With a bevy of festivals quickly approaching, a chilly Canadian winter won’t be a strong enough deterrent to keep Torontonians within the confines of their homes. From genre-specific music festivals to art exhibits and three-course dinners, locals have plenty of reasons to brave the cold this season. The Observer samples some of Toronto’s ongoing and upcoming winter festivals.
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Mixed martial artist and Mississauga native Elias Theodorou is riding a three-fight win streak in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), his sport’s most reputable promotion. But despite a steadily rising stock, Theodorou is keeping his camp at home.
The emergence of iPods and mp3 players may have caused the near demise of the CD, but Toronto’s dozens of record stores are proof that vinyl is still alive and well. From the Danforth to Little Italy, one would be hard-pressed to venture into a neighborhood without its own purveyor of LPs, 45s and 12-inch singles.
Mayor John Tory is making his first attempt to revamp Toronto’s transit system since taking office last November.
Police arrested a suspected drug trafficker on Sept. 30.
A 17-year-old boy has surrendered to police in connection with a stabbing. The incident took place on the morning of Sept. 23 at Toronto’s George S. Henry Academy on Graydon Hall Drive .The boy surrendered…
A man has been charged with second-degree murder after a stabbing.
Police have arrested the latest suspect in the international child sexual abuse investigation known as Project Spade. The suspect, arrested Sept.22, was extradited to Canada from Washington D.C. Police say she was actively involved in…
Police allege a woman and her young son fled Norway and came to Canada under a false name and passport on June 20.
Toronto police arrested a man on Monday in connection with two convenience store robberies.