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Zahid takes Scarborough Centre for Liberals

Posted: Oct 20 2015 | 4:47 pm
Salma Zahid, the new Liberal MP for Scarborough Centre, stood before a crowd of supporters Monday night to announce her victory. “We have taken it back from the Harper,” said Zahid, a first-time campaigner for federal election. She beat Roxanne James, the incumbent Conservative, by collecting 51.1 per cent of the vote. James garnered 30.9 […]



Former Raptor comes to Scarborough

Posted: Sep 11 2014 | 11:41 am
Morris Peterson, former Toronto Raptor, isn't hitting three-point shots anymore, but he's still finding a way to help out the people of Scarborough.

The magic of Quidditch hits UTSC

A player from UTSC's Phoenix dashes away

Posted: Dec 13 2013 | 11:15 am
Cold weather and snowfall did not stop students at UTSC from participating in a familiar game to Harry Potter fans: Quidditch.

How he made it to the OHL

Posted: Dec 13 2013 | 7:14 am
From a young age, Shawn Tessier maintained a strong work ethic and professional attitude that translated into his passion for hockey.

Arts & Life

Easter Fun at Holy Trinity Guildwood

Egg decorating after the Easter egg hunt at Holy Trinity Guildwood.

Posted: Apr 22 2014 | 9:32 am
Children of all ages spent their Friday afternoon egg painting with a little bit of a sugar rush. Church of the Holy Trinity Guildwood organized an activity day for children in the Scarborough area. While parents attended Good Friday service, there were Easter crafts, snacks and a puppet show just down stairs for the young […]


Pet protection a winter priority

Dr. Craig Etherington of Morningside Pet Hospital, shown with his dog Charlie, has treated pets that have been left in the cold too long or have not been groomed properly.

Posted: Dec 13 2013 | 6:52 am
With temperatures dropping and snow expected any day now, it is important to be mindful of our four-legged friends and change pet care routines to match the season.


A personal reflection on Hanukkah

Potato latkes, a traditional Hanukkah dish served with apple sauce or sour cream.

Posted: Dec 11 2013 | 1:52 pm
Latkes, lighting of the menorah and dreidels are usually what come to mind when thinking about Hanukkah. However, there is more to this festival of lights. It's about connecting. It's about tradition. It’s about family.

Subway, not light rail, the solution to Scarborough traffic

Posted: Feb 13 2013 | 9:23 pm
The only thing a Torontonian fears more than the number “401” is a red weather advisory bar at the bottom of the morning news screen. Tens of thousands of Scarborough commuters have no choice but to face the sleet, ice, and snow of Toronto life. Toronto’s population grows at a rate of 0.4 per cent […] @storyartscentre Story Arts Centre on Vine Story Arts Centre on Google+