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NEWS: Estonian Centre gets green light (Summer 2019)

July 16th, 2019 · Comments Off on NEWS: Estonian Centre gets green light (Summer 2019)

Aerial view of the proposed 3-storey Estonian Cultural Centre and the set to be built at 9 and 11 Madison Ave. in Toronto. The building will have an eye-catching rooftop garden for visitors to enjoy. COURTESY ALAR KONGATS

New building plan clears hurdles at Committee of Adjustment

By Juan Romero

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CHATTER: Clinic not spared by Ford’s reversal (Summer 2019)

July 16th, 2019 · Comments Off on CHATTER: Clinic not spared by Ford’s reversal (Summer 2019)

Despite Premier Doug Ford’s announcement that some of his proposed funding cuts are being reversed, cuts to Kensington Market’s St. Stephen’s Community House remain intact.

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CHATTER: The Bloor-Borden Farmers’ Market is back (Summer 2019)

July 16th, 2019 · Comments Off on CHATTER: The Bloor-Borden Farmers’ Market is back (Summer 2019)

The farmers’ market at Bloor and Borden returns to the Annex the first week of June and will be open every Wednesday from 3-7 pm until the last week of October. Look for the Green P parking lot just south of Bloor and you’ll catch sight of the action.

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EDITORIAL CARTOON: How Nice (Summer 2019)

July 16th, 2019 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL CARTOON: How Nice (Summer 2019)

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ON THE COVER (May 2019)

May 28th, 2019 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER (May 2019)

Ambition, Innovation and Excellence: A Decade at Skule an exhibition of photos featuring creative design and emerging technoology taking place May 3-31 at the Myhal Centre U of T (55 St. George St.) as part of the Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival. COURTESY OF AEROVELO

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NEWS: Cities trump space (May 2019)

May 28th, 2019 · Comments Off on NEWS: Cities trump space (May 2019)

U of T School of Cities build to replace McLaughlin Planetarium

Architects’ rendering of the new U of T building to be erected on the site of the Planetarium. COURTESY DILLER SCOFIDIO + RENFRO

By Ahmed Hagar

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NEWS: Wychwood Library aims to attract (May 2019)

May 28th, 2019 · Comments Off on NEWS: Wychwood Library aims to attract (May 2019)

Demolition of 1970s element makes way for modern addition

Architects’ rendering of what will be the main floor “Urban Living Room” in the new addition to Wychwood Library on Bathurst Street. COURTESY SHOALTS AND ZABACK ARCHITECTS

By Nabahat Hussain

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NEWS: Creating a friendlier Dupont (May 2019)

May 28th, 2019 · Comments Off on NEWS: Creating a friendlier Dupont (May 2019)

Creation of city square and Dupont greening to begin this summer

Designers’ rendering of the future square on Huron and Dupont streets. COURTESY OF PLANT ARCHITECT INC.

By Nabahat Hussain

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CHATTER: Community Builder of the Year: Neil Jain (May 2019)

May 28th, 2019 · Comments Off on CHATTER: Community Builder of the Year: Neil Jain (May 2019)

The Annex Residents’ Association (ARA) presented Neil Jain with the Community Builder of the Year award during their meeting on April 25. “The award recognizes a good neighbour in the Annex community who has contributed in the areas of social justice, heritage, and environment,” according to the vice chair of the association, Albert Koehl.

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CHATTER: St. Stephen’s safe-injection site loses provincial funding (May 2019

May 28th, 2019 · Comments Off on CHATTER: St. Stephen’s safe-injection site loses provincial funding (May 2019

Funding cuts announced by the province in April will likely mean safe-injection sites such as St. Stephen’s (pictured above) may shutter. NABAHAT HUSSAIN/GLEANER NEWS

On April 1, the provincial government, led by Premier Doug Ford, announced they would keep funding fifteen overdose prevention sites in the province, while cutting funding for three. St. Stephen’s Community House in Kensington Market located on Augusta Avenue is one of the two sites at risk of closure in Toronto. 

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