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Toronto police launch 911 campaign News

Toronto police are hoping to cut down on accidental 911 calls. COURTESY TORONTO POLICE. By Andrew Millichamp Toronto Police said this week that they are dealing with too many accidental 911 calls from the workplace. According to police, over 116,000 misdialed 911 calls were placed in 2011 alone with over 20 per cent coming from

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Pan Am, Parapan Am Games break ground in Markham News

By Katherine Ward Canadian athletes and government officials gathered north of Toronto Tuesday, to officially break ground on the new Markham Pan Am and Parapan Am Centre. The facility will be equipped to host high-level competitions for water polo, badminton and table tennis sporting events at the 2015 games. Elements of its 15,000 square metre

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Sexual assaults highlight need for defense classes News

By Meagan Malloch Humber is preparing to host a program teaching women defense skills as the city deals with an increase of sexual assault reports. With the help of the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement, Humber’s north campus is hosting a program called  R.A.D. on Tuesday and Thursday. The three letters stand for rape,

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Social media use rises in emergencies: study News

By Alex Fuller A new study commissioned by the Canadian Red Cross indicates many Canadians are expecting a stronger presence in social media from emergency response teams. The results of the Ipsos Reid study released Tuesday show 63 per cent of Canadians think emergency response personnel should be ready to respond to calls for help

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