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This huge snow tubing hill near Toronto is back next month

One town north of Toronto is taking tobogganing to a whole new level. If you’re looking for a Canadian winter experience that’s a bit different from the typical snow tubing offered at ski hills across the province, then look no further than Bracebridge’s Fire & Ice Festival. The cottage-country town’s annual winter celebration includes giant …

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Toronto student calls Doug Ford a Timbit on live television

Tensions are high in Ontario after thousands of teachers walked off the job this morning as a result of a failed bargaining process between the  Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) and the Ontario Government. Teachers and education workers aren’t the only ones upset about the way the negotiating has gone. High school students, …

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Canada braces for french fry shortage due to dwindling potato supply

All you die-hard french fry lovers might want to start stocking up right about now, because Canada’s likely to experience a potato shortage in the very near future.  Potato producers in both Canada and the U.S. have reported that extremely cold and wet weather conditions have negatively impacted potato crops this year. …

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Toronto just permanently shut down three slaughterhouses because E.coli

After the meat recall that rocked the food industry over the past few months, three massive Toronto meat packers have been shuttered. Ryding-Regency Meat Packers, Canadian Select Meats Inc. and The Beef Boutique Inc. are without a license to operate as of yesterday due to the E.coli outbreak that led to the …

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Canada is getting its first university in the Arctic

Canada’s territories are finally getting their own university. Whitehorse’s Yukon University, which has been a college in some iteration since 1963, is set to become the first official university in Canada’s north. #TogetherWeThrive Yukon University reveals itself to the world! #cdnpse #cdnpoli #YukonU2020 #ForTheNorth https://t.co/8xSNuK3OOf— Yukon University (@YukonUniversity) July 9, 2019 It …

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People are already stressing-about Torontos unplowed sidewalks

After some snowy winter weather reared its ugly head in honour of the dawn of December over the weekend, Toronto pedestrians are finding the city incredibly hard to navigate. This morning’s commute was difficult and treacherous for a number of reasons — a TTC subway fire among them — but it seems that many people found that the city’s …

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Experts are now predicting a milder than normal winter in Canada

December weather has officially made itself known across the country, but despite the ample snowfall, messy commutes, and onset of the season’s characteristic misery, Environment Canada is actually predicting a pretty mild winter from coast to coast. The body’s annual winter forecast, which it released over the weekend, shows that temperatures are likely to be above average in almost …

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Uber and Lyft post ridiculous prices as fire shuts down TTC subway line

Another snowy Monday morning, another mass TTC meltdown, another display of free market capitalism at its most vicious. Fire on the #TTC cutting off my commute to work. #Lyft prices nearly the same as the Presto monthly? #TellMeWhyIDontLikeMondays#GonnaBeLate pic.twitter.com/MNotrZfxEO— Graham Holms (@global_graham) December 2, 2019 Thousands of Toronto commuters are …

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You’ll soon be able to take unlimited GO Train rides for $10 on Sundays

Getting around the GTA for all your Sunday activities is about to get a whole lot cheaper, because starting this weekend you can buy $10 unlimited GO passes. With the purchase of the new $10 Sunday Funday pass, you can benefit from unlimited travel anywhere on our network.  You already know kids 12 …

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