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

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.

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Charlotte Cornfield, seen here in a still from YouTube, plays PianoFest this week at the Burdock.

Charlotte Cornfield, seen here in a still from YouTube, plays PianoFest this week at the Burdock.

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Federal Infrastructure Dollars Coming to George Brown and OCAD

George Brown will use their grant to help build an "Innovation Exchange."

A rendering of George Brown College’s planned Waterfront Campus expansion. Photo courtesy of George Brown College

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 Monday, MP Adam Vaughan and MPP Han Dong announced George Brown College is getting more than $15 million to expand its waterfront campus, adding an “Innovation Exchange” at the mixed-use Daniels Waterfront complex. Another event is set for OCAD University on Tuesday, where Vaughan will be on hand again to make a funding announcement at that school. Details on the amount of money OCAD will be getting—and what they’re using it for—have yet to be revealed.

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