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67 Toronto-Based Innovations

The City of Toronto Has Many Talented Artists and Creative Inventions

— February 20, 2014 — World
The city of Toronto, Ontario Canada is home to many talented individuals, innovators and creative inventions. Toronto’s pride and joy is its beautiful water front, sports teams and the new Ripley’s Aquarium, just to name a few. The city is filled with young ambitious individuals like street artists, mobile app developers, and designers.

Innovative concepts like tablet-based banking apps and food truck finding apps have come from the city of Toronto. Torontonians’ are willing to wax their chests in the middle of Dundas Square, conduct beer competitions in the streets, and host charitable Valentine’s Day soirees—all in the name of charity!

The overwhelming amount of Mayor Rob Ford scandal spoofing attire, memes and videos to come out of Toronto would be embarrassing if it weren't so hilarious. The city of Toronto is dynamic and constantly innovating. As Drake puts it, there’s nothing quite like 5AM in Toronto.
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Amazingly Aquatic Outings
Amazingly Aquatic Outings
Trend Hunter Creates A Big Splash At The Ripley's Aquarium
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Destructive Ice Storm Videos
Destructive Ice Storm Videos
This Time Lapse Video Documents the Devastating Toronto Ice Storm
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Ambitious Seafood Franchises
Ambitious Seafood Franchises
Go-Getter Chef Matt Pettit Gave Up Everything for His Dream Career
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Ambitious Entertainment Factotums
Ambitious Entertainment Factotums
Jack of All Trades Sean Ward Shared His Career Story
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Legendary DJ Competitions
Legendary DJ Competitions
The Red Bull Thre3style World Finals 2013 Shook the Streets of Toronto
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Musical Mayoral Tributes
Musical Mayoral Tributes
The A Clever Rob Ford Dancehall Remix Celebrates a New Scandal
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Living Dead Comedy Plays
Living Dead Comedy Plays
Three Cast Members Share Innovative Details About This Zombie Play
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Viral Mayor Scandal Parodies
Viral Mayor Scandal Parodies
This Believable Fake Rob Ford Movie Features Chris Farley
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Ambitious DJ Tournaments
Ambitious DJ Tournaments
This Canadian DJ is All Out to Win at the Red Bull Thre3style Finals
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Spontaneous Realtor Restaurateur Hybrids
Spontaneous Realtor Restaurateur Hybrids
The Gallery Toronto Offers Great Food with a Side of Art
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Mayoral Social Media Compilations
Mayoral Social Media Compilations
This Rob Ford Facebook Look Back Video is Hilarious
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Independent Canadian Skate Wear
Independent Canadian Skate Wear
TUPO Clothing Makes Skate Wear for Even the Chilliest Climates
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CityTV: Jeremy Gutsche and Trend Hunter on 2014 Trends
CityTV: Jeremy Gutsche and Trend Hunter on 2014 Trends
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Mortality-Themed Clothing Brands
Mortality-Themed Clothing Brands
Fame Kills Clothing Brings Us Fashion from Beyond the Grave
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Culinary Beer Festivals
Culinary Beer Festivals
The Toronto Festival of Beer Featured Delicacies from All Over the City
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Inspiring Elemental Interior Design
Inspiring Elemental Interior Design
Artemano Turned Interior Design into a Way of Life
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Matrix-Inspired Mirror Displays
Matrix-Inspired Mirror Displays
This Digital Mirror Will Transform Your Hand into Numbers
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Urban City-Inspired Fashion
Urban City-Inspired Fashion
'Big City, Big Dreams’ Recently Dropped an Inspiring Indie Comme
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Gooey Grilled Cheese-Themed Gatherings
Gooey Grilled Cheese-Themed Gatherings
Stuff Your Face at Joylister’s Toronto Grilled Cheese
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Political Bobblehead Dolls
Political Bobblehead Dolls
The Limited Edition Rob Ford Bobblehead is Silly Political Fun
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DIY Skateboard Design Schools
DIY Skateboard Design Schools
Roarockit Offers Skateboarders Lessons in Building Custom Boards
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Motivational Movember Manscaping
Motivational Movember Manscaping
Paul Maccarone Got a Sweet 'Stache Trim for Movember 2013
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DNA-Based Matchmaking Kits
DNA-Based Matchmaking Kits
The Matchmaking Kit by Instant Chemistry Provides Matches Based on DNA
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Live Street Waxing Campaigns
Live Street Waxing Campaigns
Fuzz Wax Bar Puts Stress on a Male Model
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Winter-Embracing Sports Ads
Winter-Embracing Sports Ads
Nike Inspires You to Play Winter Sports the Russian Way
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Gargantuan Gamer Displays
Gargantuan Gamer Displays
The Giant Xbox One Console in Toronto Brought the Community Together
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Charitable Athlete Dinners
Charitable Athlete Dinners
The Toronto Maple Leafs Night with Blue & White Had a Great Showing
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Triumphantly Single Celebrations
Triumphantly Single Celebrations
The Beaver Bar is Hosting a Sassy Valentine's Day Singles Event
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Hip Mayoral Scandal T-Shirts
Hip Mayoral Scandal T-Shirts
American Apparel's Exclusive Shirts Feature Rob Ford, Toronto Mayor
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Brewery Themed Famers Markets
Brewery Themed Famers Markets
Diana Gonzalez Explains the First Winter Farmers Market
