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The problems with the CNE this year

The Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) is an annual two week event that has become synonymous with summer in Toronto. It was founded in 1879 and has evolved into a signifier of Canadian culture and experience. As the largest fair in Canada, the CNE has changed overtime to reflect the innovations and diversity of our country, making it a popular yearly […]

by Emily Waitson· · Opinion ·
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Toronto shortlisted as a new Amazon HQ2 location

Toronto was recently shortlisted by Amazon as a candidate site for the company’s massive new headquarters. Alongside Toronto — which was the only Canadian city shortlisted — there are 19 US cities, including Austin, Boston, Los Angeles and Atlanta. Over 200 cities began vying to be selected when last year, the e-commerce giant Amazon issued a call for cities to […]

by Jake Watts· · News ·
Yanchan finds comfort at the intersection of two very different music genres

Yanchan finds comfort at the intersection of two very different music genres

After your first listen, you might not realize how quickly the Yours Truly EP finishes. Perhaps that’s due to its fluidity, or the tone of the album as a whole. And without knowing anything upfront, you might have inclinations to box Yanchan into a sub-category of R&B/hip hop that Toronto so proudly finds itself dominating. However, after piecing together the […]

by Manjot Bhullar· · Arts, Arts and Life ·
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Golden Hawks defeat Varsity Blues 54-3

Halfway through the first quarter of Thursday’s football game, second-year receiver Kurleigh Gittens Jr. received a punt at the Wilfrid Laurier 18-yard line and ran 92-yards all the way down to the Toronto Varsity Blues for Laurier’s first touchdown. That set the pace for the game, as the No. 7 nationally-ranked Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks routed the Varsity Blues 54-3 […]

by Drew Yates· · Football, Sports ·
Bandwagoners vs new fans

Bandwagoners vs new fans

Fall is an exciting time to be a Toronto sports fan. The Blue Jays secured their wildcard spot this past weekend. The Raptors are gearing up for another season after reaching the conference finals last season. The Leafs’ exhibition games are underway with a coach who is coming hot off a win at the World Hockey Championship. The Blue Jays […]

by Brian Phillips· · Opinion ·
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited the new building on Breithaupt Street on January 14

Google’s new building in Kitchener seen as an investment

Space on Breithaupt Street will now house over 350 engineer positions | Contributed Image Google unveiled its 185,000 square-foot building on January 14. Now home to over 350 engineers, the building works to promote environmentally-friendly and healthy choices such as a bike locker, group fitness space and a rock climbing wall. Additional and expected “fun” aspects about a Google office […]

by Erika Ymana· · Local ·