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Pediatric Clinic Opens in TDSB School, Seeks to Make Healthcare More Accessible for Regent Park

Healthcare just became more accessible for families living in Regent Park—thanks to a pediatric clinic that opened on Tuesday, inside the TDSB’s Nelson Mandela Park Public School. The school-based clinic is an effort to improve access to healthcare for people who may otherwise experience barriers to healthcare in Toronto. “Language [barriers], social, financial, transportation,” explains […]

Extra, Extra: Kardinal Offishall Talks Pre-Drake Toronto Hip-Hop Scene, Poppy Box Theives Identified, Record Number of GTA Homes Sold in October

Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not to miss. Even before Drake became the 6ix god, the Toronto rap scene was full of talented MCs. One of the most famous is undoubtedly Kardinal Offishall. The Toronto rapper recently spoke about his experiences making it in the […]

Extra, Extra: Nuclear Disaster Pills Sent to East-Enders, a Poppy Pin Controversy, and a New Pediatric Clinic for Regent Park

Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not to miss. Potassium iodide pills have been shipped to residents of Durham Region and Scarborough who live within 10 km of the Pickering and Darlington Nuclear Generating Stations. The pills would reduce the risk of thyroid cancer in the […]

Actors Playing With Fire

We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as Southwest Africa, From the German Südwestafrika, Between the Years 1884-1915 The Theatre Centre (1115 Queen Street West) Runs to Nov. 29 $30

Where to Observe Remembrance Day 2015

Tomorrow is Remembrance Day, our annual occasion to pause and reflect on the sacrifices made by Canadian men and women in times of conflict. The City of Toronto offers a partial list of community observances Shaw Festival actors and Elora Festival singers. Below, you’ll find some of the day’s most prominent services:

Newsstand: November 10, 2015

Ontario has announced $498 million in funding to build new schools across the province. Taking to Davisville Junior Public School yesterday morning, Minister of Education Liz Sandals announced that 30 new schools will be built across Ontario, and that six schools in Toronto – Cardinal Newman Catholic Secondary School, St. Clement Catholic Secondary School, St. […]

Extra, Extra: Jose Bautista Talks Bat Flips, Toronto Hospital First for Non-invasive Brain Tumour Procedure, Day in the Life of John Tory

Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not to miss. Not one to shy away from the spotlight, epic bat-flipper and all-around baseball hero Jose Bautista has penned a response to those who have deigned to criticize his infamous Game-5-ALDS-playoff bat flip. “When you’re in that situation, […]

Walkshopping the Layered History of Mirvish Village

Mirvish Village was shaped by community involvement and engagement. A series of “walkshops” curated over the weekend by Westbank Projects Corp.—the developer that bought the 1.8-hectare property back in 2013—sought to create a space where public opinion could continue to have an effect on the redevelopment. “Walks are a fantastic way for people to really […]

Rep Cinema This Week: The Assassin, Heart of a Dog, Sicario

The best repertory and art-house screenings, special presentations, lectures, and limited engagements in Toronto. At rep cinemas this week: a meditative martial-arts epic, a moving reflection on love, loss and dogs who play keyboard, and a blistering drug-war thriller.

The Math Behind Minimum Grid

Photo by Torontoist Flickr pool On Monday, Oct. 26, pumpkins and potted plants appeared along Harbord Street to prevent cars from parking in bike lanes. This creative approach to protecting cyclists’ routes to work is just the latest reminder of the ongoing debate on how to improve cycling infrastructure in the city. Is cycling a […]

Historicist: November 11, 1919

When news of the armistice broke in the early hours of November 11, 1918, Toronto erupted into one of the largest and most exuberant celebrations that the city has ever seen. Torontonians weren’t just celebrating the end of a long and bloody conflict, but had a clear sense of victory and triumph. The traditions of […]