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Thursday , April 9 2020

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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Food cost in Canada expected to go up almost $500 per household next year

The year 2020 is looking like it’s going to be expensive, according to a new report by Dalhousie University and the University of Guelph.  The tenth annual Canada’s Food Price Report was released yesterday, and the findings reveal that Canadians can expect to spend $487 more on food next year. Canadian families will spend $487 more on …

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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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