Carol Burtin Fripp is set to become the 25th recipient of the Agnes Macphail award for her contributions to the Leaside community.
Crossing busy city streets can be dangerous, especially for young students, who, like all Toronto pedestrians, must deal with speeding cars, stopping just before a crosswalk or racing through before those on foot have made it to the other side.
What if you hosted a safety walk and no one showed up?
That’s almost what happened to Ward 31 Councillor Janet Davis who was disappointed with the “very low” turnout for the community initiative at Stan Wadlow Park on March 7. Perhaps there’s good news in the lack of interest.
There have been hundreds of cases of raccoon distemper in the last few years in Toronto. The virus had led many people to believe that the cause was rabies.