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Top 5 Plants for Toronto’s Climate

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Although there are many great reasons to move to Toronto, its climate for plants isn’t high on that list. For those who aren’t blessed with a green thumb, it can be difficult to choose the right plant for home — and disheartening to lose that plant if you aren’t too sure how to care for it. Curtis Evoy, who runs the conservatory at Allan Gardens, helped shed some light on the plants best suited to Toronto.

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Habitat for Humanity: Safe and Affordable Housing for Those in Need

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It’s true what they say: a single Habitat home touches the lives of thousands. The safe and affordable housing that the organization provides for needy families the world over lends communities a sense of strength and camaraderie.

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Best Tea Shops in Toronto

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Over the last few years, Toronto’s tea drinkers have been lucky enough to find some great spots to enjoy their favourite brews. Whether it’s a warm cup on a cold day or an iced tea on a warm one, here’s a list of great tea shops all over the city.

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Daily Bread Food Bank – Fighting Hunger for the Last 30 Years

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For 30 years, the Daily Bread Food Bank (DBFB) has committed itself to fighting hunger and raising awareness not only within its home base of the City of Toronto, but worldwide as well. Its mission has remained the same since day one: to provide food and resources for hungry people. It’s as simple as that, really.

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From Trash to Treasure: 10 Uses of Old Furniture

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Old furniture is great. You have endless opportunities to redo it the way you desire and need. Often, those dated pieces of furniture were made with good craftsmanship, using quality materials, and it would be a shame to toss them away just because the knobs and varnish are out of fashion.

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On-Street Parking rules – PLEASE READ – IMPORTANT

Residents who have on-street parking permits are being asked to delay moving their vehicles to the other side of the street for parking until Tuesday, April 15.

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Take a Seat and Enjoy the Ride: Comparing Positives in Toronto’s Public Transit

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Generally, public transit in downtown Toronto is fantastically convenient. One of the most pedestrian-friendly cities in Canada, Toronto encourages many people to stay active with its welcoming vivacity. Still, many folks choose to drive their own cars.

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Shipping Container Homes: A Viable Housing Alternative?

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Shipping containers started to travel around the globe in the 1960s, and cargo companies haven’t been able to replace them with any other means of goods transportation since then. They became the linchpin of global trade, carrying virtually any merchandise — from Chinese electronics and German cars to Canadian maple syrup.

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