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‘BIG’ new textile exhibit at ROM

November 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Heather VanAndel The Royal Ontario Museum unveiled its BIG new exhibit on Saturday. Located in the Patricia Harris Gallery of Textiles and Costume on level four of the ROM, BIG displays objects from every...

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Shakespeare is play for Toronto kids

November 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Patricia Brotzel Love goes toward love, as schoolboys from their books. But love from love, towards school with heavy looks. – Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet (Act II, scene II) Written in iambic pentameter and...

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Santa Claus gives parade preview

November 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Briar Hopley and Shylo Adams [SlideDeck2 id=10984 iframe=1] What’s old is now new in this year’s Toronto Santa Claus Parade. This year’s parade will take place on Sunday, Nov. 18 but media got a...

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Bowel symptoms misdiagnosed, survey shows

November 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Stacey Thompson A recent survey by the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Canada shows Irritable Bowel Disease (IBD) is not diagnosed quickly enough. The Impact of IBD Survey found 71 per cent of people...

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By Sarah MacDonald and Jessy Bains Governor General David Johnston appeared at Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto for the opening of Centre for Research in Image-Guided Therapeutics. The facility will help with innovative work in an...

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iPad mini launches in Canada

November 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Adriano Mancini & Matthew Smith The Ipad mini was officially available to the public for purchase in Canada and Humber News was at Sherway Gardens in Etobicoke for the launch....

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MPs pass anti-riot mask legislation

November 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Andrew Schopp Participating in a riot wearing a mask could land you in prison for up to 10 years, according to a private members bill passed in the House of Commons. Bill C-309, sponsored...

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Mr. Christie’s Etobicoke factory to close

November 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Bianca Bykhovsky After more than 60 years baking cookies and crackers,  Mr. Christie’s factory in Etobicoke will shut down in the new year, leaving 550 employees without work. Mondeléz International Incorporated -the Ilinois-based company...

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Art or vandalism?

November 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Julie Fish Toronto’s new graffiti panel will meet for the first time Friday, Nov. 2 to decide whether many graffiti paintings around the City are ‘art’ or ‘vandalism.’ What do you think? [SlideDeck2 id=10869...

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Royal Agricultural Winter Fair kicks off Friday

November 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Briar Hopley and Jessy Bains Cattle, llama’s and goats – oh my! The Exhibition Place is packed with animals from across Canada for The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. The fair is celebrating its 90th...

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