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ON OUR COVER (MARCH 2017): A supportive vigil

March 22nd, 2017 · Comments Off on ON OUR COVER (MARCH 2017): A supportive vigil

PHOTO BY MICHAEL CHACHURA/GLEANER NEWS: Fifty people gathered at the Centre for Social Innovation on Feb. 20 for a vigil in the wake of a shooting at a Quebec City mosque. Organized by Uniting Muslims and Allies for Humanity, the evening featured speakers, prayers for peace, and a message board on which participants left words of welcome and support (above). Arif Vriani (MP, Parkdale-High Park) was among the attendees. He spoke about Motion 103, which asks Parliament to denounce Islamophobia, and all other forms of religious discrimination.

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NEWS (FEBRUARY 2017): One last hurrah

March 5th, 2017 · Comments Off on NEWS (FEBRUARY 2017): One last hurrah

Toronto for Everyone celebrates Honest Ed’s

By Geremy Bordonaro

For 68 years, Honest Ed’s welcomed all those who came to its doors. While the store made its last sale on the final day of 2016, it will play host to a grand wake before it closes its doors one last time. And organizers hope the celebration will be a tribute to the spirit of inclusivity that they say was a hallmark of the discount emporium.

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Collaborative commons

October 25th, 2012 · Comments Off on Collaborative commons

By Kristin Eliason

This past July, a new collaborative workspace opened on Bloor. CO:WORK (703 Bloor St. W.) opened with the goal of creating an inspiring space, where productivity and networking would be possible.

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Everything on top of one roof

July 12th, 2012 · Comments Off on Everything on top of one roof

The Annex is home to a new form of green roof

The greenery of CSI Annex (720 Bathurst St.) will slowly extend up, to even the roof. Photo: Innis O’Grady/Gleaner News

By Innis O’Grady

It is said that a roof is often a source of untapped potential. They might be large, flat spaces but remain completely unused by its residents.

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CSI Annex, residents look to solve dispute

March 26th, 2012 · Comments Off on CSI Annex, residents look to solve dispute

MEETING CALLED TO MEDIATE CURRENT NOISE DISPUTE

The first floor of CSI Annex (720 Bathurst St.) is now a large-scale space for events, including this launch of Spacing's national magazine in mid-February. Perry King/Gleaner News.

By Perry King

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