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Kathleen Hanna launches TEES 4 TOGO t-shirt line

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TEES 4 TOGO

Kathleen Hanna has launched TEES 4 TOGO, a brand new, star-studded line of t-shirts designed by Hanna and her friends. 100% of the profits go to Peace Sisters, a Pasadena-based non-profit that financially assists to fund local girls’ school tuition costs in Dapaong, Togo West Africa, the hometown of current Pasadena resident and Peace Sisters founder, Tina Kampor. Each shirt is cozy, colourful, sweatshop-free, and costs $40 each — the amount it… Read more »

Escape Manor opens flagship location in Toronto

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Escape Manor storefront

The Escape Manor’s flagship location at 383 King Street West is now open. After success across Canada and worldwide, Escape Manor has placed their flagship location in the heart of Toronto’s Entertainment District. The three-level venue includes incredible entertainment experiences with a fully licensed bar, immersive games lounge, axe throwing, and unbelievably real escape rooms all under one roof. Escape Manor was founded… Read more »

Northern Maverick Brewing Co. celebrates 1st anniversary

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Northern Maverick Brewing Co.

Northern Maverick Brewing Co. is celebrating its first anniversary this month after a successful year of craft brewing. The King West restaurant-brewery will mark the occasion with three days of specials dedicated to honouring the art of beer from Friday, September 21 to Sunday, October 7 to coincide with Oktoberfest. In its first year, Northern Maverick has racked up impressive… Read more »

Etsy: Made in Canada celebrates 5 years with largest national pop-up

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Etsy

Etsy: Made in Canada returns for its fifth annual one-day, cross-country marketplace on Saturday, September 29. This year, the national grassroots initiative celebrates local makers in 37 communities across Canada, showcasing the best in unique and creative goods. Canada’s largest national pop-up has nearly doubled in scope since its debut in 2014, which saw 45,000 attendees in 20 cities. Last… Read more »

United Way creates platform for the GTA to embrace its local love

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local love

United Way Greater Toronto, working with communities in Peel, Toronto and York Region, has announced the official launch of their new digital magazine LocalLove.ca. With a focus on unleashing the power of local love and igniting lasting change, the site is a place where readers can find easy ways to live well and do good. Featuring stories on local changemakers,… Read more »