth most populous city in North America. The city is the anchor of the Golden Horseshoe, an urban agglomeration of 9,245,438 people surrounding the western end of Lake Ontario, while the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) proper had a 2016 population of 6,417,516. 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.

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Toronto art lovers attend drive-in for socially distant Van Gogh exhibition [Video]

Toronto art lovers attend drive-in for socially distant Van Gogh exhibition

The Toronto show features a similar, digital concept: works by the Dutch painter are projected in high definition on walls and floors.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Ladakh stand-off: Tibetan groups in Toronto raised Indian Army slogans during protest outside Chinese Consulates [Video]

Ladakh stand-off: Tibetan groups in Toronto raised Indian Army slogans during protest outside Chinese Consulates

The Regional Tibetan Youth Congress in Toronto held protest in front of Chinese Consulates to show solidarity with India over the recent Chinese military intrusion in the Galwan Valley, Eastern Ladakh..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:18Published
Hot yoga in your very own bubble [Video]

Hot yoga in your very own bubble

After months of only being able to take classes online, yoga enthusiasts in Toronto were able to mark International Day of Yoga on Sunday (June 21) by practising their poses in individual clear..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:33Published
Baloch activists hold anti-Pakistan protest in Canada for human rights violations in Balochistan [Video]

Baloch activists hold anti-Pakistan protest in Canada for human rights violations in Balochistan

Baloch political and human rights activists gathered in Toronto on Sunday to protest against Pakistan and China for gross human rights violations in Balochistan. The protest was held under the aegis of..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:24Published
Watch: Passengers thank Indian Govt for their evacuation from Toronto amid COVID-19 [Video]

Watch: Passengers thank Indian Govt for their evacuation from Toronto amid COVID-19

Several Indian passengers who are coming back to India from Canada's Toronto thanked Indian Government and Indian Embassy for arrangement of repatriation flights for their return. A special flight of..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:49Published
You thought you needed a haircut? These dogs do more [Video]

You thought you needed a haircut? These dogs do more

Toronto pups enjoyed a spa day on Tuesday as Ontario, Canada's most populous province began the first phase of reopening its economy after two months of lockdown.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:45Published

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Driving into the art of Vincent Van Gogh

Toronto's immersive exhibition allows audiences to experience art from the comfort of their car.
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Toronto officer guilty of assault for blinding black man

A black man loses an eye in a beating by an off-duty Toronto officer, who accused him of car-hopping.
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US-Canada border restrictions to remain in place until July 21

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Toronto's first black police chief announces surprise retirement

The first black police chief of Toronto, Canada's largest city, abruptly announced his retirement on Monday, saying he would step down nearly a year early on July 31, just days after kneeling with..
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The films to look out for at the We Are One festival

Cannes, Toronto and Sundance are among the film festivals uniting for an online streaming event.
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Military report on alleged abuse in Ontario long-term care 'deeply disturbing,' Trudeau says

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Ontario redeploys educators into nursing homes, as just one facility records 56 deaths

The Canadian province of Ontario is allowing its education staff, including teachers and custodians, to voluntarily redeploy into the province's long-term care homes, the provincial government said on..
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Coronavirus: Google ends plans for smart city in Toronto

Sister firm Sidewalk Labs cites Covid-19 as the reason for stepping back from its ambitious plan.
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AMC Developing Series About Toronto Mayor Rob Ford With Jim Gaffigan

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AMC is developing a new show that will star comedian Jim Gaffigan as controversial former Toronto mayor, Rob Ford. The show is described as a dark comedy series and intends to chart Ford's rise to..
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'How bats carry coronavirus without getting sick decoded'

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Major film festivals to unite for YouTube event

We Are One will give online debuts to films that were set to appear at Berlin, Cannes and Toronto.
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Canada shooting erupted after domestic dispute

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TORONTO: Canada's worse mass shooting started as a domestic dispute between the gunman and his girlfriend, who survived the attack, a police official said late Thursday. The official confirmed to The..
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Medecins Sans Frontieres plans first Canada project as COVID-19 threatens homeless

