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Back To School

The end of summer means back to work and back to school for many families. Our experts help you navigate where to find high-tech gadgets and other school supplies as well as how to cope with the new school year.

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Successful lunchtime strategies

Health Life

Successful lunchtime strategies

Videographer Audra Brown learns some successful lunchtime meal strategies. Video

Kids in the GTA head back to class

Local News

Kids in the GTA head back to class

Thousands of children across the GTA grabbed their backpacks and headed back to school on Monday. Video

Frank Ferragine's son headed to first day of kindergarten

Family

Frank Ferragine’s son headed to first day of kindergarten

Breakfast Television's Frank Ferragine is sending his youngest son off to his first day of kindergarten. But big brother Gav is a pro, heading in to Grade 2. Video

Children's safety 'paramount' to school bus drivers

Family

Children’s safety ‘paramount’ to school bus drivers

Natalie Orsono, the manager of safety and training at Stock Transportation, told CityNews that drivers need to obey the stop arm and watch out for children. Video

Dress codes & waste-free lunches explained

Family

Dress codes & waste-free lunches explained

Peppi Kondilis-Minos, the vice-principal of Bowmore Road Junior and Senior Public School, explained the rules behind the dress code –and why the school is focusing on litterless lunches. Video

A police officer watches for speeders on the first day of school on Sept. 3, 2013. CITYNEWS.

Local News

Toronto police launch back-to-school safety blitz

| Erin Criger

Police said they are targeting drivers, cyclists and pedestrians in school zones. Video (1)

New safety measures coming to schools

Local News

New safety measures coming to schools

With children heading back to class CityNews reporter Anna Vlachos got a look at some of the new safety measures coming to Toronto schools. Video

File photo of a father and son reading a book together. HERO IMAGES.

Family

10 back-to-school books for first-day fears

| Hannah Terry-Whyte, Today's Parent

These books will help Mom and Dad feel less nervous, too.

File photo of a classroom iPad at Burlington High School in Burlington, Mass. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/Elise Amendola

Family Technology

The new school supplies: tech shopping for your kids

| Cityline.ca staff

Cityline's tech expert Winston Sih breaks down USB keys to external hard drives. (1)

The importance of a back-to-school health check

Health Life

The importance of a back-to-school health check

CityNews reporter Andrea Piunno found out why getting your child's health checked before school could be beneficial to their year. Video

File photo of children at Toronto elementary school eating healthy snacks in the cafeteria. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Health Life

National school meal program needed for children: study

| Clare Clancy, The Canadian Press

The study — released Tuesday by the Conference Board of Canada — addresses lack of access to nutritious and affordable food. (1)

New ways to pack healthy lunches for kids

Health Life

New ways to pack healthy lunches for kids

Jenn Pike of Simplicity Yoga & Fitness Therapy Studio shows Breakfast Television how to pack healthy meals for kids using the latest compartmentalized lunch containers. Video

How to deal with back-to-school jitters

Family Life

How to deal with back-to-school jitters

The beginning of a new school year can be an anxious time. CNN correspondent Karin Caifa takes a look at ways parents and students can cope during this stressful time. Video

'The Naked Roommate' author offers back-to-school tips

Life

‘The Naked Roommate’ author offers back-to-school tips

Best-selling author Harlan Cohen visits over 400 campuses a year and has a slew of tips for those heading back to school - or shacking up for the first time. Video

How to do back-to-school shopping on a budget

Life Money

How to do back-to-school shopping on a budget

Anna Vlachos gives you some tips on how to stay within your budget when shopping for back-to-school items. Video

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Sports

High-tech gadgets for back to school

Back-to-school shopping includes many high-tech gadgets rather than pen and paper for many, CityNews’ Tammie Sutherland reports. Video

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Life

Affordable back-to-school supply options

Sandra E. Martin from Today's Parent Magazine talks about some affordable back-to-school backpack and pencil case options for your children. Video

Students on Queen's University campus in Kingston, Ont., on April 6, 2011. (THE GLOBE AND MAIL/Kevin Van Paassen

Family Life

Back-to-school tips for international students and their parents

| 680News staff

Anticipate that there will be some culture shock, experts say.

Kid Back to School

Life Technology

Five tips for back-to-school tech shopping

| Winston Sih and CityLne.ca

You can go a long way with a small budget, even when it comes to technology.

File photo of students using computers. REX FEATURES/MOOD BOARD/James Lauritz

Family Life

Expert advice on overcoming back-to-school anxiety

| 680News staff

The first day of school can be a stressful time for students starting out their college and university careers.

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    Buffalo Bills make me wanna SHOUT

    The Buffalo Bills are a professional football team based in Buffalo, New York. They are members of the East Division of the American Football Conference (AFC) in the National Football League (NFL). The Bills are the only team to win four consecutive conference championships, and are the only NFL team to play in four consecutive

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    Canadian WSOP Winner Urges Students To Stay In School

    Canadian WSOP Winner Urges Students To Stay In School

    Jonathan Duhamel, a 23-year-old University drop out, is sending a clear message to young people who look to follow in his footsteps by ditching school for poker glory – don’t do it.

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    Missing Boys Found Safe

    Missing Boys Found Safe

    Tyson Fildey, 10, and Mason Fildey-Holyj, 5, were last seen on 5pm on Thursday. They were located on Friday morning.

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    Santa Claus Parade Preview

    Santa Claus Parade Preview

    Ahead of the big day later this month, CityNews visits the workshop where the floats are made.

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    Richview Takes High School Football Title

    Richview Takes High School Football Title

    The team beat Leaside 16-14 at the city final on Friday.

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    Evening WebCast – November 12, 2010

    Evening WebCast – November 12, 2010

    Two men killed in plane crash west of Barrie.

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    Fog Descends On Toronto

    Fog Descends On Toronto

    Drivers had a tough time navigating, but some residents liked the city with a softer edge.

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    Weekend Weather Webcast, Nov. 13-14

    Weekend Weather Webcast, Nov. 13-14

    Foggy start to the weekend and spotty showers to end it.

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    Morning WebCast – November 15, 2010

    Morning WebCast – November 15, 2010

    Five Canadians killed in Mexico resort explosion.

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    Business Report – 680 News – Mon. Nov 15, 2010

    Business Report – 680 News – Mon. Nov 15, 2010

    Mike Eppel discusses BHP officially withdrawing its Potash Corp. takeover bid.

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    Monday 6am-7am

    Monday 6am-7am

    Join Kevin and Dina today as they discuss news, entertainment, sports, Jenn’s live in the Bahamas,Suzie McNeil, The Swarovski Crystal Wish Tree Unveiling, The Keg, Budget Friendly Toys, and more.

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    Monday 7am-8am

    Monday 7am-8am

    Join Kevin and Dina today as they discuss news, entertainment, sports, Jenn’s live in the Bahamas,Suzie McNeil, The Swarovski Crystal Wish Tree Unveiling, The Keg, Budget Friendly Toys, and more.

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    Monday 8am-9am

    Monday 8am-9am

    Join Kevin and Dina today as they discuss news, entertainment, sports, Jenn’s live in the Bahamas,Suzie McNeil, The Swarovski Crystal Wish Tree Unveiling, The Keg, Budget Friendly Toys, and more.

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    CityLine November 15, 2010: Around The House

    CityLine November 15, 2010: Around The House

    It is all about men today! We have got tips for creating the ultimate den, recipes for some manly meals and a whole lot more.

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    CityLine November 12, 2010: Fashion Friday

    CityLine November 12, 2010: Fashion Friday

    Gorgeous fashions from the Gap and Danier, and the must-have item for the season!