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Toronto's Electronic Dance Music community calls foul after Exhibition Place ban

Twitter and Facebook erupted Wednesday morning with outraged fans of Electronic Dance Music (EDM) voicing disapproval to the recent ban of the music genre at all city of Toronto owned venues on Exhibition Place property. 528 more words

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It’s not city hall’s job to protect businesses from competition

It’s been a weird couple of weeks at city hall.

First, councillors — after years of reports and consultations — pushed through new regulations that… 716 more words

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City bans electronic dance music events at Exhibition Place

The Board of Governors at Exhibition Place has voted 4-3 in favour of banning electronic music gatherings within city-owned buildings on the premises, like the… 169 more words

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Toronto bans electronic dance music events from Exhibition Place

City-owned buildings at Exhibition Place will no longer host popular electronic dance music parties after its board voted 4-3 Friday to ban them.

Those in favour argued it would make teens and tweens safer, saying drug and alcohol abuse among minors is rampant at electronic dance music (EDM) events. 491 more words

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Exhibition Place ban on electronic music events prompts backlash

TORONTO – A decision to ban electronic dance music events from being held at city-owned buildings at Exhibition Place last week has now spawned an online backlash. 642 more words

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City council agrees to invest in BMO Field expansion

Toronto city council has agreed to invest $10 million to expand BMO Field at Exhibition Place.
Council voted 39-3 in favour of the investment for the city-owned facility, which is operated by… 103 more words

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Doors Open Toronto returns with tombs and underground bowling alley

TORONTO – Canada’s largest Doors Open event is back and shining the spotlight on Toronto’s secret spaces.

The 15th annual Doors Open Toronto – dubbed “Secrets and Spirits: Exploring the mysteries behind the door” – will allow art and architecture enthusiasts the chance to explore supposedly haunted tunnels, bank vaults, an underground bowling alley and a secret tomb hidden in one of Toronto’s churches. 213 more words

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