Toronto's Latest News Roundup: Music, Food, Health, Entertainment, and Tourism

Insider's Guide to Toronto's News

Toronto's Vibrant Cultural Scene Shines with JUNO Gala Dinner & Awards Hosted by Measha Brueggergosman

Toronto, known for its rich cultural tapestry, is set to host the prestigious JUNO Gala Dinner & Awards on the evening of Saturday, April 5th. Acclaimed soprano and JUNO Award nominee, Measha Brueggergosman, will take the stage as the host for this celebration of Canadian music excellence. The event, organized by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS), will bring together nominees, performers, and industry luminaries at the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre. It promises to be a night to remember, showcasing the incredible talent and creativity within Canada's music industry.

Toronto Mayor Leads Business Mission to China, Strengthening Economic Ties

Mayor David Miller, alongside Councillor Kyle Rae, Chair of the Economic Development Committee, is spearheading a business mission to China in April. Joined by 15 business leaders, the delegation aims to enhance economic cooperation between Toronto and key Chinese cities such as Chongqing, Beijing, and Shanghai. This initiative aligns with Toronto's Agenda for Prosperity, focusing on expanding economic activities in emerging markets and fostering international partnerships. The mission underscores Toronto's role as a global economic hub and gateway to North America.

Renowned Cardiac Specialist Dr. Terence Kavanagh to Speak at Inaugural Judy Carlyle Lecture

Dr. Terence Kavanagh, a leading expert in cardiac rehabilitation, is set to deliver a keynote address at the inaugural Judy Carlyle Lecture. Hosted by the Canadian Cardiac Rehabilitation Foundation (CCRF), Dr. Kavanagh's talk will highlight the importance of exercise in preventing and managing heart disease. The event, scheduled for Thursday, March 27th, promises to provide valuable insights into cardiovascular health and wellness.

Toronto's Retail and Entertainment Scene Gets a Boost with Opening of AMC Yonge & Dundas 24

Toronto Life Square welcomes a new addition to its vibrant landscape with the grand opening of AMC Yonge & Dundas 24. Developed by PenEquity Management Corporation and AMC Entertainment Inc., this state-of-the-art cinema complex is part of a larger mixed-use retail, office, and entertainment center. The Gala VIP Opening, scheduled for Wednesday, March 26th, promises an unforgettable experience for moviegoers and patrons alike, further enhancing Toronto's reputation as a cultural and entertainment destination.

Toronto's Longo's Opens Flagship Store at Riocan Centre, Offering Unique Food Experience

Longo's, a beloved name in Toronto's culinary scene, has opened its largest store ever at the Riocan Centre on Burloak Drive. Designed to cater to diverse lifestyles and culinary preferences, the flagship store offers an unparalleled food experience for customers. With a focus on quality, innovation, and customer service, Longo's continues to uphold its reputation as a leader in the grocery industry. The opening of the Burloak store marks a significant milestone for Longo's and reinforces its commitment to serving the community.

Toronto Tourism Highlights

CN Tower Reopens to Visitors

Toronto's iconic CN Tower has reopened its doors to visitors following extensive renovations. Standing at 553 meters, the tower offers panoramic views of the city skyline and Lake Ontario. Visitors can once again enjoy thrilling experiences like the EdgeWalk and explore the glass floor observation deck. Enhanced safety measures ensure a memorable and safe experience for all. Additionally, new interactive exhibits have been added to provide insights into the tower's engineering marvels and its significance to Toronto's skyline.

Exploring Toronto's Distillery District

The Distillery District, known for its Victorian-era buildings, has become a cultural hotspot in Toronto. Visitors can wander through cobblestone streets lined with artisanal shops, galleries, and studios, immersing themselves in the city's rich history and creative culture. With a variety of dining options and handcrafted beverages from local breweries and distilleries, the Distillery District offers a unique blend of history and entertainment. Moreover, guided walking tours are available, providing visitors with in-depth knowledge about the district's architecture and its transformation into a vibrant cultural destination.

