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December 5th, 2015 · Comments Off on

Brett-Lamb-Dec-2015

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Building neighbourhoods together

December 5th, 2015 · Comments Off on Building neighbourhoods together

A Ward 20 year in review

By Joe Cressy

In Ward 20, we’ve had a busy year! We’ve worked hard on the dozens of development files that populate downtown, improving our green spaces, and building liveable communities — and we have a lot to be proud of.

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YEARINREVIEW

December 5th, 2015 · Comments Off on YEARINREVIEW

Grassroots activism marks annual review

In May, David Suzuki Foundation Neighbourhood Park Ranger Aidan Nolan (above left) guided volunteers as they transformed a canoe into a garden in front of Tollkeeper's Cottage at Bathurst Street and Davenport Road. Neiland Brissenden, Gleaner News

In May, David Suzuki Foundation Neighbourhood Park Ranger Aidan Nolan (above left) guided volunteers as they transformed a canoe into a garden in front of Tollkeeper’s Cottage at Bathurst Street and Davenport Road. Neiland Brissenden, Gleaner News

By Annemarie Brissenden

DEVELOPMENT DRIVES DENSITY DOWNTOWN

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Toronto City Council bans shisha

December 5th, 2015 · Comments Off on Toronto City Council bans shisha

Proposed hookah lounge category voted down

 

Bampot Bohemian House of Tea & Board Games on Harbord Street will remove shisha from its menu after a city-wide ban takes effect in April 2016. Corrina King, Gleaner News

Bampot Bohemian House of Tea & Board Games on Harbord Street will remove shisha from its menu after a city-wide ban takes effect in April 2016. Corrina King, Gleaner News

By Dilara Kurtaran

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Groups raise funds for refugees

December 5th, 2015 · Comments Off on Groups raise funds for refugees

Organizations working with Lifeline Syria, Canadian Druze Society

St. Thomas’s Anglican Church parishioner Tina J. Park (right) and friend Sowon Kim serve three flavours of fruit punch during a parish hall reception following the church’s Voices of Refuge fundraising concert. Photo courtesy Julia Armstrong

St. Thomas’s Anglican Church parishioner Tina J. Park (right) and friend Sowon Kim serve three flavours of fruit punch during a parish hall reception following the church’s Voices of Refuge fundraising concert. Photo courtesy Julia Armstrong

By Summer Reid

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Fare hikes not the answer

December 5th, 2015 · Comments Off on Fare hikes not the answer

Policy favours car ownership over public transit

By Terri Chu

To say that another Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) fare hike is disappointing is a mild understatement. When the Yonge line opened in 1954 with its first 12 stations, fares cost 15¢ ($1.34 in today’s dollars). The recent fare hike puts the increase at about 2.5 times above and beyond inflationary rates.

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A gleaning of reading

December 5th, 2015 · Comments Off on A gleaning of reading

A local literary line-up for the holidays

By Annemarie Brissenden

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November 17th, 2015 · Comments Off on

Brett-Lamb

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Freeland new MP for University-Rosedale

November 17th, 2015 · Comments Off on Freeland new MP for University-Rosedale

Campaign marked by strong candidates

By Annemarie Brissenden

Take a moment and indulge in a thought experiment.

Imagine a room filled with people engaged in the business of politics. It could be in Parliament during question period, a human rights hearing at the United Nations, or a G8 meeting. Do you have the image? Now, take away the men.

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City hosts first Mirvish Village community consultation

November 17th, 2015 · Comments Off on City hosts first Mirvish Village community consultation

The community had its first formal opportunity to review Westbank Corp.’s plans for Mirvish Village at a public consultation at the Bickford Centre Cafeteria hosted by the City of Toronto on Oct. 7. The area includes Markham Street, Honest Ed’s, and the adjacent properties on Bathurst Street. Many of those in attendance expressed concerns about adding density to the neighbourhood, and the project’s lack of green space.

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