As one of the most culturally diverse cities on the planet, Toronto manages to evade categorization. While other cosmopolitan cities like Paris or Tokyo have iconic, immediately identifiable cuisines and food scenes, Canada’s largest city manages to remain a moving target. Some would say its strong suit is the diversity of cuisines available; others would point out the Canadian influence across all categories, which emphasizes foraged ingredients and provincially sourced meats and produce. The bottom line is, that you’ve got a lot of choices. Whether you’re in for a high-brow dining experience, or just a quick bite at the neighborhood haunt, you will find that Toronto’s food scene—truly—has something for everyone. Read on for our picks for where to eat first.
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Art Toronto kicks off its 18th straight edition on Friday—but that’s not the only art-related news coming from Canada this week. ShowHamptons, the event producers formerly behind such fairs as ArtHamptons and the Palm Springs Fine Art Fair, have announced that they will now be opening a new event in the northern nation: ArtMontreal.
Full Story: Montreal Will Host Its First Major International Art Fair Next Year | artnet News
The City of Calgary hopes a series of public art projects will draw people to businesses affected by 17th Avenue S.W. construction, but restaurant owners in the area aren’t so sure it will work.”I know that New York and Montreal and cities like that have done this in the past. This is a first for Calgary,” said Logan Tolsma, a senior project engineer with the city.
Full Story: ‘This is a first for Calgary’: Public art on 17th Avenue S.W. aims to bring back business – Calgary – CBC News
Formed in 1939, the National Film Board of Canada has been bringing the work of great Canadian filmmakers to the world.
They are responsible for some of the most politically incisive and socially impactive documentaries of the 20th century, their initiatives to create programs for indigenous filmmakers has helped to promote diversity in the arts, and their influence on the technology of medium is immeasurable.
But, more importantly, they produce cartoons.
Full Story: 7 NFB Movies That Prove Canada Is An Animation Powerhouse | Cultured Vultures
May 12, 2017 – Our fourth day on the ferry found us finally leaving Alaska and moving through Canadian waters. We now would not stop again until we arrived in Bellingham, Washington and we would finally find ourselves back in the Lower 48!
These photos are all from this fourth day and were taken while traveling through the Inland Passage to Alaska in Canadian waters.
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