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Event 201: Attended by Gates representative, Chinese CDC and others, a simulation to deal with a Coronavirus pandemic month before 1st reported Covid-19 case

Posted on 20 September 2021

SARS-COV-2 has wreaked havoc across the world. The origins of the Coronavirus are yet uncertain, with speculation life that it was engineered in a Chinese lab from where it leaked either intentionally or otherwise. It was rubbished as a conspiracy theory by ‘experts’ but events from recent weeks have given massive credence to the plausibility of it. Coronaviruses have existed for a long long ...

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I was hired in 2019 to lead the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. After almost three years, I’m finally making my official onstage debut

Posted on 13 August 2021

The Spanish conductor Gustavo Gimeno was hired in 2019 to replace longtime TSO conductor Peter Oundjian. His first season got cancelled, but he finally reunited with his orchestra in March. Here’s how he’s bringing the TSO back to the stage. As told to Luc Rinaldi “I vividly remember the first time I conducted the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, because it w ...

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Here’s what’s inside the August Toronto Life Wine Club box

Posted on 13 August 2021

In August’s delivery: A fresh and summery trio of wild-ferment orange wine, cabernet franc and chardonnay from County favourite Grange of Prince Edward winery. Orders must be placed by Aug. 18. 2016 Chardonnay Why we’re into this wine:  It’s the contact with grape skins and years spent sur lie, instead of in oak, that brings comp ...

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Backyard Vacation

Posted on 13 August 2021

In 1999, Nancy Chafee, a serial entrepreneur and business consultant, bought a mid-century-modern bungalow with a 4,000-square-foot backyard in Etobicoke. She added Japanese-inspired interior features, including translucent screens and sliding doors. In 2011, Nancy asked Kennedy McRae of Earth Inc. to spruce up the backyard, and he added a tiny pond with a cascading fountain. There, she hosted ma ...

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TORONTO TO HIT DOUBLE VAX RATE OF 70 PERCENT BUT SOME NEIGHBOURHOODS LAG WAY BEHIND

Posted on 13 August 2021

The COVID-19 vaccine roll out in Toronto is about to hit another impressive milestone, with the overall rate of eligible fully vaccinated residents approaching 70 percent. But several hard hit neighbourhoods continue to lag behind in many cases with double digit differences. The lowest double vaccination rate for Toronto residents 12 and over is in northwest Toronto (Old Rexdale, Mount Olive-Sil ...

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All day hourly GO train service between Toronto and Hamilton begins next month

Posted on 13 August 2021

A historic announcement was made by Metrolinx today marking the first time ever all-day GO train service will connect Toronto and Hamilton. Starting Aug. 7, Metrolinx is launching hourly, all-day service between West Harbour GO in Hamilton and Toronto’s Union Station 7 days a week. And West Harbour isn’t the only station in Hamilton. Metrolinx is also reintroducing two morning eastbound trips ...

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Incredible ‘Little Canada’ attraction brings full-sized fun to Toronto

Posted on 13 August 2021

TORONTO, July 27, 2021 – Toronto’s newest big attraction, Little Canada, is opening its doors at long last; giants and little ones alike can satisfy their wanderlust by visiting Canada’s striking landscapes and intricate landmarks by simply heading to downtown Toronto. The highly detailed and immersive miniature attraction offers spectacular scenery, enveloping soundscapes, ...

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Feist Brings 'MULTITUDES' Live Residency to Toronto

Posted on 13 August 2021

After announcing her MULTITUDES project last month, Feist has solidified plans to bring the live performance to Toronto's Meridian Hall for a residency this fall.

She'll perform 18 shows in nine days between October 20 to 30 — each limited to an audience of 200. Todd Dahloff and Amir Yaghmai will accompany Feist in an intimate celebration of communal spir ...

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Toronto's CIVIC TV Announces Debut LP 'black moon,' Shares Title Track

Posted on 13 August 2021

CIVIC TV is the brainchild of Toronto singer-songwriter Lowell Sostomi and the latest act to sign to Flemish Eye, through which he'll be delivering his debut album black moon on October 22. Today, he's shared the title track and a video to match. Sostomi is a staple of the Toronto indie scene, having previously played in Great Bloomers and toured with Wooden Sky. His claustrophobic, post ...

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Wilbe Bloomin Is Labelled as Toronto's Original Ecologically Friendly Florist

Posted on 13 August 2021

(MENAFN - GetNews) Incorporated in 2004, Wilbe Bloomin has impacted the lives of its customers through the language of flowers. With a focus on making sustainable choices, they have been recognized as Toronto's Original Eco-friendly Florist. Toronto, ON – July 26, 2021 – Wilbe Bloomin, the leading florist in Toronto, Ontario , has over 16 years of experience in the floral ...