The heady days of 15-20 posts in a month — our usual target — are gone. It’s been a steady, sad decline these last few months. But take heart, this is usually how it goes for semi-personal blogs, er, I mean, websites. And that’s just how it goes for the Same Page Team. We tried our best.
In his own way, though, Drake has always had something bigger driving him. Cliché as he’s made it, there’s truth in his projection of Toronto culture. He’s the city’s global ambassador, and one local sports team has gone so far as to give him money for it. Outside of the island joys of “One Dance” and “Too Good”, we didn’t see much of this on Views. On the new More Life playlist, though, Drake is taking in more voices, more languages, more culture. In North America’s most diverse city, it’s the sounds of summer, and it shows how excited Drake is at Toronto’s evolution, creating a music well beyond Canadiana.
Have you made your picks for the 2016’s Toronto International Film Festival yet? I hope so. As per usual, there are hundreds of wondrous options available, more movies than we could ever reasonably hope to quantify. Is it too much? No, I say — it’s part of the fun. Now, let’s get to the picks.
It may surprise you to learn the City of Toronto actually employs an intricate, multi-stage development review process for new building applications. This is your municipal government in action.
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