Author and screenwriter Catherine Hernandez is excited to introduce audiences at the Toronto International Film Festival to a different side of the city.

Many festivalgoers will be most familiar with the grand theatres, high-end hotels and swanky restaurants that saturate Toronto’s Entertainment District.

But southeast of the sanitized streetscapes of the city’s downtown core, the diverse suburb of Scarborough is emerging as a “hotbed for culture,” says Hernandez, one of several authors to win acclaim for literary portrayals of the community.

Now, Hernandez says the region is getting ready for its moment in the TIFF spotlight with the Friday premiere

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September 11, 2001, is an ominous day. It is reported that the situations of that day — the bombing of the twin towers of the World Trade Heart in New York — were so too much to handle that it defied even a identify. Therefore, it has come to be recognized only as 9/11.

Reggae music, as well, had its individual 9/11, long in advance of the occasion of 2001, and it, as well, captured the interest of the environment.

On September 11, 1987, Peter Tosh, a founding member of the Wailers, was brutally attacked at his Barbican residence in

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  • The basketball court at Marktetview Lodge was the first city court to received a fresh coat of paint courtesy of Peculiar Asphalt, a city-run program that brings Rochester residents, ages 16 to 20, together to design and paint murals on city basketball courts.

On a sunny September afternoon, six teenagers spread out on the basketball court at the Roxie Ann Sinkler Recreation Center on the west side of the city. But

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Brent Kutzle, still left, and Ryan Tedder of One Republic accomplish in 2015 in Las Vegas. The band returned this previous weekend for a pair of exhibits at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood.

The storytelling was not solely in tune this past weekend when A person Republic carried out a pair of live shows at Planet Hollywood’s Zappos Theater.

The group’s frontman, Ryan Tedder, retained audiences the two evenings entertained with particular and riveting tales of growing up, carrying out on the highway and doing

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The new case count is high again today.

It rose above the 800 mark, surpassing 814 new cases on September 8 to become the second to the recent high (in recent weeks) of 867 new cases on August 27.

After a pause yesterday, hospitalized cases resumed rising today.

In addition, after some promising signs of active cases decreasing in some regions over previous days, active cases resumed rising in all five health regions today.

New and active cases in Fraser and Interior Health are approaching similar levels, while active cases began rising again in Vancouver Coastal Health.

Today, the B.C.

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Strays, a spin-off collection of the beloved Kim’s Advantage, is premiering following 7 days with Hamilton as the backdrop for its hilarity. 

The initial series, made by Thunderbird Amusement, follows Shannon (Nicole Ability) as she moves absent from Toronto for a new lifetime as the govt director of the Hamilton East Animal Shelter. 

Nikki Duval, who plays Shannon’s apathetic cousin Nikki, described filming the series as a “wild” endeavor to navigate the interruptions of lovable puppies, squawking birds, and bunnies copulating.

“I just are not able to wait around for the public to see it and chortle with us,”

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