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Do the Raptors Win More When Drake Sits Courtside?

2 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

The Raptors are 20-1 in the last 21 home games that Drake hasn't attended. Drake Week celebrates all things Toronto and Drake in anticipation of the city hype man’s latest album, Views from the 6. Since 2013, Drake has been the global ambassador for the Toronto Raptors, a title as ambiguous as it is grandiose. Show More Summary

Newsstand: April 14, 2016

2 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

In the news: Story So Far frontman Parker Cannon has officially gotten barred from the Mod Club after Sunday’s video of him dropkicking a fan offstage. Said fan, Becca Ilic, took to Facebook to apologize, calling the band “amazing” and...Show More Summary

Newsstand: April 15, 2016

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

In the news this morning: the only officer to be charged after the G20 protests thinks a one-year demotion is too much, columnists have bad ideas, rent is still going up, and Postmedia might make some money. Mark Fenton, the only senior...Show More Summary

Extra, Extra: Baby’s First Jays Game, Doctor-Assisted Dying Closer to Legalization, and Canada Post Delivers Sexist, Racist News

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not to miss. Take me out the ball game…or maybe don’t. At last night’s Jays game, one keen Redditor took a conspicuous photo of a young woman in the crowd, Googling how long baseball games typically last. Show More Summary

How One Pioneering Toronto Dentist Saved a Million Teeth

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Now and Then explores the stories behind Toronto’s historical plaques and monuments. The children were desperate: they touted “furred” tongues, “foul gasses emitted from the mouths,” their bodies “veritable hotbeds for every speciesShow More Summary

This Mapping Tool Shows How Accessible Food is in Your Neighbourhood

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Toronto may have hip restaurants aplenty, but Food by Ward shows that when it comes to food security, some neighbourhoods are falling behind. Toronto is used to getting accolades for its hip and culturally diverse food scene. After all,...Show More Summary

Reel Toronto: All the Toronto Locations in Drake’s Music Videos

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Toronto’s extensive work on the silver screen reveals that, while we have the chameleonic ability to look like anywhere from New York City to Moscow, the disguise doesn’t always hold up to scrutiny. The post Reel Toronto: All the Toronto Locations in Drake’s Music Videos appeared first on Torontoist.

Extra, Extra: OCAD Gets A Makeover, The Library Smells, And Gordan Ramsay in Toronto

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not to miss. The campus surrounding the ugly, mouldy loaf stabbed by coloured pencils will get a makeover. The province announced it will put $24 million toward rebuilding parts of OCAD University’s downtown campus. Show More Summary

Visiting The Wizard of Oz. . . and Killer Joe

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

YPT’s family classic and the Coal Mine’s violent thriller have nothing in common—except terrific performances. The Wizard of Oz Young People’s Theatre (165 Front Street East) Runs to May 15 Tickets: $10 – $45 Killer Joe Coal Mine Theatre...Show More Summary

Inquest Launched into Death of Andrew Loku

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Loku died after he was shot by police in 2015. After weeks of protest from Black Lives Matter Toronto, an Ontario coroner is launching an inquest into the death of Andrew Loku. Dr. James Edwards, Regional Supervising Coroner for Central Region, Toronto East Office, announced the inquest Wednesday afternoon. Show More Summary

This Artist Created a 3D Exhibit To Get the Government Moving on TTC Overcrowding

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

3D art for the better way. An upcoming art exhibit will allow you to relive the cramped details of your TTC commute, all in glorious 3D. Entitled “Congestion in 3D,” the exhibit from local artist Trevor Twells, 24, promises to recreate...Show More Summary

Idle No More Toronto Stages Protest in Response to Attawapiskat State of Emergency

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

The group is demanding improved access to resources for young people. They lie, their bodies splayed across the tiled floor of the cramped office, each one representing the death by suicide of a young person in Attawapiskat. This isShow More Summary

Drake and River Tiber Tease Their Albums

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

#ICYMI, Sound Advice provides a roundup of noteworthy musical happenings in the city some call The 6ix. River Tiber: As the march towards a full-length album continues, Toronto producer-artist River Tiber (real name Tommy Paxton-Beesley) dropped a couple of new cuts to hold us over. Show More Summary

Why Stories of LGBTQ Sexual Assault are Underreported

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Mainstream narratives about sexual assault rarely focus on LGBTQ survivors, rendering many of their stories invisible. The first time Sarah S. was sexually assaulted, they weren’t sure that what happened to them was wrong. They were just 18, spending a weekend at their friend’s cottage to celebrate the end of their high school career. Show More Summary

Newsstand: April 13, 2016

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

In the news: Toronto postal worker is a douche, 4D cinemas to hit theatres this summer, TTC yoga, and the UPX goes down. If it’s been 12 years and you still haven’t received a reply from Santa, your letters are probably in the back of some guy’s closet. Show More Summary

Extra, Extra: Selfie Snob Kicked Off Stage, a Ryerson Men’s Rights Lawsuit, and Jail Time For Smuggling Turtles

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not to miss. I bet this girl wishes she brought her selfie stick. A young woman was kicked—literally kicked—off stage by the lead singer of a pop-punk...Show More Summary

Wait, How Are You Supposed to Spell the 6ix, the Six, or the 6?

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Torontoist copy editors debate this all-important issue. Drake Week celebrates all things Toronto and Drake in anticipation of the city hype man’s latest album, Views from the 6. Torontoist is in the midst of revamping its house style...Show More Summary

Front Page Challenge: Who Will Wynne?

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

In Front Page Challenge, Torontoist analyzes the best and worst of Toronto’s major dailies. On Monday, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne revealed her plans to tighten up loopholes in the province’s political fundraising standards. Can you...Show More Summary

LGBTQ Parents Issue Charter Challenge Against Ontario Government

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Cy and Ruby's Act was tabled in October 2015, but it remains stalled. Charter challenge issued against ON Gov. Inaction on #CyandRuby Act = #LGBTQ parents discriminated #parkHP #onpoli pic.twitter.com/RS12QEqGbE — Cheri DiNovo (@CheriDiNovo)...Show More Summary

Newsstand: April 12, 2016

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

In the news: TDSB trustee Howard Kaplan has died, man arrested in connection to TTC bomb threats, and the Argonauts return to Guelph. Toronto public school trustee Howard Kaplan has died. The 72-year-old, five-year representive of Ward...Show More Summary

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