toronto canada: Events and Festivals in Toronto During 2012 - 01/29/12 10:35 PM
Events and Festivals in Toronto During 2012
Toronto, Ontario, Canada is a great city to live in and a fantastic place for tourists to visit.  Toronto has many exciting festivals and events scheduled throughout our great city throughout 2012.
Learn about many of these fun filled events and festivals by visiting the Toronto Festivals and Events Calendar at wx.toronto.ca/festevents.nsf
Events and Festivals in Toronto During 2012
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toronto canada: 35th Annual Toronto International Film Festival - Films, Hollywood Stars, Potential Oscar Winners and More!!! - 09/09/11 07:05 AM
35th Annual Toronto International Film Festival - Films, Hollywood Stars, Potential Oscar Winners and More!!!
It's that time of the year again for the Toronto International Film Festival ("TIFF") running from September 8, 2011 to September 18, 2011 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Toronto International Film Festival is a rival to the Cannes Film Festival in France.
TIFF, which started in 1976, is known around the world.  Movie screenings are open to industry members as well as the public.
According to Wikipedia, TIFF showcased 339 films from 59 countries at 32 screens in downtown Toronto venues in 2010.
Many Hollywood studios, … (3 comments)

toronto canada: Many activities at the 2011 Canadian National Exhibition - 08/14/11 11:47 PM
Many activities at the 2011 Canadian National Exhibition
The 2011 Canadian National Exhibition runs from August 19, 2011 to September 5, 2011.
The CNE will have many exciting activities during the 2011 edition.  Some of these activities include
Air Shows Concerts Celebrity Demonstrations Live Entertainment Artists Special Events Tribute Bands Competitions Parades Ice Shows Baseball Tournaments Midway Shopping Food Building Games Casino Farm Horseshow Garden Show Human Cannonball and so much more
Details are available at www.theex.com.
Many activities at the 2011 Canadian National Exhibition
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toronto canada: What Historic Museums are Operated by the City of Toronto? - 08/01/11 07:48 AM
What Historic Museums are Operated by the City of Toronto?
The City of Toronto operates several historic museums including
Colborne Lodge Fort York National Historic Site Gibson House Museum Historic Zion Schoolhouse Mackenzie House Montgomery's Inn Scarborough Museum Spadina Museum:  Historic House and Gardens Todmorden Mills Heritage Site York Museum To find out the locations of each of these museums, parking availability, admission prices and hours, telephone hour and the nature of museum, visit the City of Toronto website at www.toronto.ca/culture/museums/locations.htm
What Historic Museums are Operated by the City of Toronto?
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toronto canada: What Cultural Centres are Operated by the City of Toronto? - 08/01/11 07:48 AM
What Cultural Centres are Operated by the City of Toronto?
The City of Toronto operates the following cultural centres:
Assembly Hall Cedar Ridge Creative Centre Etobicoke Civic Centre Art Gallery Franklin Carmichael Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art Neilson Park Creative Centre Scarborough Civic Centre Gallery The Don Valley Brickworks The Guild The Market Gallery Zion Church Cultural Centre Visit the City of Toronto website for links to the website for each of the cultural centres at http://www.toronto.ca/culture/artcentres.htm
What Cultural Centres are Operated by the City of Toronto?
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toronto canada: Have a Themed Birthday Party at a Toronto Historic Museum - 08/01/11 07:48 AM
Have a Themed Birthday Party at a Toronto Historic Museum
Planning a birthday party for that special child in your life?  Consider having a themed birthday party at one of the following Historic Museums operated by the City of Toronto includign:
Colborne Lodge Gibson House Historic Fort York Mackenzie House Scarborough Museum Spadina Museum: HIstoric House and Gardens Todmorden Mills Heritage Museum and Arts Centre Detailed information including location, contact information, types of themed birthday parties, and much more can be found on the City of Toronto website at
www.toronto.ca/culture/museums/birthdays.htm
Have a Themed Birthday Party at a Toronto Historic Museum
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toronto canada: When will The Ex be open for the 2011 season? - 07/28/11 06:10 AM
When will The Ex be open for the 2011 season?
It is hard to believe that the summer will be drawing to a close in just a few short weeks.  One of the big signals that the summer is almost over is the annual Canadian National Exhibition.
The CNE will be open from August 19, 2011 to September 5, 2011 (Labour Day).  According to the countdown clock at www.theex.com, the opening of The Ex is just 22 days, 3 hours and 47 minutes from the time that I posted this post.
When will The Ex be open for the 2011 season?
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toronto canada: What is closed on Canada Day 2011 in Toronto, Ontario? - 06/25/11 02:05 PM
What is closed on Canada Day 2011 in Toronto, Ontario?
Friday, July 1, 2011 is Canada Day in Ontario and across Canada. Since Canada Day is a statutory holiday in Ontario, there will be many closures. In addition, some services will operate on a holiday schedule. Below is a list of some of the closures for Canada Day 2011 in Toronto, Ontario.
The following will be closed:
Government offices (municipal, provincial and federal) except for a very limited number of services Libraries Canada Post Stores, shopping centres, plazas, grocery stores (some shopping may be available in designated tourist areas or where … (1 comments)

