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The 15 most breathtaking lakes in Canada

Though it seems unbelievable, Canada is home to an estimated two million freshwater lakes, which cover more than 7 per cent of the country. (No wonder the canoe is a symbol of Canadiana and cottaging is one of our most popular summer pastimes.) Though it would be impossible to determine which …

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Environment Canada warns it’s going to be a snowy commute in Toronto on Thursday

It’s happening — the first winter weather warning of the season has been issued by Environment Canada for the city of Toronto. You can expect a messy mix of rain and sleet this evening, which is going to develop into snow overnight. Winter-like conditions expected overnight into tomorrow's commute. Drivers and cyclists are asked to …

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McDonald’s is offering $1 coffee across Canada for an entire month

‘Tis the season for deals so hot they make you forget how damn cold it is outside, Canada. McDonald’s will be offering patrons the chance to get cheap drinks for almost an entire month with a promo starting November 12 and running until December 8. The fast-food chain will be …

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Police looking for missing boy and girl last seen early Wednesday morning

Toronto police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing boy and girl. According to authorities, 13-year-old In Sung Lee and 15-year-old Ah Jung Lee were last seen on Wednesday, November 6, at 4:15 am, in the Nairn Avenue and St. Clair Avenue West area. In Sung Lee …

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Ikea is finally opening a store in downtown Toronto

The options for buying expensive furniture are endless in Toronto’s downtown core: A $4,000 futon from West Elm here, a $700 mirror from CB2 there… you could furnish your entire living room in a single afternoon, if only you had the extra cash. Ironically, most young people living in neighbourhoods where stores like these exist can’t …

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Scarily High Lead Levels Are Contaminating Thousands Of Ontario Schools’ Water

It seems the province’s drinking water has some pretty frightening contamination. A report released on November 5 shows thatOntario water lead levels are higher than advised in some 2,400 schools and daycares. That’s an alarming increase of 275%. 120 journalists from nine universities and 10 media organizations across Canada conducted a …

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Toronto could get up to 3 cm of snow this week

We may have avoided the snow up until now in Toronto, but sadly that won’t last for much longer. Winter is officially on its way, and the city is expected to see its first snowfall tomorrow.  While temperatures tumble across southern Ontario this week, the chance for snow is getting …

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Krispy Kreme is offering a dozen doughnuts for $1 July 19

Start saving your loonies, Canada. Krispy Kreme is celebrating its birthday on July 19 and for the occasion, the chain of doughnut-makers is selling its signature original glazed doughnuts by the dozen for just $1. Per the fine print on the one-day-only promotion, you can take advantage of the $1 …

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71 amazing events and festivals to check out in Toronto this summer

The easy, breezy days of summer have finally rolled in, complete with park hangs, BBQs, freshly opened swimming pools, and – most importantly – an abundance of events of all varieties. And luckily for you, we’ve tracked down the hottest summer events happening in the city and put together a …

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