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July in Toronto … Is IndyCar Time!

One of the highlights on the IndyCar Series circuit is the July stop in Toronto. Each year the race in Toronto turns out to be one of the most exciting on the calendar. There are always bumps, crashes and controversy, a driver can still win the race even if he starts from the back – and that’s why the fans love it. But wait, there’s more! That’s right, there’s 2inTO! 2014 marks the second year in a row that Toronto will host two, back-to-back IndyCar races that are part of a fantastic annual Canadian Summer Festival by the shores of Lake Ontario. Having covered the Toronto Indy photographically for various media outlets since the year 2000 we were ready to experience it all from the other side of the fence. Last year (2013) we decided to cover the event from a fans perspective for our own website – It was great to actually enjoy the festivities simply as real race fans –

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Toronto Zoo Name Our Cub Contest

WHAT’S MY NAME? NAME OUR CUB CONTEST PRESENTED BY COCA COLA    The Toronto Zoo needs YOUR help in naming our male polar bear cub. Toronto Zoo Staff have selected their top six names, and you get to vote for your favorite and help name Hudson’s little brother. Once the votes have been tallied, the cub’s official new name will be announced in early March. Which is your favorite? HUMPHREY- “Peaceful Warrior”, name was originally derived from the Germanic elements “hun”, which means “bear cub” and “frid” which means “peace. ORSON – Latin origin meaning “bear”. JAMES – James Bay is derived from the Southern arm of Hudson Bay. “Hudson” is the Toronto Zoo’s previous cub, and is the cub’s brother. LOREK – From the movie Golden Compass. Lorek comes from the word ‘laurel’ which is a symbol of victory. SEARIK – Inuit for “beautiful”. STIRLING – “Genuine, high quality, pure”. CLICK HERE for more contest information and to submit your vote today! POLAR BEAR CUB NOW ON EXHIBIT! The polar bear cub can now be seen by visitors in his outdoor den and polar bear maternity area from 10:00 am to …