High Park: Toronto's Urban Oasis

High Park, Toronto's largest public park spanning 161 hectares, provides a tranquil escape from the city's hustle and bustle. Visitors can explore serene walking trails, lush gardens, and picturesque ponds, making it an ideal destination for nature enthusiasts. With playgrounds, sports facilities, and cultural attractions like the High Park Zoo, there's something for everyone to enjoy in this urban oasis. Furthermore, seasonal events such as outdoor concerts and nature workshops are organized to engage visitors of all ages throughout the year.

Discovering Toronto's Cultural Diversity at Kensington Market

Kensington Market, a multicultural neighborhood in Toronto, offers a vibrant tapestry of cultures waiting to be explored. Visitors can wander through its narrow alleys filled with international cuisines, vintage boutiques, and local artisans. The market's lively atmosphere, filled with music and street performances, reflects the city's dynamic and inclusive spirit. Additionally, guided food tours are available, allowing visitors to sample a variety of ethnic cuisines and learn about the market's history and significance to Toronto's multicultural identity.

Unwinding by Toronto's Waterfront at Harbourfront Centre

Harbourfront Centre, nestled along the shores of Lake Ontario, provides a picturesque setting for visitors to unwind and enjoy Toronto's waterfront. With stunning views of the lake and skyline, visitors can stroll along the boardwalk or relax in one of the scenic parks. The centre also hosts a variety of cultural events and performances, offering year-round entertainment for visitors of all ages. Moreover, boat tours are available, providing visitors with an opportunity to explore Toronto's waterfront landmarks and learn about the city's maritime history.

Toronto's Hotel Scene

Amidst the vibrant atmosphere of Toronto, the city's hotel industry continues to evolve, offering visitors a diverse range of accommodations to suit every taste and budget.

In recent news, several new hotels have opened their doors, adding to the city's impressive roster of accommodations. The latest additions include a sleek, contemporary hotel located in the heart of downtown Toronto, offering modern amenities and breathtaking views of the city skyline. Another notable addition is a boutique hotel tucked away in a historic building, blending vintage charm with luxurious comforts to provide guests with an unforgettable stay experience.

As travelers plan their visit to Toronto, it's essential to consider the diverse array of accommodations available in the city. For the ultimate stay experience, be sure to check out the best hotels in Toronto, where exceptional service, upscale amenities, and unforgettable memories await.