toronto canada: Public Transit and GO Transit Schedules on Family Day 2011 in Toronto - 02/20/11 09:29 AM
Public Transit and GO Transit Schedules on Family Day 2011 in Toronto
Family Day 2011 occurs on Monday, February 21, 2011.
Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) buses, subways, streetcars and LRT will be operating on a Sunday / holiday service.
GO Transit, including GO buses and GO trains, will be operating on a Saturday schedule.
Transit schedules are available at www.gotransit.ca and www.ttc.ca
Public Transit and GO Transit Schedules on Family Day 2011 in Toronto
 
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toronto canada: Volunteer with Toronto Special Events - 01/29/11 11:35 PM
Volunteer with Toronto Special Events
Do you enjoy volunteering?  Volunteer with Toronto Special Events.  Some of the benefits, as described by the City of Toronto, include:
assist at some of Canada’s leading festivals acquire new skills in event production experience the great feeling of helping your City of Toronto be a liveable city contribute to your City’s well-being earn hours towards community service Some events where you can volunteer include
Family Day Special Event Doors Open Toronto Canada Day Scotiabank Nuit Blanche Calvacade of Lights More information and details regarding the application process are available on the City of Toronto's website … (0 comments)

toronto canada: City of Toronto Dinesafe website - 01/29/11 10:54 PM
City of Toronto Dinesafe website
The City of Toronto operates a Dinesafe website to provide information relating to the Toronto Public Health Food Premises Inspection and Disclosure system.
The inspection report information posted at the Dinesafe website describes conditions found in food premises within the City of Toronto at the time of the most recent Toronto Public Health inspection.
The Dinesafe website advices how quickly inspection reports are posted to the site.
The Dinesafe website is at www.toronto.ca/health/dinesafe/
City of Toronto Dinesafe website
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toronto canada: Green Toronto Awards - Nominations Close February 7, 2011 - 01/29/11 10:44 PM
Green Toronto Awards - Nominations Close February 7, 2011
Nominations for the City of Toronto's 2011 Green Toronto Awards are being accepted until midnight on February 7, 2011.  The Green Toronto Awards are "environmental awards of excellence honour and celebrate the individuals, organizations and companies that are helping lead the way to a cleaner, greener and more liveable Toronto" as per the awards website.
Nominations can be made in the following categories
Green Home Green Business Community Project Youth Leadership Energy Conservation Environmental Awarenesss Green Design Leadership Local Food Water Efficiency Complete details regarding the eligibility rules, nomination process, judging process, … (0 comments)

