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Bombardier might delay opening of Toronto's new LRT

Posted by Staff / July 20, 2016

crosstown lrt stations torontoToronto doesn't have all of its new streetcars yet, and now it looks like we might be facing more delivery delays from Bombardier, this time surrounding our city's incoming light rail transit (LRT) lines.

Based on an anonymous source, the Toronto Star reports that Metrolinx sent a notice of default to the Quebec-based manufacturing company, alleging a breach of contract in its deal to supply light rail vehicles (LRVs) to Toronto's two LRT projects.

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Music

Dave Matthew's wine in Trinity Bellwoods bench fiasco

Posted by Staff / July 19, 2016

dreaming tree wineDave Matthew is in serenading fans at the Molson Canadian Amphitheatre this evening. But across the city, his sustainable wine company, Dreaming Tree Wines, is causing a stir at Trinity Bellwoods Park.

After Dreaming Tree planted 29 trees at the park, it got three commemorative plaques - two on a bench and one on a rock. One of these, however, ended up replacing an existing plaque on a memorial bench for the late Toronto performer Dennis Frey.

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Radar

Today in Toronto: Pokemon GO Launch Party, The Julie Ruin, The Hollowbodies, Jane Jacobs Prize Ceremony

Posted by Staff / July 18, 2016

pokemon cn towerToday in Toronto there is only one thing to obsess about: the Pokemon Go Canadian release party at the CN Tower. The world's most popular app officially became available in Canada yesterday so know your map and get playing.

For more events, click on over to our events section.

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City

Vigil for victims of Nice attack in Toronto tonight

Posted by Staff / July 15, 2016

Toronto Nice France vigilThe Toronto sign will be lit in red, white and blue again. And at 6 p.m. this evening, people will make their way to Nathan Phillips Square to honour and remember the victims of yesterday's horrific attack in Nice, France.

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Sports & Play

The top 5 gyms in Toronto to train like a UFC fighter

Posted by Staff / July 14, 2016

ufc gym torontoWant to train like a UFC fighter? There are plenty of gyms in Toronto that specialize in a diverse range of mixed martial arts. These places offer classes in fighting technique but also teach you how to train your body to withstand the rigours of MMA combat.

Here are my picks for the top gyms in Toronto to train like a UFC fighter.

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City

TTC might expand underused Sheppard subway line

Posted by Staff / July 12, 2016

sheppard subwayToronto city council is meeting today and transit is on the table. As the Toronto Star reports, Mayor John Tory is expected to support Ward 39 Councillor Jim Karygiannis as he champions reexamining the possibility of extending the seemingly underused Sheppard subway line.

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