Marijuana smoker and activist Matt Mernagh walked out of the courtroom on Wednesday (Nov. 21) feeling like he was finally free. He had been charged with possession of marijuana, possession for the purposes of trafficking and production of marijuana last August and spent 13 days in jail before being bailed out. Since then he has […]
Legislation further restricting the rights of young drivers in Ontario was introduced and tabled at Queen’s Park today. But the new measures, which will tighten the controls over alcohol consumption, speeding and the number of teenage passengers in a young driver’s car, already face a significant amount of opposition.
Local conductor Andrew Chung says he’ll continue to explore new types of music to maximize the further potential of his members. That would be the way to appreciate music, he says. “You cannot sing only a one type of music all the time,” Chun says. “It is too narrow and unhealthy.”
This year, Santa is not just for kids. Home Instead Senior Care is partnering with stores such as the Guildwood Valumart, for the Be a Santa For a Senior program. The goal is to provide seniors with presents at Christmas as a tangible sign the community is thinking of them.
The University of Toronto at Scarborough’s Concert Choir will be performing Charles Gounod’s Faust on Nov. 19. Featured are soloists from Toronto’s Opera by Request and music director William Shookhoff. The performance is at 7 p.m. in the Arts and Administration building, room 303. Admission by donation, with limited seating.
Artist Bill Burns is fascinated with birds. His curiosity and interest has led to the creation of his work Bird Radio, currently exhibited in the Doris McCarthy Gallery at the University of Toronto Scarborough, an exhibit that combines science and art that investigates the sounds of the avian world.
To you from failing hands we throw The torch; be yours to hold it high In 1915, the horror on the battlefields near Ypres in Belgium moved Canadian Lt.-Col. John McCrae to write In Flanders Fields, one of the First World War’s most famous poems. Nearly 50 years later, in the early 1960s, another Canadian, […]
Toronto art lovers are set to celebrate as the newly-designed Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) re-opens today (Nov. 14) following a 13-month closure. One of the largest art museums in North America, for the past year the AGO has been undergoing a visual transformation at the hands of world-renowned architect Frank Gehry. Many Torontonians, such […]
A Scarborough based program is targeting single mothers to help them find work and assess their employability skills. However, the YWCA SOAR program is unable to provide daycare facilities for these mothers who are attending these workshops and that makes the task that much more difficult say organizers.
Bianca Bannister had thought of something nobody else had in order to win the vodka toss at a recent afternoon silent auction to raise money for a local women’s centre.