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NEWS (FEBRUARY 2017): Building a stronger relationship

March 5th, 2017 · Comments Off on NEWS (FEBRUARY 2017): Building a stronger relationship

U of T receives final report recommending response to TRC

By Clarrie Feinstein

The Steering Committee for the University of Toronto Response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada has answered a call to action. On Dec. 31, 2016, it released Wecheehetowin, a final report on how the university should respond to the dozens of educational reforms recommended by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

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NEWS (FEBRUARY 2017): New chapter for student residence?

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Site recommended for heritage list—impact on development unclear

PHOTO BY GEREMY BORDONARO/GLEANER NEWS: Heritage Preservation Services has recommended that 698 Spadina Ave., home to Ten Editions Bookstore, be protected.

By Annemarie Brissenden

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CHATTER (FEBRUARY 2017): Welcoming the rooster

March 5th, 2017 · Comments Off on CHATTER (FEBRUARY 2017): Welcoming the rooster

PHOTO BY GEREMY BORDONARO/GLEANER NEWS: Dragon City Mall on Spadina Avenue was crowded wall-to-wall for the Chinatown BIA’s celebration of the Lunar New Year on Jan. 28. Representatives from the Toronto Police Service’s 14 Division joined councillors Joe Cressy (Ward 20, Trinity-Spadina), Mike Layton (Ward 19, Trinity-Spadina), Adam Vaughan (MP, Spadina Fort York), and Han Dong (MPP, Trinity-Spadina) for a day of jubilation featuring a traditional dragon dance and inking of the dragon’s eyes.

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CHATTER (FEBRUARY 2017): The beat goes on

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PICTURE COURTESY ORI DAGAN/KMJF: Order of Canada member Don Thompson performs with his Vibes Trio at Trinity Common on Augusta Avenue on Jan. 22. Following on the heels of their popular Kensington Market Jazz Festival, organizers Molly Johnson, Genevieve Marentette, and Ori Dagan have curated a series of Sunday jazz brunches during January and February.

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CHATTER (FEBRUARY 2017): A diversity of curiosity

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Speakers as diverse as historian Charlotte Gray, sex columnist and activist Dan Savage, Emmy-award winning-actress Tatiana Maslany, and musician Tanya Tagaq will participate in the Curious Minds Weekend at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema from March 3 to 5.

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NEIGHBOURHOOD PROFILE (FEBRUARY 2017): Still a neighbourhood staple

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Owner Katalin Koltai reveals enduring appeal of Country Style

PHOTO BY CLARRIE?FEINSTEIN/GLEANER NEWS: Katalin Koltai poses in Country Style, which reopened late last year after undergoing a two-month renovation.

 

By Clarrie Feinstein

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ON THE COVER (JANUARY 2017): Putting the city’s laneways to work

January 23rd, 2017 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER (JANUARY 2017): Putting the city’s laneways to work

PHOTO BY BRIAN BURCHELL/GLEANER NEWS: Two city councillors want to make Toronto’s laneways available for housing. bpNichol Lane — shown above — hosts a variety of uses including residences and Coach House Books.

 

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NEWS (JANUARY 2017): Laneway living

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NEWS (JANURY 2017): Open only a month

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Landlord shuts Pacifico Life storefront

PHOTO BY GEREMY BORDONARO/GLEANER NEWS: Pacifico Life’s Bloor Street West location remains boarded up. Landlord Yong Jo gave Tamara Hirsh three hours to move her marijuana dispensary out of the building shortly before Christmas.

By Geremy Bordonaro

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CHATTER (JANUARY 2017): Doctors’ Parkette close to completion

January 23rd, 2017 · Comments Off on CHATTER (JANUARY 2017): Doctors’ Parkette close to completion

PHOTO BY GEREMY BORDONARO/GLEANER NEWS: The Doctors’ (formerly Brunswick College) Parkette is almost ready for its official unveiling, despite being slightly behind schedule. (It had been targeted for completion in the fall.) The harsh reality of winter has brought the remaining work of clearing the construction equipment and removing the barricade into sharp relief. However, the new sleek, modern park is likely to be open just in time for our annual Grading our Greenspace summer feature.

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CHATTER (JANUARY 2017): Bird was the word for giving

January 23rd, 2017 · Comments Off on CHATTER (JANUARY 2017): Bird was the word for giving

Without missing a beat, Freeman Real Estate and Spirit of Math spanned wing-on-wing to make sure one of the area’s holiday traditions would continue to fly. Thanks to their efforts, nearly 500 hundred turkeys flew off a giveaway table set up at 988 Bathurst St. last December.

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