• Canadian International AutoShow Toronto 2012

    Canadian International AutoShow Toronto 2012

     2012 Toronto auto show offers a glimpse into the future As a car lover, one of the highlights of the year for me is visiting the Canadian International AutoShow (CIAS) in Toronto. Presented by the Toronto Automobile Dealers Association (TADA), the CIAS is the largest consumer show of any kind in Canada in size and attendance and it takes place [...]

  • Smile!

    Smile!

    “If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love. Don’t be surly at home, then go out in the street and start grinning ‘Good morning’ at total strangers.” ― Maya Angelou  

  • Toronto Art Expo

    Toronto Art Expo

    The Toronto Art Expo, in its ninth year, is proud to introduce TORONTO FINE ART CONTEMPORARY: in the exhibition’s Central Court there will be featured some of the world’s largest Publishing Houses along with major galleries (Masterpiece Publishing, Deljou Art Group, Nan Miller and others along with globally renowned artists of the calibre of Matsutani, presenting exquisite works of value [...]

  • Sheppard Yonge subway station

    Sheppard Yonge subway station

    Yonge-University-Spadina trains run every 2-3 minutes during the rush hours and every 4-5 minutes outside the rush hours. DWAs are located on all subway and rapid transit (RT) platforms for your safety and convenience while you are waiting for your train. A DWA has brighter lights as well as an intercom, a closed-circuit television camera, a public telephone, and a [...]

  • TTC New Subway Train

    TTC New Subway Train

    The trains, built by Bombardier, carry about 10% more passengers than the current trains, or about 120 sleepy Torontonians on their morning commute. The car features an open-concept design which will allow people to walk from car to car. The cars also feature a number of new safety, health and accessibility features such as hand poles covered with an anti-bacterial [...]

  • Students Toronto

    Students Toronto

    Each teenager has his or her own unique interests, goals and strengths. Yet, every student should have the same opportunity to succeed and graduate from high school. That’s why the Ontario government is working with you to improve the learning experience for Grade 7 to 12 students. We share a common goal — to help all students build a promising [...]

  • Old City Hall Toronto

    Old City Hall Toronto

    Old City Hall was designed by Toronto architect Edward James Lennox whose later projects included Casa Loma and the King Edward Hotel. When Toronto’s fourth City Hall opened across Bay Street in 1965, Old City Hall became a courthouse for the Ontario government.

 

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/ June 22, 2012 9:46 am

West Won Fest, 2nd Year

West Won Fest is a not for profit community led group working with residents, community stakeholders to organize, stage and support community events that celebrate successes in our communities. West Won Neighbourhood Festival is formally supported by Action for Neighbourhood Change –Mount Dennis which receives funding and support from United Way of Greater Toronto. ANC-Mount Dennis is managed locally by Social [...]

/ March 6, 2012 10:30 am

Canadian International AutoShow Toronto 2012

 2012 Toronto auto show offers a glimpse into the future As a car lover, one of the highlights of the year for me is visiting the Canadian International AutoShow (CIAS) in Toronto. Presented by the Toronto Automobile Dealers Association (TADA), the CIAS is the largest consumer show of any kind in Canada in size and attendance and it takes place [...]

/ February 3, 2012 5:07 pm

Canada is starting to feel like Peru

Published On Thu Feb 02 2012 Peru’s then-president Alan Garcia celebrates independence day in Lima in 2008. ANDINA AGENCY/REUTERS Arno Kopecky This article is from The Tyee, the award-winning online source for news and ideas based in Vancouver. Articles from The Tyee will appear regularly on the Opinion page of thestar.com. Journalists across the country have gorged on the low-hanging [...]

/ February 3, 2012 5:02 pm

Alberta’s oilsands will get more sites to monitor contaminants

Bob Weber The Canadian Press EDMONTON—A long-awaited new plan from the federal and Alberta governments on how to gauge the environmental effects of the oilsands will watch for more contaminants, in more places, more often. But monitoring will be run — at least at first — by bureaucrats instead of an independent agency. Scientists who studied the old system had [...]

/ February 3, 2012 4:53 pm

Ontario students to protest high tuition Wednesday

Published On Tue Jan 31 2012 Louise Brown Education Reporter “Tens of thousands of students” angry that Ontario has the highest tuition fees in Canada are expected to protest Wednesday across the province, said the head of the Canadian Federation of Students–Ontario. They’re especially upset the McGuinty government broke what they say was a campaign promise to slash all undergraduate [...]

/ February 3, 2012 4:50 pm

Drummond Report: Long-awaited assessment on government cuts to be released Feb. 15

Don Drummond’s long-awaited report on slashing government spending to eliminate the deficit will be released Feb. 15. The ministry of finance confirmed Friday that Drummond, a former TD Bank chief economist hired by Premier Dalton McGuinty’s administration last March, is finally set to unveil his 400 recommendations. But in a series of interviews with the Star in recent weeks, he [...]

/ February 3, 2012 3:57 pm

“Spam” linked to diabetes risk in Native Americans

KERRY GRENS REUTERS NEWS AGENCY NEW YORK — In a new study, American Indians who frequently ate processed meat that comes in a can — a common food on reservations and one subsidized by the U.S. government — had a twofold increased risk of developing diabetes compared to those who ate little or none of the products generically known as [...]

/ February 3, 2012 3:45 pm

Future of Sony Centre, Massey Hall on the line

Get ready for transformations at two Toronto show palaces with rich histories and priceless memories of the way we were. Shaping up as the Toronto arts world’s No. 1 horse race in 2012 is the scramble to seize control of the beautifully restored Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, which may soon be up for grabs. Insiders are already buzzing [...]

/ February 3, 2012 3:40 pm

TSO trumpeter Andrew McCandless honours beloved childhood music teacher

By Trish Crawford Entertainment Reporter Jan 31, 2012 At first, Andrew and Danielle McCandless were calling their newborn son “little Mr. Jarrett.” Now the fair-haired toddler is just plain Jarrett, a name lovingly selected by his parents for the music teacher who changed Andrew McCandless’s life. McCandless is the principal trumpet for the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and recently soloed in [...]

/ February 3, 2012 2:59 pm

Albert Nobbs review: Glenn Close mans up

 Feb 02, 2012 Albert Nobbs Starring Glenn Close, Janet McTeer, Mia Wasikowska and Aaron Johnson. Directed by Rodrigo Garcia. 113 minutes. Opens Feb. 3 at the Varsity, Empress Walk. 14A Such a kind little man; the strangest man I’ve ever met, say the characters surrounding the diminutive waiter with the vapid stare and shy smile in Albert Nobbs. In fact, [...]

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