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ON THE COVER (Winter 2019)

March 14th, 2019 · No Comments

A FOWL PLAYS IN THE ANNEX: “Rose,” the female Eastern Wild Turkey can be found in Annex-area parks. To read more about Rose, click here.

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NEWS: Condo plan evolves (Winter 2019)

March 14th, 2019 · No Comments

Developers, city planners, hold meeting

By Ahmed Hagar

Annex residents packed into Bloor Street United Church’s McClure Hall on December 17 alongside planners and developers to express their continuing concern about the development plans for the church, known as 300 Bloor Street West.

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NEWS: $10 bill hits Bathurst (Winter 2019)

March 14th, 2019 · No Comments

Bank note features activist Viola Desmond

George Randolph exchanges a $10 bill for the newly-designed bank-note featuring civil rights icon Viola Desmond at the ADBCC commemorative breakfast. AHMED HAGAR/GLEANER NEWS

By Ahmed Hagar

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NEWS: Bloor restaurants cope with B&Es (Winter 2019)

March 14th, 2019 · No Comments

Police apprehend multiple “drug-dependent” individuals

By Hannah Alberga

January has brought a spike in commercial crime around Bloor and Brunswick streets, with four restaurants experiencing break-ins on one day.

Between 3:30 am and 6:30 am on Jan. 7, the  St. Louis Bar and Grill, Crafty Coyote Ale House, Vietnam Lovely Noodle, and Gong Cha teahouse were victims to break and enters.

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CHATTER: New shelter strategy employed on Davenport (Winter 2019)

March 14th, 2019 · No Comments

Having recently completed renovations, the Davenport Road Women’s Shelter is now permanently residing at 348 Davenport Road, near Dupont Street. The shelter is owned by the City of Toronto and run by YWCA Toronto. It provides transitionary housing for 56 homeless women, transgender or gender non-binary-identifying persons.

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CHATTER: The not so wild Annex turkey (Winter 2019)

March 14th, 2019 · No Comments

Rose hanging out at Art Eggleton Park. HUSNA SARI/GLEANER NEWS

By Brian Burchell

This female Eastern White Wild Turkey, dubbed “Rose” by neighbours, seems to enjoy her mini-range consisting of Christie Pits, Bickford, and Art Eggleton parks.

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EDITORIAL: It’s hardly ‘for the students’ (Winter 2019)

March 14th, 2019 · No Comments

Premier Doug Ford’s latest plan to restructure funding for post-secondary institutions would mean the average college student can look forward to saving $340 in tuition fees this September, while the average arts and science student in university can look forward to saving $660 per year. The plan, however, is little more than a reckless ruse that does nothing for the people it purports to help. The ten per cent cuts to tuition fees for colleges and universities effective in Sept. 2019, and locked down for 2020, are nothing but a shiny populist penny on a regressive policy pie.

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FORUM: With people-power there is hope (Winter 2019)

March 14th, 2019 · No Comments

MPP Bell sees glass half-full in year ahead

By Jessica Bell

A new year is an opportunity to renew and recommit to making a difference. Here are three resolutions to help spur positive social change in 2019.

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FORUM: The trustee and the tyrant (Winter 2019)

March 14th, 2019 · No Comments

Moise opposes the “hack and slash system of anything goes” of Premier Ford

TDSB Trustee Chris Moise talks about local politics, keeping schools progressive, and fighting Premier Doug Ford in court (and winning).

By Chris Moise


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ON THE COVER (Dec. 2018)

December 30th, 2018 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER (Dec. 2018)

“Foreground of Hart House and University College” is one of six pieces by Nicholas Hornyansky in the Art Museum at the University of Toronto. Hornyansky was a Canadian-Hungarian artist who moved to Canada in 1929. His work includes many local scenes, including Hart House, Convocation Hall, University College, and the Soldiers’ Tower. The Art Museum is made up of the Justina M. Barnicke Gallery at Hart House, and the University of Toronto Art Centre at University College. It’s one of the largest gallery spaces for visual art exhibitions and programming in Toronto.

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