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ON THE COVER: Bringing it to the table for 40 years (Aug./Sept. 2018)

September 11th, 2018 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER: Bringing it to the table for 40 years (Aug./Sept. 2018)

The Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir celebrates its 40th anniversary with a fall social at Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre (427 Bloor St. W.) on September 15. Performances this season include a new cycle of Mozart concertos, Vivaldi, and the St. Mathew Passion by Bach. Please see CHATTER: Enjoy baroque at a bargain (Aug./Sept. 2018) for more details. COURTESY SIAN RICHARDS/TAFELMUSIK

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NEWS: Hundreds protest cuts to council (Aug./Sept. 2018)

September 11th, 2018 · Comments Off on NEWS: Hundreds protest cuts to council (Aug./Sept. 2018)

Defending downtown democracy

Joe Cressy (Ward 20, Trinity-Spadina) speaks at an emergency public meeting at Scadding Court Community Centre on August 13. ELLIE HAYDEN/GLEANER NEWS

By Ellie Hayden

“Shame!”

Hundreds of people huddled shoulder to shoulder shouted the rallying cry at an emergency public meeting on August 13 at the Scadding Court Community Centre.

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NEWS: Don’t worry be happy (Aug./Sept. 2018)

September 11th, 2018 · Comments Off on NEWS: Don’t worry be happy (Aug./Sept. 2018)

Happiness eludes pursuit

By Ahmed-Zaki Hagar

A study from the University of Toronto found that a person pursuing happiness can also feel unhappy. Sam Maglio, assistant professor at the Rotman School of Management, says that he wanted to understand “the head of somebody who wanted to be happier”.

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CHATTER: Enjoy baroque at a bargain (Aug./Sept. 2018)

September 11th, 2018 · 1 Comment

The Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir will open its 40th season in the Annex with a fall social on Sept. 15 in Jeanne Lamon Hall at Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre that will feature a concert followed by refreshments in the garden.

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CHATTER: Meet and greet at the fall fair (Aug./Sept. 2018)

September 11th, 2018 · Comments Off on CHATTER: Meet and greet at the fall fair (Aug./Sept. 2018)

If it’s the first Sunday after Labour Day, it must be time for fun at the fair. On September 9 from noon to 6 p.m., residents of Harbord Village will be out in full force for music, socializing, and a silent auction at its annual fall fair in Margaret Fairley Park. Refreshments like burgers, soft drinks, and wine will be available for 50 cents to $5, depending on the item.

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Tags: Annex · News · General

CHATTER: Go behind closed doors in your own neighbourhood (Aug./Sept. 2018)

September 11th, 2018 · Comments Off on CHATTER: Go behind closed doors in your own neighbourhood (Aug./Sept. 2018)

Discover some of the area’s architectural treasures in the third annual tour of houses and cultural groups organized by the Annex Residents’ Association (ARA). The guided tours will run from noon to 4:30 p.m. on September 23, and explore streets bounded by Bedford and Avenue roads, and Prince Arthur and Bernard avenues.

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EDITORIAL: A lost cause worth fighting for (Aug./Sept. 2018)

September 11th, 2018 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL: A lost cause worth fighting for (Aug./Sept. 2018)

We believe that lost causes are the ones worth fighting for. A case in point is the City of Toronto’s battle against the premier’s Better Local Government Act, which cut Toronto City Council from 47 to 25 seats.

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EDITORIAL CARTOON: How nice (Aug./Sept. 2018)

September 11th, 2018 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL CARTOON: How nice (Aug./Sept. 2018)

 

More how nice!

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Tags: Annex · Columns · Opinion

GREENINGS: Urban under-representation (Aug./Sept. 2018)

September 11th, 2018 · Comments Off on GREENINGS: Urban under-representation (Aug./Sept. 2018)

Giving the suburbs a leg up at the expense of progress

Premier Ford wants to do Toronto a favour by slashing the size of council, and only Toronto seems to be targeted. Our ward of University-Rosedale, population 98,600, is now represented by a single councillor. To put this into perspective, Grey County, population 93,000, has 19 representatives to make decisions about roads, sewers, zoning, and all the other services that are vital to day-to-day living.

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Tags: Annex · Columns · Life

ARTS: Celebrate fall with a return to culture (Aug./Sept. 2018)

September 11th, 2018 · Comments Off on ARTS: Celebrate fall with a return to culture (Aug./Sept. 2018)

Anniversaries for Koerner Hall, U of T Faculty of Music

By Laura Philipps

September is a time to celebrate new beginnings on the Bloor St. Culture Corridor, when we bring together all partner destinations for two fabulous free events.

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Tags: Annex · Arts