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Restaurant Review: Joanne Kates finds Café Cancan’s food isn’t as glorious as the decor

It was with something bordering pornographic lust that I crossed the threshold of Café Cancan, son of Piano Piano, Victor Barry’s divine downscale Italian pasta ’n’ pizza parlour.
October 11, 2017

After a year hosting ‘Question Period’ Evan Solomon now also has a radio show

Now that Solomon has been hosting Question Period for a little over a year, he’s branched off to add his own talk radio show to his resumé. The Evan Solomon Show, Bell Media’s first daily syndicated talk show, premiered Sept. 5 across the country on stations in Montreal, Ottawa and in Toronto on Newstalk 1010, as well as other markets.
October 10, 2017

Daily Planet: Should the environment trump the economy?

The Pan-Canadian Framework marks the first time Canada’s first ministers have endorsed a national plan to tackle climate change. It opens the door to a game-changing carbon price that will make reducing greenhouse gas emissions the smart, cost-saving choice for businesses and individuals.
October 10, 2017

How They Met: Bachelor Canada host on how he found love while travelling

October 10, 2017

Stintz on Midtown: Mayor Tory needs to bring ambitious ideas to Midtown park planning

The solution to more parkland in the area is to apply the same creativity to Midtown as the Rail Deck proposal applies to downtown. The former bus terminal at Yonge and Eglinton provides a creative solution to more parkland for Midtown.
October 10, 2017

Toronto doctor teams up with Bernie Sanders to support universal healthcare

Dr. Danielle Martin has been a familiar face to residents of North Toronto for years, having worked out of Sunnybrook Health Centre between 2010 and 2017. Lately, she’s become known to many more, gaining international attention when she publicly defended Canada’s health-care system and threw her support behind Senator Bernie Sanders’ long-shot bid to implement a similar system in the United States last month.
October 05, 2017

Beware, in the Don Valley, there be monsters

If you frequently walk or cycle through the Lower Don Trail at night, beware: you can now expect to find yourself face-to-face with a giant concrete monster. Monsters for Beauty, Permanence and Individuality, a collection of concrete gargoyles by artist Duane Linklater, is the first art installation in the new Don River Valley Park Art Program.
October 05, 2017

Fall Stage Guide: Groundbreaking choreographer Robert Binet brings the chaos to Fall Dance North

This month, his Children of Chaos is part of Fall Dance North, which has 10 companies presenting works over three nights from Oct. 4 to 6 at the Sony Centre.
October 04, 2017

Midtown merchants react to new minimum wage

October 04, 2017

Fall Stage Guide: Dance like everyone is watching

The top contemporary dance works on tap for T.O. this fall.
October 03, 2017

Lights: The Juno Award winner tells us about her fourth studio album

Canadian alt-pop princess Lights has been busy since the release of her last Juno Award–winning 2014 album Little Machines. In the last three years she’s been working on her first concept album and fourth studio album, Skin&Earth.
October 02, 2017

Mark Breslin’s guide to Toronto’s six best comedy shows this season

Looking for some big chuckles this fall? — check out these shows
October 02, 2017

Toronto Maple Leafs memorabilia bought by the Canadian Museum of History

Mike Wilson, also known as “the Ultimate Leafs Fan,” and his partner Debra Thuet, have been searching for the past four years for a new, permanent residence for their massive collection. After numerous discussions with realtors, auctioneers, the Hockey Hall of Fame, the Toronto Maple Leafs and a number of corporations, Wilson said he’s thrilled his collection’s new home will be a stone’s throw from Parliament Hill at the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, Que.
October 02, 2017

Kenneth Mitchell: From North York to the new ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ series

Be prepared to see a lot more of Kenneth Mitchell, only you might not recognize him with all the prosthetics and wardrobe covering him. As the Klingon leader Kol in the new Star Trek series, Star Trek: Discovery, Mitchell joins an all-star cast that includes Jason Isaacs, Michelle Yeoh, Doug Jones and Sonequa Martin-Green of The Walking Dead.
September 29, 2017

Police look to reunite stolen Midtown goods with rightful owners

Two male suspects have been arrested in connection to two breaking-and-enterings in the Midtown area. The Toronto Police Service (TPS) seeks to reunite recovered stolen property with owners.
September 29, 2017

Toronto’s fab fall theatre guide

September 28, 2017

Unique side of Toronto on display in three new novels

Toronto has a long history of literary works that celebrate the city, from Michael Ondaatje’s In the Skin of a Lion to the more recent Fifteen Dogs by Andre Alexis. This fall, three very different novelists were inspired to use three unique Toronto settings in their new works. We asked them why and what they loved about these neighbourhoods.
September 27, 2017

Who ya gonna call?

The Royal Conservatory of Music kicks off its 2017–18 season with a special gala presentation at Koerner Hall featuring the one-and-only Bill Murray.
September 27, 2017

Grant van Gameren celebrates one year at Harry's with Parkdale Food Bank fundraiser

On Oct. 5, from noon until 4 p.m., Harry's Char Broiled restaurant will give away its Plain Jane burgers to hungry customers, who will be asked to make a donation to the Parkdale Community Food Bank in exchange.
September 27, 2017

Sewell on City Hall: 80 police officers costs $12 million?

The problem is featherbedding, the term often used to describe when an organization has too many staff and not doing enough work. One problem is the requirement in the collective agreement that requires Toronto to place two officers in every patrol car after dark. It is an extraordinary waste of resources, particularly since there is so little for police officers to do in the early morning hours.
September 26, 2017