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ON THE COVER: Wage protest (Jan. 2018)

January 29th, 2018 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER: Wage protest (Jan. 2018)

The Ontario Federation of Labour and the Fight for $15 & Fairness Campaign protested outside the Bloor Street and Spadina Road franchise of Tim Hortons on January 10. They were protesting franchise owners who cut paid breaks and some benefits in order to pay for the province’s mandated minimum wage increase, which went from $11.60 to $14 on January 1. GEREMY BORDONARO/GLEANER NEWS

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NEWS: Open kitchen (Jan. 2018)

January 29th, 2018 · Comments Off on NEWS: Open kitchen (Jan. 2018)

Media coverage saves program for now

Newcomer Kitchen began at Butler’s Pantry on Markham Street before moving to Depanneur on College Street when Butler’s Pantry was closed due to the Mirvish Village redevelopment. BRIAN BURCHELL/GLEANER NEWS

By Geremy Bordonaro

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NEWS: Celebrating a legendary Leaf (Jan. 2018)

January 29th, 2018 · Comments Off on NEWS: Celebrating a legendary Leaf (Jan. 2018)

Charlie Conacher banner presented to Jesse Ketchum

Charlie Conacher’s nephew Brian applauds at the unveiling of Charlie Conacher’s banner at Jesse Ketchum Public School. COURTESY JOHN CALDARONE

By R.S. Konjek

Jesse Ketchum Public School on Davenport Road received a special gift from the Toronto Maple Leafs just before the holidays, thanks to one of its most famous graduates.

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NEWS: Cressy to stand for re-election (Jan. 2018)

January 29th, 2018 · Comments Off on NEWS: Cressy to stand for re-election (Jan. 2018)

Ward boundaries redrawn

By Geremy Bordonaro

Joe Cressy has confirmed that he will be standing for re-election at the next municipal election. He’s just not sure which ward he’ll be running in, now that the Ontario Municipal Board has approved Toronto City Council’s decision to increase the number of wards from 44 to 47.

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CHATTER: Carbon tax fuels upgrades at Kensington School (Jan. 2018)

January 29th, 2018 · Comments Off on CHATTER: Carbon tax fuels upgrades at Kensington School (Jan. 2018)

Mitzie Hunter (right), Ontario’s minister of education, sits in on a Kensington Community School kindergarten class discussion about climate change. BRIAN BURCHELL/GLEANER NEWS

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CHATTER: No more funding for Annex Family Festival (Jan. 2018)

January 29th, 2018 · Comments Off on CHATTER: No more funding for Annex Family Festival (Jan. 2018)

The future of the Annex Family Festival is up in the air after most of its funds were cut by the Bloor Annex BIA at its annual general meeting on January 9. The organization’s board of directors presented the annual budget, which included funding for the festival, for approval by the general members.

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CHATTER: An homage to Ed (Jan. 2018)

January 29th, 2018 · Comments Off on CHATTER: An homage to Ed (Jan. 2018)

Joe Cressy (Ward 20, Trinity-Spadina), Daniel Freeman of Freeman Realty, Ted Winick of Spirit of Math, and Joe Mihevc (Ward 21, St. Paul’s West) gave away 500 turkeys in three hours just before Christmas. Now in its second year, the event is an homage to Ed Mirvish, who also used to give away turkeys before Christmas at Honest Ed’s. “We feel a strong obligation to give back to the community,” said Elden Freeman, who co-sponsors the event with Winick. BRIAN BURCHELL/GLEANER?NEWS

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CHATTER: Innovating for the future (Jan. 2018)

January 29th, 2018 · Comments Off on CHATTER: Innovating for the future (Jan. 2018)

Royal St. George’s College students Henry Gold, Charlie Botterell, Luke Ovenell, and Kieran Tisdal present their project to help the nation to a parent in December. The project was a part of a grade nine assignment that tasked students with developing innovative ideas for improving the state of the world. COURTESY ROYAL ST. GEORGE’S COLLEGE

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LETTERS: A bushel of tomatoes (Jan. 2018)

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Re: “Height-ened fears” (December 2017)

In response to the comments of Ms. McKenna of KPMB Architects in Height-ened fears:

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FORUM: Making Ontario a green leader (Jan. 2018)

January 29th, 2018 · 1 Comment

Provincial fund for making homes energy-efficient

By Han Dong

As I look to the new year, I always look for ways we can improve. There are so many great organizations, businesses, and non-profits looking to make positive changes in our community. In many ways, these places are on the forefront for creating opportunities to make Ontario a world-class place to live.

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