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EDITORIAL CARTOON: How Nice (Summer 2018)

August 12th, 2018 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL CARTOON: How Nice (Summer 2018)

 

More how nice!

EDITORIAL CARTOON: How Nice (July 2018)

EDITORIAL CARTOON: How Nice (Election Special 2018)

EDITORIAL CARTOON: How Nice (May 2018)

EDITORIAL CARTOON: How Nice (Spring 2018)

EDITORIAL CARTOON: How Nice (Mar. 2018)

EDITORIAL CARTOON: How Nice (Dec. 2017)

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FORUM: Why I’m running for re-election (Summer 2018)

August 12th, 2018 · Comments Off on FORUM: Why I’m running for re-election (Summer 2018)

Building a more livable and caring city

By Joe Cressy

It’s been four years since I was first elected to represent Trinity-Spadina on Toronto City Council. It has been both an exhilarating and, at times, exhausting experience. I’ve loved every minute of it.

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GREENINGS: Nurture the neighbourhood by cultivating green canopy (Summer 2018)

August 12th, 2018 · Comments Off on GREENINGS: Nurture the neighbourhood by cultivating green canopy (Summer 2018)

Replace those trees lost to weather and politics

Thanks to Premier Doug Ford, gas will be cheaper and our lungs fuller of it than ever since there will be no incentives to buy an electric vehicle. Thanks to this Neanderthal, we are now back to debating whether or not science is a thing.

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ARTS: Summertime arts and culture (Summer 2018)

August 12th, 2018 · Comments Off on ARTS: Summertime arts and culture (Summer 2018)

Fascinating films, family fun, and fabulous festivals

By Heather Kelly

For the family

Open Streets TO, the recreational program that opens our streets to people, returns August 19 from 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Bloor and Yonge streets. These active living events are a great way to enjoy walking, cycling, rollerblading, and dancing in the streets of our city!

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SPORTS: Slumping Leafs hope to change (Summer 2018)

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Fans on the slopes of Christie Pits take in Maple Leafs baseball action on July 25. R.S. Konjek/Gleaner News

Lengthy losing streak dulls early season momentum

By R.S. Konjek

July was the cruellest month for Toronto baseball fans.

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ON THE COVER: Ghost bike installed (July 2018)

July 18th, 2018 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER: Ghost bike installed (July 2018)

A ghost bike and flowers have been installed as a memorial to cyclist Dalia Chako, who was killed in an accident at the corner of St. George and Bloor streets in June. Advocacy for Respect for Cyclists organized a ghost ride in Chako’s memory, and cycling activists have renewed calls for increased safety for cyclists and pedestrians. There have been 21 cycling and pedestrian fatalities in Toronto this year. TEMI DADA/GLEANER NEWS

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NEWS: Shock, sadness at cyclist’s death (July 2018)

July 18th, 2018 · Comments Off on NEWS: Shock, sadness at cyclist’s death (July 2018)

Tragedy results in memorial ride, call for greater safety

By Temi Dada

Cyclists gathered on June 20 at 6.30 p.m. to honour Dalia Chako with one final ride. Among the mourners at the ghost ride were family and friends of Chako, who was killed by a truck at Bloor and St. George streets on June 12.

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NEWS: PARA plans for a green future (July 2018)

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Annual general meeting includes Mirvish Village update

By Ahmed-Zaki Hagar

Future development and maintaining community green spaces were the main topics at a well-attended annual general meeting of the Palmerston Area Residents’ Association (PARA) on May 15.

Kristina Reinders, a senior urban designer with the City of Toronto, spoke about the TOcore initiative, focusing on parkland and community spaces.

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NEWS: Bell wins ballot bunch (July 2018)

July 18th, 2018 · Comments Off on NEWS: Bell wins ballot bunch (July 2018)

NDP scores more votes than all rivals combined

By Geremy Bordonaro

Jessica Bell of the New Democratic Party (NDP) is the first ever Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) for the newly formed riding of University-Rosedale. The riding, which encompasses the northern half of what was once Trinity-Spadina, includes all of the Annex.

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CHATTER: A festival of mulberries (July 2018)

July 18th, 2018 · Comments Off on CHATTER: A festival of mulberries (July 2018)

COURTESY MARTIN REIS

Have you ever cursed the mess of mulberries on the sidewalk from mid-June through early August? Did you know these mulberries are actually delicious?

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