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CASA LOMA GETS SPOOKY WITH LEGENDS OF HORROR RUNNING UNTIL HALLOWEEN Historic Casa Loma is hosting Legends of Horror throughout October, an immersive theatrical experience that sees Dracula lead guests around the castle’s exterior through a series of horror-themed exhibits. James Shay/photo FULL STORY: bit.ly/casalomaspooky WHY YOU SHOULD READ MORE: The frightful display will play on various fears such as classic horror movie monsters.
CYCLING ADVOCATES CELEBRATE PILOT PROJECT’S ANNIVERSARY A few months into a pilot project that has seen bike lanes added to Bloor Street West, cycling advocates gathered to celebrate what they say has been a huge success. Cyclists assembled at Ave Maria Latin Café on Oct. 12 for a Bloor bike lanes “love-in” to encourage retail activity along Bloor Street. Submitted photo FULL STORY: bit.ly/bloorbikelane WHY YOU SHOULD READ MORE: The city is monitoring bike lane impacts until next summer before deciding to keep them or not.
MUSIC GROUP CEOL KIDS TO HONOUR GORD DOWNIE WITH SPECIAL CONCERT
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Tragically Hip lead singer Gord Downie has had an immeasurable impact on Canada’s music scene. Now, Ceol Kids, a collection of Toronto rockers from various bands, will play a one-off concert in support of the Gord Downie Fund for Brain Cancer Research. Eric Brazier/photo FULL STORY: bit.ly/ceolkids WHY YOU SHOULD READ MORE: Ceol Kids will be performing a by-request show with each act taking on one of the Hip’s songs.
PROCREATION PROBLEM SOLVERS AT THE TORONTO ZOO GET A LITTLE WILD Those treated by Dr. Gabriela Mastromonaco aren’t your typical patients seeking reproductive assistance. They’re housed in the Toronto Zoo, specifically selected for artificial insemination in hopes of producing offspring to keep numbers of their species up and, if possible, to release these animals back into their natural habitats. Ryan Pfeiffer/Metroland FEATURE: Pages 12 and 13
A man faces charges in what Toronto police say is the largest cocaine seizure ever made in the city. The six-week investigation, conducted by the drug squad, was dubbed Project Polar. The seized drugs have a total street value of $8.98 million ($7.3 million in cocaine). Dan Pearce/Metroland FULL STORY: bit.ly/bigdrugbust WHY YOU SHOULD READ MORE: Police say there’s a larger organized crime component to the ongoing investigation.
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MAN CHARGED IN LARGEST COCAINE SEIZURE IN TORONTO POLICE HISTORY
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ONTARIO COALITION AGAINST POVERTY DEMANDS FIXES TO HOUSING FUND
Members of the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty marched on Toronto City Hall this past week to demand that Mayor John Tory and Community and Social Services Chair James Pasternak immediately restore a $13 million cut from the Housing Stabilization Fund. David Nickle/Metroland FULL STORY: bit.ly/ocaprally WHY YOU SHOULD READ MORE: Spokesperson for the mayor’s office invited OCAP members to attend consultations.
MOST TORONTONIANS WANT SPECIAL TAX ON FOREIGN HOME BUYERS: POLL Most Torontonians want to charge foreign buyers of city real estate a special tax, according to a poll commissioned by ScarboroughAgincourt councillor (Ward 39) Jim Karygiannis. The Mainstreet survey shows 52 per cent of 1,045 residents support a special tax. Carlos Osorio/Toronto Star FULL STORY: bit.ly/pollhometax WHY YOU SHOULD READ MORE: The Scarborough councillor also says the tax is a revenue tool for a city that is cash-strapped.
BENEFITS OUTLINED FOR EXPO TORONTO Supporters for a Toronto bid to host Expo in 2025 brought a new privately-funded report to hard sell the idea at City Hall. FULL STORY: bit.ly/toexpo2025 WHY YOU SHOULD READ MORE: Bid would focus on portlands.
