Toronto Celebrates Canada’s 150th

 Dozens of Canada 150 Celebrations the First Weekend of July and  Beyond Check out the line up of Canada Day celebrations going on in our Toronto.  We love history, walking tours, multiculturalism, food, dance, film, music, of course fireworks and so much more.  The celebrations extend well beyond this one weekend we gather to rejoice in having this amazing place to call home. Where: Throughout … Continue reading Toronto Celebrates Canada’s 150th

Free-for-all-Friday

See Jazz free including Smokey Robinson and Martha Reeves and the Vandellas Come out and enjoy the first Free-For-All-Friday at the TD Toronto Jazz Festival. From the clubs, to the patios, to Nathan Phillips Square, travel the city and get your jazz on without a ticket. Where: see the line up for listing of venues. When: Friday June 21, events start between 5pm and 10pm. Cost: for one … Continue reading Free-for-all-Friday

Luminato Starts Soon

Innovative and Edgy Dance, Theatre, Visual Arts, Music and Experimental Culture Take Over Toronto at Luminato! Just when you think you have seen it all, come to Luminato to experience wonder and rapture of culture beyond anything you have experienced or imagined before.  Hands down this is one of my favorite festivals of the year.  Luminato has a staggering more than 3,000 performances, with 11,000 … Continue reading Luminato Starts Soon

Riverdale Art Walk

It’s time to get out and feast your eyes on the first major art show of the season in Toronto Shout out goes the Artists’ Network for bringing us the 19th annual Riverdale Art Walk. Exhibitors are both established and emerging arts who you can chat with on site. You can plan your route using the Gallery Guide for a sample of the artists’ work and … Continue reading Riverdale Art Walk

Cabbagetown Awaits You

See Architecture and History, Charming Shops and Cafes for All Tastes See the largest collection of Victorian era architecture in North America here in central Toronto. Use this “Map & Tips On Where To Start” which also has a comprehensive list of notable former Cabbagetown people and a self guided walking tour of streets with their homes.  Also visit the historic Riverdale Farm, always free, open 9am to 5pm … Continue reading Cabbagetown Awaits You

60 Seconds of Canadian History

Grab Some Canadian Culture in Heritage Minutes This bilingual Canadian collection, produced by Historica Canada, has 60-second short films depicting a significant person, event or story in Canadian history.  Enjoy learning from all 85 Heritage Minutes episodes. Want to explore Canada a bit deeper? Dig in to the Canadian Encyclopedia. Where: anywhere there is a device with an internet connection. When: tune in whenever you like. Cost: free for … Continue reading 60 Seconds of Canadian History

Enjoy and Learn About Nature in the City

Get a Refreshing Break on a Family Oriented Nature Walk in High Park The High Park Nature Centre offers fun Drop-in Family Nature Walks, no registration required. Wondering what you might see there? There is a diversity of insects and small animals, including birds that are most commonly seen in High Park and huge range of plants.  Having served the community for more than 100 years, this Centre continues … Continue reading Enjoy and Learn About Nature in the City

Canada’s Largest Rib & Craft Beer Festival Tour

Come Help Kick of Barbecue Season Grab some ribs and craft beer from breweries across Ontario at the Yonge-Dundas Square Ribfest.  Come enjoy the laid back atmosphere and some music with summer just around the corner. Where: Yonge and Dundas Square, 1 Dundas St. East, Toronto ON When: May 18-21 Thursday 11AM – 11PM, Friday 11AM – 11PM, Saturday 11AM – 11PM, Sunday 11AM – 10PM. Cost: admission is free. Food and … Continue reading Canada’s Largest Rib & Craft Beer Festival Tour

What are employers looking for and thinking about in an employment interview? 

Here is some of what is going through the minds of people who interview you for a job. This should help you better prepare and understand why your interviewers asking the questions they ask and why they are conducting the interview. They want to: 1) confirm that you have the background and experience that you have presented in your resume. Don’t be surprised if you … Continue reading What are employers looking for and thinking about in an employment interview? 

Learning about the Brain

The Ontario Brain Institute’s Calendar of Events is Full in March, Including Brain Awareness Week Thanks to the Ontario Brain Institute, we can learn what sports and science say about concussions, attend a conference about basic neural mechanisms informed by structural and functional neuroimaging, personalized treatments for depression and much more!  Check the Events Calendar to see what may be of interest to you. Most events are … Continue reading Learning about the Brain