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Joseph Bloor historic plaque presentation

Heritage Toronto announces the plaque presentation this Thursday, Aug. 31, commemorating the city-building legacy of Joseph Bloor. A well-known name to all residents and commuters, the Joseph Bloor plaque celebrates the man behind the name—a prominent landowner, brewer and philanthropist—and the contribution he made ...

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Toronto Historic Sites events Aug. 10 to 23

The City of Toronto Historic Sites present several events in July that provide enriching entertainment for all ages while connecting visitors to Toronto’s rich history. Visit for more information. COLBORNE LODGE South end of High Park on Colborne Lodge ...

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Hiroshima Nagasaki Day Aug. 6 commemoration

The Hiroshima Day Coalition is organizing the 72nd commemoration of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki at the Toronto City Hall Peace Garden on August 6. The theme of the commemoration is “Humanity First: Ban the Bomb!” The keynote ...

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Free suntan lotion in Toronto parks

The City of Toronto, the David Cornfield Melanoma Fund and the Douglas Wright Foundation have partnered on a public health pilot project to provide free sunscreen in select city parks.The Health Canada-approved sunscreen is available in dispensers, similar to hand ...

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Artists to transform Toronto’s Underpass Park

Artists from across Canada have begun work on Multipli’city—a public art project that will transform 13 pillars in Toronto’s Underpass Park into works of art to commemorate Canada’s 150th birthday. The project, part of the StreetARToronto Partnership Program, is being ...

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