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Remembering ‘institution row’

September 11th, 2014 · No Comments

Gurion Hyman and Gordon Perlmutter recreate the 1938 picture that is memorialized on a Heritage Toronto plaque. Unveiled in early July, the plaque, which is the thirteenth to commemorate Toronto’s Jewish her- itage, will be installed in front of the Cecil Street Community Centre. Marcus Mitanis/Heritage Toronto

Gurion Hyman and Gordon Perlmutter recreate the 1938 picture that is memorialized on a Heritage Toronto plaque. Unveiled in early July, the plaque, which is the thirteenth to commemorate Toronto’s Jewish her- itage, will be installed in front of the Cecil Street Community Centre. Marcus Mitanis/Heritage Toronto

 

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A strategy run amok

September 9th, 2014 · No Comments

Once again the proposal to lease out the Central Tech field to a developer for twenty-one years has failed to clear a hurdle. School board officials took the unusual step of launching a legal challenge of a municipal by-law allowing the City to say whether or not the plan needed a special application. The court recently sided with the City.

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Liberals sweep Trinity-Spadina

September 9th, 2014 · No Comments

Cressy contemplating running for city council

By Annemarie Brissenden

It was always going to be an uphill battle for Joe Cressy.

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Inspired by a small act of help

September 9th, 2014 · No Comments

New MPP focused on transit, development, and services for seniors

By Annemarie Brissenden

There is an oddly poetic quality to Han Dong’s defeat of Rosario Marchese in the recent provincial election. Dong, the newly elected Liberal member of provincial par- liament for Trinity-Spadina, was inspired to seek office by Bob Wong, the Liberal MPP who lost his seat to NDP Marchese in the 1990 Ontario election.

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Dome plan squashed by courts

September 9th, 2014 · No Comments

City’s right to declare what requires a bylaw variance upheld

By Brian Burchell

The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) has lost another round in the fight to lease the Central Tech- nical School field to a commercial operator who would apply artificial turf and a dome for winter use.

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Gluten-free can be a real treat

August 14th, 2014 · Comments Off

How to skip the gluten and the cost of store-bought

By Susan Oppenheim

“Gluten sensitivity (also gluten intolerance) is a spectrum of disorders including celiac disease in which gluten has an adverse effect on the body. Symptoms include bloating, abdominal discomfort or pain, diarrhea, constipation, muscular disturbances, headaches, migraines, severe acne, fatigue, and bone or joint pain.

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Reflections on 32 years of service

August 14th, 2014 · Comments Off

Making sure the vulnerable are not forgotten

By Rosario Marchese

It all started at Harbord Collegiate. That’s where I met my lifelong friend Joe Pantalone, who would pull me into the NDP and later persuade me to run for public office.

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The collateral damage of changing demographics

August 14th, 2014 · Comments Off

Kathleen Wynne’s June 12th election win represents many things. Political affiliation aside, we celebrate the first woman to be elected premier of Ontario. We also celebrate the first openly gay woman to be elected premier in Canada. These are critical milestones at a time when we recognize the need for leaders—corporate, governmental, or otherwise—to reflect the diversity of those that they lead and represent.

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