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CHATTER: Police seek help in identifying robbery suspect (Jan. 2020)

January 31st, 2020 · Comments Off on CHATTER: Police seek help in identifying robbery suspect (Jan. 2020)

Image of suspect still at large. Courtesy Toronto Police Service

The Toronto Police Service has released new images of a man involved in a robbery that took place in the Annex area last month and is seeking help from the public to identify him.

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ON THE COVER: All hands on deck! (Nov. 2019)

December 9th, 2019 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER: All hands on deck! (Nov. 2019)

Crew from Sanscon Construction and North on Sixty work feverishly over frozen ground to complete the BIA parkette installations. Pictured here is the Brunswick Avenue parkette which will feature trees, a pollinator garden, wood decking, large granite boulders and a water bottle refilling station. COURTESY?MELANIE?RAMSAY/BLOOR?ANNEX?BIA

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CHATTER (JULY 2017): Plaque commemorates Canada’s first Black letter carrier

August 1st, 2017 · Comments Off on CHATTER (JULY 2017): Plaque commemorates Canada’s first Black letter carrier

PHOTO BY GEREMY BORDONARO/GLEANER NEWS: Heritage Toronto unveiled a plaque commemorating Albert Jackson, Canada’s first Black letter carrier, on July 21. The plaque is located on Lombard Street, outside the former Toronto General Post Office. Jackson lived and delivered mail in the Annex, and was the subject of The Postman, a play performed on Brunswick Avenue, Palmerston Boulevard, and Major Street in 2015.

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Home from the Odyssey: Artist returns to her Annex roots

November 23rd, 2010 · 1 Comment

Erica Brisson's latest work consists of line drawings inspired by the Toronto landscape. Courtesy Erica Brisson.

By Liivi Sandy

Every environment is a new palate to explore for artist Erica Brisson. The 27-year-old grew up in the Annex with the neighbourhood driving her creativity.

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