Tag: toronto

Jul 5, 2016

1,500 Strangers Got Together to Sing a Leonard Cohen Song Inside an Old Power Plant

1,500 Strangers Got Together to Sing a Leonard Cohen Song Inside an Old Power Plant

The power of music is a beautiful thing

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Aug 6, 2014

A Restaurant Staffed by Deaf Waiters and Waitresses

A Restaurant Staffed by Deaf Waiters and Waitresses

Signs is Canada’s first restaurant staffed by deaf waiters and waitresses. Patrons are encouraged to use sign language to order and the menu comes with handy icons and a ‘cheat sheet’ to assist you. According to the Toronto Star: In 2006, Statistics Canada reported an unemployment rate of 10.4 per cent for those with…

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Dec 26, 2013

Picture of the Day: White Christmas in Toronto

Picture of the Day: White Christmas in Toronto

WHITE CHRISTMAS IN TORONTO Photograph by SCOTT ROGERS In this incredible capture by Scott Rogers we see trees bathed in snow and sunlight on Christmas eve in Toronto, Canada (the Sifter’s home town!). Unfortunately Christmas was a difficult time for many Toronto residents this year. Last Saturday (Dec. 21) the city experienced…

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Oct 11, 2013

Ai Weiwei’s ‘Forever Bicycles’ Installation in Toronto

Ai Weiwei’s ‘Forever Bicycles’ Installation in Toronto

Artwork by AI WEIWEI Photograph via Scotiabank Nuit Blanche on Facebook On display from October 6 – 27 at Nathan Phillips Square in Toronto, Canada, is renowned Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei’s Forever Bicycles installation. The 3,144 interconnected bicycles served as the centerpiece for last weekend’s Scotiabank Nuit Blanche art festival, a dusk…

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Jun 12, 2013

Picture of the Day: Toronto From Above

Picture of the Day: Toronto From Above

TORONTO FROM ABOVE Photograph by MIKE PALMER @ roamingfocus.ca Taken from a helicopter, we see a breathtaking view of downtown Toronto through the lens of photographer Mike Palmer. The aerial photo is part of a project entitled Born & Raised. Palmer gives himself a single day, from sunrise to sunset, to capture…

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