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Weekly Slice: In and Around Town (August 31-September 6)

The Canadian International Air Show flies into town this weekend (Sept 1-3; 1pm-4pm).  You’ll be able to catch the Canadian Forces Snowbirds, CF-18 Hornet, Royal Canadian Air Cadets (who will demonstrate “Exquisite Energy Management” in their glider demonstration.)….and many more fly-bys. The HMCS … Continue reading

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Weekly Slice: In and Around Town (August 24-30)

BuskerFest, Toronto’s international street performers festival has swarmed the St Lawrence Market Neighbourhood this weekend, in support of Epilepsy Toronto.  You will be able to catch anything from daredevils and magicians, slapstick comedy, circus acts, acrobats and contortionists. The big benefit shows … Continue reading

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Weekly Slice: In and Around Town (August 17-23)

It must be the end of the summer because the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) is in town.  The Ex will be here from Friday, August 17th until September 3rd. Spend a day of fun at the amusement park and check out the live entertainment, parades and … Continue reading

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Weekly Slice: In and Around Town (September 1-7)

The Canadian International Air Show flies in to town weekend (Sept 3-5).  You’ll be able to catch the Canadian Forces Snowbirds, CF-18 Hornet, Canadian Forces Skyhawks (who will make a splash, parachuting into Lake Ontario to celebrate their 40th anniversary), the US Navy/Marine Corps MV-22 … Continue reading

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CNE Double Takes – From Deep Fried Butter Balls to Donut Burgers

The CNE came to town last weekend.  And of course, so did some wild mouth- watering, tummy-turning snacks and foods that left passers-by with many a double-take.  Last year all the hype went to Deep Fried Butter Balls and other deep fried sensations.  2011 brings … Continue reading

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Weekly Slice: In and Around Town (August 25 – 31)

Fan Expo Canada hits the scene this weekend August 25-28.  Big-Bang-Theory-watching, Star-Wars-costume-bearing fans, get your “nerd on” and unite.  The Metro Convention Centre will turn into a playground for gamers, comic book collectors and anyone interested in anime, horror and sci-fi.   … Continue reading

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Weekly Slice: In and Around Town (August 19 – 25)

Wondering what to do in TO this weekend?  Here’s what’s on the go: Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) comes to the city Friday, August 19th, signifying the end of the summer and will stay in town until Sept 5.  Spend a day of fun … Continue reading

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