20 things to do in Toronto this October

20 things to do in Toronto this October

October is a month of transition in Toronto, where the fall atmosphere starts creeping in and the city transforms into a colourful place full of activities that take advantage of this crisp and comfortable season. Events for October 2022 are all about festivals like Venus Fest and PumpkinFest, exciting art experiences like Nuit Blanche, and ghostly affairs like Casa Loma’s … Read more

The rest of the world is finally clueing in on how to pronounce Toronto correctly

The rest of the world is finally clueing in on how to pronounce Toronto correctly

The rest of the world is finally cluing in on how to pronounce Toronto correctly If you live in Toronto or basically anywhere else in Ontario, you definitely know how to pronounce the name of Canada’s largest city. Well now it seems finally, the rest of the world (or maybe Canada itself) is picking up … Read more

10 major festivals and events taking place in Toronto this fall

10 major festivals and events taking place in Toronto this fall

Major fall festivals and events in Toronto for 2022 offer a variety of things to do while exploring the city’s cultural melting pot. From comedy festivals to art crawls, there are plenty of events to choose from. Currently, some keynote festivals and events have yet to be announced. Here are my picks for major festivals and events … Read more

Queanbeyan High School students feature in TV promotion to reduce smoking and vaping rates in young Indigenous people

Queanbeyan High School students feature in TV promotion to reduce smoking and vaping rates in young Indigenous people

A group of high school students from Queanbeyan, near Canberra, have become the stars of a new TV commercial aimed at reducing smoking in young people. The group behind the advertisement says if young Indigenous people smoke, they are not properly caring for themselves as individuals. So the narrative makes the case they should quit for something … Read more

Yonge and Bloor streets to be completely shut down for pedestrians

Yonge and Bloor streets to be completely shut down for pedestrians

Open Streets TO will be briefly closing parts of Yonge and Bloor Streets this weekend in an effort to mobilize pedestrian recreational activities. The program invites you to explore the temporarily car-free streets of downtown Toronto for an afternoon full of movement and entertainment. This weekend’s program will see the closure of Bloor Street between … Read more

Here are the best ways to beat Toronto traffic and crowds at the CNE in 2022

Here are the best ways to beat Toronto traffic and crowds at the CNE in 2022

After a two-year hiatus, the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) is about to make its long-awaited return. The 2022 CNE is scheduled to run from Aug. 19 to Sept. 5, 2022, marking the first instance of the annual summer celebration since it last lit up the Exhibition Grounds in 2019. And after so long without that iconic … Read more

The top 35 festivals in Toronto this fall

The top 35 festivals in Toronto this fall

Fall festivals in Toronto for 2022 offer an array of events where you can experience the city’s various cultures and subcultures. At this point in the year, some keynote festivals have yet to be announced. The list below will help you get started on your fall journey into Toronto’s food, entertainment and conference options. Here are my … Read more