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How They Met: How Lexa Doig and Michael Shanks make marriage work

Lexa Doig is returning to the small screen with her role in the new series The Arrangement, just as fans are getting ready to say goodbye to her husband, Michael Shanks, as his show Saving Hope is in its last season. Here’s how this television duo met.

Midtown marijuana dispensary hires security after community consultation

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What will marijuana in the workplace mean?

Now, with the legalization of marijuana on the event horizon, how long will it be before a morning toke or a joint at lunch becomes the norm, if ever?

How They Met: How Lexa Doig and Michael Shanks make marriage work

Lexa Doig is returning to the small screen with her role in the new series The Arrangement, just as fans are getting ready to say goodbye to her husband, Michael Shanks, as his show Saving Hope is in its last season. Here’s how this television duo met.

Midtown marijuana dispensary hires security after community consultation

First Look: Israel’s Cafe Landwer sets up north of Toronto

Chances are, those who have been to Israel (birthright, anyone?) are familiar with Cafe Landwer. The popular Israeli café, which got its start back in 1919, finally opened its very first Canadian outpost in Vaughan earlier this year.

Dr. Jess on Sex: Torontonians put a spring in their step with al fresco liaisons

According to a national survey’s data, over half of Canadians have had sex in the great outdoors, and 62 per cent fantasize about doing the deed in public.

New Lit Up festival hits city and includes an event with Barbara Gowdy this week

The International Festival of Authors and the Toronto Arts Council have teamed up to present Toronto Lit Up, a series of events over the next few months that showcases some of Canada’s brightest poets, authors and novelists.

Celebrate Record Store Day Toronto style

Searching for ­iconic albums by T.O.’s best local bands in the bins can be fun and rewarding

Earth Day: 6,100 bikes a day on Bloor

Toronto novelist Claire Cameron is back with ‘The Last Neanderthal’

Toronto novelist Claire Cameron wants people to understand that Neanderthals are people too, sort of.

David Suzuki has an Earth Day challenge for Toronto

My Earth Day challenge for Post City readers is to help bring bees and butterflies to your neighbourhood this year.

A new menu at the AGO’s restaurant inspired by their O’Keeffe retrospective

And at the Art Gallery of Ontario’s upcoming Georgia O’Keeffe retrospective, that idea is being embraced by the kitchen at Frank. The on-site restaurant is debuting a new menu to both coincide with and play off of the exhibit.

Taste Test: Toronto’s top salads that eat like a meal

It’s hard to make a meal of most greens, but here are eight that are filling and fulfilling. Say hello to the freshest plates of spring with Delica Kitchen’s Devin Connell as she susses out Toronto’s healthy and hearty salads.

Answering the call to ban cellphones in the classroom

Technology in the classroom has been a hot button issue for years now. Recently, Earl Grey Senior Public School banned cellphones from its classes altogether, allowing only a short phone break during lunch, with restrictions. But is this the way to go?

Parents refuse to give up fight for John Fisher

Officials from the City of Toronto and Toronto District School Board (TDSB), including Mayor John Tory and trustee Gerri Gershon, joined more than 200 parents and kids to protest the construction of a 35-storey tower next door to John Fisher P.S. last month.

New vision for area near Promenade mall in Thornhill

In anticipation of a new proposal for seven 27-storey towers around the Promenade shopping centre, representatives from three ratepayers’ associations in Thornhill have banded together and formed a committee, titled the Centre Bathurst Association (CBA).

Yorkdale Mall lands Toronto's first Cheesecake Factory

The Cheesecake Factory, the popular American chain known for its expansive menu of pizzas, hamburgers, pastas, steaks, brunch and over 50 types of cheesecakes and desserts, is finally landing in Toronto this fall.

Thai impresarios Jeff and Nuit Regular on their next big opening

That perfection has bloomed and blossomed since the two met in northern Thailand on an elephant. The year was 2001 and he was backpacking through Thailand, and she was working as a nurse, and they took a ride that would change Canadian cuisine.

Property Brothers: This spring, pretend you are staging your own home

Start by doing a deep clean, including mouldings, door and window frames, window blinds, spaces under beds and other furniture, kitchen, baths, house plants, even air ducts.

Urban farming takes root in Toronto backyards

In a city where farm-to-table restaurants are all the rage, it’s no wonder Torontonians are hopping aboard the urban farming trend and growing their own fruits and vegetables at home. Here are four local organizations that can help you get started.

Sewell on City Hall: The benefits of twinning extend to the GTA’s First Nations communities

The new idea comes from the City of Markham, and it is about aboriginals, a group of people who often have been caught up in homelessness, the lack of affordable housing and poverty in large urban centres like Toronto.

Richmond Hill firefighter pulls pooch from pond

When Richmond Hill fire captain Dan St. John received a call about a dog stuck in a water retention pond, he knew that he and his team had to step into action fast.

Fashion: Spring’s wild fling

10th Annual Real Estate Roundtable: Our expert panel makes sense of the GTA real estate market

A decade ago our experts saw no end to rising home prices. Find out what our housing heavyweights think now!

‘Brojects’ stars share DIY design secrets for the cottage

As Torontonians make their mass exodus to the lake this spring, we’ve got a list of do-it-yourself projects that anyone can take on as they open their cottage.

Books: Five spring books on our reading radar by Toronto authors

Spring is a big season for new reads and we've rounded up five favourites from this year’s crop.

Restaurant Review: Perched above Bay Station, Brothers is home to a very clever kitchen

Every single plate of food they put in front of us is … fabulous. Glorious ingredients, sourced carefully, fresh, pure, excellent. All treated with utmost respect and grace. Worth putting up with the guy.

Jewish high school in Vaughan set to close

A petition started by a student has garnered hundreds of signatures in an effort to save a private Jewish high school in Vaughan. But the TanenbaumCHAT Kimel Family Education Centre (TCK), located at 9600 Bathurst St., is still set to close on June 23 due to low enrolment.

Private golf courses across the GTA are being gobbled up for development

Increasingly, these prime (and often privately owned) green spaces are becoming new developments, often to the frustration of neighbours who thought they’d always have a beautiful view and municipalities who assumed a stable, long-term land use.

‘Anne of Green Gables’ the all-Canadian story returns to CBC

Each year for decades, tens of thousands flock to the Prince Edward Island home that inspired the book, to tour the grounds and purchase raspberry cordial and little dolls with old-timey dresses and bright red pigtails. They even flock to a ramshackled old house in Bala, Muskoka Lakes, to tour the home Montgomery lived in for a short time writing a completely different book.

Gregg Zaun on all things Blue Jays as the team opens its 40th season

We chat with former Jays catcher, TV analyst and all-around dapper Gregg Zaun about the coming MLB season, where he shops and his appreciation for Don Cherry.
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