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Ontario Science Centre survives severe rainstorm despite fears over roof – Toronto

A torrential downpour that swept across Toronto this week, overwhelming municipal and provincial infrastructure, wasn’t enough to buckle the roof of the Ontario Science Centre, despite warnings about the impact of heavy rain. The Ford government abruptly shut down visitor access to the popular tourist destination after an engineering report …

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Toronto food bank asks for help after flooding damaged facility – Toronto

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 18, 2024 8:09 pm 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size A large Toronto food bank is calling for urgent donations after flooding triggered by torrential rains earlier this week damaged its facility and ruined a large amount of …

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Simply Delicious Recipe: Peaches and Ricotta – Toronto

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Follow along with Susan Hay and executive chef Massimo Capra, owner of Capra’s Kitchen, as he prepares an appetizer using peaches with honey, whipped ricotta on toasted brioche. It’s Simply Delicious! 2 peaches washed and cut in half Honey as needed Ricotta …

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Race car driver stuck in Toronto traffic rents bicycle, runs to track

The notoriety surrounding the sluggish streets of Toronto continues to grow as one of the world’s top drivers was forced to hop on a bike get to work. This weekend, Toronto will play host to the Honda Indy, an annual event that sees race cars reach speeds of up to …

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‘Pervasive environmental issue’: Microplastics levels high in Toronto-caught fish – Toronto

Fillets from fish caught along Toronto’s waterfront have up to 12 times more microplastics per serving than some common store-bought alternatives, newly published research suggests. While scientists are still trying to uncover whether microplastics pose a direct risk to human health, the study co-authored by researchers at the University of …

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Definition of 100-year storm ‘seems to have flown right out the window’: Toronto official

Toronto officials said they’ll be reviewing the city’s response to intense rainfall earlier this week that resulted in dozens of cars getting stranded on major routes as floodwaters overtook them. Toronto’s city manager Paul Johnson told reporters Wednesday the amount of rainfall that fell Tuesday morning exceeded estimates from Environment …

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Toronto flooding: DVP reopens for morning commute after torrential rainfall

The Don Valley Parkway has reopened on Wednesday morning after major rainfall caused a portion of the roadway to flood with cars trapped. The DVP was closed from Bayview Avenue to the Gardiner Expressway but reopened in time for the Wednesday morning commute. More than a dozen people had to …

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Man wanted on Canada-wide warrant could be in Toronto, Ottawa, or Barrie: OPP

Descrease article font size Increase article font size OPP say a man wanted on a Canada-wide warrant could be in the Barrie, Toronto, or Ottawa area. Benjamin Buda, 34, is wanted by the OPP’s repeat offender parole enforcement (ROPE) squad for breaching a statutory release, police said. Buda is serving …

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Significant rainfall poses flood threat to Toronto area, parts of southern Ontario

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Environment Canada has issued rainfall warnings for the Greater Toronto Area and a large part of southern Ontario on Tuesday. The warnings were issued at around 9:30 a.m. The weather agency said rainfall amounts of up to 75 millimetres are possible with …

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Ben Stiller dramedy ‘The Nutcracker’ to open Toronto International Film Festival – Toronto

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted July 16, 2024 12:02 pm 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size David Gordon Green’s new dramedy starring Ben Stiller will kick off the 2024 Toronto International Film Festival. TIFF organizers say “Nutcrackers” will be the opening-night film on Sept. …

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