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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 »

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Observatory Hosting the Largest Telescope in Canada is Reopening this Summer

The Town of Richmond Hill is reopening the David Dunlap Observatory for public programming. The David Dunlap Observatory (DDO) is the largest telescope in Canada. From 1935… Read more »

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National Caesar Day – Thursday, May 17

National Caesar Day is the Thursday before the May 24 long weekend! Invented in Calgary in 1969, by restaurateur Walter Chell to celebrate the opening of his restaurant, Caesar… Read more »

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Celebrate Patio Season at one of Toronto’s Most Instagram-Worthy Spots!

Boasting plenty of outdoor lounge seating, gorgeous décor and maximum sun exposure during the day, the spacious 1600 sq. ft patio is an urban oasis that offers a stunning view of the the Park with its immaculately landscaped gardens, blossoms and five reflecting pools!

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Phil Collins Not Dead Yet, Live! North American Concert Tour

Confirmed today, Phil Collins Not Dead Yet, Live! tour is coming to North America this October for 15 shows only. This limited engagement by the legendary performer… Read more »

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See Star Wars as Never Before with Toronto Symphony Orchestra!

Relive four of the epic episodes on the big screen with John Williams’ marvellously memorable scores played live to picture by Toronto Symphony Orchestra. See presentations of A… Read more »

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Toyota Chooses Ontario as the Manufacturing Hub for its RAV4

Ontario is providing Toyota with a conditional grant of up to $110 million towards an overall investment valued at $1.4 billion to bring more than 8,000 Toyota… Read more »

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City of Pickering transfers land to Parks Canada for Rouge National Urban Park

City of Pickering has transferred 10 parcels of land totaling 8.22 hectares (20.3 acres) to Parks Canada to help complete Rouge National Urban Park. Once completed, Rouge… Read more »

INCREDIBALL! Huge Motorized Beach Balls coming to Toronto!

INCREDIBALL! Huge Motorized Beach Balls coming to Toronto!

Last year they brought the duck! This year, it is larger-than-life installation made up of six, 6.5ft tall motorized beach balls. Have a ball exploring HTO Pendulum Wave,… Read more »

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100 Restaurants to Take Mom for a Brunch on Mother’s Day

A list of 100 Best Brunch Restaurants in Canada for 2018.

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Experience Breathtaking Images of Cells and Tissues

Experience breathtaking images that showcase scientific discoveries at the cellular level as Inner Spaces, part of the Contact Photography Festival, which opens May 1, 2018, at the… Read more »

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Collision is Coming to Toronto

Collision, the fastest growing tech conference in North America, is moving to Toronto in 2019. The conference itself is the umbrella under which 12 other conferences take… Read more »

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AGO Offers a Way to See to the Sold-out Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors, if You don’t Have the Tickets Yet!

The Art Gallery of Ontario announces extended hours for sold-out Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors. Before the exhibition closes, the AGO is giving art fans even more chances… Read more »

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Sam Roberts Band to Rock the 159th Running of the Queen’s Plate

Six-time JUNO Award-winning and multiplatinum-selling Canadian rock icons, Sam Roberts Band, have just been announced as the Saturday headliner at the 2018 Queen’s Plate Festival. The three-day… Read more »

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#TorontoStrong Vigil planned for Sunday, April 29

The City of Toronto will host the #TorontoStrong Vigil this Sunday evening at Mel Lastman Square.

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#TorontoStrong Fund to support victims of tragic incident at Yonge and Finch

City of Toronto establishes #TorontoStrong Fund to support victims of tragic incident at Yonge and Finch.

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Supporting Toronto’s First Responders

In light of the recent tragic events in Toronto, the Tema Conter Memorial Trust, in partnership with Wounded Warriors Canada, Toronto Beyond the Blue (Toronto Police Services… Read more »

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Live Nation Launches ‘National Concert Week’ With $20 All-In Ticket Offer

Live Nation launches ‘National Concert Week’ with an exclusive $20 all-in ticket offer for fans to celebrate the kickoff to its biggest summer season. The deal will… Read more »

Janelle Monáe – ‘Dirty Computer Tour’ Featuring Special Guest St. Beauty

Janelle Monáe – ‘Dirty Computer Tour’ Featuring Special Guest St. Beauty

GRAMMY®-nominated singer-songwriter, producer, actress, and activist Janelle Monáe has announced her return to touring with her upcoming North American Dirty Computer Tour. Fellow Wondaland artists Alexe Belle… Read more »

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Commemoration Stamp – 65-year reign of Queen Elizabeth II

Canada Post has released a new stamp that celebrates 65-year reign of Queen Elizabeth II, longest-reigning sovereign in Canada’s modern era. The stamp was unveiled the stamp during… Read more »

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Toronto Animal Services’ Microchip Clinic – 2018 Season

The chip truck is a low-cost, mobile microchip clinic that offers a microchip, pet licence and rabies vaccine for $25 per cat and $35 per dog. Pet owners who already have a valid City of Toronto pet licence pay $10 for a microchip and/or rabies vaccine.

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Municipal Accommodation Tax on Hotels and Short-term Rentals in Toronto

The City of Toronto is implementing a four-per-cent Municipal Accommodation Tax (MAT) on all hotel accommodations within Toronto as of April 1 and short-term rentals on or… Read more »

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Fleurs de Villes Floral Mannequin Series

Fleurs de Villes Inc. is bringing its fresh Floral Mannequin Series to six shopping centres across Canada this spring. The unique, five-day exhibition is Fleurs de Villes’ signature event and the first of its kind in Canada, blending fashion design and floral design made with fresh blooms with bespoke floral-dressed mannequins as well as a pop-up fresh flower market.

Food Trucks in Mississauga Parks

Food Trucks in Mississauga Parks

Mississauga’s Parks and Forestry Division is launching a one-year pilot project which would see food trucks in nine parks throughout the city. One permit per park will be… Read more »