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Bike Share Toronto announces expansion with 1,000 new bikes and 90 more stations, mostly located outside the downtown core. more

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This old-school history of cannabis is the very foundation upon which activists have been able to build a global movement to legalize cannabis more

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Conspiratorial coverage by mainstream media of violent events like last month's mass shooting in Greektown is increasingly giving voice to the anti-Muslim views of fringe groups more

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Our federal lawmakers continue to adhere to faulty science on roadside drug testing because it’s easier to quell the concerns of the anti-marijuana lobby than admit we don't have a way of catching marijuana-impaired drivers more

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Jalani Morgan

Open letter from an ad-hoc group of physicians and public health researchers says Tory's use of incendiary language on gun violence stokes racism and poses public health risk for racialized communities more

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Shining a light on Toronto's hidden gems; plus, cops' new gun shooter technology misses the mark on crime prevention more

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There's another reason for Doug Ford’s enthusiasm to squash council’s influence – namely, his plot for the province to take control of public transit in Toronto more

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Lifelong residents from the neighbourhood affected by gun violence offer their solutions to politicians amid another summer of senseless shootings more

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The City of Vaughan’s decision to cancel Carnival Kingdom concert demonstrates a larger trend of municipalities employing a double standard when it comes to African and Caribbean cultural events more

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Samuel Engelking

Youth who are at highest risk of entering gang life can be identified quite early, but are we intervening in effective ways? more

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Cheol Joon Baek

With relations with the union representing Toronto police at a new low and Premier Doug Ford bent on reversing hard-fought gains against carding, which way will Tory turn on efforts to modernize the force? more

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The reason Ford has so dramatically interfered with the city's municipal election is crass politics – he wants to get rid of people he doesn’t like more

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Jonathan Goldsbie

The outsized influence of money in determining who may win elections will go up and we begin to look like a city defined by who can raise the most money and less like a city that is of the people more

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Samuel Engelking

Jodie Emery plans to turn Jodie's Joint in Kensington Market into a hub for her activism, but not everyone in the neighbourhood is high on the idea. more

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These days there are plenty of Trump-inspired #MakeOntarioGreatAgain Joe Blows on social media contributing to a radical anti-Muslim shift in the political discourse in Canada more

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“The current approach to drug use actually worsens the situation because it forces people into unsafe drug practices and it actually prevents people from getting help,” says medical officer of health Eileen de Villa more

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Of Toronto youth susceptible to violence and crime, 40 per cent said they could get a gun in less than three hours more

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Cheol Joon Baek

Black community activists, scholars and artists say initiatives to curb gun violence will only further barricade and quarantine Black communities already under economic pressure from government policies more

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A 10-year-old girl and 18-year-old woman have died after a lone gunman opened fire in Toronto's Greektown neighbourhood on July 22. more

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It’s extremely unlikely that Ford has spent any time studying the sex ed curriculum or its alternatives, but if liberals and academics support it, there has to be a problem more

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