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Embrace the holiday season in Toronto: Calendar of Events Life

By: Persis Abraham The Calvacade of Lights celebrates its 50th anniversary on Saturday to kick off a festive season of events in Toronto. Nathan Phillips Square is expected to be packed with people enjoying the annual tree-lighting, fireworks and various musical performances. The event starts at 7 p.m. with an audience sing-a-long led by the musical

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Peel Region garbage strike officially ends News

By: Persis Abraham Peel Region is encouraging residents to leave their garbage out after a strike involving 140 garbage collectors ended on Friday. The Peel Region twitter account announced the strike ended early in the morning. The Waste collection strike is over – a deal has been reached with the union. More details to come

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Toronto Public Health promotes benefits of flu shot Life, News

By Persis Abraham Getting a flu shot is the best way to avoid getting the virus, Toronto Public Health officials said Thursday. “Most of us think the flu is a minor infection where you can get better right away, but it can be very serious. Particularly  for people who have underlying health conditions,” Toronto’s Acting Medical Officer

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