Baby Pandas

The Toronto Zoo announced a Canadian first today, Tuesday, Oct. 13, with the birth of two giant panda cubs. Er Shun, the zoo’s female giant panda, gave birth to her first cub at 3:31 a.m. and the second cub was born at 3:44 a.m.

Clean up

Downtown Yonge BIA executive director Mark Garner (left) and a team consisting of Alonso Alvarez, Ryan Carrier, Vincent Tam, Juan Bravo and others cleaned the O'Keefe Laneway on Wednesday as part of the BIA's laneway clean-up initiative.


Artist Leanne Davies, an Oakwood Village resident, is one of 12 artists who is exhibiting as part of the 'Punktures' show at the Steam Whistle Gallery until Oct. 30.

How We Changed Toronto

How We Changed Toronto  chronicles the twelve-year transformation of civic life from 1969-1980 and brings together a fascinating cast of characters from cigar-chomping deveopers and innovative architects and city planners to Jane Jacobs and David Crombie. John Sewell describes the conflict-filled period when Toronto developed a whole new approach to city government, civic engagement, and planning policies.

Etobicoke Hall of Fame

Etobicoke York Community Council last week recognized the people who worked on the restored Etobicoke Hall of Fame. Community council chair Mark Grimes (centre) posess with projects volunteers (left to right) Diana Sernick, Thelma Amos, Joe DiLecce and Emma Ward (far right) with city project lead, Denise Dickin (second from right).

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News From Beyond Toronto Area

Federal Election

Where the leaders are for Oct. 14

Main party leaders push for Ontario votes in campaign home stretch


Federal Election

Manitoba voters want cell service to be issue

Manitoba voters want their next MP to do something about bad cellphone service


Federal Election

A selection of offbeat campaign moments

A selection of offbeat moments from Tuesday on the campaign trail


Federal Election

Greens team up to oppose Trans-Pacific deal

Canadian, New Zealand Greens team up to oppose Trans-Pacific trade deal


EVENTS In Toronto Area

East York Farmers Market

Tue Oct 13 | 8:00 AM

Seniors' Exercise

Tue Oct 13 | 9:00 AM

Gentle Fitness on a Chair

Tue Oct 13 | 9:30 AM

Free ESL Classes

Tue Oct 13 | 10:00 AM

Upcoming Events

Tue Oct 13 | 10:00 AM

Paddington (Family Movie)

Tue Oct 13 | 10:00 AM

MamaDances Parent & Child...

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