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Paw and Order: Tails of woe from Toronto’s dog parks

Toronto is home to 230,000 dogs, 60 dog parks and zero dedicated canine enforcement officers. Things are getting pretty hairy out there; dog lovers and locals share their tails of woe.
August 03, 2017

Daily Planet: Nature can stop floods in Toronto

Spring flooding this year upended lives, inundated city streets and swamped houses, prompting calls for sandbags, seawalls and dikes to save communities. Ontario’s April rainfall was double the 30-year average. The provincial government had to boost its resources for an emergency flood response, and the City of Toronto was forced to close the Toronto Islands.
August 03, 2017

Richmond Hill couple helps Caribbean hospitals

August 03, 2017

Dogs deserve more from Toronto

August 02, 2017

Top 10 outdoor August concerts in Toronto

The best opportunities for taking in some live music while soaking up the rays this August in Toronto.
August 01, 2017

Why local malls are trading hands at such a torrid pace

Large pieces of developable land in the Toronto area are in high demand, but the supply is very low. Low-density neighbourhood shopping malls with a sea of parking spaces, such as Bayview Village and Galleria Shopping Centre, are being eyed for major redevelopment projects from downtown up to Richmond Hill.
July 31, 2017

Adrian Holmes is ready for his next case

Throughout its four seasons, 19-2 has been well received among both critics and audience members. In 2016, the show was nominated for an International Emmy Award. This year, Adrian Holmes won a Canadian Screen Award for best performance in a continuing leading dramatic role.
July 31, 2017

Remembering the godfather of zombie filmmaking

More than a decade ago, we found out that George A. Romero was filming one of his now-iconic zombie flicks at a suburban shopping mall in Thornhill. For some, it was like the GTA had finally made it. He was that important.
July 27, 2017

Midtowner brings home the basketball world cup

July 26, 2017

Richmond Hill artist inspires kindness with rocks

A simple painted rock has turned into a communitywide call for kindness. As the kids of Bond Lake Public School say, “Ripples of kindness become waves of change.”
July 25, 2017

Madame Boeuf and Flea, a new eatery like no other

At Madame Boeuf and Flea it’s all backyard party, all the time. The newest arm of the Anthony Rose empire — squirelled away behind Bar Begonia — is dotted with picnic tables, retro concert posters (Grateful Dead, anyone?) and, let’s be honest, a patron or two looking to get their late afternoon drank on.
July 25, 2017

Emmanuel Kabongo stars in CBC’s ‘21 Thunder’

Before landing his role as Junior Lolo on 21 Thunder, Emmanuel Kabongo had attended 357 auditions. The rising star knew that getting his name out there would be tough, but now that his hard work is paying off, he’s taking the time to savour his success.
July 24, 2017

Vandalism at Baycrest part of larger trend

A recent act of vandalism at Baycrest Health Sciences centre is the latest in a number of hate crimes across the city. A male suspect is still at large and the Toronto Police Service (TPS) is requesting the public’s help identifying him.
July 20, 2017

Sewell on City Hall: Enough! Or Too Much

Some people think there is not enough development around the Yonge-Eglinton intersection. City planners have given approval to a 24-storey tower at 90 Eglinton Ave. W., replacing a solid-looking six-storey structure. North York Community Council brushed aside strong local opposition, including from local councillors Josh Matlow, Jaye Robinson and Christin Carmichael Greb, and recommended the development to Toronto City Council at the next meeting.
July 20, 2017

Update on Drake's Bridle Path home

July 19, 2017

At the Bar: Inspired cocktails at Momo San, the new Japanese hot spot

At Baldwin Village’s Momo San, things have been bustling. Still shy of the actual grand opening, the in-demand Japanese eatery has had all the queues since opening shop early this May.
July 18, 2017

RioCan pulls Sobeys plaza condos in favour of low-rise commercial development

Thornhill residents are relieved that the Springfarm Marketplace at Hilda Avenue and Clark Avenue will not be the site of a highrise development after years of opposition. Instead, RioCan, the developer of the site, is now proposing a 10,000-square-foot low-rise commercial building instead of a highrise apartment building.
July 13, 2017

Protest songs alive and well 50 years after Summer of Love

It’s the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love — you know, those godless hippies dancing around in their birthday suits to politically charged tunes on the Hair soundtrack. And with it comes a renewed focus on the role of the protest song, thanks to the likes of Donald Trump, climate change, Islamophobia and Black Lives Matter.
July 13, 2017

Second City gala features the legendary Bob and Doug McKenzie

July 11, 2017

Dr. Jess on Sex: Why happy couples fight

Happy couples fight. Sometimes they even go to bed angry. Research suggests that fighting is a normal part of healthy relationships. By engaging in conflict with truthful outbursts, you relieve relationship tension, assuage frustrations and foster a deeper bond by communicating your needs, boundaries and expectations.
July 11, 2017