Hotels City Rating

Embassy Suites By Hilton Niagara Falls/ Fallsview  4 stars

Niagara Falls Great

Caesars Windsor Hotel And Casino  4 stars

Windsor Great

Sheraton Fallsview Hotel Niagara Falls  4 stars

Niagara Falls Great

Hilton Niagara Falls/ Fallsview Hotel And Suites  4 stars

Niagara Falls Great

Niagara Falls Marriott Fallsview Hotel & Spa  4 stars

Niagara Falls Great

River Rock Casino Hotel Richmond  4 stars

Richmond Great

Prince Of Wales Hotel Waterton Park  3 stars

Waterton Park Great

Emerald Lake Lodge Field  4 stars

Field Great

Chelsea Hotel Toronto  4 stars

Toronto Great

Fantasyland Hotel Edmonton  4 stars

Edmonton Great

Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel  4 stars

Toronto Great

The Drake Hotel Toronto  4 stars

Toronto Great

Great Wolf Lodge Waterpark Resort Niagara Falls  4 stars

Niagara Falls Great

Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront Vancouver  4 stars

Vancouver Great

The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto Hotel  4 stars

Toronto Great

Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre  4 stars

Vancouver Great

Hotel De Glace Quebec City  4 stars

Quebec City Great

Wyndham Fallsview Hotel Niagara Falls  4 stars

Niagara Falls Great

The Oakes Hotel Overlooking The Falls Niagara Falls  4 stars

Niagara Falls Great

Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel  4 stars

Vancouver Great

Delta Hotels By Marriott Toronto  4 stars

Toronto Great

Panorama Mountain Resort - Ski Tip / Tamarack Condos  3 stars

Panorama Great

Americana Waterpark Resort & Spa Niagara Falls  3 stars

Niagara Falls Great

Hotel Bonaventure Montreal  4 stars

Montreal Great

Le Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel  4 stars

Montreal Great

Skyline Hotel & Waterpark Niagara Falls  3 stars

Niagara Falls Great

Sherwood Inn Port Carling  4 stars

Port Carling Great

Toronto Marriott City Centre Hotel  4 stars

Toronto Great

Doubletree By Hilton Montreal Hotel  4 stars

Montreal Great

Calgary Airport Marriott In-Terminal Hotel  4 stars

Calgary Great

The Omni King Edward Hotel Toronto  4 stars

Toronto Great

Saint-Sulpice Montreal Hotel  4 stars

Montreal Great

Hilton Garden Inn Montreal Centre-Ville  4 stars

Montreal Great

Century Plaza Hotel Vancouver  3 stars

Vancouver Great

Ramada By Wyndham Niagara Falls/Fallsview  3 stars

Niagara Falls Great

Pillar And Post Inn & Spa Niagara-on-the-Lake  4 stars

Niagara-on-the-Lake Great

Intercontinental Toronto Centre, An Ihg Hotel  4 stars

Toronto Great

Best Western Fallsview Niagara Falls  3 stars

Niagara Falls Great

The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver  4 stars

Vancouver Great

Hyatt Regency Toronto Hotel  4 stars

Toronto Great

Sundance Resort Big White Ski Resort  3 stars

Big White Ski Resort Great

Radisson Hotel & Suites Fallsview Niagara Falls  4 stars

Niagara Falls Great

Doubletree Fallsview Resort & Spa By Hilton - Niagara Falls  4 stars

Niagara Falls Great

Tower Hotel At Fallsview Niagara Falls  4 stars

Niagara Falls Great

Intercontinental Montreal, An Ihg Hotel  4 stars

Montreal Great

Hotel Nelligan Montreal  4 stars

Montreal Great

Montreal Marriott Chateau Champlain  4 stars

Montreal Great

Horseshoe Resort Barrie  3 stars

Barrie Great

One King West Hotel And Residence Toronto  4 stars

Toronto Great

Marriott Downtown At Cf Toronto Eaton Centre Hotel  4 stars

Toronto Great

Delta Hotels By Marriott Vancouver Downtown Suites  4 stars

Vancouver Great

Cambridge Suites Toronto  4 stars

Toronto Great

Niagara Falls Marriott On The Falls  4 stars

Niagara Falls Great

The Sylvia Hotel Vancouver  3 stars

Vancouver Great

Le Westin Montreal Hotel  4 stars

Montreal Great

Blue Horizon Hotel Vancouver  4 stars

Vancouver Great

Vogue Hotel Montreal Downtown, Curio Collection By Hilton  4 stars

Montreal Great

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge  4 stars

Jasper Great

Omni Mont-Royal Hotel Montreal  4 stars

Montreal Great

Hotel Arts Calgary  4 stars

Calgary Great

Holiday Inn Toronto International Airport, An Ihg Hotel  4 stars

Toronto Great

Fairmont Palliser Calgary  4 stars

Calgary Great

Hotel Grand Pacific Victoria  4 stars

Victoria Great

Sheraton Gateway Hotel In Toronto International Airport Mississauga  4 stars

Mississauga Great

Le Germain Hotel Toronto  4 stars

Toronto Great

Toronto Don Valley Hotel And Suites  3 stars

