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Toronto's huge slip and slide event has been canceled

If you were looking forward to soaring down a 1,000-foot slip and slide this summer in Toronto, you're going to be disappointed. Why? Because the second annual Slide the City event has been cancelled.

This nostalgia-inducing extravaganza was supposed to make a splash at Downsview Park on July 16. While last year's event generated massive buzz, it seems like the 2016 iteration might have been a belly flop.

"Due to a combination of factors - permitting issues and ticket sales we won't be holding the event this year. It is very unfortunate and we are very bummed about it, but we hope we can start working on next year so we can ensure a great event in 2017," said a Slide the City rep via email.

If you bought a ticket online, you'll get a refund. You can always use that money to make your own slip and slide, right?

Photo by Natta Summerky.


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