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The Zoo is getting a BOOmobile for Halloween

There's a new attraction coming to the Toronto Zoo this Halloween! Don't miss the new BOOmobile, a slightly scary but legendary, fun for all ages adventure.

FlyOver Canada Attraction Coming to Toronto

The new FlyOver Canada location will provide guests with a brand-new flight ride experience featuring the country’s most iconic locations, picturesque landscapes and natural wonders.

BTS Dolls Soon to be Available at Toys 'R' Us

Toys 'R' Us Canada announces that popular South Korean Boy Band - BTS - dolls are making their way to stores across Canada.

Geoffrey Throws Ceremonial Pitch at Blue Jays Game

Toys 'R' Us Canada mascot becomes first Canadian toy mascot to throw ceremonial first pitch for Toronto Blue Jays at series against the Cleveland Indians.

Funrise Announces Toy License with Caterpillar

Funrise announces a Global Master Toy License with Caterpillar Inc. – the world's leading construction equipment manufacturer, for a new line of toy vehicles.

AGO Announces Bold New Pricing Changes

Less equals more! Starting May 25, the AGO offers free entry for visitors 25 and under, and launches an Annual Pass for only $35.

Lumina Night Walk Experience Coming to Toronto Zoo

Guests will be led through the experience with the use of interactive displays, light, sound, scenography, music and video projection.

Michaels Partners with the Boys & Girls Clubs

The arts and crafts specialty retailer commits to making great futures by providing spaces, supplies, and skills needed to shape innovative leaders.

Ontario Science Centre Celebrates 50 Years

On January 24, the Ontario Science Centre officially launched its birthday year in the same spirit of wonder and delight experienced by over 52 million visitors since 1969.

Toys R Us Canada Announces Exclusive Deal with Addo Play UK

Toys R Us Canada partners with Addo Play to enhance their exclusive selection of toys for their customers. Addo Play’s toys inspire fun, imagination and wonder.

New Family-Friendly Experiences for Google Assistant

Designed specifically for families, the new experiences will help parents and kids learn, play and imagine together.

Ensure No Scout is Left Behind On Giving Tuesday

Scouts Canada’s No One Left Behind program offers financial support so that all youth can experience the adventures of Scouting.

TIFF Changes its Family Programming

TIFF has announced it will be changing how it serves young cinephiles. TIFF Kids will be retired and digiPlaySpace will be rebranded for kids 14+.

Help bring a Kusama Infinity Mirror Room to the AGO

The AGO is asking its supporters to help raise funds to acquire Canada's first Infinity Mirror Room, and create a historical milestone.

Families That Play More Are Happier

Playing together makes families happier, closer and less stressed – but over a third admit they struggle to prioritise playtime, according to a new report released by the LEGO Group.

X Marks the Spot Around the World

To celebrate the launch of this year's most anticipated new toy - Treasure X, Moose Toys has partnered with Geocaching HQ to bring to life a global treasure hunt adventure!

Russian School of Mathematics Announces New Branch in Toronto Area

Russian School of Mathematics (RSM), the award-winning after-school math program announces the opening of its first branch in Canada.

Toronto Zoo Welcomes Birth of Western Lowland Gorilla

Ngozi, a 20 year-old female Western lowland gorilla, gave birth to a baby early this morning on Thursday, June 7, 2018.

VEX Provincial Championships

Top Performing Primary and Secondary Students Aim to Earn Spot at the VEX Robotics World Championship.

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!

PureFlix.ca Now Available in Canada

PureFlix.ca 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.
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