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Petitclerc lights cauldron to open the largest Parapan Am Games in history

TORONTO – Marco Dispaltro turned joyous 360s in his motorized wheelchair down the straightaway of the track Friday night, the Maple Leaf flapping behind him. 539 more words

Canada

Welcome! Come in and Embrace the Weird!

Yeah, that’s me. I know, she looks so innocent, so unassuming.

But then you get to know me. And the world trembles in fear at the sheer levels of Nerd that radiates from the core of her being! 112 more words

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Pan Am Games prompts jump in consumer spending, says transaction company

Torontonians and tourists alike opened their wallets slightly more than usual during the opening weekend of the Pan Am Games, according to a new analysis of credit and debit transactions. 263 more words

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The Opening Ceremony: Is It Worth the Wait?

All we see is the pomp and circumstance. But waiting for the start of the opening ceremony of an Olympics Games can be a dull and tiring affair. 324 more words

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