No Pizza for Chester Le Teens

No community centre? No basketball courts? No pizza? Life for teens living near Morecambe Gate and Chester Le Boulevard in Scarborough is less enjoyable than your average Toronto neighbourhood. Shawn Cuthill, youth minister of Bridlegrove Bible Chapel, has grown close to the teens in his area since he moved to Scarborough in 2003. But there […]

Indie music scene beats its own drum in Toronto

Despite the uphill struggle that Toronto independent musicians have always faced, finally they seem to be making a bold appearance. The success that Indie musicians have had over the past several years has come from being showcased alongside bigger bands, according to Matt Diamond, host of 94.9 The Rock FM. He says some Toronto bands […]

Toronto Health launches campaign against Chlamydia

When Ruby, 18, went in for her yearly exam at the Scarborough Sexual Health Clinic she didn’t expect to be called back so soon. “They didn’t leave any details in their message,” she said. “They just asked me to come down again.” The results of Ruby’s pap smear revealed she had Chlamydia. According to Toronto […]

Waterfront access an issue for Parkdale voters

Early last spring David Greig heard rumours that a 1.4-kilometre strip of public beach was going to be sold to private clubs. And even though his club was one of the ones that would benefit from the sale, he was upset. Upon further investigation Greig found that indeed, the strip of beach in southern Parkdale […]