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FORUM: Reducing downtown’s vehicles by 25 per cent (May 2018)

May 9th, 2018 · Comments Off on FORUM: Reducing downtown’s vehicles by 25 per cent (May 2018)

Policy would lead to better health and increased revenue

By Daryl Christoff

Ontarians have been very clear — and so have the people of this riding. We don’t just need a new government but a whole new approach to government. The New People’s Choice offers this.

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FORUM: What kind of Ontario do we want? (May 2018)

May 9th, 2018 · Comments Off on FORUM: What kind of Ontario do we want? (May 2018)

A case for opportunity and partnership

By Gillian Smith

For the last year, I have spent almost every evening and weekend at residents’ doors across University-Rosedale, listening to your views on the future of our province. From Governor’s Bridge to Little Portugal — with the Annex tucked right in the centre — it has been a privilege to learn from you, door-by-door.

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ARTS: New exhibitions and many festivals to herald spring (May 2018)

May 9th, 2018 · Comments Off on ARTS: New exhibitions and many festivals to herald spring (May 2018)

Nikon ambassadors to offer tips and tricks on May 30

The Tatsuya Nakatani Gong Orchestra, which is touring North America, brings its live sound project to the Music Gallery on May 26 at 8:00 p.m. COURTESY OF THE BLOOR STREET CULTURE CORRIDOR

By Heather Kelly

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GREENINGS: Reduce, reuse, and then recycle (May 2018)

May 9th, 2018 · Comments Off on GREENINGS: Reduce, reuse, and then recycle (May 2018)

The energy lost in the pretense of plastic recycling

By Terri Chu

With the celebration of Earth Day behind us and the provincial election before us, it seemed appropriate to rerun Greenings from February 2016. Writing that three Rs are not all equal, Chu is cautious about playing fast and loose with energy generation, and argues that the Wynne government needs to get it right when it comes to all things green.

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FOCUS: A glimpse of the future (May 2018)

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University of Toronto researchers identify benefits of self-driving cars

U of T civil engineering professor Matthew Roorda, Ph.D. candidate Sina Bahrami, and Ph.D. graduate Mehdi Nourinejad conducted a study about how self-driving cars can make parking easier for drivers and cities safer. AHMED-ZAKI HAGAR/GLEANER NEWS

By Ahmed-Zaki Hagar

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ON THE COVER Palm Sunday pageant (Spring 2018)

May 1st, 2018 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER Palm Sunday pageant (Spring 2018)

Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church marked Palm Sunday with a special children’s pageant. Written and directed by David Craig, a playwright with the Tarragon Theatre, Children at the Gate celebrates the miracles of every day life by following a group of children who ask a rabbi in ancient Rome to perform miracles. Pictured is Colin McElheran as The Roman Soldier, scolding and threatening to capture three children who want to see the rabbi. GEREMY?BORDONARO/GLEANER?NEWS

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NEWS: Open to all faiths (Spring 2018)

May 1st, 2018 · Comments Off on NEWS: Open to all faiths (Spring 2018)

Synagogue and church share one building

City Shul covers the cross in the Bloor Street United Church sanctuary with a tapestry depicting the Ten Commandments. AHMED-ZAKI HAGAR/GLEANER NEWS

By Ahmed-Zaki Hagar

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NEWS: New park at Monsignor Fraser (Spring 2018)

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Concrete yard to become shared greenspace

By Geremy Bordonaro

A concrete school yard at Monsignor Fraser College is set to be redeveloped into a park that will be shared by the school and community under a 21-year joint use agreement between the City of Toronto and the Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB).

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CHATTER: University of Toronto Schools to celebrate Day of Pink (Spring 2018)

May 1st, 2018 · Comments Off on CHATTER: University of Toronto Schools to celebrate Day of Pink (Spring 2018)

Students from the University of Toronto Schools (UTS) will join schools across the city and around the world to mark Day of Pink on April 11. A feature of the celebration will be their annual public event during lunch hour in Matt Cohen Park at Bloor Street West and Spadina Road. It’s the fifth year that the school has marked the day, aimed at ending homophobia, bullying, and discrimination.

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CHATTER: Little Island Comics reopens on College Street (Spring 2018)

May 1st, 2018 · Comments Off on CHATTER: Little Island Comics reopens on College Street (Spring 2018)

After closing its doors for what might have been the last time in December 2016, Little Island Comics has reopened at 323 College St., beside its parent store, The Beguiling Books & Art. Beguiling and Little Island moved from their locations on Markham Street to make room for the Mirvish Village redevelopment.

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