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Impromptu Rap Star Stores
Impromptu Rap Star Stores
Nothing Will be the Same with the Drake Pop-Up in Toronto
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Insta-Photo Timelines
Insta-Photo Timelines
The Toronto Silent Film Festival Turned Its Instagram into a Timeline
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Unpopular Result Search Engines
Unpopular Result Search Engines
The Million Short Search Filters Out the Top Million Results
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Hilarious Mayoral Majesty Shirts
Hilarious Mayoral Majesty Shirts
This Rob Ford Shirt Will Show Who is the King of Narcotics
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Community-Driven Media Jobs
Community-Driven Media Jobs
Trend Hunter Wants Your Talent for Our Toronto Social Media Jobs
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Designer Disney Desserts
Designer Disney Desserts
Le Dolci Cooks Up Some Delicious Disney Themed Cakes
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Minimalist Marker Drawings
Minimalist Marker Drawings
Artist Niall McClelland Creats Absrtact Art Using Only Sharpies
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Tablet-Based Banking Apps
Tablet-Based Banking Apps
The TD for iPad App Provides a Secure Way to Perform Transactions
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Charmingly Asymmetrical Varsity Lookbooks
Charmingly Asymmetrical Varsity Lookbooks
The NEEDS&WANTS 2014 Spring/Summer Lookbook Heats Up
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Scandalous Mayor Spoof Games
Scandalous Mayor Spoof Games
'Flappy Ford' is Another Popular Flappy Bird Spoof
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Chic Tech Accessory Concepts
Chic Tech Accessory Concepts
The AEON Touchpoint Glove Boasts a Fashionable and Practical Design
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Disgraced Mayor Action Figures
Disgraced Mayor Action Figures
Nuffsaid78 Sold His Custom-Made Rob Ford Toy on eBay
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Cartoonified Outdoor Objects
Cartoonified Outdoor Objects
Aiden Glenn Turns Urban Elements Into Characters with Googly Eyes
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Contributive Cosmetology Ebooks
Contributive Cosmetology Ebooks
‘I’m Not Making This Up’ By Natalia Zurawska Rev
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Charitably Chic Valentine Soirees
Charitably Chic Valentine Soirees
Mansouri Living Hosts a Pre-Valentines Party for a Great Cause
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Icy Cityscape Photography
Icy Cityscape Photography
Ronnie Yip's Skyscraper Shots Stunningly Capture a Cold Toronto Winter
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Googly-Eyed Street Art
Googly-Eyed Street Art
A Toronto Artist Turns Everyday Objects into Googly-eyed Art Pieces
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Miniature Robot Pets
Miniature Robot Pets
Aesthetec Studio Makes Cute, Interactive Robot Friends with Personality
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Compassion-Teaching Playthings
Compassion-Teaching Playthings
The Empathy Toy Instills an Important Emotion in Children
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Cheeky Cartoon Street Props
Cheeky Cartoon Street Props
Toronto Artist Aiden Glynn Gives the Streets a Playful Character
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Chromatic Transparent Canvas Art
Chromatic Transparent Canvas Art
The Network Series by Nicole Charles Pays Homage to Elsa Peretti
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Food Truck Locating Apps
Food Truck Locating Apps
The Toronto Food Trucks App Locates Nearby Eats
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Glamorous Vintage Gadget Paintings
Glamorous Vintage Gadget Paintings
These Photorealistic Paintings Depict Vintage Gadgets
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Chic Customizable Eyewear
Chic Customizable Eyewear
The KARIR Collection Featurs an Array of Cutomizable Frames
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Cheeky Mayor Valentine Cards
Cheeky Mayor Valentine Cards
Take the Sappy Out of V-Day with a Funny Rob Ford Valentine's Card
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Random Item Illustrations
Random Item Illustrations
Found Object Art by Debbie Ridpath Ohi Uses Foliage, Technology and More
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Disguised Makeup USBs
Disguised Makeup USBs
The Lipstick Flash Drive is Made for Wannabe Female Spies
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Political Scandal T-Shirts
Political Scandal T-Shirts
The Rob Ford Crack T-Shirt Makes Light of a Serious Issue
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Tweet-Fueled Beer Competitions (CONTEST)
Tweet-Fueled Beer Competitions (CONTEST)
Trend Hunter and Toronto's Beerfest Offer a Chance to Win
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Lantern-Illuminated Interiors
Lantern-Illuminated Interiors
The Design Agency Fills the Generator Hostel with Lavish Warmth
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Urban Canadian Clothing Lines
Urban Canadian Clothing Lines
Toronto’s Finest Bring Some Canuck Flair to the Masses
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Stylish Gentlemanly Sweatpants
Stylish Gentlemanly Sweatpants
Twyford Clothing Helps Men Dress Up While Chilling Out
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Elaborate Paper Sculptures
Elaborate Paper Sculptures
Artist Christine Kim Creates These Delicate Paper Sculptures
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Color-Splashed Beverage Branding
Color-Splashed Beverage Branding
Yummy Milk Packaging Introduces a Splatter of Visual Flavor
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Surreal Body Illustrations
Surreal Body Illustrations
Canadian Artist Ashley Mackenzie Creates Surreal Body Drawings
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Luxe Natural Yoga Wear
Luxe Natural Yoga Wear
The White by Lolë Line is Elegant and High-Performance
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Boutique Cafe Hybrids
Boutique Cafe Hybrids
Citizenry in Toronto is Redefining the World of Cafes
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