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Giving Presence This Holiday Season

Anna Lozano | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Anna Lozano

Unlike a New Year's Eve party that lasts a few hours and then disappears after the stroke of midnight like fairy godmother magic, I guarantee my high is going to last beyond one night.

Live from the Marrakech Film Festival: Ritesh Batra on Jury Duty

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.12.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Sitting in a courtyard on the grounds of La Mamounia Hotel in Marrakech, filmmaker Ritesh Batra admits that one of the best parts of being a member of the jury for the competition at the Marrakech International Film Festival is actually getting the chance to watch movies.

Astoria Characters: The Trivia Guy You Saw on TV

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 11.18.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Well-known fact: Ken Jennings won $100,000 yesterday on Who Wants To Be a Millionaire. Little-known fact: Tony Hightower is the guy who couldn't give him the right answer.

Visiting Niagara Falls in the Fall

Travelzoo | Posted 11.14.2014 | Travel
Travelzoo

Sure, you'll need to bundle up, and taking the boat right up to the Falls can be a bone-chilling few minutes, but I'm glad my visit to this must-see natural attraction was during this time of year.

Jailed Saudi Blogger Raif Badawi Honored by PEN Canada

Ali A. Rizvi | Posted 11.08.2014 | Politics
Ali A. Rizvi

So, proudly, claims the official website of the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Washington, D.C. If you were to ask imprisoned liberal Saudi writer Raif Badawi, you may hear otherwise. Or not. He may not be able to tell you what he really thinks.

People Are Listening and You Haven't Said a Word Yet

Jagneet Singh | Posted 11.05.2014 | Business
Jagneet Singh

This means your appearance, your body language, and the way you carry yourself are identifiers of what you are about. Think of it like being the front cover of a book; the content could be extraordinary, but if it doesn't scream "pick me up!" only a select few actually will.

No One Is More Upset About Ford Losing Toronto's Election Than This Woman

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 10.28.2014 | World

Toronto's John Tory defeated Doug Ford, the brother of current mayor and former crack cocaine addict Rob Ford, in Monday's election for the city's top...

THE FORD ERA ENDS

AP | ROB GILLIES | Posted 10.28.2014 | Politics

ROB GILLIES, Associated Press TORONTO (AP) — Toronto has elected a moderate conservative as mayor, ending the scandal-ridden Rob Ford era. Joh...

The World's 20 Longest Non-Stop Flights

Hopper.com | Posted 12.20.2014 | Travel
Hopper.com

If you find yourself wondering just how far we've come today and what worldly extremes are now accessible by commercial air, then be sure to check out this list of the top 20 longest non-stop flights on the planet.

New York Film Festival 2014: The More Things Change...

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.03.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I've been covering the New York Film Festival since 1987 and have, over the years, developed a bit of a love/hate relationship with it, as an institution (specifically, Film Society of Lincoln Center) and as a festival.

Illuminating The Ismaili Centre Toronto

Rizwan Mawani | Posted 11.30.2014 | Religion
Rizwan Mawani

The building is more than simply a feat of structural engineering or modernist aesthetic. It is testament to the values of a community, the city which has embraced it and the country it calls home.

5 Things the Leafs Have to Do to Make the Playoffs...

Emily Cornelius | Posted 11.29.2014 | Sports
Emily Cornelius

Pre-season is well under way for the Leafs and there are highlights and unfortunate low-lights. Kessel, Bozak and JVR are showing great strides as the cohesive first line.

A Leaf Fan's Reaction to Being Named Worst Sports Franchise in North America

Emily Cornelius | Posted 11.25.2014 | Sports
Emily Cornelius

First of all... any Leaf fan will tell you... haters gonna hate. Being scoffed at, criticized, mocked, poked, prodded and scrutinized is a daily occurrence for a Leaf fan.

Backstage Pass: With Lindi Ortega at AmericanaFest

Michael Bialas | Posted 11.25.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Onstage, this feisty cowpunk of Mexican-Irish descent talks tough, wears cowboys boots that match the color of her ruby-red lipstick (and her Gibson J-200) and prefers to sing Johnny Cash instead of Bob Dylan.

Leaf's Preseason: The First Round of Cuts Have Been Made... Who's Still Vying for a Spot?

Emily Cornelius | Posted 11.24.2014 | Sports
Emily Cornelius

The Leafs are four games into the preseason; including two games against the Flyers and a split-squad pairing against the Sens. Players were fighting to show their skills... some of them quite literally.

New Muslim Centers Open In Toronto To Dispel Stereotypes

Religion News Service | Ron Csillag | Posted 09.22.2014 | Religion

TORONTO (RNS) Two new Muslim attractions opening soon should help dispel negative stereotypes of Islam, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said. ...

Toronto: Touring Around the 2014 International Film Festival

Dwight Brown | Posted 11.21.2014 | Travel
Dwight Brown

The unique blend of locals and visitors stops the Distillery District from being a tourist trap like New York's South Street Seaport. The place feels organic, authentic, warm and inviting. It's steeped in history.

Preseason Is Here and the Leafs Have Some Tough Decisions Ahead of Them

Emily Cornelius | Posted 11.19.2014 | Sports
Emily Cornelius

Training camp is among us and with that comes all kinds of excitement, speculation and a whole whack of skeptics. The Leafs welcomed 64 players to this year's camp.

Toronto's Controversial Mayor Withdraws From Race

AP | ROB GILLIES | Posted 11.12.2014 | World

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford withdrew his re-election bid Friday as he seeks treatment for a tumor in his abdomen, dramatically ending a ca...

City Official: Rob Ford Withdrawing From Toronto Mayoral Election

AP | Posted 11.12.2014 | World

TORONTO (AP) — City official says Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is withdrawing from mayor's race ....

How's Your Grammarly? Mine's Great!

Bill_Robinson | Posted 11.11.2014 | Technology
Bill_Robinson

Grammarly does everything I used to need to bug my editor/friends to do. It checks over 250 intricacies of grammar such as subject-verb agreement; article use; and modifier use, all the really gnarly details and sometimes arcane small-stuff of the written word.

Tim Hortons Reassures Wary Canadians: 'Our Coffee Still Sucks'

Kipp Friedman | Posted 11.01.2014 | Comedy
Kipp Friedman

Following news that Burger King has purchased the ubiquitous Canadian Tim Hortons coffee chain, executives rushed to reassure skeptical Canadians that the acquisition will not affect the quality of its coffee and Timbits doughnut holes.

You Have to Spend Money to Make Money and the Leafs Have Money

Emily Cornelius | Posted 10.31.2014 | Sports
Emily Cornelius

Following the trend of "Moneypuck" - how can the Leafs spend more money, to see the highest ROI? The cap is the cap - you can't change that. So where else can they invest in?

Buffalo Bills Fans Huddle to Block Hail Mary Pass to Canada

Holly Cara Price | Posted 10.28.2014 | Sports
Holly Cara Price

Several groups have emerged as potential buyers, but one group, led by John Francis Bongiovi, Jr., also known as "Jon Bon Jovi," has received the most attention from furious Buffalo Bills fans. That's because Bon Jovi's investors are made up of a group of Toronto, Canada-based businessmen.

Are the Leafs in a 'Re-Building' Rut?

Emily Cornelius | Posted 10.15.2014 | Sports
Emily Cornelius

It is anyone's best guess who Shanahan will hire next week as the new assistant GM to work with Dubas and Nonis. Though the changes do seem exciting - they beg the question 'when will we be a winning organization?' How long will this promised "Culture Change" take?