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Polaris Music Prize comes down to wire Uncategorized

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

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Toronto film productions see 25 per cent boost Uncategorized

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.

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UPDATE: TTC to run LRT lines News

  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

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Rob Ford kicks off Chicago trip News

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

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