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When it rains, it pours

From a sewer standpoint, Toronto’s an old city. When it rains, water flows into storm drains and overflows into the sanitation system and then out into local rivers and, eventually, Lake Ontario. It’s the major source of water pollution in the city, but it’s not the only one.

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Moving memories, changing lives

On Sept. 14, 2004, Brenda McIntyre’s life changed. The day before her mother’s 60th birthday, Brenda McIntyre sat holding her hand in a surgeon’s office. The doctor explained to her that he would have to remove her mother’s breast. As the reality settled in, she couldn’t figure out the words to comfort her mom. Her mom’s reaction ended up shocking her the most.

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Canadian Italian Heritage Day

Without anywhere to dance the tarantella and play the tambourines, some Italians in Scarborough are feeling left out with the lack of Italian festivals in the area. “Everything is in the west end of the…