Entries Tagged as 'Life'
March 22nd, 2017 · No Comments
March 22nd, 2017 · No Comments
It’s hard to borrow a cup of sugar…but the problem isn’t Toronto
Kellie Leitch is reportedly getting packets upon packets of sugar in the mail as a response to her comments that in Toronto, you can’t walk next door and borrow a cup of sugar. She’s right, to an extent…just not in Toronto.
March 5th, 2017 · Comments Off on NEIGHBOURHOOD PROFILE (FEBRUARY 2017): Still a neighbourhood staple
Owner Katalin Koltai reveals enduring appeal of Country Style
By Clarrie Feinstein
December 20th, 2016 · Comments Off on YEAR IN REVIEW (DECEMBER 2016): A focus on livability, grindertude
Year in review reflects community initiatives
By Annemarie Brissenden
Little did we know last year that our annual holiday cover — a reproduction of a painting by Lawren Harris — would be quite so appropriate for 2016. Harris enjoyed a renaissance this year as the subject of both an Art Gallery of Ontario exhibition curated by Steve Martin and a documentary by White Pine Pictures.
December 20th, 2016 · Comments Off on GREENINGS (DECEMBER 2016): A green, meaningful Christmas
Five alternatives to store-bought gifts
By Terri Chu
When I was a child, Christmas was a magical time. But as I grew older and became more environmentally aware, the holiday quickly became one of my least favourite times of year. Now I can’t even step into a mall during the holidays: just the mere sight of so many useless gifts meant as a token, ultimately destined for the landfill, makes me grieve for the planet.
December 20th, 2016 · Comments Off on LIFE (DECEMBER 2016): Ontario travel vaccines made easy
Pharmacists will be able to administer 13 common travel vaccines starting Dec. 15 announced Dr. Eric Hoskins, Ontario’s minister of health and long-term care, at Snowdon Pharmacy on Dec. 1.
December 20th, 2016 · Comments Off on FROM THE ARCHIVES (DECEMBER 2016): The importance of independent pharmacies
In this latest piece from our archives, we reprint a story from our May 2010 edition on Snowdon Pharmacy. We thought it would make an interesting companion piece as it illustrates just how much independent pharmacies do for our community, something that we, as an independent newspaper, know a little something about.
November 18th, 2016 · Comments Off on HISTORY FROM THE ARCHIVES: Sculptor marks the lessons of war
Walter Allward designed Vimy Ridge, local war memorials
By Alfred Holden
In honour of Remembrance Day, this month we reprint former Citybuildings columnist Alfred Holden’s November 2003 piece on the sculptor who designed many of the nation’s most affecting and prominent war memorials.
November 18th, 2016 · Comments Off on FOCUS ON EDUCATION (NOVEMBER 2016): Building a respectful future
TDSB schools adopt traditional territories acknowledgement
Our local acknowledgement: “I would like to acknowledge that this school is situated upon traditional territories. The territories include the Wendat (wen-dat), Anishinabek (ah-nish-nah-bek) Nation, the Haudenosaunee (ho-den-oh-sho-nee) Confederacy, the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nations, and the Métis (may-tee) Nation.