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From Alan Crossley’s flying saucer to Noel Harding’s Elevated Wetlands, Toronto is home to some mind-bending public spaces, some made by humans, others carved by nature. Here are 50 of the best-kept secrets. more

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What Canada's senior governments can learn from the Toronto Atmospheric Fund's 25 years of success more

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From fetish parties to Tim Burton-themed bashes, there’s something for every costume-wearing reveler more

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TEDxToronto isn’t the only innovative event in town more

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From death threats to misguided media reports, there’s a long list of difficult challenges facing progressive activists of Muslim background in the west. more

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Toronto's top civil servant can be blunt when it comes to the city's finances – we can be even blunter more

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“We’re really just trying to echo the language that Trump used and to stand in solidarity with the movement that exists in the U.S,” says co-organizer Kelsy Vivash. “It’s sort of a metaphorical pussy, if you will." more

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Grab your Ouija boards and take a Halloween trip into the beyond through some of T.O.’s creepiest and most majestic haunts. more

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Busy Street warehouse was movement-building community hub and ground zero for environmental group's activist training during nine-year tenancy more

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Scratching your head for a costume idea? Take this quiz for Toronto-inspired fun. more

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Giggling and silliness often accompany their use, but if you don’t know what you’re doing THC-laced edibles can be an unpleasant experience more

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A humble glossary of familiar team names and terms no longer acceptable to the average Indigenous person more

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Plus: No respect for migrant workers in Canada, Spare me the bike shop melodrama and Preserving intangibles of Toronto’s heritage more

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Planet in Focus film explores the mechanics – and perils – of an invisible industry that pollutes the high seas and whose workers toil under “flags of convenience” in near-slavery conditions more

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Uncover Toronto’s haunted history – if you dare more

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We can expect more blowback from province's decision to blow off offshore wind projects for the sake of winning a few votes back in 2011 more

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Last week's column questioned the use of juries in civil trials – this week's underlines their importance in criminal trials more

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