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How Toronto’s Papers Covered Hillary Clinton and…Pokémon

In Front Page Challenge, Torontoist analyzes the best and worst of Toronto’s major dailies.

It’s hard to imagine now, but once there was a time when Toronto’s daily newspapers didn’t provide front-page coverage of Pokémon. But this column is now documenting a third straight week of Pokémon-related reportage, even on this historic week where a woman is about to be nominated by a major American political party as its presidential candidate. Is keeping the focus on Pokémon Fever in these momentous times still enough to take one of Toronto’s papers to Front Page Challenge glory?

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How Toronto’s Papers Covered Donald Trump and Russian Athletes

In Front Page Challenge, Torontoist analyzes the best and worst of Toronto’s major dailies.

Pokémon Go was officially released in Canada on Sunday, and the streets of Toronto are alive with Pokémon hunters wandering through the city staring into their phones. This phenomenon has not gone unnoticed by Toronto’s daily newspapers, but with other major stories—such as the Russian sports system doping scandal and the appointment of Donald Trump as the Republican Presidential nominee—this is a big day for news, and this week in Front Page Challenge, all five of our regular combatants are in it to win it.

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How Toronto’s Papers Covered Pokémon GO and the New British Prime Minister

In Front Page Challenge, Torontoist analyzes the best and worst of Toronto’s major dailies.

Today’s Front Page Challenge could never have foreseen the return of Pokémon as Page One material, yet here we are. Elsewhere in the news, a new U.K. prime minister swiftly ascends to the position, and the TTC finally cracks down on fare-cheating riders. But which of the city’s papers will our judges “Pick and Choose” as this week’s champion?

Keep reading: How Toronto’s Papers Covered Pokémon GO and the New British Prime Minister

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An MPP Urges Toronto to Lift Ban On Road Hockey, Man Impersonates Canada Post to Get His Stolen Goods, and TTC to Launch an App to Report Misbehaving Passengers

Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not to miss.

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Toronto Fashion Week Cancelled, Home Buyers Forgoing Inspections, and Toronto is Not Doing Enough To Protect Cyclists

Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not to miss.