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CHATTER (APRIL 2017) Central Tech Blues take home the bronze

April 10th, 2017 · Comments Off on CHATTER (APRIL 2017) Central Tech Blues take home the bronze

The Central Tech Blues came off an outstanding basketball season with a third-place finish in the National Preparatory Association championships. Led by the association’s 2017 Coach of the Year Kevin Jeffers, the Blues beat out the Toronto Basketball Academy 103 to 93 in a tightly-fought game. Point guard Raheim Sullivan scored 23 points for the Blues, and was awarded player of the game. Fellow team member shooting guard Steven Rahwire was named the league’s most valuable player.

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CHATTER (APRIL 2017): Bateman’s Bikes opens new express shop on Dupont Street

April 10th, 2017 · Comments Off on CHATTER (APRIL 2017): Bateman’s Bikes opens new express shop on Dupont Street

Bateman’s Bicycle Company has opened a third store at Dupont Street and Davenport Road. Express Shoppe (149 Dupont St.) offers a variety of bikes, accessories, and quick tune-ups. The company emphasizes bike safety, ensuring that bikes are road-ready quickly and affordably.

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CHATTER (APRIL 2017): Pink Day at UTS renews call for tolerance

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Community members are invited to don pink and join students from the University of Toronto Schools (UTS) in celebrating International Day of Pink on April 12 for the fourth year in a row. They will also be fundraising for LGBT Youthline, an organization that offers confidential and non-judgmental peer support by telephone, text, and online chat services.

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FOCUS ON EDUCATION (APRIL 2017): A little Oola, a lot of Boola

April 10th, 2017 · Comments Off on FOCUS ON EDUCATION (APRIL 2017): A little Oola, a lot of Boola

Harbord Collegiate celebrates 125 years

PHOTO BY NEILAND BRISSENDEN: A handmade, felt-covered photo album from 1909 sits in the Harbord Collegiate Institute museum, the first of its kind in Canada. Titled The Brownies at Harbord by Simple Simon, it features a caption reading “The Greatest Truths are the Simplest/And so are the Greatest Men”.

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FROM THE ARCHIVES: Harbord C.I. connects with history

April 10th, 2017 · Comments Off on FROM THE ARCHIVES: Harbord C.I. connects with history

Fully restored statue returns to school

PHOTO BY NEILAND BRISSENDEN/GLEANER NEWS: Our Soldier has watched over Harbord students since 1922.

By Linda Nguyen

A bronze soldier has stood proudly in front of Harbord Collegiate Institute for 83 years. He’s watched students saunter in and out of class each day, watched as they skateboard and chatter at his feet, but most importantly, he’s watched over them.

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EDITORIAL CARTOON (APRIL 2017): The GRAND TORY by blamb

April 10th, 2017 · 2 Comments

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EDITORIAL (APRIL 2017): Westbank’s positive precedent

April 10th, 2017 · 1 Comment

The Toronto and East York Community Council unanimously endorsed a planning staff recommendation to approve Westbank Projects Corp.’s application to redevelop the southwest corner of Bloor and Bathurst streets on April 4. It’s a significant milestone that comes after three years of community consultations and collaborative work between the Vancouver-based developer, planning staff, and community representatives.

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FORUM (APRIL 2017): San Francisco a model to follow

April 10th, 2017 · Comments Off on FORUM (APRIL 2017): San Francisco a model to follow

Building diverse and sustainable cities

By Mike Layton

Our city is changing. In some Toronto neighbourhoods, the pace of change is difficult to manage, and even more difficult to get ahead of, because it is so rapid.

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

April 10th, 2017 · Comments Off on FORUM (APRIL 2017): Celebrating 20 years of cartoonist Brett Lamb

More how nice!:

EDITORIAL CARTOON (APRIL 2017): The GRAND TORY by blamb (April 2017)

EDITORIAL CARTOON: A second chance! by Brett Lamb 2037 (February 2017)

EDITORIAL CARTOON: Not really! It’s actually nice! by Stumpy the Subway (January 2017)

The stages of voting reform! by Joe Proportion (December 2016)

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ARTS (APRIL 2017): Bloor St. Culture Corridor celebrates three years

April 10th, 2017 · Comments Off on ARTS (APRIL 2017): Bloor St. Culture Corridor celebrates three years

Enhancing Toronto’s vital arts and cultural sector

PHOTO COURTESY TORONTO REFERENCE LIBRARY: Vice and Virtue, running until April 30 at the Toronto Reference Library, examines moral reform in Toronto at the turn of the last century. When moral crusader William Holmes Howland was elected mayor in 1886, he introduced laws to curb drinking and vice. This exhibit presents articles, photos, and other media fueling the good and evil behind Toronto the Good.

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