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Muffins-January comfort food

April 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

Fill your home with the smell of baking
By: Susan Oppenheim

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Raucous meeting on CTS field

April 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

Community dismayed by lack of dialogue

By: Annemarie Brissenden

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Condominiums, shopping malls and student housing

April 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

College. Spadina, and Sussex potentially home to three new student residences

By: Anne Marie Brissenden, Brian Burchell, and Neiland Brissenden

In about 500 B.C., the Greek philosopher Heraclitus of Ephesus (near modern-day Kusadasi, Turkey) propounded a distinctive theory of universal flux. It is an oversimplification of his views, but he is frequently attributed with the quote “the only thing that is constant is change itself”.

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Little Library

April 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

By: Beth McKay

Often it is the small touches which make the Annex the welcoming and exceptional neighbourhood that it is today; and neighbours Taya and Jamie Cook of Grace Street certainly understand the importance of inclusivity and sharing. The Cooks have recently installed a little free library in front of their home with the aim of encouraging literacy within this community. Their little free library also aims to build new relationships amongst neighbours.

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Crime down again for 2013

April 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

Stats Confirm slide in crime reports
By: Brian Burchell

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Annex Cat Rescue and Don Cherry team-up

April 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

By: Brian Burchell

Two hundred and thirteen lost cats were rescued by the Annex Cat Rescue from the streets and back alleys in 2012 and adopted into loving local homes (statistics for 2013 are yet to be published). That’s a record year for the entirely volunteer-run organization.

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Making the grade

April 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

Keeping tabs on the urban landscape

By: Beth McKay

Bobbie Rosenfeld Park and Salmon Run Fountain

Between the CN Tower and the Rogers Centre

Time: 1:15 pm

Grade: B (Last year: B+)

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Changes sought to complaints system

April 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

Consensus emerges for a better Ontario Police Complaints System
By: Brian Burchell

“More transparency, timeliness, independence, and accountability are what’s needed,” says Dr. Alok Mukherjee, chair of the Toronto Police Services Board; these are just some of the recommendations that have emerged from a report on the Future Directions for
the Ontario Police Complaints System. “Our current system is too aloof and makes no effort to be proactive,” said Mukherjee at a day-long expert panel discussion hosted by Scadding Court Community Centre (SCCC) in September.

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Getting Canadians Moving Again

November 7th, 2013 · Comments Off

Long-term predictable funding is what transit needs

By: Olivia Chow and Joe Cressy

 Those of us who live in the city all know the aggravation that can come with unreliable public transit and gridlock.  Being squeezed into an overflowing subway. Watching packed streetcars pass you by as you wait in the cold, already late for work. Sitting in a car in traffic and fighting that temptation to scream.  The reality, for far too many, of not having a fast and reliable source of public transit within walking distance of your home or work.

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November 7th, 2013 · Comments Off

 

Market Photo

Photo By Brian Burchell/Gleaner News, Files courtesy of Gus “Rory” Sinclair 

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