Crazy Anti-Immigration Dude in Downtown TO

Last week, I came across a man on the corner of Yonge and Bloor.  He was wearing a huge sign which said “Imigration Violates My Human Rights.”  Yes, he spelled “immigration” incorrectly.  The guy didn’t look all that educated, and was, for the most part, ignored.  A woman did approach him, but soon stomped away.  […]

Icefest Festival: This Weekend – February 20 and 21, 2010

Yorkville’s annual Icefest Festival starts at noon on Saturday, February 20 (and runs until February 21) in Yorkville Park. As always, there’ll be ice sculptures, draws and much more. This year, many of the sculptures features will have a “Canadian” theme, including moose, polar bears and more. Be sure to come check it out!

The Olive Branch for Children's Intimate Downtown Gathering

Cynthia Cheng Over drinks and delicious hors d’ouevres, the Olive Branch for Children held an intimate cocktail event at the Empire Resto Lounge in Yorkville on Thursday evening.  There, founder Deborah McCracken updated the crowd with what has happened over the past year.  The news has been amazing.  One of the projects they are working on is building […]

Tanzania-Based NGO to Hold Two GTA Fundraisers in February

Cynthia Cheng The Olive Branch for Children, Deborah McCracken’s organization which helps people and communities in Tanzania affected by HIV/AIDS, will be holding two fundraising events this month.  The first, a small cocktail event in Yorkville, will be held this February 11 at the Empire Restaurant and Lounge on Cumberland and Bay from 7 pm to […]

A Hair Raising Event: July 16, 2009

Nicole Weinman On Thursday July 16, JK Lifestyle, an up and coming social media event planning company, hosted  “A Hair Raising Event” at Daddario Hair Co, located in the Yonge and Wellesley area of Toronto to raise funds for YWCA Toronto Women’s Shelter. According to the YWCA site, ‘The shelter provides safe and secure emergency […]