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Toronto company responds to fuel spill leaking into Don River, cleanup begins

A Toronto real estate company is responding after a Global News report exposed a petroleum spill in the Don River that is suspected to be flowing from a nearby contaminated property. 580 more words

Environment

Mysterious fuel spill leeching into Don River for weeks, City of Toronto investigating

The City of Toronto is working to determine the cause of a foul-smelling fuel spill in the Don River downtown, while a local water protection charity is criticizing the lack of government action several weeks after the spill was reported. 687 more words

Environment

Let them howl

When we think of murals, generally we picture an artist working with paints and brushes on a large wall. So, when one comes across something that is novel in its execution, it’s a breath of fresh air. 285 more words

Public Art

Penny Oleksiak tweets support for pools amid potential budget cuts prompting John Tory to ask for review

Toronto Mayor John Tory said he has asked for a review after Olympic swimming star Penny Oleksiak tweeted her support for the city’s pools as the city considers potential budget cuts. 323 more words

Politics

A Shot Right Through into a Bolt of Blue

The Essencia Art Collective seems like an interesting organization, working internationally across six continents. Its purpose is to encourage “artistic storytelling, and expresses itself through muralism, street art, graffiti, graphic design, photography, video, music, poetry, dance and love!” Unfortunately, the group seems to be on hiatus at the moment, without an update to their Facebook page since 2015. 446 more words

Toronto

A Shot Right Through into a Bolt of Blue

My first exposure to the StART Up program came as I was riding the streetcar along King St. on my way to class at George Brown College. 342 more words

Toronto

A Shot Right Through into a Bolt of Blue

The art program operated by the City of Toronto that I’m most excited about exploring this year is the StreetARToronto Underpass Program. Launched back in 2015 and operating under the auspices of the StreetARToronto, StART UP not shares the same aims with its sister program to beautify and enrich neighbourhoods by using street art, but also looks to improve the city’s underpasses to make them safe, walkable, and visually appealing. 253 more words

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