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ON THE COVER Let it flow (Summer 2019)

July 16th, 2019 · No Comments

Construction is well underway to replace the 142 year-old water mains running under Bloor Street. Expected completion end of 2019. BRIAN BURCHELL/GLEANER NEWS

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NEWS: Patio proposal moves ahead, tentatively (Summer 2019)

July 16th, 2019 · No Comments

Layton helps forge a compromise for cheesecake purveyor

By Nabahat Hussain and Juan Romero 

After a lengthy dispute with the Harbord Village Residents’ Association (HVRA), the recently opened “LeTao Sweets” bakery is up and running with tentative plans for a patio next summer.

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NEWS: Chess for everyone (Summer 2019)

July 16th, 2019 · No Comments

The legacy of Ted Winick

Ted presenting a trophy to Max England at Annex Chess Club in 2016.
COURTESY MARCUS WILKER, CHESS INSTITUTE

By Meribeth Deen


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NEWS: Estonian Centre gets green light (Summer 2019)

July 16th, 2019 · No Comments

Aerial view of the proposed 3-storey Estonian Cultural Centre and the set to be built at 9 and 11 Madison Ave. in Toronto. The building will have an eye-catching rooftop garden for visitors to enjoy. COURTESY ALAR KONGATS

New building plan clears hurdles at Committee of Adjustment

By Juan Romero

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CHATTER: Clinic not spared by Ford’s reversal (Summer 2019)

July 16th, 2019 · No Comments

Despite Premier Doug Ford’s announcement that some of his proposed funding cuts are being reversed, cuts to Kensington Market’s St. Stephen’s Community House remain intact.

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CHATTER: The Bloor-Borden Farmers’ Market is back (Summer 2019)

July 16th, 2019 · No Comments

The farmers’ market at Bloor and Borden returns to the Annex the first week of June and will be open every Wednesday from 3-7 pm until the last week of October. Look for the Green P parking lot just south of Bloor and you’ll catch sight of the action.

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EDITORIAL CARTOON: How Nice (Summer 2019)

July 16th, 2019 · No Comments

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EDITORIAL: Time for Ford to press “eject” (Summer 2019)

July 16th, 2019 · No Comments

A recent poll confirms that Doug Ford’s favourability ratings are falling hard and fast. His level of support is lower than Kathleen Wynne’s was at the end of her tenure, lower, as the president of Mainstreet Research Quito Maggi says, than any incumbent premier has ever seen this soon after being elected. 

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FORUM: Top takeaways for our community from Ontario’s 2019 budget (Summer 2019)

July 16th, 2019 · No Comments

Education, health care, social services, legal aid, all on chopping block

By Jessica Bell, MPP (University—Rosedale) 

On April 11, the Ford government presented their first budget called “Ontario’s Plan to Protect What Matters Most”. It’s an ironic title, considering how many cuts to key services are included.  Below is a brief round-up of some of the biggest announcements and their impact on our community. 

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GREENINGS: Not sure what’s worse, climate crisis or denying it? (Summer 2019)

July 16th, 2019 · No Comments

Act local to address the reality of climate change

By Terri Chu


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