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By Neetu Thind and Heather VanAndel The elephants are staying in Toronto – for now. After months of setbacks, Toronto Zoo officials spoke to the media on Tuesday about the relocation of three elephants, Iringa, Toka and Thika. Talks to transport the elephants began almost a year ago but for now plans remain on hold.
By Sarah Rix The suspense and guessing end Monday evening when music fans find out which Canadian artist and album will take home the seventh annual Polaris Music Prize. Handed out at a gala at Toronto’s Masonic Temple – and accompanied by a $30,000 award – 10 short-listed musicians are vying for the honour. Although
By Matt Creed An increase in film productions in Toronto in 2011 could mean more jobs for Humber film and television grads. “Both last year and this year, there has been more productions in Ontario than ever before,” said Michael Glassbourg, program coordinator for Humber’s film and television program, in an interview with Humber News.
By Victoria Brown The Community Film Festival goes from the screen to the streets as it takes action by not only showing global community films, but helping communities as well. The Toronto festival will hold a conference on Monday with councillors Adam Vaughan of Trinity-Spadina and Shelley Carroll of Don Valley East, said Sandie
By Shumu Haque and Andrew Millichamp MPP Mike Colle (Liberal – Eglinton – Lawrence) tabled a bill today in the Ontario legislature to raise safety for gas station attendants and to curtail “gas and dash.” The proposed legislation was prompted by the death of Jayesh Prajapati, a gas station employee who was killed trying to
by Sarah MacDonald The Toronto Transit Commission will now operate the Light Rapid Transit, reversing an earlier decision by Metrolinx announced two weeks ago. The TTC announced Wednesday it will operate the Eglinton, Sheppard and Finch LRT lines once they are built in 2020 and Metrolinx’s private sector partner will maintain the assets, according
Mayor leads group of business professionals to the Windy City Lisa Gillan Toronto’s Mayor Rob Ford is blowing into Chicago Tuesday on the trail of trade winds, leading a charge of more than 60 Canadian business dignitaries. “The mayor’s goal for the mission is to renew a partnership agreement between the two cities and to
By Melinda Warren Two unidentified men were shot and killed early Tuesday morning in a Rexdale townhouse complex, leaving police with no suspects. The men were found in a laneway between a row of houses around 1:30 a.m. on Jamestown Cres. , near Martin Grove Road and Finch Avenue West. Toronto Police say an eyewitness