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NEWS: Carved pumpkins to enjoy an encore on Harbord Street (Fall 2023)

December 4th, 2023 · Comments Off on NEWS: Carved pumpkins to enjoy an encore on Harbord Street (Fall 2023)

Come celebrate the warmth of community 

Children seen here at last year’s display of creative carving. HAILEY ALEXANDER/GLEANER NEWS

By Brian Burchell

Harbord Village’s cherished pumpkin festival is back this year on Nov. 1. Dozens of pumpkins will light up the neighbourhood along Harbord Street from Spadina Avenue to Borden Street. 

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ON THE COVER: Pumpkin Festival returns (Nov. 2022)

November 22nd, 2022 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER: Pumpkin Festival returns (Nov. 2022)

Harbord Bakery shares fresh baked goods during the Harbord Village Residents’ Association’s Pumpkin Festival on Nov. 1. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY HAILEY ALEXANDER & NEILAND BRISSENDEN/GLEANER NEWS

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FOCUS: Putting candidates to the Gleaner test (City Election 2018)

October 17th, 2018 · 3 Comments

See where hopefuls stand

It’s a bit ironic that municipal elections attract the lowest voter turnouts. Ironic because decisions made at City Hall have a greater impact on your day-to-day life than those made in the legislature or in parliament. On any given day, Toronto City Council will consider garbage, snow removal, transit, zoning, parks…the list is endless. Yet it can be difficult for councillor candidates to attract attention, much less your vote.

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FOCUS: Should the public and Catholic boards be amalgamated? (City Election 2018)

October 17th, 2018 · 2 Comments

TDSB candidates weigh in

Only four of the 13 candidates running for trustee in the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) Ward 10 — which includes city wards 11 and 13 — replied to our questions. We did not receive answers from Mahbubul Alam, Ted Crysler, Kate Frischkorn, Baquie Ghaza, Jooheon Lee, Aaron Macgregor, Chris Moise, Alamgir Muhammad, and David Oliver. We reached out to the candidates by phone and email, and gave them a week to provide answers, asking them to keep each answer to 100 words or less.

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FOCUS: TCDSB candidate queries remain largely unanswered (City Election 2018)

October 17th, 2018 · Comments Off on FOCUS: TCDSB candidate queries remain largely unanswered (City Election 2018)

Only one hopeful responded to Gleaner questions

Seven candidates are running for trustee in the Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB) Ward 9: Norm Di Pasquale, Iola Fortino, Alfredo Garcia, Denise Gracias, Angelo Harrison, Marnie MacCallum, and Sandra Weber. Ward 9 includes city wards 10, 11, 12, and 13.

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Asked, answered: Street merchant restrictions, garbage, and cycling big issues in Ward 20

October 17th, 2010 · 3 Comments

Compiled by Perry King and Emina Gamulin

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