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NEWS: Affordable housing brought to Bathurst (Feb. 2020)

February 27th, 2020 · Comments Off on NEWS: Affordable housing brought to Bathurst (Feb. 2020)

Feds invest $200 million

Due for occupancy in 2022, the redevelopment at Bathurst and Bloor by Westbank Corp. dubbed Mirvish Village, will house an increased affordable housing component thanks to a $200 million financial contribution by the federal government. COURTESY WESTBANK CORP.

By Tanya Ielyseieva

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NEWS (Nov. 2017): Building a legacy

November 24th, 2017 · Comments Off on NEWS (Nov. 2017): Building a legacy

UTS launches fundraising campaign

By Geremy Bordonaro

The University of Toronto Schools (UTS) has launched Building the Future, a $60-million fundraising campaign aimed at restoring its current building and developing a new building that will include a performance centre.

Upgrading the facilities is part of the terms of its agreement with the University of Toronto (U of T).

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FORUM (APRIL 2017): Celebrating 20 years of cartoonist Brett Lamb

April 10th, 2017 · Comments Off on FORUM (APRIL 2017): Celebrating 20 years of cartoonist Brett Lamb

More how nice!:

EDITORIAL CARTOON (APRIL 2017): The GRAND TORY by blamb (April 2017)

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

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

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

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EDITORIAL (MARCH 2017): Foreign buyers tax a necessary cliff jump

March 22nd, 2017 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL (MARCH 2017): Foreign buyers tax a necessary cliff jump

Pursued to the edge of a cliff by relentless law enforcement, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid were faced with an unenviable choice: jump, be captured, or — the most likely alternative — be killed while being captured. As they contemplate their fate, Butch and Sundance begin to argue over who should jump first, with Sundance finally admitting that he can’t swim.

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

January 23rd, 2017 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL CARTOON (JANUARY 2017): Not really! It’s actually nice! by Stumpy the Subway

More how nice!

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)

A warm carbon blanket! By Hock Estique (September 2016)

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EDITORIAL CARTOON (AUGUST 2016): A clear path! by Dot Tedline

August 26th, 2016 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL CARTOON (AUGUST 2016): A clear path! by Dot Tedline

MORE how nice!: Planning! by Train Waits (July 2016) Water, water, everywhere! by W.H. Consin (June 2016) How to meet your quota! by Otto Mobile (May 2016) A carpet of green! by Don Mower (April 2016)

MORE how nice!:

Planning! by Train Waits (July 2016)

Water, water, everywhere! by W.H. Consin (June 2016)

How to meet your quota! by Otto Mobile (May 2016)

A carpet of green! by Don Mower (April 2016)

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Construction halted at Central Tech

February 2nd, 2016 · 1 Comment

Student athletes launch online petition

By Marielle Torrefranca

In the latest of a saga of hurdles, construction of Central Technical School’s $7-million sports facility has been stopped until further notice, said Razor Management Inc. (RMI).

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Sprott House opens new home for LGBTQ2S youth

February 2nd, 2016 · Comments Off on Sprott House opens new home for LGBTQ2S youth

Specialized facility meets urgent need

YMCA Sprott House provides transitional housing for 25 LGBTQ2S youth. CORRINA KING/GLEANER?NEWS

YMCA Sprott House provides transitional housing for 25 LGBTQ2S youth.
CORRINA KING/GLEANER?NEWS

By Summer Reid

Homeless lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and two-spirited (LGBTQ2S) youth finally have a place to sleep without intimidation and harassment.

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