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Best of 2017

Greater Toronto parents have voted for their favourite family-friendly businesses in the Best of 2017. Here are the winners!

The Grade 4 & 5 SnowPass

Get the Grade 4 & 5 SnowPass to ski & snowboard at each ski area 3 times for only $29.95! Buy it in Grade 4 and it's good until Grade 5! Now Available in Canada helps parents feel at ease that their family is enjoying programming, without being exposed to mature and explicit content.

Ontarians’ Artwork Graces the Royal Canadian Mint's New Coins

​Ontarians’ artwork graces the Royal Canadian Mint's brand new 25-cent and 1-dollar coins celebrating Canada 150.

Startup Arckit Launches STEM and Design Tools for Budding Architects

The multi-award winning architectural model building kit and STEM tool is back on the scene with their first ever Kickstarter campaign.

Meet Julia - A Muppet with Autism

Sesame Street adds a new character with autism to the cast. Julia joins Elmo, Cookie Monster, Abby and friends!

Best of 2016

Greater Toronto parents have voted for their favourite family-friendly businesses in the Best of 2016.

Give A Kid A Coat at Sleeping Beauty

This year’s favourite family holiday outing wants to help every Canadian child stay warm this winter.

The Adventure Club

The Adventure Club as part of Cineplex Family Favourites will support the Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada.

Osmo at Best Buy Canada’s Life & Tech Event

Award-winning gaming system showcases products at Best Buy Canada’s Life & Tech Event.

Tony Hawk Lands in Canada

Skateboarding Icon launches Signature Fashion Collection at Walmart Canada.

Sportplay Hosts Free Camp Day for Right To Play

Kids are invited to try a Free afternoon at camp in support of Right to Play.

The Implications of Childcare, Early Years Act and Camp

Children must be 4 on the start date of camp to attend a camp.

Toronto Zoo Welcomes Indian Rhino Calf

11 year old female rhinoceros Ashakiran, gave birth to a male calf on Wednesday, February 17.

LEGOLAND Black Friday Sale

Save 50% off all NEW Individual Annual Passes purchases from November 27 to 30.

IKEA FAMILY Drawing Competition

Kids 12 and under to enter this drawing competition! 10 designs from around the world will become soft toys.

Giant Panda Cubs Born at Zoo

The Toronto Zoo announced a Canadian first today with the birth of two giant panda cubs.

H2T Elite Dryland Celebrates 1 Year

H2T Elite Dryland Training has just celebrated its one year anniversary. H2T is a fitness facility specializing in youth fitness programs and sports conditioning programs for athletes of all ages.

Changes to Child Care in Ontario

There are big changes happening to child care in Ontario. With the Child Care Modernization Act, the Ontario Government has put the spotlight on quality and accountability in child care.

Online Island Ferry Tickets

A new online Ferry ticketing system is now available at the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal. Buying tickets in advance should save you time getting into the Ferry Terminal and on your way.

Moblees Survey - $25 Gift Card

Receive a $25 gift card by participating in a survey about The Moblees! We are interested in observing how the messages and themes presented in the children’s television program The Moblees.

Sleep Tight Campaign Helps Babies

The goal of the Sleep Tight campaign is to raise $50,000 to purchase cribs for low-income families.

New Dr. Seuss Book

Get ready to add a new Dr. Seuss book to your child's collection! This Summer, you'll have the opportunity to read What Pet Should I Get. It will arrive in bookstores on July 28.

The Grade 4 & 5 SnowPass is Back!

The Grade 4 & 5 SnowPass is an unbeatable offer, providing 9 and 10 year old children with three lift passes at each of the 150+ ski areas, nationwide, for just $29.95. That’s over 450 lift passes!

Calling all Dads! Dove Casting Call

Calling all Dads! Milo Casting is looking for MEN in the Toronto area to be featured in a new campaign for Dove Men + Care. Seeking strong, confident male role models who are great partners, friends, and fathers!

Spash & Save at Fallsview Waterpark

Falls Avenue Resort is having a Summer sale. Enjoy their lowest rates ever! Explore Falls Avenue Resort this Summer and receive up to $250 in bonus attractions and dining options!

Glass Floor Celebrates 20 Years!

Popular with visitors of all ages is a walk on air on the world famous CN Tower Glass Floor and Outdoor Terrace where you can feel the breeze. Since opening 20 years ago, it continues to thrill visitors!

Centreville Now Open Daily

Childhood memories start at Centreville! Toronto’s favourite family amusement park. Centreville Amusement Park opens its gates daily for the season this weekend Saturday May 31, 2014 at 10:30am.

Families Wanted for Property Brothers Show

HGTV & W Network's top-rated show: BUYING & SELLING WITH THE PROPERTY BROTHERS is casting families in the Greater Toronto Area.

Story Explorers from TVO Kids

TVOKids ignites children’s imaginations through storytelling with the launch of the new interstitial series Story Explorers and companion website. Features stories created, designed, and told by Ontario kids.

Comic Books and Other Hooks Book Launch

Manfred J. von Vulte, Dep. Head, Northmount School (North York) and Scarborough resident, releases, Comic Books and Other Hooks: 21st Century Education, in Canada today.

Wise Luck Charms for Canadian Olympic Team

More than 200 "Wise Luck" bracelets will be made by children at Wise Adventures for Canadian athletes competing in the 2014 Sochi Games.

Toronto Zoo Cub Takes First Steps

The Toronto Zoo is pleased to report the male polar bear cub, born on Saturday, November 9, 2013, is continuing to make great progress and has reached new milestones including taking his first steps!

Apptivity Seat Sparks Controversy

A baby bouncer recently released by Fisher Price for newborns and toddlers is causing some controversy among parents. Young children can view videos or apps, or play games while sitting in the bouncy seat.

Toronto Zoo Saves Lone Cub

Toronto Zoo staff was delighted to find that Aurora, one of the Toronto Zoo's two female polar bears, gave birth to three male cubs. Staff were saddened to discover that two of the three cubs did not survive...
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