March Break is a time of pleasure for young children as they get a week off school to enjoy and not worry about homework. It’s great to have the kiddies at home but it could also be a time of stress for parents as they try and figure out how to keep their kids busy for an entire week. While there are plenty of events happening in downtown Toronto and around...

Posted on Mar 9 2016 - 10:32am by Richard
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In this current digital age where cameras and selfies are everywhere it is great to see when someone’s true talent is translated to their photos. Jeff Taylor of Jeff Taylor Photography loves taking pictures in Etobicoke and his work is getting noticed by more and more people everyday. Jeff Taylor started in photography as a hobby which soon turned into a passion...

Posted on Feb 25 2016 - 9:25am by Richard
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Etobicoke is home to some of the most specialized stores in the GTA and along with that comes great knowledge and customer service. One such store is Tactical Products Canada and while you may think that you need to be an officer of the law to shop here they have quite a few products that everyone could find useful. Tactical Products Canada is located at 736 Kipling...

Posted on Jan 15 2016 - 4:54pm by Richard
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Achievement in sport at the highest levels is something that should be recognized and honoured as the ability to reach those heights is something that only a select few accomplish. When looking at the inductees that are currently in the Etobicoke Sports Hall of Fame you’ll be amazed as to who you’ll find. The Etobicoke Sports Hall of Fame “honours,...

We here in Etobicoke have a lot to offer the rest of Toronto and the GTA and one way to spread the word is through our Top 10 things to do in Etobicoke list. There is no doubt that many have heard about all of the great things there are to do here but by picking out the very best we hope to make our city a destination for those that not only live here but those in...

With competing entertainment options it’s harder for more traditional organization and artforms to gain a foothold with the younger set. The Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra repeatedly puts on great shows on the backs of volunteers and some of the most talented musicians in the GTA. The Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra (EPO) has been around since 1960 and is...

Posted on Dec 15 2015 - 10:08am by Richard
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Highlighting the good work of organizations located here in Etobicoke is something we like to do whenever we can. One such organization that is making a huge impact on the lives of many is Furniture Bank. Furniture Bank is a registered charity and not-for-profit organization that provides “gently used household furnishings to individuals and families in need,...

Without a doubt one of the most exciting events taking place during the Winter Olympics is short track speed skating. One of the events that rivals this grand stage of competition is the ISU World Cup Short Track competition which is taking place in Toronto this year. Specifically it is taking place right here in Etobicoke! World Cup Short Track Toronto is taking...

In a crushing blow to the Conservative party the Liberals have regained some key seats in the West end of Toronto. Ted Opitz, who won by only a few votes in the last election of 2011 was soundly defeated by returning candidate Borys Wrzesnewskyj. Also, sitting MPP Bernard Trottier was beaten by Liberal James Maloney by 20% of the vote. The political landscape of Canada...

If there’s ever an excuse to dress up, have a drink, and raise funds for a worth organization then the Downtown Abbey Cocktail and Silent Auction held at Etobicoke’s Singing Lady Consignment Emporium is it! The second annual Downtown Abbey themed evening takes place Thursday evening on October 1st at The Singing Lady Consignment Emporium located at 781...