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LANSBURY NOMINATED FOR FIRST OLIVIER

  At the age of 89, British actress Angela Lansbury has been nominated for her first Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.  Lansbury, best know for playing Jessica Fletcher on Murder Show Wrote, which airs on Vison TV, is nominated … read more

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HITMAKER MARC JORDAN GOES PUBLIC WITH HIS DYSLEXIA AND STRATEGIES HE’S USED ALL HIS LIFE

Now in his late 60s, Marc Jordan is only now talking about what it has been like to live with dyslexia.  The American-born Canadian singer-songwriter is going public with the condition he’s lived with all his life. Jordan burst onto … read more

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HAPPY 181ST BIRTHDAY TORONTO

  “Toronto the Good” is Toronto the old.  To be exact, the city is 181 years old today.  Toronto began as the Town of York which grew up around Fort York beginning in 1793.  On March 6th, 1834, the municipality … read more

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February 27, 1977 – Keith Richards Arrested in Toronto

Keith Richards was arrested at Toronto’s Harbour Castle Hotel, after an ounce of heroin was found following a raid of his hotel room by 15 RCMP.

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TORONTO’S INCOME GAP WIDENS AT DOUBLE THE NATIONAL RATE: UNITED WAY

Toronto is now the income inequality capital of Canada. A published report says a new United Way study shows the gap between rich and poor households in the city is widening at double the national pace. The study, to be … read more

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MASSEY HALL REVITALIZATION LAUNCHED

Phase one of the seven year Massey Hall Revitalization project was revealed Today. The presentation featured Federal Finance Minister Joe Oliver and Mayor John Tory as speakers at the launch.”This investment will be used to expand Massey Hall, and provide … read more

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COLLE AND TTC PUT PRESSURE ON BOMBARDIER FOR STREETCARS

TTC Chair Josh Colle says there’s a revised plan in place with Bombardier to get new Street cars on the road, soon. The TTC has only received four new street cars since August with the plan originally calling for 43 to … read more

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SPONSORS KEEP 12 ICE RINKS OPEN PAST SUNDAY DEADLINE

With our frigid weather, Mayor John Tory’s push to keep some skating rinks open around TO, has been successful. Before taking a skate out in front of City Hall, the Mayor announced that two sponsors, GFL Waste Management along with … read more

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CROWDFUNDING FOR LITTLE ELIJAH’S FUNERAL EXCEEDS EXPECTATIONS

Toronto residents are rallying behind the family of little Elijah Marsh, who died yesterday morning after wandering out of his grandmother’s apartment in the 401 and Bathurst Street area into the extreme cold.  A fundraiser set up online is asking … read more

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MAYOR TORY REVEALS “POVERTY REDUCTION STRATEGY”

Mayor John Tory revealed his Poverty Reduction Strategy which is calling for $2.2 million from the 2015 budget, and will focus on affordable housing, student nutrition, city services, food security, employment assistance, & transportation services for seniors. The announcement was … read more

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