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is designing a 400-bed facility for homeless people in Toronto in its first Canadian project, a top official said on Tuesday, prompted by the risks posed by the..
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17 years ago, Toronto was a SARS pandemic epicenter. Here's what we learned

The city's police department was honest about dangers to officers. The government replaced salaries immediately and avoided mixed messages.
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Boston Bruins to record messages for former teammate Colby Cave, who's in coma

Edmonton Oilers center Colby Cave is in medically induced coma after brain surgery in Toronto and his wife, Emily, can't go into the room with him.
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2020 Games postponement signals growing power shift from IOC to athletes

Tweeting from her Toronto couch two weeks ago, six-time Olympian Hayley Wickenheiser had two words for the International Olympic Committee, which had yet to postpone the Tokyo Summer Games amid the..
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Super League clubs discussing no relegation - Toronto chief

Some Super League clubs think there should be no relegation in 2020 because of coronavirus disruption, says Toronto chairman Bob Hunter.
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Gujarat cops charge man under NSA for 'spreading lies'

Abhimanyu Acharya of Ghatlodia had returned from Toronto via Abu Dhabi on Saturday.
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Canada announces massive aid package amid pandemic

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TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday his government is deferring tax payments until August, providing a wage subsidy for small businesses and pausing student loan..
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Super League: Leeds Rhinos move top by mauling Toronto Wolfpack with 11 tries

Leeds produced a 11-try demolition of Toronto to move top of the Super League with their fourth straight victory.
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Average Price of Toronto Wedding Photography in 2020

What's the price of wedding photography in Toronto, Canada in 2020? We have searched the top wedding studios (http://www.ngstudio.ca )in Toronto and professional Toronto wedding photographers to..
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Report says China internet firms censored coronavirus terms, criticism early in outbreak

Chinese social media platforms began censoring references to coronavirus and keywords critical of the government's handling of the infection as early as December, Toronto-based cyber research group..
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Miners avoid handshakes at Toronto meeting over coronavirus fears

Miners in Toronto for an annual industry dealmaking event slathered on hand sanitizer and avoided handshakes, while Chile's mines minister doled out masks as coronavirus concerns overshadowed buyout..
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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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Super League: Wigan 32-10 Toronto - Wigan claim second victory as Toronto remain winless

Bevan French and Liam Farrell score two tries each as Wigan beat Toronto, who remain winless in their debut Super League season.
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The Toronto studio behind the shoes on screen

Jitterbug Boy has crafted 17,000 pairs of footwear for film and TV productions.
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3 dead, 2 injured after shooting at Airbnb in downtown Toronto

3 dead, 2 injured after shooting at airbnb in downtown toronto
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Coronavirus stokes Asian discrimination fears in Canada's biggest city

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Super League: Can you name the clubs who have played in rugby league's top flight?

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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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False nuclear 'incident' alert sent out to citizens in Ontario in Canada

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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

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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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Iran plane crash: Vigil held for victims in Toronto

A vigil is held for Iran plane crash victims in Toronto, where many of them were travelling to.
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ICAO says ready to support investigation into Ukrainian jet crash

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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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Kids who drink whole milk less likely to be obese: study

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Toronto rapper Bvlly, 24, killed in Christmas Eve shooting

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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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Toronto shooting victims file $114m lawsuit against Smith & Wesson

Two people were killed and 13 injured in a shooting in Toronto in July 2018.
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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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Canadian opposition Conservative leader resigns

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Toronto – Canada’s opposition Conservative leader said Thursday he will resign as party leader after weeks of infighting and a disappointing performance in parliamentary elections. Andrew Scheer,..
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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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Factbox: Technology for Alphabet's futuristic smart city dream in Toronto

Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs released a detailed overview on Friday of the futuristic technology it intends to incorporate in the smart city it wants to build in Toronto.
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Alphabet features self-driving garbage cans, apartment noise monitors in Toronto smart city project

Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs has provided more details on the technology it intends to use to develop a futuristic smart city in Toronto, which includes self-driving garbage cans and infra-red sensors to..
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New Zealand star Williams completes Toronto switch

New Zealand cross-code star Sonny Bill Williams signs for newly promoted Super League side Toronto Wolfpack on a two-year deal.
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