Toronto Great

Inn At Laurel Point Victoria  4 stars

Victoria Great

Prince Of Wales Niagara-on-the-Lake  4 stars

Niagara-on-the-Lake Great

Hilton Quebec Hotel  4 stars

Quebec City Great

Auberge Saint-Antoine Quebec City  4 stars

Quebec City Great

Holiday Inn Montreal Centre Ville Downtown, An Ihg Hotel  4 stars

Montreal Great

Georgian Court Hotel, Worldhotels Elite Vancouver  4 stars

Vancouver Great

Country Inn & Suites By Radisson Niagara Falls  3 stars

Niagara Falls Great

The Strathcona Hotel Toronto  3 stars

Toronto Great

Hilton Vancouver Downtown  4 stars

Vancouver Great

Delta Hotels By Marriott Montreal  4 stars

Montreal Great

Soho Hotel Toronto  4 stars

Toronto Great

The Lonsdale Quay Hotel North Vancouver  4 stars

North Vancouver Great

Granville Island Hotel Vancouver  3 stars

Vancouver Great

Embassy Suites By Hilton - Montreal  4 stars

Montreal Great

Bond Place Hotel Toronto  3 stars

Toronto Great

Lord Elgin Hotel Ottawa  4 stars

Ottawa Great

Courtyard By Marriott Toronto Downtown Hotel  3 stars

Toronto Great

Crowne Plaza Hotel-Niagara Falls/Falls View, An Ihg Hotel  4 stars

Niagara Falls Great

Delta Hotels By Marriott Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort  4 stars

Victoria Great

Victorian Hotel Vancouver  3 stars

Vancouver Great

Sandman Hotel Vancouver Downtown  3 stars

Vancouver Great

Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire  4 stars

Calgary Great

Sundial Hotel Whistler  4 stars

Whistler Great

Hilton Vancouver Metrotown Burnaby  4 stars

Burnaby Great

The Empire Landmark Hotel Vancouver  3 stars

Vancouver Great

Hotel Le Concorde Quebec  3 stars

Quebec City Great

Samesun Vancouver  3 stars

Vancouver Great

The Prince George Hotel Halifax  4 stars

Halifax Great

The Novotel Toronto Centre  4 stars

Toronto Great

Auberge Du Vieux Port By Gray Collection Montreal  4 stars

Montreal Great

Grand Hotel & Suites Toronto  4 stars

Toronto Great

Metropolitan Hotel Vancouver  4 stars

Vancouver Great

Doubletree By Hilton Toronto Downtown Hotel  4 stars

Toronto Great

Delta Hotels By Marriott Whistler Village Suites  4 stars

Whistler Great

Gladstone House Hotel Toronto  4 stars

Toronto Great

Holiday Inn Vancouver Downtown & Suites, An Ihg Hotel  3 stars

Vancouver Great

The Hidden Ridge Resort Banff  3 stars

Banff Great

Inn At The Forks Winnipeg  4 stars

Winnipeg Great

Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort Parksville  4 stars

Parksville Great

Oswego Hotel Victoria  4 stars

Victoria Great

Hotel Bonaparte Montreal  4 stars

Montreal Great

Hilton Garden Inn Toronto Downtown  3 stars

Toronto Great

Hotel Blu Vancouver  4 stars

Vancouver Great

Kananaskis Mountain Lodge, Autograph Collection  4 stars

Kananaskis Great

Victoria Marriott Inner Harbour  4 stars

Victoria Great

Whistler Village Inn & Suites  3 stars

Whistler Great

Rosedale On Robson Suite Hotel Vancouver  3 stars

Vancouver Great

Coliseum Inn Edmonton  3 stars

Edmonton Great

Quality Inn & Suites Vancouver  3 stars

Vancouver Great

Hotel Place D'Armes Montreal  4 stars

Montreal Great

Hotel Zero 1 Montreal  3 stars

Montreal Great

Residence Inn By Marriott Vancouver Downtown  3 stars

Vancouver Great

Radisson Blu Toronto Downtown Hotel  4 stars

Toronto Great

Pan Pacific Toronto Hotel  4 stars

Toronto Great

Nita Lake Lodge Whistler  4 stars

Whistler Great

Wyndham Garden Niagara Falls Fallsview  4 stars

Niagara Falls Great

L'Hermitage Hotel Vancouver  4 stars

Vancouver Great

Hyatt Regency Calgary Hotel  4 stars

Calgary Great

Howard Johnson Plaza By Wyndham By The Falls Niagara Falls  3 stars

Niagara Falls Great

Harrison Hot Springs Resort & Spa  4 stars

Harrison Hot Springs Great

Hotel Clarendon Quebec City  4 stars

Quebec City Great

Hilton Toronto Hotel  4 stars

Toronto Great

Banff Rocky Mountain Resort  3 stars

Banff Great

Hotel Manoir Victoria Quebec City  4 stars

Quebec City Great

Lake Louise Inn  3 stars

Lake Louise Great

Post Hotel And Spa Lake Louise  4 stars

Lake Louise Great

Pantages Hotel Toronto Centre  4 stars

Toronto Great

Manning Park Resort  3 stars

Manning Park Great

Ottawa Marriott Hotel  4 stars

Ottawa Great

Coast Coal Harbour Vancouver Hotel By Apa  4 stars

Vancouver Great

L'Appartement Hotel Montreal  3 stars

Montreal Great

The Fort Garry Hotel, Spa And Conference Centre, Ascend Hotel Collection Winnipeg  4 stars

