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This Toronto street takes holiday decorating to a whole new level (PHOTOS)

Now that the holiday season is officially underway, Torontonians are showing off their Christmas spirit by covering their homes in festive lights and decorations. And every year, one Toronto neighbourhood puts the rest of the city to shame with its Christmas decorations. Homeowners on Inglewood Drive in Moore Park have been decorating their yards with …

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The world’s largest YMCA is opening in Canada this January (PHOTOS)

Calgary may be home to what is currently considered the largest YMCA in the world — the Shane Homes YMCA clocked in at an astounding 284,000-sq-ft when it opened its doors in February – but a new centre is set to open that will steal that title… and it’s also located in …

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These Canadian Cities Will Have The Most Brutal Winter Of All Time Winters

Winter in Canada means knee-high boots, snow pants, and so many layers you can barely see your face. It means wearing gloves under your mittens and trying to stay cozy however you can. It also means being damn proud of just how miserable your city really is—and how tough its …

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The Biway $10 store is set to make a huge Toronto comeback

It’s been gone for years, but the Biway $10 store is expected to return to Toronto next year. According to a recent interview with Mal Coven, the retail veteran is planning on bringing back everyone’s favourite childhood store by August 2019. Retail Insider reports that the future site will be a 7,500-sq-ft …

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A massive new Nordic Spa is opening near Toronto in 2019

Construction of the long-awaited massive luxury Nordik Spa opening in Whitby is currently underway and developers are expecting an opening date in Fall 2019. The spa will be located just 45 km from Toronto near Cullen Central Park (300 Taunton Road) and will be built over an area of 385,423-sq-ft in the heart …

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9-year-old girl calls 911 after her mom tells her to clean her room: OPP

Police say it takes 2 officers about 30 minutes to respond to a call An incident that occurred over the weekend has prompted Ontario Provincial Police to issue a reminder to parents and caregivers to talk to children about making 911 calls. A nine-year-old girl called 911 Saturday because her mom …

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There’s a Santa Speedo Run happening in Toronto December 15

Everybody’s favourite non-running event returns this weekend, as the annual Santa Speedo Run takes the streets of Toronto.   On Saturday, December 15, the Bloor-Yorkville Business Improvement Area (BY BIA) invites the public to cheer on the 12th annual Santa Speedo Run – a “cheeky” little jog through the Bloor-Yorkville …

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IKEA hosting Swedish-style Christmas buffets across Canada this month

IKEA is introducing Swedish Christmas traditions to Canada this December.   The Swedish retailer is offering a traditional Swedish Christmas smörgåsbord, called a Julbord, at its restaurants and cafes on select dates throughout the month. The grand feast is priced at less than $20 (Regular $19.99; $7.99 for ages 12 and under, $15.99 …

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Black residents 20 times more likely to be involved in fatal shooting by Toronto Police: report

A Black person is nearly 20 times more likely than a White person to be involved in a fatal shooting by the Toronto Police, according to a report by the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC). The interim report, titled A collective impact, was released on December 10, which coincides with International …

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Ontario Police Stopped A Drunk Dirver While Going Over 180 km/h With Small Kids In The Car

A 35-year-old Brampton man has been charged with impaired driving and stunt driving after being nabbed travelling over 180 km/hr on a Toronto highway while intoxicated. The driver also had two young children in his vehicle at the time, police say. Ontario Provincial Police Sgt. Kerry Schmidt says the driver was tracked …

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