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Posted by Staff / October 23, 2014

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How to spend a day in Scarborough

Posted by Bianca Venerayan / October 22, 2014

scarboroughScarborough is one of the biggest districts in the GTA. Spanning from Victoria Park Avenue to the borders of Pickering, it's home to a vastly diverse population due to waves and waves of new immigrants over the years, as well as a handful of natural landmarks worth a long gander.

It's no surprise the neighbourhood is a hotbed for ethnic food and wholesome outdoor activities - there's definitely no roti or greenery quite like Scarborough's anywhere else in the GTA. The area may have an undeserved bad reputation, but there are quite a lot of things to do in its 188 square kilometres.

Here's how to spend a day in Scarborough from morning until late night.

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Ryerson unveils major development on Church St.

Posted by Derek Flack / October 22, 2014

Ryerson Church Street DevelopmentAs work on Ryerson's new Student Centre nears completion, the university has just announced a major new development on Church just north of Dundas. Although the building has yet to receive a name, we do know what it will house. The new structure will be home to the School of Nutrition, the School of Occupational and Public Health, the Midwifery Education Program and the Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing.

The 166,000 square-foot building, which will be built to LEED silver specifications, will also feature 250 residence beds, 10 clinical experience suites, teaching labs, modular labs for research initiatives, and a fabrication zone with 3D printers, robotic arms, a laser cutter and CNC lathes for prototyping. Welcome to the future, Ryerson.

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John Tory carries wide lead as election nears

Posted by Derek Flack / October 22, 2014

John Tory pollIf there was any doubt that John Tory is the favourite heading into the municipal election, the latest numbers from Forum Research should put that to rest. The same company that put Tory and Doug Ford neck and neck two weeks ago, now has the mayoral candidates separated by 14 points with less than a week to go before the election.

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Eat & Drink

Your photos of Thai food in Toronto

Posted by Staff / October 22, 2014

thai food torontoIt's hard to say what takeout food Toronto likes the most, but you know that Thai would be part of a heated competition for top spot. We challenged our readers to post their best photos of Thai eats -- both takeout and otherwise -- with the dangle of prizes from the Doi Chaang Coffee Company and Sabai Sabai. Our winning photo, taken by chewtoronto, has won a gift basket of single and estate roasts from Doi Chaang and dinner for two at Sabai Sabai. Lucky, lucky.

Check out all the other candidates and get hungry with our Thai food in Toronto stream.

Toronto's newest takeout spot does seafood sandwiches

Posted by Liora Ipsum / October 22, 2014

Little Fin TorontoThe same hospitality group behind The Chase Fish & Oyster and Colette have opened the doors to their much-anticipated take-out spot serving creative sandwiches stuffed with all sorts of seafood.

Find out more in my profile of Little Fin in the restaurants section.
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