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News Stop pet abandonment Jan 23, 2015 | 4:41You may have noticed a viral video on your social media feeds this week...an ad for a puppy subscription service. It's been viewed a quarter of a million times on You Tube. It's actually a clever campaign the Toronto Humane Society has launched to raise awareness of pet abandonment.
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News Invincible Decency Jan 23, 2015 | 4:45Toronto has made major contributions to the Canadian music scene. And many musicians continue to contribute to the creative community long after they've stood in the spotlight. Singer/songwriter Lorraine Segato has released a new album as a forum to fight for the things she believes in. Things she says helped shape her own life
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Video - Patrick Patterson's Oscar picksJan 16, 2015 | 6:05Video Patrick Patterson's Oscar picks Video
Video Patrick Patterson's Oscar picks Jan 16, 2015 | 6:05He's a power forward who can sink a clutch three pointer. Toronto Raptors star Patrick Patterson has come up big many times for his team. But he's got another passion off the court. Movies. He's a lifelong film fan. So we thought who better to chat about the Oscars than this part-time movie critic.
News - A young authorJan 16, 2015 | 1:45News A young author Video
News A young author Jan 16, 2015 | 1:45At the age of 11, most children are dreaming of what they want to be when they grow up. But for one Toronto girl, her dream has already come true. She's now a published author. As Debbie Lightle-Quan tells us, she now has 3 books to her name.
News - Pint-sized artistJan 16, 2015 | 2:50News Pint-sized artist Video
News Pint-sized artist Jan 16, 2015 | 2:50Seeing things through the eyes of a child can be an eye-opening experience. But a local gallery is going one step further. Gallery 1313 on Queen West near Lansdowne is featuring the work of an artist who's still learning to read and write. We introduce you to Nolan Georgakopoulos and at just five years of age..he's one of Toronto's youngest artists.
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News Lovebot land Jan 16, 2015 | 1:21Come in to Nadège for a treat and leave with a piece of art. We'll talk with one of the artists being featured this month about the robot that you may have seen popping up in other parts of the city.
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News Schitt's Creek premiere Jan 9, 2015 | 5:59It's a riches to rags comedy. A wealthy family loses their money and are forced to live in relative squalor. It stars iconic Canadian comedians Eugene Levy and Catharine O'Hara - who got their start at Toronto's Second City Comedy Troupe. But it also ushers in a new generation of young talent...including Levy's son, Dan.
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News How 'The Book of Negroes' got its start Jan 9, 2015 | 1:47Had it not been for a chance encounter between singer, Molly Johnson and The Book of Negroe's director, Clement Virgo, may have never contacted the book's author, Lawrence Hill. This week they shared that story of how the show came to be, during an interview on CBC Radio's Metro Morning.
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News Alejandra Ribera says farewell for now Jan 9, 2015 | 3:22Music often takes artists on a journey. And for Alejandra Ribera that means leaving home, to find inspiration. Born and raised in Toronto, she's off to Paris to put the finishing touches on a new collection of songs. Marivel Taruc had a chance to sit down with her before she made the move.
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News 5 to Watch - Borealia Jan 3, 2015 | 1:58Ossington Avenue has become a go-to spot for the city's hippest eateries and for one restaurant on the strip - a new menu meant going back in time. That's put Borealia on our list of 5 to Watch in 2015.
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