Church launches programs for Malvern community

Deveroux Mitchell was looking for a place where he and the kids he mentored from Malvern could play basketball and talk about life. The local resident had turned to different places and people, but only one place offered what he was looking for — the Agincourt Church of God. Patricia Wynters, a youth pastor at […]

Residents rally to save observatory

At the end of a one-lane pathway in the countryside of Richmond Hill, a massive white dome-like structure is situated housing the largest optical telescope in Canada. This is the David Dunlop Observatory (DDO), what one person calls GTA’s hidden treasure. The DDO played a vital role in the shocking discovery of the existence of […]

Showstopper

Sun and smiles wash over St. Patrick’s Day parade

With traditional Irish music playing in the background, Irish eyes were smiling in Toronto on Sunday. The 2008 St. Patrick’s Day Parade was a sea of green on a sunny afternoon, but there was one float that was happy that their ship had come in. The County Antrim entry was the showstopper as John McCormick […]

Photo by Nikki Cook

Patient patients the big winners in hospital renovations

Scarborough resident Alysha Phalen looks forward to the day when a visit to the hospital won’t take up half a day. Last February she went to the Scarborough Hospital for a minor procedure. “I went for my RhoGAM shot (used to prevent an immune response to Rh positive blood in people with an Rh negative […]