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The Boylympics showcase of cold sports and.


The Boylympics showcase of cold sports and hot men, the only sporting event that matters, performed by all-male burlesque troupe Boylesque at Lee’s Palace Friday, February 28. Slide show.


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Number of extreme weather alerts so far this winter, the most in a decade.


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ROB FORDTIFIED

John Travolta mangled Idina Menzel’s name at the Oscars. Rob Ford butchered just about everybody else’s in an Oscars pop culture pop quiz with Etalk while in Hollywood playing the clown. Matthew Connaghan? Mayoral Street? We Travoltafied Rob Ford with Slate.com’s handy new generator and got, wait for it, Rio Florzes.


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#FREEAJ STAFF

Jian Ghomeshi of CBC Radio’s Q was among the three dozen journalists at the Canadian Journalists for Free Expression action on Thursday, February 27, demanding the immediate release from an Egyptian jail of three Al Jazeera English reporters, including Canadian-Egyptian Mohamed Fahmy. thepetitionsite.com.

Photo by Zach Ruiter


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WILD CITY

WHAT LEAF’s Winter Tree ID Tour

WHEN Saturday, March 1, Trinity Bellwoods Park

WHY Exploring the architecture of trees. yourleaf.org.

Photo by Sammy Tangir/Leaf


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HARDCORE LOGO

The Raptors unveiled their 20th-anniversary logo this week to commemorate the franchise’s two decades in the NBA in time for the 2015 season. Style-mavens were not pleased with the retro design incorporating the team’s old purple colour and jagged pinstripes.

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