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ON OUR COVER (APRIL 2017): Celebrating the city’s third oldest school 

April 10th, 2017 · No Comments

PHOTO BY GEREMY BORDONARO/GLEANER NEWS: Harbord Collegiate Institute teacher Belinda Medeiros-Felix and student volunteers prepare to celebrate the school’s 125th anniversary later this month. They are surrounded by the school’s memorabilia, which are housed in its museum, the first of its kind in Canada. The school is also home to two memorials to the First and Second World wars.

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NEWS (APRIL 2017): U of T seeks to expand planning exemption

April 10th, 2017 · No Comments

Proposal designates character areas

PHOTO BY BRIAN BURCHELL/GLEANER NEWS: Audience members at a community meeting fear that extending the University of Toronto’s Planning Act exemptions for its St. George campus would lead to additional new development in the area.

By Brian Burchell

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NEWS (APRIL 2017): Reclaiming the Anishinaabe past

April 10th, 2017 · No Comments

Street-naming project highlights a 15,000-year history

By Clarrie Feinstein

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CHATTER (APRIL 2017) Miles Nadal JCC receives bomb threat on March 7

April 10th, 2017 · No Comments

PHOTO BY GEREMY BORDONARO/GLEANER NEWS: The Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre was evacuated for two hours on the morning of March 7 after it received a bomb threat via a robo-call. A Jewish community centre in London, Ontario also received a similar threat around the same time. Over 120 bomb threats have been made against North American Jewish community centres since the start of the year, according to the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs.

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NEWS (APRIL 2017): Students solve mystery

April 10th, 2017 · No Comments

Thomas Fisher Library renovation aims to prevent condensation

GEREMY BORDONARO/GLEANER NEWS: Thomas Fisher’s rare books are now safe from condensation thanks to student ingenuity.

 

By Geremy Bordonaro

It’s home to a diverse array of rare manuscripts, and the archives of some our nation’s most prominent scribes. Even as the HMS Terror lies under the Arctic sea, its log books are safely stored within its walls.

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CHATTER (APRIL 2017) Central Tech Blues take home the bronze

April 10th, 2017 · No Comments

The Central Tech Blues came off an outstanding basketball season with a third-place finish in the National Preparatory Association championships. Led by the association’s 2017 Coach of the Year Kevin Jeffers, the Blues beat out the Toronto Basketball Academy 103 to 93 in a tightly-fought game. Point guard Raheim Sullivan scored 23 points for the Blues, and was awarded player of the game. Fellow team member shooting guard Steven Rahwire was named the league’s most valuable player.

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CHATTER (APRIL 2017): Bateman’s Bikes opens new express shop on Dupont Street

April 10th, 2017 · No Comments

Bateman’s Bicycle Company has opened a third store at Dupont Street and Davenport Road. Express Shoppe (149 Dupont St.) offers a variety of bikes, accessories, and quick tune-ups. The company emphasizes bike safety, ensuring that bikes are road-ready quickly and affordably.

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CHATTER (APRIL 2017): Pink Day at UTS renews call for tolerance

April 10th, 2017 · No Comments

Community members are invited to don pink and join students from the University of Toronto Schools (UTS) in celebrating International Day of Pink on April 12 for the fourth year in a row. They will also be fundraising for LGBT Youthline, an organization that offers confidential and non-judgmental peer support by telephone, text, and online chat services.

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FOCUS ON EDUCATION (APRIL 2017): A little Oola, a lot of Boola

April 10th, 2017 · No Comments

Harbord Collegiate celebrates 125 years

PHOTO BY NEILAND BRISSENDEN: A handmade, felt-covered photo album from 1909 sits in the Harbord Collegiate Institute museum, the first of its kind in Canada. Titled The Brownies at Harbord by Simple Simon, it features a caption reading “The Greatest Truths are the Simplest/And so are the Greatest Men”.

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FROM THE ARCHIVES: Harbord C.I. connects with history

April 10th, 2017 · No Comments

Fully restored statue returns to school

PHOTO BY NEILAND BRISSENDEN/GLEANER NEWS: Our Soldier has watched over Harbord students since 1922.

By Linda Nguyen

A bronze soldier has stood proudly in front of Harbord Collegiate Institute for 83 years. He’s watched students saunter in and out of class each day, watched as they skateboard and chatter at his feet, but most importantly, he’s watched over them.

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