5 ways to help Syrian refugees, starting this week

Looking for a way to help Syrian refugees? Here are a few suggestions for steps you can take now. 1. Go to a performance The East End Friends Syrian Refugee Resettlement Project is hosting Rock for Syria on Nov. 27, but alas, it’s already sold out. But fortunately, Light up the Night: a 5Rhythms Benefit Dance in support of Lifeline Syria and a […]

Bad hair day for school

Being called to the principal’s office usually means a student has done something wrong. One Amesbury Middle School student did not think she had done anything wrong, but says she was spoken to by the principal a number of times. She claims the principal was punishing her and making comments about the way she styled her hair.

Brightly coloured bike lanes aim for safe cycling

There’s a new bike lane in Toronto and it’s eye-catching. The new lanes on Richmond and Adelaide streets are yellow, bright and bold to make them stand out for drivers — which should make cyclists feel safer. Cyclist Meredith Grace Johnson, 22, says she doesn’t feel safe on streets with other bike lanes. “The only place I feel safe biking […]

Three sought in East York stabbing

Toronto Police are looking for three people following a stabbing that took place near Danforth and Woodbine avenues on Tuesday. Emergency personnel responded to a call around 5:20 p.m., and found a man in his mid-30s suffering from a stab wound to the chest. The man is in serious, but non-life threatening condition. Police say […]