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CHATTER: Adam Vaughan headlines HVRA AGM

November 22nd, 2022 · Comments Off on CHATTER: Adam Vaughan headlines HVRA AGM

The Harbord Village Residents’ Association (HVRA) held their 2022 Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Oct. 18. Guest speaker Adam Vaughan spoke after members of the HVRA discussed administrative, financial, and area reports.

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CHATTER: Santa returns (Nov. 2022)

November 22nd, 2022 · Comments Off on CHATTER: Santa returns (Nov. 2022)

Santa Claus is officially bringing his magic back to the city this year on Sunday, November 20. The season will finally feel complete again as Mr. and Mrs. Claus return with their annual parade of marchers, bands, runners, and festive floats. The Santa Claus Parade will begin at 12:30 p.m. on Bloor Street West and Christie Street, finishing off by 4:00 p.m. at Maple Leaf Square.

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ON THE COVER: Bill Bolton Arena celebrates 50 years (Oct. 2022)

October 19th, 2022 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER: Bill Bolton Arena celebrates 50 years (Oct. 2022)

Programs coordinator, Chris Quinn (at left), and veteran arena manager, Mario Carpino, reflect on Bill Bolton Arena’s success in serving skaters of all walks of life for the past 50 years. HAILEY ALEXANDER/GLEANER NEWS

On September 23, Bill Bolton Arena hosted an evening of free food and skating in celebration of their 50th anniversary. Tucked away behind a busy park on 40 Rossmore Road, a block south of Dupont and two blocks west of Bathurst, Bill Bolton Arena is a hidden gem for many skaters. 

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CITY ELECTION 2022: Q & A with councillor candidates (Oct 2022)

October 19th, 2022 · Comments Off on CITY ELECTION 2022: Q & A with councillor candidates (Oct 2022)

The Gleaner gets answers from prospects for Ward 11 seat

Compiled by Brian Burchell

In every election, the Gleaner asks local candidates a series of relevant questions about where they stand to allow the reader, and presumably the voter, to comparison shop. These are their answers. The election is Oct. 24.

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NEWS: “Renovicted” tenants left with no recourse (Oct. 2022)

October 19th, 2022 · Comments Off on NEWS: “Renovicted” tenants left with no recourse (Oct. 2022)

Woes for those who just want back in  

11 Walmer Rd. FOX OLIVER/GLEANER NEWS

By Fox Oliver

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NEWS: Leafs fall in the Finals (Oct. 2022)

October 19th, 2022 · Comments Off on NEWS: Leafs fall in the Finals (Oct. 2022)

Game Six defeat stuns fans at Christie Pits

The London Majors pour onto the field to celebrate winning their second consecutive championship. R.S. KONJEK/GLEANER NEWS

By R.S. Konjek

Business remains unfinished.

For the second year in a row, the Toronto Maple Leafs made it to the Intercounty Baseball League’s championship series but failed to take home the Dominico Cup.

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CHATTER: Harbord’s fall fair returns (Oct. 2022)

October 19th, 2022 · Comments Off on CHATTER: Harbord’s fall fair returns (Oct. 2022)

The band Feline Groovy, from the Annex Academy of Music, performed at the HVRA event. COURTESY STUART LAWLER/HVRA

Autumn is here, and so is the Harbord Village Residents’ Association’s (HVRA) fall fair. On Sunday, Sept. 11, residents of Harbord Village gathered in Margaret Fairley Park on Brunswick Avenue to celebrate their neighbourhood and the season with a joyous community event.

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ON THE COVER: Bloor Street United demo begins (Sept. 2022)

September 27th, 2022 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER: Bloor Street United demo begins (Sept. 2022)

Work has begun to in part demolish, and in part to restore, the Bloor Street United Church located at Bloor and Huron streets. A new luxury condo will be constructed to the north and west of the original church building. The section on the left will be removed and the part on the right restored. BRIAN BURCHELL/GLEANER NEWS

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GRADING OUR GREENSPACE: Appraising Annex parks (Sept. 2022)

September 27th, 2022 · Comments Off on GRADING OUR GREENSPACE: Appraising Annex parks (Sept. 2022)

Part 2 of the Gleaner’s greenspace reviews

Compiled and photos by Marisa Kelly

Continuing from the August edition we review area parks and assign a letter grade. Park amenities, tree coverage, seating and waste management all go into the evaluations each year.

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NEWS: Cycle tracks coming to Davenport (Sept. 2022)

September 27th, 2022 · 1 Comment

Stretch between Dupont and Bedford to include buffers 

By Fox Oliver

The Bike Lane and Road Safety Upgrades on Davenport Road involve an upgrade plan which will take place over three phases, and the second phase is scheduled to begin this month. 

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CHATTER: Spadina Station gets a lift—two, actually (Sept. 2022)

September 27th, 2022 · Comments Off on CHATTER: Spadina Station gets a lift—two, actually (Sept. 2022)

The intersection of Spadina Road and Lowther Avenue will be a construction zone as the TTC adds elevators below.
COURTESY THE TORONTO TRANSIT COMMISSION

The TTC is planning to add two elevators to its sprawling Spadina subway station. These will be located under the intersection of Spadina Road and Lowther Avenue.


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FOCUS: It’s Time to Let Loose and Celebrate (Sept. 2022)

September 27th, 2022 · Comments Off on FOCUS: It’s Time to Let Loose and Celebrate (Sept. 2022)

Tartu College 50+2 is Here! 

By Kati Kiilaspea

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ON THE COVER: Solazzo slams, salutes hillsides (Aug. 2022)

August 19th, 2022 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER: Solazzo slams, salutes hillsides (Aug. 2022)

Toronto Maple Leafs third baseman Johnathan Solazzo salutes fans on the hillsides of Christie Pits after hitting a grand slam on July 24. The Leafs defeated the Guelph Royals 16-9. R.S. KONJEK/GLEANER NEWS

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