U of T starts its unprecedented fundraising efforts named ‘Boundless’. UTSC’s senior administrators and students talk about whether the campaign is too ambitious and how it could benefit the east-end campus.
A Scarborough man has been is facing nine charges of attempted murder. He allegedly threw his wife and two daughters from his fourth-floor apartment. He will appear in bail court again on Dec. 1.
Scarborough Centre councillor Glenn de Baeremaeker proposed a ban on shark fins, which was approved by the Toronto Council late October. Scarborough Chinese restaurant consumers and staff gave their comments on the recent legislation.
Toronto Community Housing (TCH) shocked tenants of public housing units with the possibility that they might be asked to move out. Malvern’s Lowry Square has 13 houses on the list. Residents are unhappy with the TCH’s announcement.
Last Wednesday the TTC announced another customer service panel where riders will be able to interact one-on-one with the staff and a forum will be opened up for questions. Scarborough TTC bus driver and commuters expressed their opinions about TTC’s new promises.
For those who have affection for England in between the world wars, Blithe Spirit proves to be a pleasant surprise at Scarborough’s community theatre.
Scarborough-Agincourt has 3 Asian MPP candidates in the upcoming Ontario Provincial election. Lots of Chinese immigrants are encouraged to come out and volunteer in canvassing teams.
The riding of Pickering-Scarborough East remains in Liberal hands as rookie candidate Tracy MacCharles won the seat by more than 5,000 votes. “Speaking of my campaign, it’s been an incredible journey starting with a discussion last winter, sitting around my dining room table, all of us new to the process trying to figure out how […]
The Liberals have been attacked on the Green Energy Act and their support for wind farms. Scarborough-Guildwood’s Progressive Conservative candidate Gary Ellis speaks.
Diamond + Schmitt architects established an eye-catching new Centennial College library at Progress Avenue that keeps both the college’s students and Scarborough residents talking.
Scarborough Southwest’s federal Conservative candidate Gavan Paranchothy has denied any connection to the Tamil Tigers. The organization was listed as a terrorist group by Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s government in 2006.
Long-time Scarborough-Agincourt MPP Gerry Phillips has declared he is leaving his position — for good. With Phillips retiring, the premier and his party are losing an important general ahead of the looming Oct. 6 provincial election fight.
Scarborough-Agincourt MPP Gerry Phillips announced his retirement on March 25. “I love the job, it is very rewarding,” he said. “But having to commit to another four years in office entails a lot of time and effort. I am not prepared to make that kind of commitment.”
Queensgrove Road in Scarborough may be the only road left in Toronto where you can look up at the night sky and clearly count the stars. However, residents of Queensgrove have been subject to Toronto Hydro’s installation of streetlights without consultation.
The Scarborough Fencing Club provides lessons and open sessions for people interested in fencing every Monday and Wednesday at Knob Hill United Church.
Residents got their first look at the design of a new library planned for Scarborough Centre. The Toronto Public Library (TPL) plans to start building a 15,000-square-foot library branch south of the Scarborough Civic Centre by 2012 with the expected completion date in 2014.
The Scarborough Model Railroaders Club held a model train show attracting families and train collectors alike.
Banging on bongo drums and shaking tambourines, the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty (OCAP) made its presence felt at a morning budget committee meeting at Toronto City Hall on Feb. 10.
Toronto police have released a sketch of a young man who asked for potassium cyanide at the University of Toronto’s Scarborough campus.
It may be just another budget meeting, but at least this time residents got to tell city council what they thought. At the Jan. 20 meeting at the Scarborough Civic Centre, residents complained about bus route cuts but also brought up major service cuts throughout the budget.
Scarborough residents won’t have to worry about fewer evening and weekend buses for another two months. The Toronto Transit Commission announced Wednesday that it is delaying the plan to reduce service on 48 bus routes, 10 of which are in Scarborough.