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NEIGHBOURHOOD PROFILE (MAY 2017): Crisis breeds unity

May 26th, 2017 · Comments Off on NEIGHBOURHOOD PROFILE (MAY 2017): Crisis breeds unity

Narayever synagogue’s private sponsorship builds community

PHOTO COURTESY NARAYEVER SYNAGOGUE: Narayever members Mona Kornberg and Ricki Sharpe greet the Syrian family at the airport.

By Clarrie Feinstein

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ARTS (MAY 2017) A month of festivals and finales

May 26th, 2017 · Comments Off on ARTS (MAY 2017) A month of festivals and finales

Royal Conservatory of Music marks Canada 150

By Heather Kelly

May is a month of fantastic festivals and concert season finales on the Bloor St. Culture Corridor. It is also Museum Month, and there is no better time to visit the Bata Shoe Museum, Gardiner Museum, and the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM).

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ARTS (MAY 2017): Examining pre-Confederation treaties

May 26th, 2017 · Comments Off on ARTS (MAY 2017): Examining pre-Confederation treaties

PHOTO BY CLARRIE FEINSTEIN/GLEANER NEWS: A Hart House Map Room exhibition that runs until May 26 aims to educate Canadians on the role of treaties in Canadian history. Canada By Treaty: Negotiating Histories — curated by history professors Heidi Bohaker and Laurie Bertram, and senior undergraduate student James Bird — is a direct response to one of the calls to action put forward by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada in 2015.

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SPORTS (MAY 2017): Leafs return with sights on a title

May 26th, 2017 · Comments Off on SPORTS (MAY 2017): Leafs return with sights on a title

Local nine look to take next step to winning championship

PHOTO BY R.S. KONJEK/GLEANER NEWS: The Toronto Maple Leafs take batting practice during a spring training session at Christie Pits on April 26.

By R.S. Konjek

It’s a casual April evening at Christie Pits Park.

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GREENINGS (MAY 2017): Thoughts on hitting the 400 benchmark

May 26th, 2017 · Comments Off on GREENINGS (MAY 2017): Thoughts on hitting the 400 benchmark

Governments need to change behaviour through policy

By Terri Chu

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Tags: Annex · Columns · Life

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

April 10th, 2017 · Comments Off on ON OUR COVER (APRIL 2017): Celebrating the city’s third oldest school 

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 · Comments Off on NEWS (APRIL 2017): U of T seeks to expand planning exemption

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 · Comments Off on NEWS (APRIL 2017): Reclaiming the Anishinaabe past

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

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 · Comments Off on NEWS (APRIL 2017): Students solve mystery

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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