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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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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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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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Remembering the Boys of Major

November 17th, 2015 · Comments Off on Remembering the Boys of Major

Memory builds sense of community

The Boys of Major Lane, located south of Harbord Street between Brunswick Avenue and Major Street, honours a group of young men who grew up on Major Street and never returned from the Second World War. Photo by Summer Reid, Gleaner News

The Boys of Major Lane, located south of Harbord Street between Brunswick Avenue and Major Street, honours a group of young men who grew up on Major Street and never returned from the Second World War. Photo by Summer Reid, Gleaner News

By Annemarie Brissenden

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Central Tech alumni return to mark school’s centennial

November 17th, 2015 · Comments Off on Central Tech alumni return to mark school’s centennial

Celebrations include gala dinner, auction, and school tours

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University community stops to remember

November 17th, 2015 · Comments Off on University community stops to remember

Harbord Village’s Rory “Gus” Sinclair stands for a moment of silence during the University of Toronto’s Service of Remembrance on Nov. 11. Held annually at the foot of the Soldiers’ Tower, the service — during which the university community honours the faculty, staff, alumni, and students who fell during the First and Second World Wars and other conflicts — includes the singing of traditional hymns, the laying of wreaths, and readings, including In Flanders Fields, written by John McCrae, a university alumnus.

Harbord Village’s Rory “Gus” Sinclair stands for a moment of silence during the University of Toronto’s Service of Remembrance on Nov. 11. Held annually at the foot of the Soldiers’ Tower, the service — during which the university community honours the faculty, staff, alumni, and students who fell during the First and Second World Wars and other conflicts — includes the singing of traditional hymns, the laying of wreaths, and readings, including In Flanders Fields, written by John McCrae, a university alumnus.

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Ensure capitalist democracy delivers for everyone

September 16th, 2015 · Comments Off on Ensure capitalist democracy delivers for everyone

Only the Liberals have a progressive economic agenda

By Chrystia Freeland

I have a political skeleton in my closet. I was the Liberal member of Parliament for Toronto Centre and am running as the Liberal candidate in University-Rosedale, but the first party I ever canvassed for was the New Democratic Party when my mother, Halyna Freeland, ran under that banner in Edmonton-Strathcona.

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Hooked on Language

September 16th, 2015 · Comments Off on Hooked on Language

Seven notorious twentieth-century women come alive in solo show

Nicky Guadagni in her one-woman show, Hooked, returning to the Theatre Passe Muraille Backspace Sept. 16 to 26. Guadagni won the 2014-15 Outstanding Performance (female) Dora Mavor Moore award for her performance. Courtesy Michael Cooper

By Annemarie Brissenden

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Breaking bread with friends

August 28th, 2015 · Comments Off on Breaking bread with friends

Harbord Bakery marks 70 years

Harbord Bakery’s special beet borscht beverage, developed in honour of its 70th anniversary. AXILE GERONA/GLEANER?NEWS

Harbord Bakery’s special beet borscht beverage, developed in honour of its 70th anniversary.
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By Annemarie Brissenden

For Rafi Kosower, Roslyn Katz, and Susan Wisniewski, VE day will always be a little extra special. Because it was on May 8, 1945, that their parents, Albert and Goldie Kosower, bought “the little bakery next to the fish market [at] the corner of Harbord and Major streets”.

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Choreographing partnership

August 28th, 2015 · Comments Off on Choreographing partnership

Porch View Dances bridges art and audience

By Axile Gerona

Local porches will come alive with dance once again this summer, when Porch View Dances returns for the fourth year to Seaton Village.

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