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Fashion & Style

The top 20 Black Friday sales in Toronto for 2014

Posted by Natalia Manzocco / November 26, 2014

black friday torontoBlack Friday 2014 sales in Toronto will shove thousands of shoppers into shopping malls and big-box stores, each on a hero's quest to buy a vaguely-discounted Kitchenaid mixer. There's going to be deals aplenty at the city's chain stores, with shopping centres offering extended hours and special deals, but if your thing is buying local, these retailers will help you get your hands on some sweet, sweet discounts.

Here are my picks for the top Black Friday sales in Toronto for 2014.

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Arts

Ghomeshi released on $100K bail

Posted by Natalia Manzocco / November 26, 2014

jian ghomeshi bailJian Ghomeshi was released on $100,000 bail in a court appearance Wednesday afternoon, after being arrested and charged by Toronto police earlier that morning. The disgraced CBC broadcaster appeared in court to face four counts of sexual assault and one count of choking to overcome resistance - which, according to the criminal code, carries a maximum sentence of life in prison.

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City

Toronto ranked 9th best city in the world to be a student

Posted by Derek Flack / November 26, 2014

20141126-students-toronto.jpgToronto is one of the best cities in the world to be a student according to a new report in the Guardian. In a global ranking of student-friendly cities, our fair town comes in at an impressive ninth, up four spots from last year's report. Other cities to make the top 10 include Paris, Melbourne, London, Sydney, Hong Kong, Boston, Tokyo, Montreal, and Seoul.

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Arts

Jian Ghomeshi arrested by Toronto police

Posted by Natalia Manzocco / November 26, 2014

Jian Ghomeshi arrestedToronto police have arrested and charged disgraced CBC broadcaster Jian Ghomeshi. In a news release, police said the former Q host surrendered to police on Wednesday morning. He was charged with four counts of sexual assault and one count of choking to overcome resistance, and is set to appear in court this afternoon.

Ghomeshi was fired from the network last month after allegations of physical and sexual abuse began to surface. Police opened an investigation at the end of October.
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Where to eat cheap doubles in Scarborough

Posted by Liora Ipsum / November 26, 2014

ACR Hot Roti TorontoA circuit of cheap eats in Scarborough isn't complete without a stop at this take-out spot near Midland and Lawrence. Skip the roti here but make sure to load up on some greasy doubles.

Find out more in my review of ACR Hot Roti in the restaurant section.
Fashion & Style

The top 10 greeting card designers in Toronto

Posted by Manal Aman / November 26, 2014

greeting cards torontoGreeting card designers in Toronto cater to folks who appreciate the charm of a handwritten note. If you're the kind of person that prides him/herself in picking out a nice card for someone and would easily fork over a $5 bill (or more) for good design, you'll love to browse through the work of these designers.

Here are my picks for the top greeting card designers in Toronto.

See also: The best stores to buy greeting cards in Toronto

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