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The Competition Bureau is accusing the Brick and Leon's of "deceptive marketing practices" and alleges their "buy now pay later" promotions have hidden costs. We spoke to Toronto Star finance and consumer affairs columnist Ellen Roseman.

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Here and Now Toronto Pop Up Playgrounds May 30, 2014 | 7:49Even kids in neighbourhoods without an obvious play space can enjoy being outside, thanks to new pop up playgrounds. Brenda Simon, founder of Green Here's Play By Nature, explains.
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Canada Reads Toronto Reads: Hugh McLellan, "Two Solitudes" Feb 5, 2013 | 6:29On today's edition of Toronto Reads, we hear from Radio-Canada's Yves-Gérard Mehou-Loko. The onetime Quebec resident talked about Hugh McLennan's Two Solitudes. The 1945 novel explores what it means to be both English and French. Mehou-Loko began by reading from the book.
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