Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival celebrates 20 years.
Considering a suger-free diet? The Toronto Observer looks at the popularity of sugar-free diets and the health benefits of ditching those sweet-tooth cravings.
Raj Khan has a solution to the problem he sees in the closure of the Goodwill store in East York. “I would start my own business,” Khan said. “(I’d call it) ‘Betterwill,’ better will than the Goodwill and (that of) the CEO.” On Jan. 18, Toronto Goodwill CEO Keiko Nakamura released a statement announcing the closures of 16 stores and 10 donation centres due to a “cash flow crisis.”
For Elizabeth Olive, remembrances of war are sometimes few and far between. “My grandfather was a prisoner of war,” she said, noting his experience in Asia during the Second World War. “He died many years before I was born – I never met him – but I learned of his story through my mum and I knew that I needed to follow that up.”
The winner in the Parkdale-High Park riding, in Monday night’s federal vote, has put health care at the top of his to-do list as the new MP. On Monday, Parkdale-High Park constituents elected Liberal candidate Arif Virani over NDP incumbent, Peggy Nash. Virani attracted just over 42 per cent of votes, according to the CBC’s Canada Votes website, while Nash garnered just over 40 per cent of ballots.