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No NHL? No problem!

When the National Hockey League announced on April 3, 2017, that its players would not be allowed to participate at the 2018 Olympics, viewers were not amused. Turns out the absence of NHL players brought a sense of unpredictability and a belief among teams that anybody could go far.




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Toronto-Danforth candidates differ on alternative election formula

How Canadians actually choose their federal government got a full airing at Tuesday night’s all-candidates meeting in the Toronto-Danforth riding. Candidates contesting the riding offered their views about replacing the traditional “first-past-the-post” election with proportional representation. The latter would see percentage divisions in the electorate represented in the House of Commons.


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Festival celebrates a German tradition

With fall creeping into the city, the organizers of Octoberfest remind Torontonians that they can stay warm this weekend by swapping their summer clothes for a pair of lederhosen. “Oktoberfest is one of the largest festivals in the world, and we want Torontonians to be able to share in the experience,” event producer Justina Klein said.



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Nov. 11 reminds vet of concentration camp horrors

It was a cold, damp and miserable morning in 1946. The Second World War had ended and Pilot Officer Leonard Barnett was responsible for the inspection of German units. Barnett and his driver left the town of Celle, Germany, and headed out on assignment.