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SPORTS: Many hats, one goal for Topolie (July 2018)

July 18th, 2018 · Comments Off on SPORTS: Many hats, one goal for Topolie (July 2018)

Player-manager Damon Topolie hits one out during a game in Burlington May 2018.
R.S. KONJEK/GLEANER NEWS

An interview with Toronto Maple Leafs’ player-manager

A recent ESPN column declared that “parts of baseball are disappearing before our very eyes”.

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CHATTER: Cultural hub marks 10 years (March 2018)

March 22nd, 2018 · Comments Off on CHATTER: Cultural hub marks 10 years (March 2018)

The Stop’s Farmers’ Market runs every Saturday year round from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Artscape Wychwood Barns at St. Clair Avenue West and Christie Street. It’s one of many community activities at the cultural community hub, which opened in 2008 and includes 26 artist live/work studios, 15 artist work studios, and nine non-profit arts and environmental organizations. For more information on the Barns, please visit www.artscapewychwoodbarns.ca. COURTESY ARTSCAPE

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EDITORIAL: A social contract is a precious thing (March 2018)

March 22nd, 2018 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL: A social contract is a precious thing (March 2018)

In South Africa, Cape Town is about to run out of fresh water. Authorities predict that Day Zero — the last time water will flow from a domestic tap — will hit on July 9, 2018. Three years of drought resulting from climate change has brought a city of 4 million to the brink of crisis.

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ARTS: Beauty, through the eyes of a beast (Jan. 2018)

January 29th, 2018 · Comments Off on ARTS: Beauty, through the eyes of a beast (Jan. 2018)

The NAGs Players rehearse Beauty and the Beast, which opens February 1 at the Tranzac Stage. Written by Ben Crocker and adapted for the NAGs Players by Ginty Burns & Lina Minniti, this fun-filled family entertainment tells the story — through a poodle’s eyes — of a prince who falls in love with a beautiful girl and suffers the consequences of a glamorous witch’s jealousy. For more information, please visit www.nagsplayers.com. COURTESY NAGS PLAYERS

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CHATTER Deals disappear with December demolition!! (Dec. 2017)

December 15th, 2017 · Comments Off on CHATTER Deals disappear with December demolition!! (Dec. 2017)

BRIAN BURCHELL/GLEANER NEWS Deals fell to the floor as the Honest Ed’s demolition continued with the dismantling of masonry, lumber, and steel. Originally divided by a city-owned alley called Honest Ed’s Way, the store’s sections were constructed very differently. Pictured here is the west annex, which was built on the houses that once stood there and featured crooked floors, because the houses were not built to the same elevations.

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EDITORIAL CARTOON: How Nice (Dec. 2017)

December 15th, 2017 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL CARTOON: How Nice (Dec. 2017)

 

More how nice!

EDITORIAL CARTOON How nice! (August 2017)

EDITORIAL CARTOON How nice! (JULY 2017)

EDITORIAL CARTOON: how nice! by blamb (June 2017)

EDITORIAL CARTOON: TCHC (May 2017)

EDITORIAL CARTOON: The Grand Tory (April 2017)

FORUM: Celebrating 20 years of cartoonist Brett Lamb (April 2017)

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HISTORY (Nov. 2017): A childhood in war-torn Holland

November 24th, 2017 · 1 Comment

Dutch Dreams owner recalls Nazi terror, jubilation after liberation

COURTESY J.L. BLOEMHOF’S AMERSFOORT ’40-’45 “Look at him, I find that so beautiful a picture. He’s from the Polar Bear Brigade, they liberated us. Isn’t that a beautiful picture? You can see in his face that he knows he liberated the Dutch, he’s proud and happy!”

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CHATTER (FALL 2017): Dispensary search leads to 15 charged

October 12th, 2017 · Comments Off on CHATTER (FALL 2017): Dispensary search leads to 15 charged

The Toronto Police Service executed a search warrant at the Canna Clinic Dispensary in Kensington Market on September 11.

The police seized a large quantity of cannabis and cannabis-related substances including 169 kilograms of marijuana, 14.5 kilograms of marijuana oil, and 5 kilograms of a highly potent marijuana extract known as shatter. Approximately $14,000 in cash was seized along with the drugs.

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NEWS (AUGUST 2017): Expanding the city’s cycling network

September 13th, 2017 · Comments Off on NEWS (AUGUST 2017): Expanding the city’s cycling network

Study proposes to use laneways as bike lanes

By Geremy Bordonaro

Could Toronto’s network of laneways be integrated into the city’s cycling infrastructure? A recently launched study may answer that question.

Sponsored by the Laneway Project, Laneways as Bikeways explores whether laneways could be converted into bikes lanes.

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NEWS (AUGUST 2017): Palmerston goes green

September 13th, 2017 · Comments Off on NEWS (AUGUST 2017): Palmerston goes green

Residents’ association follows model set by Harbord Village

By Emilie Jones

The Palmerston Area Residents’ Association (PARA) unveiled its plan to go green at a public meeting in early August. The association, which has been developing the plan with the office of Mike Layton (Ward 19, Trinity-Spadina), was looking for ideas and feedback from the neighbourhood.

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