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Toronto’s Tech Boom Is Transforming the City

Posted on 13 August 2019

Toronto is recognized as the most populous city in Canada and has been seen as a center of commerce in Canada. The city sees a steady increase of immigrants every year and the diversity in the city is turning out to be its greatest strength. A report on the Globe and Mail confirms that the city’s recent tech boom has gone a long way to transform it. The city started taking great strides ...

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A Middle Eastern food festival is coming to Toronto on July 27

Posted on 03 April 2019

With spit-roasted shawarma, grilled halloumi, sticky baklava and more, this upcoming food fest bills itself as a chance to sample “the 1001 flavours Middle Eastern culture has to offer.” Toronto’s Taste of the Middle East Food Festival is set to take over Yonge-Dundas square again for a single day this summer. See also This massive food truck fest is happening near Toronto ...

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Win two tickets to see The Black Keys in Toronto this October (CONTEST)

Posted on 03 April 2019

Superstar rock band The Black Keys have confirmed their extensive 31-date North American “Let’s Rock” Tour, which will include Toronto this coming October. Joined by special guests indie-rock legends Modest Mouse and Shannon & The Clams on all dates, the tour will hit major cities including Chicago, Nashville, New York, and Los Angeles. The group was formed in 2001 in ...

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A Butter Tart Festival is coming to Toronto on April 27

Posted on 03 April 2019

No need to travel out of the city to get your butter tart fix this weekend. While the iconic Ontario-born dessert is the centre of celebrations at rural festivals throughout the year, Toronto finally has a Butter Tart Festival to call its own! The second-ever Etobicoke Butter Tart Festival is returning on Saturday, April 27 on The Kingsway at Kipling. Tartistry/Facebook The m ...

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25 Toronto events worth checking out this April

Posted on 03 April 2019

You can kick off the new season by checking out some of the amazing events happening in the city this month. From outdoor activities to concerts, festivals and cultural events, we’ve rounded up everything you need for an action-packed month. Enjoy! Heirloom Toronto Cheesecake Pop-Up Heirloom Toronto / Instagram What: The viral sensation kn ...

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Pot-eating cop to spend 6 months under house arrest as part of conditional sentence

Posted on 26 November 2018

A Toronto police officer who ate a pot-laced chocolate bar he stole from an illegal dispensary during a raid has been handed a nine-month conditional sentence. Vittorio Dominelli, who pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice last month, will spend the first six months of his sentence under house arrest and will be under supervision for the last three months. In explaining her decision, ...

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Election: Ontario Trillium Party Leader Presents Fresh Ideas in Newmarket - Aurora

Posted on 22 May 2018

It’s not about the Trillium Party being the “best party”, It’s not about how important I am, or how important the people I associate with are.  It’s about YOU and YOUR FAMILY. This is my home. My wife, Cheryl, and I chose to live here for the last thirty years. Shopping here, complaining about the 404 traffic, and obj ...

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New report highlights gaps between province’s poorest and most affluent schools

Posted on 05 June 2017

Equity has become a buzz word in education, with Ontario boards championing equal access to learning and opportunities for all students.But in reality, major gaps between kids from the most affluent neighbourhoods and those in high-needs communities are becoming entrenched, according to the latest annual report from People for Education.Although the gulf is widening, provincial grant ...

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One Charged, Two Wanted in Violent west-end Robbery

Posted on 15 May 2017

Police have arrested and charged one of three men wanted in a violent robbery in Toronto’s west end, with the two others still on the loose. The incident happened on Feb. 3, after one of the victims, a jewellery store attendant, had locked up the store in the Queen St. W. and Dufferin St. area.The man then made his way through the rear alley to his car, where he was met by three men ar ...

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On Mother’s Day, it’s off to Work for ‘Dr. Mom’ the Heart Surgeon

Posted on 15 May 2017

There will be no pancakes drenched in maple syrup, or rosebuds on the breakfast tray for Dr. Maral Ouzounian this Mother’s Day.Ouzounian, who has a 2-year-old son and is seven months pregnant with her second child, is the only female cardiac surgeon on the eight-member team at the University Health Network of downtown Toronto hospitals.Her gift from schedule-makers on this special day? On- ...