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Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not to miss. The University of Toronto has received $114 million from the federal government, the largest single research grant in the school’s history. Under the Canada First Excellence Research Fund, Minister of State for Science and Technology Ed Holder […]
“Do you support or oppose Toronto making a bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games?” Approve: 61% Disapprove: 30% Not Sure: 9% Poll taken: July 27, 2015 Sample size: 755 Margin of Error: ±4.00%, 19 times out of 20 Methodology: Interactive voice response telephone survey Conducted by: Forum Research NOTES: A poll published yesterday by […]
Hundreds of protesters took to Eglinton Gilbert Parkette yesterday evening to demand justice for Jermaine Carby and Andrew Loku, who both recently died at the hands of local police. The protestors eventually took to Allen Road, and shut down the arterial as they shared a refrain, “Black lives matter.” Much of the reaction to the […]
Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not to miss. Have your Facebook posts ever been “liked” by a waddle of penguins? If so, the RCMP may be watching you. Officers reportedly created a fake Facebook profile, Bebop Arooney, with a profile picture of three penguins gathered […]
The best repertory and art-house screenings, special presentations, lectures, and limited engagements in Toronto. At rep cinemas this week: an experimental riff on Flaubert, Sarah Polley’s moving family saga, and a sobering critique of the Indonesian death squads.
SPOTTED BY: Tharanga Ramanayake WHERE: CityPlace WHEN: Sunday, July 26, 10:00 p.m. WHAT:The Pan Am Games closed with a literal bang, as evidenced by the time-lapse footage from one Torontoist reader of last night’s jaw-dropping CN Tower fireworks display. According to Joshua Hind, the PANAMANIA site manager at Nathan Phillips Square, the CN Tower display […]
Earlier today, Toronto Public Health declared a heat alert for the city, as temperatures are expected to hit 38 degrees Celsius with the humidex. We all know it’s hot—after all, our fans are on the highest setting, and our ice packs are ready. But TPH deals with hot weather on a different scale, and they […]
As an expression of a new, secular Jewish culture, “Yiddish theatre served an important psychological function for the Jewish immigrant” in Toronto, historian Stephen A. Speisman writes in The Jews of Toronto: A History to 1937 (McClelland & Stewart, 2005 ). “[I]t was a place where he could laugh uproariously after a day in the […]
You know what’s world-class? PANAMANIA’s music festival programming. Here’s our guide to the must-see free music shows of the day, every day, during the fest. – Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue Panamania Live @ Nathan Phillips Square (100 Queen Street West) Friday, July 24 at 9:45 p.m.
A lot happens in the course of a workweek. Here’s a look back at the top stories from the past five days that you might have missed, or might care to revisit. Mimico Creek Ducks Return Home A week-and-a-half ago, an accident on Highway 427 resulted in a 6,000 litre oil spill, some of which […]
Well, it took its sweet time, but we seem to be actually getting a warm summer now and that means that we’re all more prone to going out and having some fun. As you’ve no doubt heard, this weekend is the Toronto Festival of Beer, arguably the city’s largest beer festival. However, if watching dudebros […]
BY: Gino Graffiti LOCATION: Unknown PHOTO BY: Georgete P. FIELD NOTES: Times are tough for artists. It’s not enough to be skilled and resourceful, we all need side jobs to fund our creativity. For some of us it’s bartending and serving, or writing a weekly column about graffiti, or even getting into the lucrative potato […]
Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not to miss. Loblaw Companies Ltd. has announced plans to close 52 unprofitable stores across the country in the next 12 months. Though the company hasn’t yet released which locations are slated for closure, Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs […]