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CHATTER (FEBRUARY 2017): A diversity of curiosity

March 5th, 2017 · Comments Off on CHATTER (FEBRUARY 2017): A diversity of curiosity

Speakers as diverse as historian Charlotte Gray, sex columnist and activist Dan Savage, Emmy-award winning-actress Tatiana Maslany, and musician Tanya Tagaq will participate in the Curious Minds Weekend at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema from March 3 to 5.

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EDITORIAL (FEBRUARY 2017): Clement’s petulance diminishes parliament

March 5th, 2017 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL (FEBRUARY 2017): Clement’s petulance diminishes parliament

Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition is contributing little of use to the debate over how best to deal with the hundreds of refugees walking across the Canada-US border through fields and forests. Thanks to Donald Trump’s barrage of rashly conceived executive orders, immigrants to the United States seeking to stay there have become increasingly nervous that they will be deported without due process and are understandably seeking sanctuary in Canada. In Quebec alone, there was a 250 per cent increase in illegal crossings in January.

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

March 5th, 2017 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL CARTOON (FEBRUARY 2017): A second chance! by Brett Lamb 2037

More how nice!

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

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

Previously rejected police car designs! by Designed Without Public Consultation (November 2016)

The sincerest form of flattery! by Dow Indepols (October 2016)

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FORUM (FEBRUARY 2016): Tolls, taxes, and Toronto

March 5th, 2017 · Comments Off on FORUM (FEBRUARY 2016): Tolls, taxes, and Toronto

Canadian cities receive only 10 cents for each tax dollar they pay

By Mike Layton

With all the talk about tolls and taxes, I feel I need to admit something: I don’t mind paying taxes.

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NEIGHBOURHOOD PROFILE (FEBRUARY 2017): Still a neighbourhood staple

March 5th, 2017 · Comments Off on NEIGHBOURHOOD PROFILE (FEBRUARY 2017): Still a neighbourhood staple

Owner Katalin Koltai reveals enduring appeal of Country Style

PHOTO BY CLARRIE?FEINSTEIN/GLEANER NEWS: Katalin Koltai poses in Country Style, which reopened late last year after undergoing a two-month renovation.

 

By Clarrie Feinstein

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BLACK HISTORY MONTH (FEBRUARY 2017): A long history of activism

March 5th, 2017 · Comments Off on BLACK HISTORY MONTH (FEBRUARY 2017): A long history of activism

Grizzle tried to change system from within

By Paul Lawrie

FROM THE ARCHIVES: In honour of Black History Month, we reprint the following article, which was originally published in our February 2003 edition. Stanley G. Grizzle was one of “Blackhurst’s” many early heroes, and we profiled him twice in these pages. He was also featured in a November piece on local war veterans, which is available on our website. Stanley G. Grizzle, who lived to his 98th year, passed away last November, one day after Remembrance Day.

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FROM THE ARCHIVES: A time of loss, horror and excitement

March 5th, 2017 · Comments Off on FROM THE ARCHIVES: A time of loss, horror and excitement

Three Annex veterans recall war service

By Annemarie Brissenden

Georgette Caldwell remembers the exact moment she decided to join the Women’s Royal Naval Service. It came after the first firebombing of London. Walking along the churchyard of St. Paul’s Cathedral, “you could smell the wood burning, and the cobblestones underneath my feet were still steaming.”

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BLACK HISTORY MONTH (FEBRUARY 2017): Moving to the centre

March 5th, 2017 · Comments Off on BLACK HISTORY MONTH (FEBRUARY 2017): Moving to the centre

Crossing Bathurst Street with A Different Booklist

 

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ARTS (FEBRUARY 2017): Celebrate love and family

March 5th, 2017 · Comments Off on ARTS (FEBRUARY 2017): Celebrate love and family

A wealth of activities for kids of all ages

By Heather Kelly

February is a month of celebrating love and making time with family members.

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ON THE COVER (JANUARY 2017): Putting the city’s laneways to work

January 23rd, 2017 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER (JANUARY 2017): Putting the city’s laneways to work

PHOTO BY BRIAN BURCHELL/GLEANER NEWS: Two city councillors want to make Toronto’s laneways available for housing. bpNichol Lane — shown above — hosts a variety of uses including residences and Coach House Books.

 

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NEWS (JANUARY 2017): Laneway living

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