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NEWS: New mural for Major (Dec. 2019)

December 9th, 2019 · Comments Off on NEWS: New mural for Major (Dec. 2019)

Parkette location chosen to celebrate Bloor’s rich offerings

Initial concept of mural design by Daniela Rocha for the Major Street parkette (rear, east-face of Sleep Country location) pending for May of 2020.
COURTESY DANIELA ROCHA

By Khyrsten Mieras


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CHATTER: Heart Garden to honour residential school victims (Sept. 2019)

October 8th, 2019 · Comments Off on CHATTER: Heart Garden to honour residential school victims (Sept. 2019)

The congregation at Trinity St. Paul’s United Church at 427 Bloor St. is awaiting an overhaul of its garden. Located at the corner of Major Street and Bloor, the new garden will be dedicated to victims of the residential school system and the legacy of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada.

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CHATTER: REDress Project inspires local solidarity (July 2018)

July 18th, 2018 · Comments Off on CHATTER: REDress Project inspires local solidarity (July 2018)

Jaime Black’s REDress Project has inspired three churches along Bloor Street to show their solidarity with those seeking redress for Canada’s Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.

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FOCUS: Radical reverend finds new home (Dec. 2017)

December 15th, 2017 · Comments Off on FOCUS: Radical reverend finds new home (Dec. 2017)

Cheri DiNovo leaves politics for ministry at Trinity-St. Paul’s

GEREMY BORDONARO/GLEANER NEWS After 11 years in provincial politics, Cheri DiNovo is returning to the Annex and her ministerial roots. She performed the first legalized same-sex marriage in North America when she was a minister at Emmanuel Howard Park United Church.

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ARTS (Oct. 2017): Focusing on education and history

November 2nd, 2017 · Comments Off on ARTS (Oct. 2017): Focusing on education and history

Lectures, arts talks, and creative workshops

By Heather Kelly

HOLOCAUST EDUCATION WEEK EVENTS

The 37th Annual Neuberger Holocaust Education Week takes place throughout Toronto November 2-9, 2017. This year, the event examines Pivotal Moments that have shaped our understanding of the Holocaust.

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NEWS (JUNE 2016): Bikes blessed for another season

June 14th, 2016 · Comments Off on NEWS (JUNE 2016): Bikes blessed for another season

PHOTO COURTESY MARTIN REIS: Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church celebrated its seventh annual Blessing of the Bikes on May 29. Cyclists had their bikes blessed in the church’s garden after a service that included a special prayer for all those who have lost their lives in a bike accident.—Geremy Bordonaro/Gleaner News

PHOTO COURTESY MARTIN REIS: Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church celebrated its seventh annual Blessing of the Bikes on May 29. Cyclists had their bikes blessed in the church’s garden after a service that included a special prayer for all those who have lost their lives in a bike accident.—Geremy Bordonaro/Gleaner News

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Doors Open Toronto 2012 a huge success in the Annex

May 31st, 2012 · 1 Comment

BLOOR HOT DOCS CINEMA, ROYAL St. GEORGE’S, TRINITY ST. PAUL’S OPEN DOORS FOR FIRST TIME

By Kristin Eliason

Doors Open Toronto gave residents and tourists the opportunity this weekend to get outdoors and in doors of some of the city’s most unique and stunning buildings.

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Montessori-style alternative school expected to be approved by TDSB

October 14th, 2011 · Comments Off on Montessori-style alternative school expected to be approved by TDSB

By Perry King

A group of Annex-area educators and parents are eagerly awaiting the TDSB’s response to a proposal they put forward two weeks ago.

The working group—based at Annex Montessori school at Trinity St. Paul’s Church (427 Bloor St. W.)—formally told the board of their intent to bring a new alternative school to Ward 10 (Trinity-Spadina).

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