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A SURE SIGN OF SPRING

Here is a sure sign that spring has finally arrived. Weather permitting, Toronto’s five municipal golf courses will open officially Good Friday. Special twilight rates will be offered until April 30 to motivate people to get outside after the long … read more

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TORONTO PREPARES FOR FLAHERTY STATE FUNERAL

Dignitaries and the public will get a chance to say goodbye to Jim Flaherty today. A state funeral for the former finance minister will be held at Toronto’s St. James Cathedral this afternoon at 3:00. Prime Minister Harper, N-D-P Leader … read more

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STATE FUNERAL FOR JIM FLAHERTY TO BE HELD IN TORONTO

A state funeral for former finance minister, Jim Flaherty will be held Wednesday in Toronto. The honour is normally reserved for current and former governors general, prime ministers and sitting members of cabinet, although a state funeral may be offered … read more

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TORONTO ANNUAL SPRING CLEANUP

It’s nearly that time again for the Clean Toronto Together campaign. Beginning this month, city staff will be removing graffiti, cleaning up litter and hauling away trees and branches damaged by the winter. Clean up events will officially take place during Earth Week. … read more

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TORONTO POLICE MAKE ARRESTS IN SUSPECTED ELDER ABUSE CASE

Toronto police are warning older residents and their families to be wary as they investigate what they say is a case of elder abuse involving a 94-year-old woman and her housekeeper. Norma Marshall says she hired Vera Nunes as a … read more

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TORONTO CHRISTENS BLOOR STREET CULTURAL CORRIDOR

Toronto now has a second cultural area to complement the Entertainment District. The Bloor Street Cultural Corridor runs west from Bay to Bathurst. The Corridor is home to twelve leading cultural institutions, including the Royal Ontario Museum, Koerner Hall, Tafelmusik, … read more

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TORONTO SUBWAY TURNS 60.

Sunday marks the anniversary of a major signpost in Toronto’s history. Click on the link above to hear Ozzie Williams and his band performing The Subway Song, recorded in 1950 while work was underway for Toronto’s first subway. It finally … read more

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BILLY BISHOP EXPANSION GETS QUALIFIED APPROVAL BY EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Toronto’s Executive Committee has voted to proceed with Porter Airlines’ plans for jets at Billy Bishop airport. But very slowly. After a day of passionate debate and presentations by close to 200 members of the public, the Executive committee voted … read more

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SNOWSTORMS IN EASTERN AND WESTERN CANADA LEAVE TORONTO IN THE COLD

It’s very cold here in Toronto today, but you can be thankful we’re not in eastern or western Canada where significant snowfalls are expected.  Atlantic Canada is under a series of weather warnings as a powerful spring blizzard approaches.  Heavy … read more

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ARE YOU DRIVING ON ONE OF THE PROVINCE’S WORST ROADS? REPORT IT TO THE CAA

You may be driving on one of them during your daily commute.  The Worst Roads Campaign is being launched today by the CAA of South Central Ontario.  Over the next four weeks, Ontarians can vote online here, for the roads most … read more

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