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14 Hotspots For Healthy Eating in Montreal

No belt-loosening required For many, the start of a new year is all about "clean eating", but what’s the point if it doesn’t actually taste good? Rest assured that the restaurants below offer healthy options that taste just as good as...Show More Summary

Denzil Minnan-Wong Goes After Kristyn Wong-Tam on Twitter, Looks Really Terrible

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Not a good look, Deputy Mayor. @kristynwongtam @kristynwongtam prepared to waste and risk millions on a fanciful Expo bid and now is concerned about $500000 #crocodiletears — Denzil Minnan-Wong (@DenzilMW) January 25, 2017 Deputy Mayor...Show More Summary

Duly Quoted: Glenn De Baeremaeker, on the City Budget

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

The budget still faces another hurdle before it's finalized. “I think it’s a miraculous budget.” Glenn De Baeremaeker (Ward 38, Scarborough Centre) comments on the City budget, which won approval from the City Council budget committee on Tuesday. Show More Summary

Breaking: Mile End’s Hôtel Herman is Closing

No more lease equals no more restaurant Much-loved Mile End restaurant Hôtel Herman is set to close at the end of February. The restaurant made the announcement via Facebook on Wednesday afternoon. Headed up by Marc-Alexandre Mercier...Show More Summary

Toronto Police Threaten Bystander Taking Video of an Arrest

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Police officers tried to stop the witness filming the arrest. A bystander-recorded video of Toronto police restraining and Tasering a man during an arrest also shows the witness being threatened by officers that his phone would be seized as evidence. Show More Summary

The Restaurant Lobby Isn’t Jazzed by Quebec’s Minimum Wage Increases

But they’re happy the server wage is staying low The sizeable number of Quebec restaurant workers who earn the minimum wage (both the regular and “tipped” versions of it) are set to earn more starting from May this year — then a little more each year through to 2020. Show More Summary

Bangkok is Back From The Dead To Serve You Pad Thai, And Other Openings

And a bunch of places are expanding You want openings? Here are a bunch of recent ones. VILLAGE — Like a phoenix rising from the noodles, popular cheap-eats Thai spot Cuisine Bangkok is back in business. Bangkok was pushed out of the...Show More Summary

Photoist: Mai’s Grocery

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Mai’s Grocery by Dominic Bugatto. Photoist is a periodic photo series, featuring the best from the Torontoist Flickr Pool. The post Photoist: Mai’s Grocery appeared first on Torontoist.

Keep Talking, Start Walking

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Mental health is finally a priority on the health agenda, but we need to ensure that momentum continues. By Dr. Catherine Zahn This year, Bell Let’s Talk Day has extra urgency. Canadians have been watching our provincial and federal governments work to negotiate a new Health Accord. Show More Summary

Photoist: Goodbye, Honest Ed’s Alley

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Alley of Abandoned Dreams The post Photoist: Goodbye, Honest Ed’s Alley appeared first on Torontoist.

Regent Park Residents Weigh in on Ontario’s Basic Income Pilot Project

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Feedback continues until January 31. Mike Connell has a strong opinion on how to cook the perfect steak. A cook for the Yonge Street Mission, he enjoys his job and is quick to say so. He also has an opinion about basic income, whichShow More Summary

How Toronto’s Papers Covered President Trump’s Early Days

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

From NAFTA to "alternative facts," it's all Trump, all the time. In Front Page Challenge, Torontoist analyzes the best and worst of Toronto’s major dailies. In these early days of the new Trump administration, it appears there will be a showdown between the Oval Office and the press to win the hearts and minds of the public. Show More Summary

Live Blog: Municipal Budget 2017, Budget Committee Wrap-Up

4 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

All the budget analysis, context, and fact-checks you could want. Photo by Himy Syed from the Torontoist Flickr Pool. At this meeting, the Budget Committee does a final review of the budget before it goes to Executive Committee and then City Council. Show More Summary

How Accessibility-Focused Housing Design Benefits Everyone

4 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Two years ago, changes to the Ontario Building Code upped accessibility requirements for multiunit residential buildings. Public Works looks at public space, urban design, and city-building innovations from around the world, and considers what Toronto might learn from them. Show More Summary

St-Henri’s Sumac is Temporarily Out of Action

Also: less Egyptian food in the ‘burbs. ST-HENRI — Bad news for fans of hit Notre-Dame shawarma, falafel, and other Middle Eastern plates spot Sumac: you’ll have to get your spit-roasted meat and chickpeas needs sated elsewhere. An Eater...Show More Summary

Photoist: This is Toronto

4 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

This is Toronto by Sean Marshall. Photoist is a periodic photo series, featuring the best from the Torontoist Flickr Pool. The post Photoist: This is Toronto appeared first on Torontoist.

What to Do in Toronto, January 23–29: Piano Fest, Blanket Fort, Monster Jam

4 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Also attend closing parties for The Central and The Hoxton; talks on safe streets and fake news; concerts from Kid Koala, Jason Collett, and Hooded Fang; and a surprise album release for the late Handsome Ned. Urban Planner is your weekly curated guide to what’s on in Toronto—things that are local, affordable, and exceptional. Show More Summary

Federal Infrastructure Dollars Coming to George Brown and OCAD

4 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

George Brown will use their grant to help build an "Innovation Exchange." The federal government is rolling out more recipients of the Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund, and two Toronto schools are on the list. On...Show More Summary

Rémy Couture of CRémy Presents The Trump Doughnut

And other Montreal food world reactions to the inauguration and Women’s March Perhaps unsurprisingly, the weekend’s double whammy of significant international events seems to have drowned out any meaningful dining world news. Between...Show More Summary

Watch the Women’s March Take Over Nathan Phillips Square

4 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Trump's crowd had nothing on this. Video by Andrew Louis The day after Donald Trump’s inauguration, millions rallied and protested in cities worldwide as part of the Women’s March. An estimated crowd of 60,000 turned up in Toronto, many...Show More Summary

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