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Toronto’s cultural institutions are getting creative to survive. Will some changes be here to stay?

With most of the city staying home, Toronto’s arts and culture institutions are using their creativity to resurrect cancelled events and reimagine their roles. And in some ways, things can be better than before, including changes that could outlast the pandemic and its aftermath. Hot Docs is showcasing most of its films online while keeping […]

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Seven Oaks, where 16 have died in the COVID-19 crisis, had infection control problems flagged by inspector last year

A Scarborough nursing home where at least 16 residents have died from COVID-19 had flaws in its infection control protocols meant to detect and reduce outbreaks, according to an October 2019 inspection report. The report by the Ministry of Long-Term Care found Seven Oaks nursing home failed to follow regulations requiring the home to analyze […]

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Freezing rain warning issued for parts of GTA ahead of storm Sunday

Environment Canada has issued a freezing rain warning for parts of the Greater Toronto Area ahead of a storm Sunday. Some areas north, west and east of Toronto are under the warning, including northern York and Durham regions and southern Durham Region. Caledon, Newmarket, Vaughan, Richmond Hill, Markham, Pickering, Uxbridge and Oshawa are among the […]

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Toronto Eaton Centre killer sentenced to life in prison but could be eligible for parole in 16 months

TORONTO — The man who opened fire inside Eaton Centre’s food court has been sentenced to life in prison but he could be eligible for parole in as little as 16 months. Christopher Husbands drew a handgun and opened fire in the food court in June 2012, killing two people and wounding several others. Ahmed […]

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Google pens Twitter ode to Scarborough after depicting it as a semi-collapsed house

Despite what you might think, Google says it actually loves Scarborough. A week ago, the tech giant sparked outrage among Torontonians when users discovered that a cursory search of the word “Scarborough” in Google led to a sad photo of a semi-collapsed house. The company promptly removed the photo, and on Tuesday, Google Canada posted […]

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