With gold trowels in hand and yellow construction hats on their heads, kindergarten students at Avondale Public School helped dig dirt that will be cleared to make way for their new school building during a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday. Dan Pearce/Metroland FULL STORY: bit.ly/avondaleps WHY YOU SHOULD READ MORE: New school building will include five kindergarten classrooms, 16 standard classrooms and much more.
HOUSE PRICES IN WILLOWDALE HAVE GONE ‘INSANE’ SAYS COUNCILLOR FILION Toronto needs a “land speculation tax” on some foreign home buyers, said North York Councillor John Filion whose ward has seen some of the city’s biggest price jumps. In Willowdale, costs for detached homes, “have gone completely insane,” he noted, fueled by money coming from other countries. Melissa Renwick/Toronto Star FULL STORY: bit.ly/homepriceup WHY YOU SHOULD READ MORE: Filion said a tax is a good idea but only for foreign investors who buy up properties to flip them.
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Police are trying to locate two witnesses into coming forward in a double stabbing that took the life of a man and seriously injured his older brother. Kiowa Wind McComb, 20, and his 23-year-old brother got into an argument with another patron at Gucci’s Bar and Grill at 1693 Jane St. on Feb. 9. Submitted photo FULL STORY: bit.ly/janestreetbar WHY YOU SHOULD READ MORE: Both witnesses are known to frequent bars in the Jane and Lawrence area.
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Meanwhile, left-winger Hyman is 24, right-winger Nylander is 20 and centre Matthews is 19. There have been a few more Kid Lines since then in the NHL, but the name only caught on with the fans of the teams they played on. There is only one real Kid Line. Primeau, Conacher and Jackson. So no Kid Line 2, OK? Or Kid Line II. Over to you. The ball is in your court. If you can say that when talking about hockey. But you better get the lead out. Or the ink out, if you’re using a pen instead of a pencil to come up with a name. There’s no way of knowing how long Matthews, Nylander and Hyman will remain a unit. Coaches typically like to experiment with different combinations in order to keep the players from getting complacent or having them get comfortable with a bunch of players, but also to give the team different looks to keep the opposition off guard. They could each have two different linemates if you wait too long. A unique name is a must. Matthews, Nylander and Hyman deserve a handle created just for them. With that in mind, that means ixnay to The New Kids On The Block, which I fear is likely running a close second to Kid Line. Not just because it is also associated with another group, but more importantly the New Kids On The Block aren’t kids anymore. They’re all pushing 40-something. What’s more, it’s probably been a while since they’ve been anywhere near the block, let alone on it. They’re likely everywhere but on the block when you get right down to it.
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I need your help loyal readers. The reason I’m reaching out is that I have a funny feeling that the Auston Matthews, William Nylander, Zach Hyman trio is going to end up getting dubbed “The Kid Line.” It’s not that it isn’t a catchy phrase. It is. Or isn’t a fitting phrase. It’s that, too. Very much so. The problem is, it’s not original. There already was a Kid Line. On your very own Maple Leafs, in fact. From 1929 - 1936. The line consisted of centre Joe Primeau, in between right winger Charlie Conacher and left winger Harvey “Busher” Jackson, all of whom are in the Hockey Hall of Fame. I remember that line like it was yesterday. No, not because I was around back then, smarty pants. That was way before my time. Yes, way. Very way. How way is besides the point. I only remember it like it was yesterday because it was yesterday that I made a point of going back and looking up The Kid Line’s bios again. What prompted me to do that was seeing all three grace the Top 100 Maple Leafs list of all time that was introduced during that special centennial celebration at the Air Canada Centre before the opening home game last Saturday night. I seemed to recall that they were even younger than the current young troika but I wanted to make absolutely sure. It turns out I was right. When it comes to kids being kids, they indeed were more junior than today’s group. Primeau was only 23, and Conacher and Jackson were both just 18 when they all first hit the ice together.
