July 31, 2014
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Local architects propose 10 low-cost green design solutions

07/30/14

Local architects propose 10 low-cost green design solutions

Toronto may soon be home to a chain of DIY backyard bee hotels and a natural forest in a downtown alleyway.

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Could newcomers shake up long-held North York ridings?

07/30/14

Could newcomers shake up long-held North York ridings?

Councillors John Filion and David Shiner of Wards 23 and 24, respectively, in Willowdale have both been in office for 23 years, both elected to North York council in 1991. Although some may expect the election to be a cakewalk for the long-time politicians, two new candidates are convinced they have what it takes to snatch their seats on council.

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"More pissed off than we've ever been": Arkells on their robust new sound and aggressive themes

07/29/14

"More pissed off than we've ever been": Arkells on their robust new sound and aggressive themes

Arkells, the five-piece rock and roll band from Hamilton, have been busting their tails since 2008 and watching their stars gradually rise from playing small campus bars to packed houses across Canada, the US and Europe.

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Think Mayoral, Vote Local: The big five candidates address three key issues that mean the most to Midtown and North York

07/29/14

Think Mayoral, Vote Local: The big five candidates address three key issues that mean the most to Midtown and North York

All our mayoral candidates and the mainstream media seem to talk about are transit and the shenanigans of our current mayor. But what about neighbourhood issues right in our backyards?

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On the Cover: Dylan Neal talks about starring in Fifty Shades of Grey and his Richmond Hill roots

07/29/14

On the Cover: Dylan Neal talks about starring in Fifty Shades of Grey and his Richmond Hill roots

When interviewers ask actors what they do in their downtime, the answers have a tendency to feel a little scripted.

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On the Cover: The Listener's Ennis Esmer on being best friends with a telepathic crime solver and how he honed his craft at Earl Haig

07/28/14

On the Cover: The Listener's Ennis Esmer on being best friends with a telepathic crime solver and how he honed his craft at Earl Haig

Some people might think hanging out with a telepath all day would be a bit creepy and invasive. For Toronto actor Ennis Esmer, though, the experience has actually shown him a better side of himself or, rather his character on the TV drama The Listener.

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How They Met: Co-workers who crossed an ocean to meet for the first time

07/28/14

How They Met: Co-workers who crossed an ocean to meet for the first time

Danielle McGimsie had no idea she was just 62 steps away from her future husband, Randall Graham, for five years. The two both work in the CTV offices in Toronto; McGimsie as the senior entertainment reporter on etalk, and Graham as the creative director of MuchMusic.

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The week in Toronto in 10 easy clicks: Ford Fest, baby bison, celebrity fanny packs and more

07/25/14

The week in Toronto in 10 easy clicks: Ford Fest, baby bison, celebrity fanny packs and more

Our weekly recap of the week’s news nuggets in Toronto will bring you up to date and add some fuel to your small-talk tank heading into the weekend.

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Comic Stripped: Mike Myers in town to receive honorary degree

07/25/14

Comic Stripped: Mike Myers in town to receive honorary degree

Where in the world has Mike Myers been? I’m sure I’m not the first person to ask that question. It’s been four years since his last significant role, in the fourth Shrek movie, and even that was a voice-over.

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Weekend Warrior: Toronto Festival of Beer, Waterfront Night Market, Art Battle National Championship, North American Women's Parkour Jam and more

07/24/14

Weekend Warrior: Toronto Festival of Beer, Waterfront Night Market, Art Battle National Championship, North American Women's Parkour Jam and more

There's no shortage of craft beer activities in Toronto any given summer weekend, but this time we have one of the big ones. There's also festivities in Parkdale and down in the Port Lands but if you're in the mood for more competitive displays of talent there's an art battle and a parkour jam to take in as well.

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