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Some Toronto traditions are crazy, but they help an important cause. The 6th Annual Habitat for Humanity Polar Bear Dip on January 1, 2011

As we celebrate Christmas, my thoughts are with the Chaldean Catholic church in Bagdad, which has a branch in Toronto. The New York Times

For those new to Canada and Christianity, Christmas was originally and primarily a religious day to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, the founder of

 The 21st annual Winter Solstice celebration in Kensington Market this year went smoothly. This was my third year. In previous years, the crowd in

They are not as lavish as the lights on houses in Pickering mentioned by the Toronto Star, but the lights on some houses on

 I’ve been to two of these Kensington Market December 21 winter solstice celebrations in past years. They are magical for children, many of whom

St. Elizabeth of Hungary R.C. Church was beautiful with brilliantly coloured stained-glass windows of the saints. The concert of Christmas music was lovely. The

Did you get to the Christmas Market in the Distillery District? I finally did on the last Saturday, and it was crowded. There were

I was looking for something different in Christmas. The Christmas music we hear in malls is no longer meaningful. It’s repeated so many times,

Last week, I went to Christmas Around the World, a tiny but beautiful festival in Toronto’s city hall rotunda. Trees were decorated with the likes