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ON THE COVER: Greenspaces graded (Fall 2021)

November 11th, 2021 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER: Greenspaces graded (Fall 2021)

A man sits at the edge of Jesse Ketchum Park on one of the many stone benches facing the public school of the same name. Find out how Annex parks have fared in the second summer of the pandemic in our annual park reviews, part two. MADELINE SMART/GLEANER NEWS

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NEWS: Freeland wins despite lower turnout (Fall 2021)

November 11th, 2021 · Comments Off on NEWS: Freeland wins despite lower turnout (Fall 2021)

Order of results in Uni-Rosedale largely unchanged this round

Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland was re-elected for the third time in University-Rosedale on September 21. Her message that the Liberals could be relied upon to finish the fight against the pandemic and bring in $10-a-day child care earned her 47.5 per cent of votes in the riding, despite fewer polls and lowered voter turnout. COURTESY CHRYSTIA FREELAND

By Nicole Stoffman

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NEWS: TDSB consults after community garden razed (Fall 2021)

November 11th, 2021 · Comments Off on NEWS: TDSB consults after community garden razed (Fall 2021)

New plans and promises accompany hurt feelings

The once full community gardens along Palmerston Avenue Junior Public School now sit empty. MADELINE SMART/GLEANER NEWS

By Madeline Smart

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NEWS: City fails to move forward as Avenue Road plans evolve (Fall 2021)

November 11th, 2021 · Comments Off on NEWS: City fails to move forward as Avenue Road plans evolve (Fall 2021)

Bike lanes added to Avenue Road re-design

Avenue Road Safety Coalition has introduced a project that would create a bike lane on the east side of Avenue Road in a shared space with pedestrians. COURTESY BROWN AND STOREY

By Margarita Maltceva

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CHATTER: Access to winterized washrooms set to improve (Fall 2021)

November 11th, 2021 · Comments Off on CHATTER: Access to winterized washrooms set to improve (Fall 2021)

In 2021, the City of Toronto opened up 79 new public washrooms for use throughout the winter, nearly doubling the previous number. This project was a direct response to pandemic restrictions which made access to public washrooms extra challenging, making life especially hard for vulnerable segments of the population.

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EDITORIAL CARTOON: How Nice (Fall 2021)

November 11th, 2021 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL CARTOON: How Nice (Fall 2021)

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SPORTS: IBL Maple Leafs fall one win short of championship (Fall 2021)

November 11th, 2021 · Comments Off on SPORTS: IBL Maple Leafs fall one win short of championship (Fall 2021)

Baseball’s return to Christie Pits provided fans with thrills and great memories

On Sept. 30 at Domicio Field, Sean Reilly is mobbed by his teammates after hitting a walk-off home run that gave the Toronto Maple Leafs a 6-5 win over the London Majors to force a deciding game in the IBL Championship Series. R.S. KONJEK/GLEANER NEWS

By R.S. Konjek

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