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Tuesday , December 1 2020

A magical Harry Potter-themed festival is coming to Toronto this winter

What could be better than combining the world of witches and wizards with beer? Nothing, that’s what. And soon enough you’ll be able to attend a Toronto event that does just that.  The Wizard’s Beer Festival is coming to Toronto on March 1, and it’s bringing all the magic of the …

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Toronto is getting a Swedish Christmas market next month

Ah, Sweden: the home of delicious cinnamon buns, the world’s coolest subway stations and potentially terrifying midsummer festivals. If you want a Swedish cultural experience in Toronto that’s a bit more authentic than a trip to Ikea, you may want to check out the city’s Swedish Christmas Fair this year. A free alternative to the often-crowded …

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You can soon go on a holiday light dream trail just outside of Toronto

One of the best parts of the holidays is getting out of the city and visiting different snowy destinations.  And luckily, one of the very best is only two hours outside Toronto.  Blue Mountain Village is as magical as it is snowy during the winter, and you can walk its colourfully-lit …

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The magical holiday lights festival at Niagara Falls starts next week

Niagara Falls will be even busier — and more in the holiday spirit — than usual next weekend as it kicks off its annual Winter Festival of Lights on November 16. The fest is the biggest in the country and attracts more than 1.8 million visitors each year, so you can count on the fact …

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Toronto just got its first conveyor belt hot pot restaurant

You’ve heard of conveyor belt sushi, but what about conveyor belt hot pot? It’s arrived in Toronto at a restaurant called Side by Side Hot Pot in Markham. Guests at the restaurant sit at a long bar facing one wall, where ingredients ready to be plunked into a sizzling hot pot glide by in …

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Canada is one of the coldest places on earth right now

No place knows winter like Canada knows winter. Apparently, not even the North Pole. Today, one part of the Great White North is actually colder than anywhere else in the world. Brutally cold night in Alberta tonight, along with the snowstorm. https://t.co/8fNNR9K8sA— Kevin Lloyd ?? ?️‍? ?️ ?️ ?️ (@kevinlovestech) November 11, 2019 …

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Don Cherry fired for comments about immigrants and poppies

Veteran sportscaster and retired NHL coach Don Cherry has been fired as the longtime face of Hockey Night in Canada after making controversial remarks about immigrants and poppies (or an alleged lack thereof). Sportsnet confirmed the news on Twitter Monday afternoon, writing that Cherry had officially been fired from the Rogers-owned broadcast network. …

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Toronto could get up to 20 cm of snow today

People in Toronto will probably be shovelling by tonight. A special weather advisory has been put into effect by Environment Canada for the city of Toronto due to significant snowfall expected throughout the day.  Light snow is expected to begin this morning, and will become heavy at times throughout the afternoon, continuing into the evening. Snowfall accumulations of …

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Environment Canada issues winter weather travel advisory for Toronto

Snow is coming. Environment Canada has issued a “Winter Weather Travel Advisory” for Toronto, in effect for Monday into Monday night. According to the weather agency, snow will begin early Monday morning and continue through the evening. “Snowfall accumulations of 20 to 30 cm are possible by the time the snow …

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Alberta Will Be One Of The Coldest Places On Earth This Weekend At Nearly -30 C

If you live in Alberta, we’ve got some unfortunate news for you. According to The Weather Network, the coldest place on earth will be Alberta this coming weekend. Given the weather over the past couple of weeks, it’s not exactly impossible to believe, but it’s still pretty shocking.  Earlier today, Environment Canada …

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