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    Riot epicentre becomes tourist attraction

    News1130 Staff

    Thousands of people disgusted by Wednesday’s riot have written condolences on plywood covering smashed windows at The Bay on Georgia. People have volunteered their time to help clean up the city.

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    VPD cruiser covered with notes of gratitude

    Tamara Slobogean

    A VPD cruiser was downtown this morninig, covered in Post-it notes. It’s smothered in messages like “You guys protected us” and “Thank you. God bless you.”

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    Special wine, beer gift ideas for Father’s Day

    680News in-house sommelier and Amber LeBlanc

    TORONTO, Ont. – Sometimes dads are so hard to buy for, but if he has a palate for the good stuff, why not give him a beer fit for a prince. Duchy’s Original Organic Ale is just hoppy enough to please most beer lovers’ palates and is delicious. All ingredients in the beer are grown

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  • BMO surveys what businesses people would open if given the money

    Irene Preklet and 680News staff

    TORONTO, Ont. – If you had $1-million what you do? A new BMO Bank of Montreal survey asked people what kinds of business they would open if they had that kind of money. However, many people told 680News that opening a business was not on their list of things they would spend their newly acquired

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  • Cleanup at Chapter's after the riot

    Looted stores tally losses

    Dan Burritt

    Businesses downtown are boarding and sweeping up after Wednesday’s riot. Many are now trying to tally how much merchandise was taken and how much damage was caused during the looting.

  • Toronto fire rescue man stuck on Scarborough bluffs

    680News staff

    TORONTO, Ont. – Rescue crews were called to the Scarborough bluffs, Thursday, for a rescue. Toronto fire told 680News a life guard noticed a man stuck on the bluffs around 1 p.m. The man had been jumping with some sort of glider and was left dangling three quarters of the way down. He is reported

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  • Peel Regional police officers fabricated evidence in prostitution case: judge

    The Canadian Press

    BRAMPTON, Ont. – Several Peel Region police officers fabricated evidence in an attempt to secure a conviction against a man accused of prostituting a 17-year-old girl, found an Ontario judge, who said he had no choice but to throw the case out. “It would be difficult to conceive of conduct that would more distinctly shock

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  • A Viva bus in York Region

    Competition for the car in the 905; more people taking transit

    Charlene Close

    The car may no longer be king in the 905.

    Transit systems across the GTA are seeing record numbers.

    Rim was at the Finch transit hub Thursday, waiting for a VIVA express bus to take him to Vaughan. For him it’s a no-brainer.

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    Province launches its own gambling study

    Desiree Finhert

    Two years after shelving a previous study on the social costs of gambling, Nova Scotia’s government says it will do another study on the same subject.

  • Riot hurts Vancouver’s reputation as a tourist destination

    Andrea Macpherson

    The glow of the Olympics is gone, as Vancouver makes headlines for all the wrong reasons around the world. Tourism Vancouver says the riot has hurt the city’s reputation as a safe destination.