toronto canada: Which pools in Toronto have extended pool hours during extreme heat alerts? - 01/23/11 12:28 AM
Which pools in Toronto have extended pool hours during extreme heat alerts?
During Extreme Heat Alerts, the City of Toronto extends the operating hours of approximately ten (10) swimming pools across Toronto.  The pools that offer extended hours are listed at http://www.toronto.ca/parks/swimming/extended.htm
You can find out if an Extreme Heat Alert has been declared by visiting http://www.toronto.ca/health/heatalerts/index.htm or by listening to local news stations.
Which pools in Toronto have extended pool hours during extreme heat alerts?
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toronto canada: Did you miss the Toronto Santa Claus Parade? - See it Repeated on TV - 11/21/10 06:09 PM
Did you miss the Toronto Santa Claus Parade? - See it Repeated on TV
The 106th annual Toronto Santa Claus parade was held earlier today.  It was very exciting to see Santa Claus arrive in downtown Toronto.
If you missed the parade or want to see it again, simply turn your television to CP24 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. tonight (Sunday November 21, 2010).
Enjoy!!!
Did you miss the Toronto Santa Claus Parade? - See it Repeated on TV
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toronto canada: How to Replace Your Damaged City of Toronto Garbage or Recycling Bin - 11/21/10 12:11 PM
How to Replace Your Damaged City of Toronto Garbage or Recycling Bin
If your City of Toronto garbage bin or recyling bin becomes damaged, you can request repair to the bin by
calling 311; or completing the appropriate online form at www.toronto.ca/311/. City of Toronto staff will make arrangements for the bin to be repaired if you comply with all of the requirements of the bin repair program.
How to Replace Your Damaged City of Toronto Garbage or Recycling Bin
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toronto canada: Did the City of Toronto miss picking up your bulky items on garbage collection day? - 11/21/10 12:00 PM
Did the City of Toronto miss picking up your bulky items on garbage collection day?
If the City of Toronto garbage collection workers did not pick up your bulky items such as furniture, appliances and other items on garbage collection day, you can
call 311 for assistance complete the applicable online form available at www.toronto.ca/311/ City of Toronto staff will assist you with your problem assuming that you complied with all of the bulky item collection rules.
Did the City of Toronto miss picking up your bulky items on garbage collection day?
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toronto canada: Toronto's 106th Annual Santa Claus Parade - November 21, 2010 - 11/21/10 11:43 AM
Toronto's 106th Annual Santa Claus Parade - November 21, 2010
Santa Claus will be arriving in downtown Toronto during the 106th annual Santa Claus Parade which starts at 12:45 p.m. on Sunday November 21, 2010.
The Santa Claus Parade will start in downtown Toronto at the Christie Pits which are in the Bathurst / Bloor area, go east along Bloor to Avenue Road, then turn south, continue past Queen's Park, turn east onto Dundas, south onto Yonge Street and then east along Front Street.  The Santa Claus Parade will end at the St. Lawrence Market located at Front and Church.
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toronto canada: New City of Toronto Sign By-law - 10/24/10 10:33 PM
New City of Toronto Sign By-law
Effective April 6, 2010, the City of Toronto municipal council passed a new sign by-law.  The sign by-law harmonized the six previous sign by-laws that existed for the five cities (Toronto, North York, Scarborough, Etobicoke and York) and one borough (East York) that amalgamated together into the City of Toronto back in 1997.  Thus, one sign by-law will apply across the amalgamated City of Toronto rather than six different by-laws for different parts of the City of Toronto.
Details about the new sign by-law are available at www.toronto.ca/signbylawproject/index.htm
New City of Toronto Sign By-law
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toronto canada: Toronto - Vote in the Critical October 25, 2010 Municipal Election - 10/24/10 09:11 PM
Toronto - Vote in the Critical October 25, 2010 Municipal Election
The City of Toronto municipal election is on Monday, October 25, 2010.  Polling stations are open from 10 a.m to 8 p.m.
This is a very important election for Toronto.  There are many issues for council to address over the next four years until the next election.
A new mayor will be elected.  The race for mayor is extremely tight.
Many ward councillors have retired and therefore, many wards will have new councillors elected.  School trustees for the public school board, separate Catholic school board and French school boards are … (3 comments)

 
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