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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.
April 24, 2017

Local volunteer spruces up Leaside’s main street

Bayview Avenue is a cleaner, greener street today thanks to the efforts of the Bayview Pixies, led by local resident Debora Kuchmé.
April 24, 2017

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
April 21, 2017

Earth Day: 6,100 bikes a day on Bloor

April 21, 2017

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.
April 21, 2017

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.
April 21, 2017

City orders heritage renovation reversed

A homeowner in North York said he will take down new alterations to his house that were added without permission from City of Toronto Heritage Preservation Services (HPS).
April 20, 2017

Showrunner and executive producer Adam Pettle on his new series

The showrunner behind hit Canadian series Saving Hope admits he wasn’t a star student but was heavily involved in extracurriculars.
April 20, 2017

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?
April 20, 2017

Neighbourhoods cashing in on condos with Section 37 funds

The condo craze in Midtown brings noise, congestion, gleaming towers and a new skyline. The boom also brings in more revenue for the city through an increased tax base, development charges, park levies and Section 37 money.
April 19, 2017

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?
April 18, 2017

Mounting injuries could turn the Blue Jays bad April into a terrible spring

While things have looked pretty bad in the first 12 games — the worst start in franchise history, to be exact — it’s still just 12 games. The thing about the baseball season is that it is really, really long. A sample size of less than 7.5% of the year is just not enough to make any definitive assumptions about what this team is made of, no matter what those who are mad online have to say.
April 17, 2017

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.
April 13, 2017

Legendary Canadian rockers including Moe Berg join forces to form the TransCanada Highwaymen

In this swirl of whiskey-drenched memories and hot licks comes the TransCanada Highwaymen, a band composed of four former band leaders from that indie rock heyday: Berg of The Pursuit of Happiness, Chris Murphy of Sloan, Steven Page formerly of Barenaked Ladies and Craig Northey of Odds.
April 13, 2017

North York neighbourhood losing Branson urgent care centre

North York General Hospital (NYGH) is slated to begin closing its Branson Ambulatory Care Centre in June, ahead of the lease expiry in March 2019. After 19 years at the Finch Avenue and Bathurst Street location, the hospital is transitioning out of the facilities owned by Advent Health Care Corporation and back into the North York General Hospital.
April 13, 2017

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.
April 13, 2017

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.
April 12, 2017

Brick Works cable car project one step closer to reality

When the Don Valley Cable Car project was originally made public, some civic eyebrows were raised, but after the project team collected feedback from the community, the project is moving on to the next stage.
April 12, 2017

‘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.
April 11, 2017

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.
April 11, 2017