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    Canadian English

    Best Time to Visit

    September through November when the parks are a riot of color, Toronto Island’s beaches are at their most pleasant and TIFF kicks off.

    What to Pack

    Surprisingly, a bathing suit – though at Hanlan’s Point beach you won’t even need that. Plus gear for activities like kayaking, canoeing or hiking. Canada is all about the outdoors.

    General Tips

    It may not be the capital, but the plethora of art establishments here outstrips anything else in Canada, with over 50 dance companies, two orchestras, six opera companies and a vibrant theater scene. The extraordinary “The Crystal” by Daniel Libeskind fronts the must-see Royal Ontario Museum, while nearby in Yorkville, The Gardiner Museum is devoted to ceramics. The Bata Shoe Museum is equally unique, and other highlights include the Museum of Inuit Art and Toronto Sculpture Garden.

    Toronto’s most renowned arts event is TIFF, a leading film festival held each September that has a permanent home at TIFF Bell Lightbox. The semi-outdoor Molson Ampitheatre is the place for music concerts, or visitors may like to schedule their trip for the summer Dream in High Park, for open-air productions of Shakespeare by the Canadian Stage Company.

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News & Features
By BLOUIN ARTINFO | Jul 13, 2018
Ryerson Image Centre is currently hosting a solo exhibition of the works of Shelley Niro.
By BLOUIN ARTINFO | Jul 12, 2018
Cooper Cole is currently hosting a solo exhibition by Cindy Ji Hye Kim, titled "The Sow Is Mine".
By BLOUIN ARTINFO | Jul 12, 2018
Mira Godard Gallery is currently hosting a group exhibition titled "The Landscape Show".
By BLOUIN ARTINFO | Jul 12, 2018
MKG127 is currently hosting a group exhibition titled “Record Shop.”
By blouinartinfo | Jul 11, 2018
Works by Canadian Landscape artists on show at Gallery Gevik in Toronto.
Events
Hotels & Resorts
Luxury | Mid Range
Luxurious business hotel.
Boutique
Tudor-style hotel is known for great hospitality.
Boutique | Mid Range
Boutique hotel with a Vintage Charm.
Boutique | Mid-range
A hotbed for culture.
Luxury | High-end
Hotel with a private art collection.
RESTAURANTs
Seafood | Mid Range
Known for a host of Oyster Recipes.
American | High-end
Polished and big on flavor.
Seafood | High-end
Oyster house in downtown Toronto.
Asian | High-end
Inventive dishes, classy ambience.
Japanese | High-end
Artful sushi bar experience.
SHOPPING
Books
Eclectic range of paper and stationery items.
Books
Bookstore with an art gallery.
Collectibles
Quirky jewellery design store.
Wine/Spirits
All inclusive liquor store.
Fashion
Various footwear brands under one roof.