News

 

136th annual CNE opens

The annual Canadian National Exhibition opens Friday and runs until Sept. 1

A colourful ceremonial procession today will launch the 136th year of the Canadian National Exhibition.

The official ceremony takes place in front of the historic Princes' Gates in Toronto. C-N-E officials say Toronto Mayor Rob Ford will be among the guests for the opening ceremonies

This year's event will commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the First World War. Participants in a procession are to include First world War re-enactors and the band of the Royal Regiment of Canada

The C-N-E Grounds were used as a military camp from 1914 to 1916.

Among the new over-the-top food offerings at this year's fair will be butter coffee, liquid nitrogen sorbets, and chocolate fried chicken.

The EX runs until September 1.

Leave a comment:

showing all comments · Subscribe to comments
  1. Herry posted on 08/15/2014 08:37 AM
    Ottawa used to have the, " Super Ex ", a tradition that lasted more than 120 years, until the city clowncil morons took it away. It's been gone for over 7 years now and these idiots have yet to come up with a start-up plan ! But, then again, there is very little intelligent life in this toilet bowl of a city !
showing all comments

Your GTA

Sign Up For Breaking News Alerts

Becoming a member only takes 60 seconds! Members get access to exclusive information and products that non-members do not, including concert ticket presales, trips, advance notice on upcoming entertainment events, movie screening passes, music giveaways and more!

Login with Facebook

Stay connected 24/7! Receive breaking news and programming alerts right to your inbox. CLICK HERE to sign-up.

Today's Poll

Do you know who will get your vote or is there still time to change your mind before election day October 27th?

Voting is restricted to one vote every 24 hour(s) VoteResults

Top Stories

Facebook

Twitter