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The Distillery District Christmas Market

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Toronto’s Distillery District Christmas Market lived up to yet another successful year filled with traditional winter festivities, delicious treats, and holiday cheer. From November 20th to December 20th, visitors from both near and afar came to partake in a wide range of activities and sightseeing opportunities in the historic district. At night, the market transformed into a festival of lights where one could enjoy a ride on the ferris wheel to catch a glimpse from a birds eye view, or savour a hot mulled wine by the fire.

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Winter Warmth

This is our first story in a short series on activating public space in the winter.

Weather impacts who Canadians are as a people and greatly influences when and how we choose to go outside and spend time in public space. Quite frankly, most often we abandon our public spaces – aside from skating rinks and hills where we ski, board and sled – for the colder months of the year, re-emerging at the first sign of Spring and sporting short sleeves probably before we should. There is a reason why Canada’s largest city, Toronto, is considering expanding what is already the world’s largest urban tunnel system, connecting much of the downtown business district.

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