Preparations underway to settle Syrian refugees
Entries Tagged as 'Liberty'
January 15th, 2016 · Comments Off on A warm welcome for new arrivals
January 15th, 2016 · Comments Off on More radical course change required
The newly minted Minister of Finance, Bill Morneau, wasted no time in announcing rules further restricting the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s (CMHC) ability to “backstop” loans to homebuyers. Effective Feb. 15, 2016, purchasers of homes whose purchase price exceeds $500,000 will be required to put at least 10 per cent down, which is up 5 per cent from what it was under the previous Conservative government. This is the federal government’s latest attempt to dampen a housing market that is widely seen as vulnerable to a radical readjustment, especially in the event of an increase in interest rates.
January 15th, 2016 · Comments Off on Letters to the Editor
Harris Huron alum
Re: Red House, Winter by Lawren Harris (December 2015 Cover)
Thanks Gleaner for that lovely Lawren Harris cover. In addition to the local ties and contributions mentioned in the article, Harris was also an alumnus of local Huron Street Public School.
January 15th, 2016 · Comments Off on Happy New Year from a new Dad with a new perspective
Meeting the prohibitive cost of child care first-hand
By Mike Layton
January 15th, 2016 · Comments Off on Creating growth through the arts
Bloor St. Culture Corridor participates in strategy consultations
By Heather Kelly
January 15th, 2016 · Comments Off on The power of labelling
An environmental case for less meat on the table
By Terri Chu
December 5th, 2015 · Comments Off on Brunswick on the block
Notorious bar on month-to-month lease
By Annemarie Brissenden
Larry Sdao’s late November confirmation that he would not renew The Brunswick House’s lease has galvanized the community into a discussion about the future of the notorious landmark. It’s also become a catalyst for a broader discussion about the future of the neighbourhood, and revealed disconnects between residents, business-owners, and the city itself.
December 5th, 2015 · 1 Comment
Trap-Neuter-Return reduces feral feline population
By Summer Reid
December 5th, 2015 · Comments Off on Incubating micro-retail
Laneways untapped realm of urban design
December 5th, 2015 · Comments Off on Embrace refugees
“Let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is…fear itself — nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance. In every dark hour of our national life a leadership of frankness and of vigor has met with that understanding and support of the people themselves which is essential to victory,” said Franklin D. Roosevelt during his presidential inaugural address in 1933.