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The Little Art Show

Travel back in time to a night of old Hollywood glam at Toronto's infamous boutique art silent auction, the Little Art Show.  At the silent auction hall, more than 100 donated pieces of compelling, original artwork capture your mind - and your imagination soars. You're enamoured with myriad pieces. Bidding begins. The excitement is palpable. You connect with the artists, explore, feel the

Diwali Festival

Diwali, often referred to as the Festival of Lights, is the most glamorous and the most important occasion in India.   People of every religion enthusiastically embrace it. In the Greater Toronto Area, there are over 400,000 South Asians that  celebrate Diwali.

The Story of Diwali

The story of Diwali is an ancient one, and differs depending on the various regions and states of India. Diwali is the day when King Rama’s coronation was celebrated in Ayodhya after his epic war with Ravana, the demon king of Lanka. By order of the royal families of Ayodhya and Mithila, the kingdom of which Sita was a princess, the cities and far-flung boundaries of these kingdoms were lit up with rows of lamps. These lamps glittered on dark nights to welcome home the divine king Rama and his queen Sita after 14 years of exile, ending an across-the-seas war in which the whole of the kingdom of Lanka was destroyed.

New G 20 Public Hearings Announced

The Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA) and the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) will hold public hearings next week into the unlawful police activities during the G20 Summit. The hearings will take place November 10 & 11 at the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel in Toronto, and November 12 at the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth hotel in Montreal. Individuals or

Ashbridge's Bay Storage Facility - Environmental Report

Notice of Completion of Environmental Project Report Ashbridges Bay Maintenance and Storage Facility for New Streetcars  

The Project The City of Toronto and the Toronto Transit Commission have completed an Environmental Project Report in accordance with Ontario Regulation 231/08 for the Ashbridges Bay Maintenance and Storage Facility for New Streetcars and Leslie Street Connecting Tracks Project.  

Improvements to two parks

New fences installed at Cherry Beach and John Chang Parkette

A beautiful new paddle and post fence has been installed in the off leash area at Cherry Beach to help delineate the dog area from the rest of the beach.   Parks, Forestry and Recreation staff have also installed a black iron fence around the playground area at John Chang Parkette to improve safety.    Both fences are lovely new additions to the park.

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