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When the Don Valley Cable Car project was originally made public, some civic eyebrows were raised, but after the project team collected feedback from the community, the project is moving on to the next stage.