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Work for youth is new MP’s priority

The winner in Monday night’s federal election in the riding of Scarborough Centre has pledged financial support of jobs for young people as a priority. In the Oct. 19 vote, Liberal candidate Salma Zahid defeated Conservative incumbent Roxanne James. Zahid polled 51.1 per cent of ballots cast, according to the CBC Canada Votes website. James finished in second place with just over 30 per cent of votes, while NDP Alex Wilson earned 11.8 per cent of ballots.

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Hike for Pakistan relief draws small crowd

The Rouge Valley Foundation hosted a hike and bike ride Saturday for victims of the Pakistan flooding. The floods began in July and have affected over 20 million people, according to the Canadian Red Cross.