Winnipeg Great

Comfort Inn Fallsview Niagara Falls  3 stars

Niagara Falls Great

Days Inn By Wyndham Vancouver Downtown  3 stars

Vancouver Great

Hampton Inn & Suites, By Hilton - Vancouver Downtown  3 stars

Vancouver Great

Living Stone Golf Resort Collingwood  3 stars

Collingwood Great

Le Square Phillips Hotel & Suites Montreal  4 stars

Montreal Great

Le St-Martin Hotel Centre-Ville - Hotel Particulier Montreal  4 stars

Montreal Great

Courtyard By Marriott Montreal Downtown Hotel  4 stars

Montreal Great

Inns Of Banff  3 stars

Banff Great

Ramada By Wyndham Niagara Falls Near The Falls  3 stars

Niagara Falls Great

Sheraton Laval Hotel  4 stars

Laval Great

High Country Inn Banff  3 stars

Banff Great

Hotel Victoria Toronto  3 stars

Toronto Great

Banff Caribou Lodge And Spa  3 stars

Banff Great

Marriott Quebec City Downtown  4 stars

Quebec City Great

Courtyard By Marriott Niagara Falls  3 stars

Niagara Falls Great

Residence Inn By Marriott Toronto Downtown / Entertainment District  4 stars

Toronto Great

Holiday Inn Express Toronto Downtown, An Ihg Hotel  3 stars

Toronto Great

Clifton Victoria Inn At The Falls Niagara Falls  3 stars

Niagara Falls Great

Sheraton Montreal Airport Hotel Dorval  4 stars

Dorval Great

Old Stone Inn Boutique Hotel Niagara Falls  4 stars

Niagara Falls Great

Pan Pacific Whistler Village Centre  4 stars

Whistler Great

Radisson Blu Vancouver Airport Hotel & Marina Richmond  4 stars

Richmond Great

Buffalo Mountain Lodge Banff  4 stars

Banff Great

Fox Hotel And Suites Banff  4 stars

Banff Great

Hotel Belmont Vancouver Mgallery  4 stars

Vancouver Great

Best Western Plus Montreal Downtown- Hotel Europa  3 stars

Montreal Great

Hotel Gault Montreal  4 stars

Montreal Great

Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello  4 stars

Montebello Great

Delta Hotels By Marriott Winnipeg  4 stars

Winnipeg Great

Royal Scot Hotel & Suites Victoria  4 stars

Victoria Great

Hotel10 Montreal  4 stars

Montreal Great

Harbour Towers Hotel & Suites Victoria  3 stars

Victoria Great

The Juniper Hotel & Bistro Banff  3 stars

Banff Great

Waterton Lakes Lodge Resort  3 stars

Waterton Park Great

Toronto Airport Marriott Hotel  4 stars

Toronto Great

The Parker Hotel Vancouver  3 stars

Vancouver Great

The Listel Hotel Vancouver  4 stars

Vancouver Great

Lhotel Montreal  4 stars

Montreal Great

Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale Hotel  4 stars

Mississauga Great

Coast Plaza Hotel And Suites Vancouver  3 stars

Vancouver Great

Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel & Suites Mississauga  4 stars

Mississauga Great

Halcyon Hot Springs Resort  4 stars

Halcyon Hot Springs Great

Hilton Suites Toronto-Markham Conference Centre & Spa  4 stars

Markham Great

Hi Toronto Hostel  3 stars

Toronto Great

Hotel Du Vieux Quebec  3 stars

Quebec City Great

Chateau Versailles Montreal  4 stars

Montreal Great

The Westin Ottawa Hotel  4 stars

Ottawa Great