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Ontario government cuts Library Service funding by 50%

Toronto Library / Shutterstock The Province of Ontario is slashing Library Service funding by 50%. According to Barbara Franchetto, CEO of the Southern Ontario Library Service (SOLS), just after the 2019 budget was tabled, the ministry informed her that the SOLS would receive a funding cut of just over 50%. …

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Pape Station was absolute chaos this morning (PHOTOS)

chojulie/Twitter It’s been a rough start to the morning for hundreds of Torontonians today, as an earlier incident resulted in absolute chaos at Pape Station. Just before 8 am, the TTC tweeted that there was no service between St George and Pape Station as crews responded to an injury at …

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High Park cherry blossoms ‘well into the second stages of development’

Shutterstock In its latest update released on April 17, Sakura in High Park has announced that “all blossom buds now have green tips, which means the trees are well into the second stages of development.” The expected bloom date for Toronto’s most famous cherry blossoms is now estimated to take place at …

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It’s supposed to feel like 22°C in Toronto tomorrow

Shutterstock Toronto is still waiting to hit 20°C in 2019. But that wait has a real shot of finally ending tomorrow. A high of 19°C is being called for, with the temperature in the city feeling more like 22°C by the afternoon. In fact, the 7-day forecast for Toronto is full of double-digit temperatures: The …

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Someone compared Ontario’s new license plate to a box of Q-tips

WildWeaselGT / Reddit Last Thursday, the Ford government tabled its first budget. And as the budget date neared, information regarding a new licence plate logo was released, suggesting the provincial plates would receive a new slogan — and they did. ‘A Place to Grow’ is now the official slogan for licence plates in …

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Hundreds Of Ontario Teachers Get Layoff Notices As Class Sizes Are Set To Increase

Hundreds of Peel high school teachers have received layoff notices. Jon Bilous | Dreamstime Nearly 200 Peel District School Board high school teachers received layoff notices as the provincial government moves forward with class size increases.  Ontario Education Minister Lisa Thompson unveiled the province’s plans to increase Ontario class sizes for grades …

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Canadians Can Actually Get Fined $750Parking On Their Own Property

Canadian man gained a parking ticket after parking on his front lawn. A Toronto man was in for a surprise this week after he received a parking ticket for parking on his own lawn. Kazi Islam says he plans to fight the parking ticket that will cost him $750 for parking his …

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It looks like the world’s largest ‘bed cinema’ is coming to Toronto

For those who struggle the make the choice between going out and going to bed, a brand new event known as ‘Bed Cinema’ could be coming to Toronto to finally put your inner debate to rest. Billed as “the world’s most comfortable outdoor cinema,” Bed Cinema involves over 150 double …

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Paris firefighters respond to Trump’s advice on fighting Notre Dame fire

It was a scene that shocked and saddened onlookers at the scene, as well as viewers around the world on Monday morning: The world-famous, history-filled Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France, on fire. The Notre Dame Cathedral marks the heart of the city for locals and tourists alike, and is the most …

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Nick Jonas, Kevin Hart And Jack Black Spotted In Canada Filming New Jumanji Movie (VIDEO)

This is so exciting! We are incredibly happy that so many movies are filmed in Canada. One of the reasons? It seriously increases our chances of seeing stars in our own cities. The latest film to hit Canada for production? The sequel to Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. In other words, …

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