Newsstand: July 20, 2009
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Newsstand: July 20, 2009

Teen shot dead at party (Toronto Star): “After gunshots rang out in front of Gary Silliphant’s house early yesterday, he was shocked to find a young man fighting for his life on his neighbour’s driveway.”
Fallen Soldier Arrives Home (CityNews): “The 125th Canadian soldier to die as part of the Afghan mission is back in Canada. The remains of Pte. Sébastien Courcy arrived back in Canada on the same day officials disclosed that the 26-year-old soldier stepped on an explosive before tumbling off a clifftop to his death.”
Suspicious remains found near Mount Forest (CP24): “Suspicious remains have been found in a rural area near Mount Forest, Ont. west of Orangeville on Sunday afternoon.” [More coverage in the Sun.]
Couples meet up after adoption agency declares bankruptcy (CBC): “Groups of prospective parents trying to adopt overseas children through an Ontario adoption agency that declared bankruptcy last week met Sunday to figure out what to do.”
Smitherman vows to keep on sweeping (Toronto Sun): “George’s curious cleanup continues. Ontario Deputy Premier George Smitherman turned up at St. Clair Ave. E. and O’Connor Dr. yesterday morning with a broom in hand.”
Couple vows to see strike through, even at expense of dream wedding (Globe and Mail): “Sandra Sproviero was supposed to be planning her wedding right now. Instead, she’s trolling grocery store aisles for discounts, maxing out credit cards and using her painstakingly saved-up wedding funds to pay the mortgage.”
Tough ride for food carts (Toronto Star): “On weekdays, Bridgette Pinder gets up at 6 a.m. She makes salads, ensures she has enough water and gas for the day, and cleans her nearly 1,000-pound food cart.” [Previous coverage on Torontoist: Toronto a la Cart’s First Thirty Days, Smart Carts.]

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