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Ezra Levant Attacks Torontoist Reporter

5 days agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

The Rebel Media founder spoke to a small handful of young conservative men at Ryerson University Rebel Media’s Ezra Levant opened his speech at Ryerson University on Wednesday with a direct and highly personal attack against me. Before...Show More Summary

Restaurant Wunderkind PJ Goupil on Kampai Garden and Taking Risks

The young entrepreneur’s name is tied to a host of popular bars and eateries around town 10,000 square feet is a whole lot of restaurant to fill up with customers — that’s how big Shaughnessy Village newcomer Kampai Garden is. And PJ...Show More Summary

ISO: Info on Bunz? See The Doc For Free

5 days agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Tonight's world premiere of ISO: Tall Cans, Tokens, and Compassion may have a (donated) red carpet, but admission will be free. The Bunz Trading Zone and its legion of Toronto devotees is the subject of ISO: Tall Cans, Tokens, and Compassion,...Show More Summary

High Park’s Celebrity Capybara Couple Welcome Three Baby Pups

5 days agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Bonnie and Clyde are finally settling down. There are now three more capybaras in Toronto. As you’ll recall, the proud parents of triplets made international headlines last summer when they escaped from the High Park Zoo. The two capybaras, escaped from the park in May. Show More Summary

Where Miss Sloane Was Filmed in Toronto

5 days agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Toronto will be playing the role of (drum roll!) Washington, DC! 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. Show More Summary

12 Wonderful West Island Restaurants

The best of the west "The West Island? More like 'Waste Island'", snicker some inner-city folk at the prospect of heading out to Montreal's western suburbs. But it's not a meritless suburban wasteland out there beyond the metro line's reach: most municipalities have at least one standout eatery, if not several. Show More Summary

Federal Budget Demands That Transit Users Pay More

6 days agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

This seems like the wrong direction for a government committed to fighting climate change. The federal government released its 2017 budget on Wednesday. Perhaps most disappointing for Toronto’s transit riders is the cancellation of the public transit tax credit, which offered a 15 per cent tax credit on the price of a Metropass. Show More Summary

Look Back on Toronto’s Gay Bathhouse Raids

6 days agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Revisit stories of the people impacted by Toronto's 1981 bathhouse raids, which ignited Canada's queer rights movement. After a community meeting and consultation, facilitated by Myseum of Toronto, the storytellers of Queer in Your Ears...Show More Summary

Maple Syrup Tapping Signals Start of Spring

6 days agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

The Kortright Conservation Centre takes visitors back in time to trace Ontario’s sweet and sticky maple syrup heritage. It’s a Saturday afternoon in mid-March, and the maple tree sap in the Kortright sugarbush should be flowing. But a cold snap has frozen the faintly sweetened water into ice in the roots of the trees. Show More Summary

Where to Drink Wine in Montreal

The guide that will have you seeing red — and white, and rosé, and orange Quebec may not be a big wine producer, but that doesn't stop Montreal being a wine-loving city. There's also one big incentive to go out for a glass (or bottle)...Show More Summary

Organic Wonderland Fruiterie Mile End Opens Up A New Café, Délicieux

A plant-lovin’ operation Fruiterie Mile End is a Parc Avenue staple, known to many in the area for its towering arrangements of produce, dizzying tea selection, and copious array of organic products, all sold in an unfailingly clearShow More Summary

Truth is Stranger Than 6ix-tion: Toronto Filmmakers at Hot Docs 2017

6 days agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

A look at five powerful must-see docs by Toronto-based directors. Yesterday, the full schedule for Hot Docs 2017 rolled out, and the 24th edition of the Canadian International Documentary Festival has the strong lineup one would expect, with 230 films from 58 countries and nearly 48 per cent of the lineup directed by women. Show More Summary

From Switzerland to Toronto; “I Just Loved the City”

6 days agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

After a crisis in life, a new beginning. I was a high school teacher in Zurich. I taught French and German and history. And I loved it. But there was always a voice in the back of my mind saying, “Sabine! You should teach them how to...Show More Summary

Sing (or Headbang) Along to The Book of Mormon and Hard Core Logo Live!

Musical theatre fans can choose between the church of punk rock, or the Church of Latter Day Saints (both feature cuss words). It’s a question a critic often gets asked, especially by those who don’t see a lot of stage shows: “What’s...Show More Summary

In Photos: Geeking Out at Toronto Comic-Con

Degrassi Junior High's original cast members discuss how they got lucky. Fans of comics, fantasy, anime, cosplay, and gaming were on display all weekend long at Toronto ComiCon at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Along with costumes, comic books, and merchandise, fans got up close and personal with celebrities getting pictures and autographs. Show More Summary

Police Are Looking For The Chez Cora Kidnapper

It also turns out 911 didn’'t do a great job responding to the kidnapping Quebec’s provincial police, the Sûreté du Québec (SQ) have released details of a man they suspect in the kidnapping of the president of Quebec-based breakfastShow More Summary

Hey Bros: That Hooters is Now Open Downtown on Crescent

America’s biggest breastaurant arrives on the island Hey dudes, do you need a new hang spot to knock back some brewskis and brewchachos while surrounded by scantily-clad servers? You are in luck, as after a nine-month wait, MontrealShow More Summary

How Toronto’s Papers Covered the Trump/Russia Bombshell and Cardboard Trudeaus

But the robots are the real winners. In Front Page Challenge, Torontoist analyzes the best and worst of Toronto’s major dailies. Scandal engulfs the front pages of Toronto’s newspapers this morning, with tales of trust violated, fair...Show More Summary

Motels Along Kingston Road Tell The Story of Scarborough

No Vacancy exhibit shows the evolution of Toronto. By Myseum By Erin Sylvester If you’ve ever driven along Kingston Road in Scarborough, you’ve probably seen them. Motels, dotted between the small restaurants and big box stores that line the street. Show More Summary

Kristyn Wong-Tam Questions Mayor Tory’s Integrity After Cheat Sheet Leak

Mayor John Tory has some explaining to do. “What’s before us is an issue of leadership and integrity of decision-making. We all recognize we live in the most diverse city in the world, and the mayor often talks about inclusion and ensuring...Show More Summary

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