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Toronto is home, but how well do you really know it? Host Dani Stover brings you in-depth interviews and stories about the wild, random, important, and under-appreciated places, people and things that shape the city. Regular episodes shine a light on the corners of Toronto you never knew existed and the ones you've always wanted to know more about.

Categories: Society & Culture

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Rod Cohen has been the Executive Director of the Blake Boultbee Youth Outreach Service on Blake Street for over 30 years. The small, hidden street played a big part in the development of Toronto, and has a mysterious charm. However, there are some unique challenges faced by the community of state-of-the-art public housing, as it is sandwiched between more affluent neighbourhoods like Leslieville and Riverdale, who according to Cohen, have refused to acknowledge its existence. Read more: bit.ly/3fYpbzB

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    Mon, 30 Nov 2020 - 0h
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    Thu, 26 Nov 2020 - 0h
  • 484 - This is what it's really like to live on the Toronto Islands 
    Thu, 19 Nov 2020 - 0h
  • 483 - This is how Sook-Yin Lee became a VJ at MuchMusic and what she's up to now 
    Thu, 12 Nov 2020 - 0h
  • 482 - The making of Today's Special and how it was the wackiest TV show in Toronto history 
    Fri, 06 Nov 2020 - 0h
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