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Thousands of jack-o-lanterns line Sorauren Park for their annual pumpkin parade. Source:  soraurenpark.wordpress.com

5 things to do this weekend: Pumpkins, parties, and an independent publishing fair

| Sarah-Joyce Battersby

Events happening in the city from Oct. 31 to Nov. 2.

Amy Derdall submitted a photo of Griffin and Scarlett dress up for Halloween.

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IN PHOTOS: Your Halloween costumes

| Toronto staff

Halloween is the favourite time of year for children and kids at heart.

Thousands of jack-o-lanterns line Sorauren Park for their annual pumpkin parade. Source:  soraurenpark.wordpress.com

Entertainment Family Life Local Entertainment

5 things to do this weekend: Pumpkins, parties, and an independent publishing fair

| Sarah-Joyce Battersby

Events happening in the city from Oct. 31 to Nov. 2.

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Estimated 1 in 5 female students will be sexually assaulted on campus: Maclean’s

| Toronto Staff

The study found many schools are lacking a consistent policy.

Radio host Jian Ghomeshi at the Canadian Screen Awards in Toronto on March 9, 2014.  HELLO CANADA.

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Morality clauses in the work: everything you need to know

| Laura Williams, Profiitguide.com

The scandal surrounding former CBC Radio host Jian Ghomeshi raises key questions about the value of policing staff behaviour. Video

Radio host Jian Ghomeshi at the Canadian Screen Awards in Toronto on March 9, 2014.  HELLO CANADA.

Life National

BDSM not abuse but way to spice up sex life in safe, consensual way: adherents

| Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press

Members of the so-called BDSM community say there are a lot of misconceptions about what kinky sex entails. (2)

Paramedics attend the scene of an assault near Finch and Dufferin July 20, 2014. CITYNEWS

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Toronto paramedics walk off job over lagging Ebola preparedness

| Amanda Ferguson

Paramedics ordered back to work after they told their union Ebola fears were keeping them off the job. Video (4)

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NYC woman records hours of catcalls to raise street harassment awareness

| Toronto Staff

The video has been viewed over six million times. (2)

A real estate sign in the Beaches. CITYNEWS.

Business Life

Canada’s real estate market fueled by more people choosing to live downtown

| Linda Nguyen, The Canadian Press

Young families and millennials forgo the white picket fence and house in the suburbs to take advantage of downtown living.

Health workers wearing protective gear wait to carry the body of a person suspected to have died from Ebola, in Monrovia, Liberia, on Oct. 13, 2014. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/Abbas Dulleh

Health Life National

How public health officials would trace an Ebola patient’s footsteps

| Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press

If Ebola ever arrived in Canada, officials would have to track down everyone the patient had contact with.

This scanning electron micrograph (SEM) depicts a number of Ebola virions. GETTY IMAGES/Media For Medical.

Health World

Boy, 5, hospitalized in NYC for possible Ebola symptoms: reports

| Amber LeBlanc and Toronto staff

Reports say the boy and his family returned home from Guinea on Saturday night.

Canada announced it would start to ship an experimental Ebola vaccine to the World Health Organization in Geneva starting Oct. 20, 2014. HANDOUT/Public Health Agency of Canada

Health Life

No shortage of volunteers for clinical trial of Canadian Ebola vaccine

| Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press

The trials are being conducted in Bethesda, Md.

File photo of grill of Ford F-150 pickup. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/David Zalubowski.

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Ford Motor ditches Windsor in favour of Mexico for engine plant

| Allison Jones, The Canadian Press

Ford said it was unable to reach a deal with the federal and Ontario governments. (3)

Cask Days

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5 things to do this weekend: readings, cask ale and Boo! at the Barns

| Marcia Chen

Events happening in the city from Oct. 24-26. (2)

A nurse injects a patient with a flu shot. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Family Health Life

Toronto Public Health kicks off its flu shot clinics Thursday

| Sarah-Joyce Battersby and Amber Le Blanc

The flu kills about 3,500 Canadians every year. (5)

Toronto doctor unsure what needs to be done to protect front-line workers from Ebola

Health Life

Park the Ebola blame, MFS president urges, saying it detracts from critical work

| Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press

Montrealer Dr. Joanne Liu said the world should be focused on fixing the problem, rather than figuring out who is at fault for the fact that the global community failed to grasp how bad this outbreak would become.

Natrel milk products. NATREL.CA

Health

Natrel milk recalled over spoilage concerns

| Toronto Staff

Natrel milk was also under recall in early September.

Toronto doctor unsure what needs to be done to protect front-line workers from Ebola

Health National

Canada-made experimental Ebola vaccine goes out Monday

| Toronto staff and The Canadian Press

The CDC reports 8,997 cases of Ebola with 4,493 deaths in 2014 across seven countries. Video (1)

Auditor General Warns Dangerous People Still Slipping Past Our Borders

Life Technology

Business asks government to enlist whiz kids to end delays at Canada-U.S. border

| Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press

One official at the Privy Council Office wouldn't announce whether the idea was under consideration.

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Thousands lace up for the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

| Toronto staff

Runners of all levels (including superheroes) and those cheering them on packed the streets in downtown Toronto on Sunday morning.

Health Canada has issued a warning about Miracle Mineral Solution, which contains sodium chlorite, a chemical used mainly as a textile bleaching agent and disinfectant. HANDOUT/Health Canada

Health Life

Health Canada warns about ‘miracle’ solution sold as cancer treatment

| The Canadian Press

Miracle Mineral Solution contains sodium chlorite, a chemical used mainly as a textile bleaching agent and disinfectant.