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ON THE COVER: The Ballot Bunch (Election Special 2018)

May 29th, 2018 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER: The Ballot Bunch (Election Special 2018)

Candidates vying for your support on June 7 include (clockwise from top left): Gillian Smith, Jo-Ann Davis, Jessica Bell, Daryl Christoff, KathleenWynne, Doug Ford, Andrea Howarth, and Tim Grant. Ford,Wynne, Howarth and Mike Schreiner (centre) are party leaders. NEILAND BRISSENDEN/GLEANER NEWS, PHOTOS COURTESY ALL CANDIDATES

 

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FOCUS ON THE ELECTION: Grilling potential MPPs (Election Special 2018)

May 29th, 2018 · Comments Off on FOCUS ON THE ELECTION: Grilling potential MPPs (Election Special 2018)

University-Rosedale candidates answer your questions

Over the last five months we’ve published forum pieces by five people running to be your Member of Provincial Parliament in the newly formed riding of University-Rosedale: Jessica Bell (New Democratic Party), Daryl Christoff (New People’s Choice Party of Ontario), Jo-Ann Davis (Ontario Liberal Party), Tim Grant (Green Party of Ontario), and Gillian Smith (Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario).

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NEWS: ARA holds annual meeting (Election Special 2018)

May 29th, 2018 · Comments Off on NEWS: ARA holds annual meeting (Election Special 2018)

Peter Steen receives Community Builder Award

Annex Residents’ Association board member Christine Innes, vice-chair Albert Koehl, Peter Steen, and chair David Harrison (from left). Steen received the Community Builder award for building and maintaining an ice rink at Jean Sibelius Park over many years. COURTESY ALBERT KOEHL

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CHATTER: Discover Daphne Cockwell Gallery dedicated to First Peoples art & culture (Election Special 2018)

May 29th, 2018 · Comments Off on CHATTER: Discover Daphne Cockwell Gallery dedicated to First Peoples art & culture (Election Special 2018)

The Royal Ontario of Museum (ROM) has been providing free access to the Daphne Cockwell Gallery dedicated to First Peoples art & culture since April 18. It’s all part of an initiative to educate Canadians on Indigenous culture and welcome more people to the museum.

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CHATTER: Live from your laneway (Election Special 2018)

May 29th, 2018 · Comments Off on CHATTER: Live from your laneway (Election Special 2018)

Seaton Village resident Charles Spearin of Broken Social Scene performs at Open Tuning’s 2015 festival, which returns June 9. GLEANER FILE PHOTO/COURTESY NEIL MUSCOTT

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NEWS: A little stress at work can be good (Election Special 2018)

May 29th, 2018 · Comments Off on NEWS: A little stress at work can be good (Election Special 2018)

U of T study shows that anxiety can be productive

Researchers from the University of Toronto have recently published a study demonstrating that some workplace anxiety motivates employees to be more productive and focused on a task. COURTESY SHUTTERSHOCK

By Ahmed-Zaki Hagar

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ON THE COVER: Accidental Parkland (May 2018)

May 9th, 2018 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER: Accidental Parkland (May 2018)

Hybrid Spaces, Partly Natural and Partly Engineered (2015) by Dan Berman, from Accidental Parkland, a documentary project that showcases the city’s changing environment. Curated by Berman, this collaboration with U of T’s New College and Daniels School of Architecture, Landscape and Design is on from May 10 to 20 and includes visual exhibitions, talks, documentaries, screenings, and Beadwork by students at the First Nations School of Toronto. Accidental Parkland is part of the Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival, running this month at locations throughout Toronto. COURTESY SCOTIABANK CONTACT PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL

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NEWS: Shelter blamed for spike in crime (May 2018)

May 9th, 2018 · Comments Off on NEWS: Shelter blamed for spike in crime (May 2018)

May shift to women only next year

By Geremy Bordonaro

A temporary drop-in homeless shelter at 348 Davenport Rd. is once again home to controversy. Some local residents say that there’s been a noticeable increase in violence and drugs in the area since the shelter — publicly supported by Joe Cressy (Ward 20, Trinity-Spadina) and the Annex Residents’ Association — opened in January.

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NEWS: From heritage to hovel (May 2018)

May 9th, 2018 · 1 Comment

When preservation leads to deterioration

Designated a heritage property by the City of Toronto, crumbling and neglected 6 Walmer Rd. is causing problems for its neighbours. AHMED-ZAKI HAGAR/GLEANER NEWS

By Ahmed-Zaki Hagar

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NEWS: JCC rebuilding playground (May 2018)

May 9th, 2018 · Comments Off on NEWS: JCC rebuilding playground (May 2018)

Community centre emphasizing accessibility

The new rooftop playground at the Miles Nadal JCC will feature natural elements, equipment that encourages learning through play, and be accessible to children in wheelchairs.

By Geremy Bordonaro

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