Skateboarding making an ‘Impact’ in East York

Some of the students are practising standing on their skateboards without falling. Others are doing ollies — jumping with the board under their feet — and getting serious on the indoor ramp.

It’s another Saturday morning class with Yash Presswalla, who offers  skateboarding classes to young people aged six to 16.


Toronto’s LGBTQ community vigil shows resilience after serial killer arrest

A large group of Torontonians arrived bundled in layers of clothing Tuesday night at Barbara Hall Park in the heart of the city’s gay district for a vigil of solidarity with the city’s LGBTQ community,  and to remember the lives taken by an alleged serial killer. Many participants sported white kerchiefs tied around their arms with the words: love, heal, resist and rise.