John Campey, executive director of the Community Social Planning Council of Toronto, was one of the meeting’s guest speakers. He said the proposed cuts threaten a wide range of services from well-baby programs to recreational facilities for seniors.
Burstyn and Prue agreed on the issues regarding health care and education, but when it came to the economy, the candidates held very different views.
Much to the chagrin of East York residents, Pottery Road from Broadview Avenue to the Bayview Extension will remain closed until further notice.
The man who scored the “goal of the century” at the 1972 Summit Series against the Soviet Union skated into East York Sunday to assist the busy community rink. Canadian hockey hero and former Toronto Maple Leaf Paul Henderson brought his travelling Henderson Jersey Homecoming Tour to Leaside Memorial Community Gardens to help raise funds for the arena’s expansion.
Robin Battle’s soups are a hit with her children and grandchildren. The East York resident says she’s tired of bland, chemically treated produce that travels thousands of kilometres before hitting grocery store shelves, which is why she shops at the East Lynn Park farmers’ market.
“The thing about robotics is that it a composes every single field. It has mechanical design manufacturing, computer programming, and if you’re interested in anything related to do with technology or even business management, I think robotics has something for you in it,” Shawn Zivontsis said.
Three ladies sat in the basement auditorium of the S. Walter Stewart library branch in East York one day last month, discussing mystery novels while waiting for a visiting author to arrive. They were taking advantage of the “eh List” author series, a featured event of the sixth annual Keep Toronto Reading Festival.
Mike wasn’t a co-worker or neighbour. And Mike certainly wasn’t a friend. But Mike still warranted reflection.
“I was walking on a beach in Varadero and I thought, ‘Crap, I’m lugging this big camera around. I really hope there’s a picture,’” said Shannon Keller.
“It’s a good thing that the public is doing the best they can to keep this strong — and showing that there is hope, and in the future MS will be cured,” Paris Ioannou said.