Wednesday, July 01, 2009

All Canadians Stand Up....

We are all blessed to live in such a great country
Truly blessed to be a Canadian

Conitinue reading to view what's open and what's closed today in Toronto as reported by

Canada Day: What's Open, What's Closed?


Most grocery stores and supermarkets
LCBO and Beer stores
Government offices
Canada Post


TTC and Go Transit are running on a holiday schedule

Most downtown retailers in the Downtown Yonge Street area (from Richmond Street north to Grosvenor, and from Bay just east of Yonge) will be open, including the Eaton Centre, which will be open from 10am to 6pm.

While most shopping malls are closed, Vaughan Mills Shopping Centre will be open from 10am to 7pm, as well as the Pacific Mall at 4300 Steeles Ave. E. in Markham.

Loblaws, Sobeys and Wal-Mart and Metro stores will be closed for the holiday in Toronto and the GTA, but some Sobeys stores in cottage country will be open. All Rabba stores continue to be open 24/7.

And even though it will be a rainy Canada Day, if you're inclined to do some gardening, Home Depot Garden Centres throughout most of the GTA will remain open from 8am-5pm, but the stores themselves will be shut down.

July 1 Fireworks and Events

The strike means no fireworks at Ashbridges Bay. But plenty of other places will be having a blast to celebrate Canada's birthday.

They include:

Downsview Park
Canada's Wonderland
Mississauga Civic Centre
Brampton's Chinguacousy Park
Kinsmen Park in Pickering
Milne Park in Markham
Green Park in Richmond Hill
Centennial Park in Etobicoke
Waterfront Heritage Park, Bronte, Oakville

All those fireworks are at approximately 10:00pm.

And at 10:30pm, Ontario Place's Festival of Fire lights up the Toronto waterfront.

If you're planning on holding your own fireworks display, click here for some important safety tips.

The big Toronto July 1 tradition -- the CHIN Picnic -- will go ahead. The fun starts at Exhibition Place Wednesday at noon. And don't forget about the TD Canada Trust Toronto Jazz Festival happening at Nathan Phillips Square.

You can also find Canada Day celebrations at:

Downsview Park
Queen's Park
Yonge-Dundas Square

The cancelled events include:

Amesbury Canada Day, Amesbury Park
Ashbridges Bay Fireworks
Canada Day Event, Earlscourt Park
Canada Day Events at Nathan Phillips Square
Canada Day Events at Metro Square
Somali-Canada Day, Earl Bales Park
Ontario Australian Football Championships, Colonel Samuel Smith Park
Peanut Town Festival, Oriole Park - North
East York Toronto Canada Day, Stan Wadlow Park
East York Canada Day Parade
MPP Canada Day Event - Don Valley West MPP, Flemingdon Park
Shomoy Mela, Detonia Park
Canada Day Celebrations, Thompson Memorial Park/ Miliken District Park
Canada Day Celebration, St.James Park
New Country Canada Day Jam, Woodbine Park
16th Annual Neighbours Together, Riverdale Park East
Canada Day Festival, Kew Gardens
Canada Day, Mel Lastman Square



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Monday, July 13, 2009

Baseball Sex - Lil Wayne feat Mack Maine
Do It Now - Drake
Stunt On You - Drake
Somebody Else - Ne-Yo

Sunday, July 12, 2009

Imma Do It Snippet - Fabolous feat Kobe
Salute - Fabolous feat Lil Wayne
Mr. Gangsta Remix - Lil Wayne feat Smitty
Chameleon - Christina Milian feat The Dream
Diamonds - Rick Ross
Thats What I Thought - T.I.
Bread Up - T.I. feat Trick Daddy & Keri Hilson
Magic - T.I. feat Robin Thicke
Welcome Back To The Trap - T.I.
Don't Give Up - T.I.

Saturday, July 11, 2009

Get It - Mase feat Cam'ron
Juice - Drake
The Winner - Drake
Something - Drake
Press It Up - Sean Paul
I'm So Wavy (Jay-Z Diss) - The Game
Look 4 Ya - Andre 300

Friday, July 10, 2009

Don't Trust Me Remix - 3Oh!3 feat Mike Posner & Kid Cudi
Hatin On Him - R Kelly
Welcome To My Workplace - Fabolous

Thursday, July 9, 2009

Slow Down - Drake feat Tommy Stars
Fallen - Keshia Chante feat Drake
Most Wanted Rockstar (Snippet) - Lil Wayne
Sacrifice - Lil Wayne feat Gudda Gudda, T- Streets & Channel

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