Gleaner

Serving Toronto's most liveable communities with the Annex Gleaner and Liberty Gleaner

Gleaner Community Press header image 4

Entries Tagged as 'General'

how nice! Safety!

May 29th, 2015 · No Comments

Annex Gleaner May 2015 editorial cartoon

[Read more →]

Tags: General

Why do the Conservatives keep missing the boat?

May 29th, 2015 · No Comments

The orange wave has toppled the bastion of blue.

The New Democratic Party’s (NDP) recent sweep to power in Alberta should put the Conservative Party of Canada (CPC) on notice. Even if the right wing was united in that province, the combined seats of the Conservative and Wild Rose parties would not be enough to crush the wave. Meanwhile, the Liberals caused barely a ripple. It’s a clear signal that those living in the province wanted change.

[Read more →]

Tags: General

May 28th, 2015 · No Comments

Christie Gardens residents clean up Veronica Mallon-Dupuis, a resident of Christie Gardens Retirement Residence, helps to clean up the area on Earth Day, April 22. A small group of Christie Gardens residents picked up litter not only around the large building, but also from the grounds of neighbouring Frankel Lambert Park. Photo: Brian Burchell, Gleaner News

Christie Gardens residents clean up
Veronica Mallon-Dupuis, a resident of Christie Gardens Retirement Residence, helps to clean up the area on Earth Day, April 22. A small group of Christie Gardens residents picked up litter not only around the large building, but also from the grounds of neighbouring Frankel Lambert Park.
Photo: Brian Burchell, Gleaner News

[Read more →]

Tags: General

May 28th, 2015 · No Comments

Local residents, David Suzuki Foundation volunteers, and members of the Mississauga First Nation fill a canoe — donated by the Beattie family of Collingwood — with plants that will create a thriving garden attractive to pollinators. Photo: Neiland Brissenden, Gleaner News

Local residents, David Suzuki Foundation volunteers, and members of the Mississauga First Nation fill a canoe — donated by the Beattie family of Collingwood — with plants that will create a thriving garden attractive to pollinators. Photo: Neiland Brissenden, Gleaner News

[Read more →]

Tags: General

May 28th, 2015 · No Comments

Joe Cressy (Ward 20, Trinity-Spadina) gets his hands dirty for Earth Day on April 22 by helping to fill buckets of compost that the city provides annually to local residents with gardens. Photo Brian Burchell, Gleaner News

Joe Cressy (Ward 20, Trinity-Spadina) gets his hands dirty for Earth Day on April 22 by helping to fill buckets of compost that the city provides annually to local residents with gardens. Photo Brian Burchell, Gleaner News

[Read more →]

Tags: General

May 6th, 2015 · Comments Off on

photo: Russell Lazar, Honest Ed's

photo: Russell Lazar, Honest Ed’s

A recent sale of Honest Ed’s clever and quirky interior signs raised $2,500 for the Toronto Police Service’s 14 Division Youth Scholarship. Donor David Mirvish (right) with Gleaner publisher and scholarship coordinator Brian Burchell hold one of the signs that was auctioned off: “Free ride in a police car if you shoplift from this store”.

[Read more →]

Tags: General

Mirvish Village sidewalk sale

May 6th, 2015 · Comments Off on Mirvish Village sidewalk sale

Page2b

The Mirvish Village Business Improvement Area is hosting a sidewalk sale on Saturday, May 2 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Vintage wares, artist’s creations, and new merchandise will all be featured, and local restaurants will offer up their tasty bites. This year’s new roster of live music will include performances from the Combo Royal, Toby Hughes’ Jazz Band, The Big Trio, Matt Simpson, and Indie Guitarist. Remax is giving away 100 free hot dogs from 12 p.m. onward, and it’s free comic book day at The Beguiling!

[Read more →]

Tags: General

Assistance sought in sexual assault case dating to late 1970s

May 6th, 2015 · Comments Off on Assistance sought in sexual assault case dating to late 1970s

A man believed to have babysat children in the Spadina Road and Lowther Avenue during the late 1970s was arrested Mar. 25 for allegedly sexually assaulting a girl from the time she was five until she was eight years old. Police, who are withholding the name of the now 43-year-old victim, believe there may be more victims and have asked them to come forward.

[Read more →]

Tags: Annex · General · News

“Vertical rooming house” rejected

May 6th, 2015 · Comments Off on “Vertical rooming house” rejected

The relatively unobtrusive building currently at Madison Avenue and Bloor Street once housed the Boy Scouts of Canada and, until recently, the Restaurant Association of Canada. Photo: Brian Burchell, Gleaner News

The relatively unobtrusive building currently at Madison Avenue and Bloor Street once housed the Boy Scouts of Canada and, until recently, the Restaurant Association of Canada. Photo: Brian Burchell, Gleaner News

Community members decry proposed Madison Avenue condominium

By Annemarie Brissenden

[Read more →]

Tags: General

UTS goes pink, students unite

April 17th, 2015 · Comments Off on UTS goes pink, students unite

Photo: Catherine Kaiser, UTS Schools

Photo: Catherine Kaiser, UTS Schools

For the second year in a row, University of Toronto Schools (UTS) will once again celebrate International Day of Pink on Apr. 8, at 1:30 p.m., in Matt Cohen Park at the corner of Bloor Street and Spadina Avenue.

[Read more →]

Tags: General