News - Toronto

2018 CP Holiday Train Begins its 20th Year of Bringing Holiday Cheer Next Month

Beginning in Montreal on Nov. 25 and 27 respectively, two trains will make the festive journey, travelling through both the U.S. and Canada to bring holiday cheer… Read more »

Ontario Science Centre presents STEAM-Powered Stories as part of Nuit Blanche Toronto 2018

Experience the city through the lenses of art and science this Nuit Blanche Toronto at the Ontario Science Centre, where science, technology, engineering, art and math converge… Read more »

Visitors to Toronto City Hall will Undergo Baggage Screening

Visitors to Toronto City Hall will undergo baggage screening to access certain areas of City Hall starting Monday, September 17. Baggage screening will be located on the… Read more »

Toronto Zoo’s Corpse Flower Is Preparing to Bloom!

What’s that smell? It’s the corpse flower! A Toronto Zoo first, the corpse plant (Amorphophallus titanum), or titan arum, is projected to start blooming sometime this week…. Read more »

*LOOKING FOR PASSIONATE VENDORS* Holiday Fair in the Square — 2018

*LOOKING FOR PASSIONATE VENDORS* Is there an artistic craft, delicious food or personal creative passion you want to showcase? Look no further because Epilepsy Toronto’s magical annual… Read more »

FAN EXPO Canada To Host Masters of Cosplay Grand Prix

Five cosplayers. One Crown. For the first time in FAN EXPO Canada history, the convention will host a Master of Cosplay Grand Prix, bringing together the best… Read more »

Endangered Pygmy Hippopotamus Born in Toronto Zoo

Kindia, a 12- year-old female pygmy hippopotamus (Choeropsis liberiensis), gave birth to a female calf on Friday, August 10, 2018 at 10:52 pm. This recent birth is very important… Read more »

World Record Roller Coaster Coming to Canada’s Wonderland in 2019

Yukon Striker – the longest, fastest and tallest dive roller coaster in the world will open in 2019 at Canada’s Wonderland, Vaughan. Situated in the newly themed… Read more »

When and Where to See Perseid Meteor Shower

What is it: When Earth crosses the orbit of Swift-Tuttle, a comet that orbits the Sun every 133 years, the debris cloud of Swift-Shuttle hit Earth’s atmosphere. The… Read more »

Where to Go to See Mars Up-close when it Becomes Closest to the Earth

The Red Planet will come closest to Earth on July 31, 2018 at a distance of 57.6 million kilometers. Mars takes about two years to orbit around the… Read more »

2018 Toronto International BuskerFest for Epilepsy Highlights

Over 100 of the most extraordinary street performers on earth are joining the 19th annual Toronto International BuskerFest for Epilepsy in Woodbine Park, The Beach, over Labour… Read more »

Get a Meteorite Coin from The Royal Canadian Mint

The Royal Canadian Mint has unveiled two new coins — a meteorite coin and a $20 pure gold 1/10 oz. coin crafted entirely of Nunavut-sourced gold.

CN Tower Gets a Stunning $16 Million Renovation

On the occasion of CN Tower’s 42nd birthday, CN Tower revealed an enhancement to the guest experience while providing truly universal access. The stunning $16 million renovation has transformed… Read more »

Toronto is getting a new Dragon Festival this July

For the first time ever, Canadian Association of Chinese Performing Arts is welcoming Canadians and tourists all over the world to experience the essence of Chinese culture… Read more »

You can Buy a Juicy Vegan Burger Across Canada at this 100 per cent Canadian owned Fast Food Chain this Summer

For those who are looking to sink their teeth into a 100% plant-based burger patty that will satisfy the craving for a juicy, mouthwatering vegan burger..

A Leading Pop-up Culinary Event Returns this Summer to a Toronto Secret Location

This elegant and secret affair returns to Thursday, August 16, 2018 at a secret location.

An Immersive and Unique Pop-up Champagne Experience Next Week in Toronto

An Immersive and Unique Pop-up Champagne Experience Next Week in Toronto

Yelloweek held by Veuve Clicquot is back for the sixth consecutive year. This year, Veuve Clicquot will launch the first-ever pop-up: Café Clicquot, inspired by Madame Clicquot’s passion… Read more »

FIFA World Cup is Coming to Canada in 2026

Canada, Mexico and the United States will jointly host the world’s most extraordinary sporting event, the FIFA World Cup in 2026. Toronto, Montreal and Edmonton are the… Read more »

Must See Shows at the Toronto Fringe Festival 2018

Started in 1989 in response to the worldwide Fringe movement, the TORONTO FRINGE was founded by a cluster of local indie artists from the “fringes” of the… Read more »

New Western Lowland Gorilla Born at the Toronto Zoo

The Toronto Zoo announces that Ngozi, a 20 year-old female Western lowland gorilla, gave birth to a baby early this morning on Thursday, June 7, 2018. Mom… Read more »

Canadian Figure Skating Superstars Pay Tribute to Home Country With “The Thank You Canada Tour” this Fall 2018

Canadian Figure Skating Superstars Pay Tribute to Home Country With “The Thank You Canada Tour” this Fall 2018

Tessa Virtue & Scott Moir along with Patrick Chan, Kaetlyn Osmond, Elvis Stojko, Meagan Duhamel & Eric Radford, and more will bring their new figure skating show to 30 Canadian cities coast-to-coast.

4 Wounded after Shooting at Pickering RibFest

Four people was sent to hospital after gunfire erupted around 11 p.m on June 2 at the annual Pickering Ribfest. Pickering Ribfest is being held (June 1… Read more »

Nine Toronto Beaches will open on Saturday, June 2, 2018

Toronto boasts some of the best swimming beaches around. Eight of Toronto’s 11 beaches have been awarded Blue Flag certification, meeting high standards for water quality, environmental… Read more »

City of Toronto Launches Filming Pilot Program at Toronto District School Board Locations

The City of Toronto, in collaboration with the local screen industry, is launching xoTO Schools, a pilot program with the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) to enable… Read more »