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RESTAURANT CHAIN LA CARNITA APOLOGIZES FOR INSTAGRAM POST La Carnita has apologized after a post it made on its Instagram feed drew fire from a large number of people who found it offensive and tone-deaf. La Carnita wrote “what if Donald said ‘grab her by the taco’” on Oct. 11, playing off of a revealed tape that caught Donald Trump boasting about sexually assaulting women. La Carnita/Instagram
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TORONTO ZOO’S GIANT PANDA CUBS CELEBRATE THEIR FIRST BIRTHDAY Our babies are growing up. Canada’s first giant panda cubs celebrated their first birthday at the Toronto Zoo Thursday, Oct. 13. Zoo staff, VIPs from China and members of the media gathered at the zoo to celebrate the cubs’, Jia Panpan (Canadian Hope) and Jia Yueyue (Canadian Joy), milestone birthday. Tara Hatherly/Metroland FULL STORY: bit.ly/pandaturns1 WHY YOU SHOULD READ MORE: This is the first time since the 1980s that Canada has hosted giant pandas.
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and her team step in, who will then evaluate “why babies aren’t coming,” she said. Sometimes the issue isn’t physical. Sometimes it’s as simple as creating the right atmosphere hence the toads and the rain shower music. But as easy as that may sound, pinpointing fertility treatment and what works and what doesn’t is still something Mastromonaco is figuring out. An Indian rhino calf lost a pregnancy because she didn’t have enough progesterone to sustain it. Cheetahs have undergone treatment for five or six years without producing offspring. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), an international organization focused in the field of nature conservation and sustainable use of natural resources, has listed the Indian rhinoceros, polar bear, cheetah, and giant panda some of Toronto Zoo’s biggest draws - as vulnerable. Come next year, the reproductive program currently housed in two rooms inside a 40-year-old building will move into a state-of-the-art facility, which will allow Mastromonaco and her staff more research equipment and space to house and transfer animals more easily, she said, adding the old site will be used as a curatorial lab. Bison insemination is the next “big project” for Mastromonaco, adding the zoo has kept 35-year-old bison sperm frozen in the lab. “As long as the samples are frozen, we can bring them back,” she said. “We can breed across time and space.” The cost of artificially inseminating an animal is $500 to $600 a try, with in-vitro fertilization running $3,000 to $4,000 a pop. But, with certain species dangerously close to extinction, such as the Grevy’s zebra, “you can’t put a price” on reproduction, she said.
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Heather Kalka, from Oshawa, is a zoo keeper for the Americas at the Toronto Zoo. She is pictured with Juno, a polar bear cub.
Jia Panpan and Jia Yueyue act like typical twins: teasing each other, play fighting, and competing for mom’s attention. Except these twins walk on all fours, are black and white, and will eventually munch on bamboo, their food of choice. Born at the Toronto Zoo Oct. 13, 2015, the giant panda cubs are still very much a crowd favourite, with visitors lining up for hours to catch of glimpse of them and their mother, Er Shun. Da Mao, one of three potential fathers, is housed in a separate enclosure. The first giant panda cubs born in Canada, Jia Panpan (Canadian hope), and his sister, Jia Yueyue (Canadian joy), are still bottle fed, although they like to chew on bamboo, said giant panda zoo keeper Emily Noel of Mitchell’s Corners, Ontario. Weighing in at 20.5 pounds, Jia Panpan loves to play, knocking his sister off a wood plank as they roll on the ground. The smaller of the two, 16.5 pound Jia Yueyue is the more shy, independent twin, according to Noel.
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Nandu, a 7-month-old Indian rhinoceros, with his mother Ashakiran at the Toronto Zoo.
