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Toronto Bank Branch Closed After Raccoon Family Moves in, Damages the Place
Offbeat  (tags: racoons, canada, bank, toronto, animals, business, humans, unusual, world )

Lone
- 54 days ago - cbc.ca
Canada's largest bank says a family of raccoons is responsible for shutting down a branch in Toronto's west end.
Heat Warning in Effect for Toronto as Humidex Approaches 40 This Weekend
Offbeat  (tags: toronto, heat warning, Heat Wave, humidex, environment, interesting, unusual )

Lone
- 59 days ago - cbc.ca
Toronto is under its first heat warning of the summer and it came just minutes before the start of fall.
âEUR~CatiosâEUR(TM) Allow Cats to Enjoy Outdoors Safely
Offbeat  (tags: catios, toronto, DIY, protecting pets, dead, animals, cats, environment, humans, protection )

Lone
- 79 days ago - thestar.com
Pet owners are making DIY enclosures to protect their pets as alarming numbers of cats are found dead in the city of Toronto.
The SNYP (Spay Neuter Your Pet) Mobile Clinic
Offbeat  (tags: Spay neuter your pet, SNYP, toronto, Animal services, mobile clinic, animals, humans, goodnews )

Lone
- 84 days ago - www1.toronto.ca
Toronto Animal Services' SNYP (spay/neuter your pet) Mobile Clinic is reaching out to pet owners who are in low income households, who may otherwise not be able to afford traditional veterinarians.
No Straws Toronto
Offbeat  (tags: toronto, no plastic straws, restaurants )

Lone
- 85 days ago - blogto.com
The anti-straw movement has been spreading across restaurants and bars around the world since at least 2015, when marine researchers shared disturbing footage of a sea turtle with a plastic straw lodged up its nose on YouTube
How Coffee Grinds Could Save Refugee Lives - WITH PETITIONcoffee Gr
Offbeat  (tags: coffee grinds, donations, coffee shops, toronto, humans, interesting, society, world )

Lone
- 147 days ago - globalcitizen.org
Currently, the UT students are collecting coffee grind donations from three coffee shops in Toronto, but they are hoping to expand this collection once they can increase Moto production.
Have Your Say About Prohibited Animals in Toronto
Offbeat  (tags: survey, prohibited animals, toronto )

Lone
- 207 days ago - cityoftoronto.fluidsurveys.com
Survey Residents of the Toronto area!
Andrew Peek - Do the Right Thing --- PETITION ----
Offbeat  (tags: andrew peek, toronto, building, eviction notice, protection )

Lone
- 215 days ago - change.org
Immediately upon purchasing the building, eviction notices were served to all the tenants, in order to begin construction on a 'boutique hotel'.
Toronto the Birthplace of Hairless Sphynx Cat
Offbeat  (tags: toronto, hairless spynx cat, animals, bizarre, interesting, unusual )

Lone
- 468 days ago - cbc.ca
Original hairless feline named Prune born in the 1960s among otherwise normal, furry litter of kittens
One Fugitive Capybara Caught, One to Go
Offbeat  (tags: toronto, high park zoo, capybaras, animals, environment, news, photos, wildlife )

Lone
- 526 days ago - thestar.com
The hunt for the second capybara still continues.
Women-Only Ride-Sharing Service Coming to Toronto
Offbeat  (tags: woman only ride-sharing, toronto, local entrepreneur, safety for women, taxi service, business, humans, protection, women )

Lone
- 540 days ago - metronews.ca
Local entrepreneur says the company is responding to the need for safety for women using the taxi service
From Toronto to Niagara Falls on One Wheel: Man Riding Unicycle 200 Km to Fight Cancer
Offbeat  (tags: humans, interesting, society, fighting cancer, toronto, Niagara Falls, unicycle )

Lone
- 638 days ago - metronews.ca
200 kilometres on a unicycle will be the longest ride for Karim Kammah, who's done tours in Europe and Canada on one wheel
Toronto Woman Could Face 10 Years in Prison for Giving Water to Pigs on a Hot Day
Offbeat  (tags: Toronto, woman, jail, slaughterhouse, pigs, water )

Scooby
- 723 days ago - ibtimes.co.uk
A woman in Toronto, Canada, has been charged with criminal mischief after she gave water to pigs being transported to a slaughterhouse on a hot day. Anita Kranjc, 48, could face up to 10 years in prison for her actions.
 

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