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Tours Taking Canada By Storm This Fall 2018

  For all of the Canadian music buffs, this fall promises to be a good one as it’s jam packed with tour dates. A plethora of iconic musicians have tour stops scheduled in multiple cities in the great north over the next few months. Whether you’re into rap, pop, country or any other genre of […]

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Where To Spot Celebrities During TIFF

  This year, the Toronto International Film Festival, TIFF for short, will take place from September 6th – September 16th. During this period of time, Toronto will be overflowing with celebrity star power. If you’re not one of the lucky few to get a red carpet pass, you might be wondering where you can accidentally […]

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Charcoal Invasion – Toronto Restaurants Hopping On The Carbonaceous Bandwagon

Photo: ihalokrunch on Instagram   Lately, it seems like every other restaurant is adding a charcoal infused dish to their menu. Why?  For one, it makes for interesting snaps. Try walking into an ice cream parlour serving charcoal-infused ice cream without spotting someone taking a selfie with their inky black frozen treat. It’s nearly impossible. Charcoal […]

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What To Expect At The CNE This Summer

  The Canadian Nation Exhibition (CNE), also known as “The Ex,” is back this year with 17 days of ridiculous rides, eccentric eats, and sensational shows. From a casino to a friendly farm, the fair has something for every age group. Whether you’re going on a date, taking your kids, or hanging out with a […]

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The Four Most Underrated Ontario Museums

Photo: sciencenorth on Instagram   Ontario has some amazing museums for curious minds looking to explore the past and the present. These museums feature magnificent art, ancient artifacts, and interactive exhibits for people of all ages to expand their knowledge and delve into history. Museums are a particularly great activity for rainy summer days, which […]

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Breezy Summer Beach Books

Photo: chaptersindigo on Instagram   Are you looking for an easy beach read? We’ve got you covered. This list includes some old classics as well as some fresh releases and all promise to entertain you as you soak up the rays or sit sipping mojitos in the shade. Whether you’re lounging by the pool, the […]

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The 8 Films You Never Knew Were Filmed In Canada

Photo: filmup.co on Instagram   Although the United States is home to Hollywood, the movie mecca of the world, Canada has had its fair share of blockbuster films shot on its soil. Unlike some films which were filmed on location, like The Beach in Thailand or The Hangover in Las Vegas, some producers choose the […]

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Tours Hitting Canadian Cities This Summer That You Won’t Want To Miss

Photo: thethrillofitallworldtour on Instagram With tons of new music out this summer, musicians are hitting the road on tours.  Over the next few months, you can catch Ed Sheeran,  Taylor Swift and many more artists as they perform in various Canadian cities.  We’ve highlighted some of our top picks below. Eagles The death of the […]

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Canada Day Activities Across The Country

Besides blessing us with the wonders of maple syrup, hockey and Drake, the True North is also a beautiful, free land where many cultures live together in harmony. After all, we have the scenic Rockies, Lake Ontario and the tranquil nature of the Maritimes to add character to our gorgeous nation. Whether you live in Toronto, Ottawa, Vancouver or Montreal, there are many ways to celebrate July 1

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Huge Collection of Banksy Art On Display In Toronto

This summer, art lovers will have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to view a giant collection of the mysterious Banksy’s art in Canada’s very own the 6ix.

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Canadian Summer Music Festivals You Don’t Want To Miss

As Summer 2018 hits us, music festival season has once again returned to the True North. Whether you like electronic dance music or country beats, there are a number of Canadian music festivals this season that will surely leave you in a party mood. Other than great tunes, we all know that a weekend at a music festival is an opportunity to catch up with friends, practice your dance moves, soak up the sun and enjoy a few drinks. From the pumping rhythms and wild crowds of EDM at Ever After 2018 to many others, Canada has it all. We’ve compiled a list of the must-attend music festivals coming to Canada this season. 

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Emma Healey’s Novel Whistle In The Dark Isn’t For Everyone

Every parent’s worst nightmare is for their child to go missing, and when it does happen their greatest hope is for their child to return to them unharmed. Emma Healey’s latest novel explores the story of one family whose fifteen year old daughter is found after having gone missing for four days, and the madness that ensues as they try to piece together what happened. 

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Power Ball XX Celebrates Art In Collaboration With Max Mara On May 31

Tomorrow evening, Toronto’s prestigious art gala Power Ball returns to the city, partnering with Italian fashion house Max Mara for the fourth year in a row. The event, which launched its first annual gala in 1999, is also celebrating its 20th anniversary with a circus themed extravaganza. Led by honourary chair Nancy McCain, the Power Ball takes place tomorrow evening at the Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery at 231 Queens Quay West. The event is set to combine the creative, diverse worlds of visual art, fashion, music, media and more.

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CONTACT Photography Festival 2018 Hits Toronto This Month

Photo: contactphoto on Instagram  Described as the world’s biggest photography festival, the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival began on April 27th and will run throughout the month of May, with a few featured works on display in June. This free festival presents both local and international photography, and includes numerous public exhibitions across Toronto and the GTA. […]

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New Inspirational Books To Pick Up This Spring 2018

Whether you are a young professional finding your way into the world or someone struggling with body image, there is plenty of writing that can inspire you. We’ve rounded up a few inspirational books that you can pick up this Spring 2018, and add to your bookshelf as we await warmer temperatures.

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