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Students win safety scholarships

July 16th, 2014 · Comments Off

Scholarship Winners Photo

Scholarship winners pose with their plaques at the May 29th award ceremony in Chinatown. From left to right are Shanice Taylor, Danny Ampandu, Israel Ehimen, Zuberi Attard, and Angelina Pinto.

Police partner with community to make post-secondary education possible

By Gleaner Staff

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June 25th, 2014 · Comments Off

Tayo Jacob, of Neopolitan Pizzeria (386 Bloor St. W.), showed an engaged audience how to toss and knead pizza dough. The 18th annual Annex Festival on Bloor took place on June 8th and was filled with live music, specialty food vendors, and activities for all ages. The well-attended event drew 20,000 participants this year. Chantilly Post/Gleaner News

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Local school a place of warmth

June 25th, 2014 · Comments Off

Essex Jr. and Sr. beloved by parents, teachers, and students

By Susan Stewart

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We are citizens–not just consumers

June 25th, 2014 · Comments Off

How to encourage reduced consumption of electricity

One of the best methods of learning about yourself is for sure to travel.

Given the intense carbon footprint of flying, air travel for me is restricted for work (for either myself or my partner, and the other sometimes goes along), or infrequent family gatherings.

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Police educate on eve of enforcement

June 25th, 2014 · Comments Off

Trinity Bellwoods Park is primary target

By Samina Esha

After a brutal winter we all look forward to the hot summer days with bright sun and chilled beers. In recent years, Trinity Bellwoods Park has become one of Toronto’s favourite warm weather drinking spots and it has taken on a life of its own.

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HVRA updates tree inventory

June 25th, 2014 · Comments Off

Construction, pollution, and invasive species threaten urban forest

By Chantilly Post

The Harbord Village Residents’ Association (HVRA) is updating its neighbourhood tree inventory thanks to the help of environmental scientist James Steenberg.

In 2007, the HVRA implemented NeighbourWoods, a method of quantifying the location, health, and strength of the trees in the village.

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Former chief planner argues waterfront threatened

June 18th, 2014 · Comments Off

City’s Executive Committee votes to delay island airport decision

By Annemarie Brissenden

The night before City Council’s Executive Committee met to consider Porter Airlines’ request to amend the Tripartite Agreement for Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, approximately 90 people gathered at the Duke of York pub on Prince Arthur Avenue to conduct a similar review. If passed, the amendment would allow Porter to extend Billy Bishop’s runways and fly jet-powered planes to and from the island airport in downtown Toronto.

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Toronto celebrates Lunar Fest

June 14th, 2014 · Comments Off

 

Sergeant Leanne Jones on Major, and P.C. Shane Syms riding Viscount, of Toronto Police Mounted Unit made a surprise appearance at the launch of the Year of the Horse. Brian Burchell/Gleaner News

 

With red lanterns and dumplings 2014 welcomes the Year of the Horse

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June 14th, 2014 · Comments Off

Federal Liberal leader Justin Trudeau inspects the innovative Market 707 at Scadding Court Community Centre on April 23rd. The market allows start-ups to set up shop right on the sidewalk from within converted shipping containers.

Federal Liberal leader Justin Trudeau inspects the innovative Market 707 at Scadding Court Community Centre on April 23rd. The market allows start-ups to set up shop right on the sidewalk from within converted shipping containers. Brian Burchell/Gleaner News

 

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Trinity Bellwoods Park renews strategies for alcohol crackdown

June 14th, 2014 · Comments Off

Park users face $125 fine for popping a cold one

By Samina Esha

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