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Toronto’s Top August Events

You simply can't get bored during summer in Toronto! This season is always packed with plenty of amazing events, festivals, and concerts, and the month of August is not an exception. It was challenging to pick only a few of them, but we made our list. Check out our recommendations, and let us know in comments if you think we should add more!

Boots and Hearts
Boots and Hearts
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Photo of the week: Just a little further…

Just a little further by the camera is a toy
Just a little further... by the camera is a toy

Fathers play important role when it comes to exploring the world. 

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Strong Price Growth And Record Sales in June

Bloor Yorkville by the riel thing
Bloor Yorkville by the_riel_thing

Greater Toronto Area REALTORS® reported a new sales record for the month of June. Last month, 11,992 sales were recorded through TREB MLS® System. This represents an 18.4 per cent increase when compared to the 10,132 properties sold in June 2014.

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Toronto’s Top July Events

Summer in Toronto is packed with a plethora of events of all kinds. During these sunny days you can attend open-air concerts and shows, or stick to the the shade in museums and art galleries.

Events The Toronto Fringe
The Toronto Fringe
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Best Days Out With Children: Tommy Thompson Park

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Toronto's Birdliest Park

With talk of climate change, species extinctions, faltering honey bees, and deforestation, it has never been more important to make the basics of ecology feel relevant and real for children. Making it fun wouldn't hurt, either.

Kids feeding birds
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Summer Day Camps for Kids in Toronto

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Summer is definitely here! The weather will be nice and warm next couple of months, and the days will be longer. And your little ones will enjoy the longest holiday season of the year! Are you still wondering what activities would be best for them for the summer, or just want to fill at least one week with some great adventures for them, and catch up your working schedule at the same time? Well, we have some ideas! Check our list of what we think are the most interesting summer day camps for kids. Your kids will have chance to try something new, learn interesting stuff, and play with other children (and meanwhile, you can enjoy your newly-gained "free" time, too!).

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Top June Events in Toronto

June in Toronto is a very lovely and busy month. The start of the summer is always packed with amazing events and activities both for kids and adults. Check out our list we’ve prepared for you and enjoy the beginning of summer!

Oakville Family Ribfest
Oakville Family Ribfest 'band' of executives and sponsors
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Photo of the Week: Toronto Union Station 3:23PM

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Toronto Union Station 2 23 PM by Brian Carson

Toronto Union Station is the primary railway station in Toronto, and the busiest transportation facility in Canada. It's located at "The Corridor," a busy area, and serves over 250,000 passengers a day. 

This stunning photo was shot by Brian Carson just before the afternoon rush hour. Brian Carson is a Toronto–based photographer specializing in events, music, sport, black & white, and fine art photography.

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Sales Reached Record Again

Toronto Towers by Adrian Berg
Toronto Towers by Adrian Berg

Greater Toronto REALTORS® reported 11,706 sales in May 2015 in Greater Toronto Area. This number represents 6.3 per cent increase comparing to 11,013 sales in reported May 2014. The sales activity went up by 2.95 per cent in the City of Toronto, reaching 4,189 transactions. In spite of low inventory, sales were up for almost all housing types. 

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Kid-Safe Home Tips

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Your kids spend a lot of time at home, so it should be as safe as possible. Of course, kids are curious and want to explore the world around them. The best way is, of course, touching everything and putting random objects in their mouths. You might think your home is safe, but it could be a minefield for your kids. Accidents or injuries can occur almost everywhere, and our little ones can find the most unthinkable ways of hurting themselves. According to the Government of Canada, two Canadian children require hospitalization each day due to unintentional injury. A lot of these injuries happen at home. So it's important to identify safety hazards and take precautions. Here are some tips that can make your home safer for your children.

Cutting paper by Nongbri Family
Cutting paper by Nongbri Family
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