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Kawhi Leonard and Raptors exchange message of love via Toronto billboards

Excitement is in the air today as NBA superstar Kawhi Leonard prepares to make his first on-court appearance in Toronto since leaving the Raptors for L.A. The 28-year-old California native, who famously led Toronto to its first-ever NBA championship last season, chose to sign with his hometown Clippers in July after just one season …

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Canada is getting some nifty new tech to block spam phone calls

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission is stepping up its game in the fight against phone scams, which have been growing in both volume and severity across the country as of late. CRTC officials announced Monday that the regulator would be implementing a new framework meant to combat caller ID spoofing, in particular, by …

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This Toronto street is now covered in giant santas

Dozens of giant Santas have risen from their snowy ashes once more to create Toronto’s most Christmasy street: Kringlewood.  As it does every year, dozens of homes on Inglewood Drive have erected identical 14-foot-tall inflatable Santas.  Spanning from St. Clair East to Rosedale Heights, this stretch of Inglewood is now almost entirely …

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Toronto subway busker gets hundreds of dollars donations in just a few minutes

A Toronto busker thought he was in for a usual day of busking in King Street subway station, when suddenly hundreds of dollars began piling up in his guitar case by people who were gathered around, singing and dancing.  Mo Guzman is a full time busker with the TTC Subway Music Program, …

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Toronto is loving how its dog fountain is decked out for the holidays

People in Toronto are noticing that the city’s beloved dog fountain in Berczy Park has just been adorably decorated for the holidays — and they’re loving it. The canines who live on the two-tiered water feature can now be seen sporting festive red scarves (to keep them warm, obviously), as they stand in the glow …

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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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