Not many newborns can claim to walk just 10 minutes after being born. But then again, Rey isn’t your typical baby. Rey, an endangered Grevy’s zebra filly, was born to mom Tori July 26, 2016. Described as smart, sassy, and super outgoing by Oshawa’s Kim Welfle, zoo keeper of the African Savannas at the Toronto Zoo, young Rey is an independent spirit who likes to cause trouble with big sister, Leia. Rey will nurse until about eight months old, and she’s also fed a vegetarian diet of hay, fruits and vegetables, with a preference towards apples and carrots. Rey, along with her family, is listed as endangered on the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) red list of threatened species - there are roughly 2,000 Grevy zebras left in the wild.
Jia Panpan and Jia Yueyue are the giant panda cubs at the Toronto Zoo.
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PARK IT! Leave your car at home for a day, week or a month! Try walking or biking. If work is too far away to walk carpool.
Make cash not trash! #ShouldaUsedToronto
PETER’S DEPENDABLE JUNK REMOVAL
From home or business, including furniture/ appliances, construction waste. Quick & careful! 416-677-3818 Rock Bottom Rates!
LAST WEEK’S ANSWERS
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R ALL MEATS BORN & RAISED IN ONTARIO R ALL BEEF FREE RANGE COWS
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ROYAL BOTANICAL GARDENS
680 Plains Rd West, Burlington ON
ALL LAMB HALAL CERTIFIED, FREE RANGE, HORMONE & ANTIBIOTIC FREE
A FUN FILLED DAY FREE witheverything for families
Education • Attractions • Camps • Marketplace
FEATURING LIVE ENTERTAINMENT
Entertainer Scott Dietrich
Snow Queen& SnowPrincess
WanttobookaboothattheFamilyShow? 905-842-6591 ext 740708 or 1-800-693-7986
Face Painting by:
Pockets The Clown
FREE LOOT BAGS to the first 750 visitors
All Masonry Work. Insured & Licensed
James Chen 647-519-9506
For free estimates call Roman
Repairs & Replacement, Faucets, Sinks, Toilets, Drains, Main Valve, Leaky Pipes, Drain Cleaning. Licensed & Insured. 24/7.
GEORGIA CARPET & FLOORING
Supply & install all your flooring needs at very affordable prices. Over 24 years in business. Free Estimates. No HST!
HEATING & COOLING
UNIVERSAL HEATING AND COOLING
Furnace From $1450 installed! BEST PRICES IN TOWN!!!
Tune-up & Clean Furnaces or A/C
CALL FOR FREE ESTIMATES
*10 Year Warranty
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RATED A+ IN BBB 15 YEARS OF SERVICE ~ 24/7
REWARD! EXTRA MONEY
HARDWOOD FLOOR SANDING. Specializing in stain/ refinishing. Call for Free Estimate! Reasonable rates. Paul 416-330-1340 pager.
NESO FLOORING Carpet installation starting from $1.19/ sq.ft. Hardwood, laminate at low prices. 27 yrs experience. Free Estimates. Best Price! 647-400-8198
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GREAT CARRIER EVENTS TIME AND MONEY MANAGEMENT
AMAZING PRIZES TEACHES RESPONSIBILITY
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BIGGEST SALE EVER! SAVE $1,000
Plus 22pt. Check List Carbon Monoxide CO Levels $
FLOORING & CARPETING
Michaels Stores included the Star Shower in our 10/14 & 10/21 advertisements. Unfortunately, the Star Shower will not be in stores until 11/7/16. We apologize for any inconvenience this delay may have caused.
RAY PLUMBING SERVICE
A DIVISION OF
Brick ~ Blocks ~ Stonework Chimney’s ~ Tuck pointing Porches ~ Flagstone Window Sills
Clogged drain, renovations, camera inspection, leaky pipes. Reasonable price. 25 years experience. Licensed/Insured, Credit card accepted. Free estimate.
MASONRY & CONCRETE
3334 Yonge Street, Toronto
R ALL BEEF GROUND FRESH DAILY ON SITE
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