Articles by Aakanksha Tangri

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Guild Inn gets the guillotine

The City of Toronto has rejected Centennial College’s proposal to redevelop the historic Guild Inn in Scarborough. In 2008, the college had proposed to build a 120-room hotel with plans to restore the Bickford residence. The two-phase project also included adding a restaurant, banquet facility and spa.

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4 Scarborough MPPs made parliamentary assistants

Scarborough now has full representation in the McGuinty cabinet. Earlier this month, MPPs Margarett Best of Scarborough-Guildwood and Scarborough Centre’s Brad Duguid were appointed Minister of Consumer Services and Minister of Economic Development and Innovation, respectively. Scarborough’s remaining four MPPs have been given roles of parliamentary assistants.

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Scarborough resident jailed in Saudi Arabia

A former Scarborough resident is in jail in Saudi Arabia along with his two small kids and wife. Majeed Uddin Ahmed and his wife Zareen were arrested on Sept. 22, 2011 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on unknown charges, according to a statement released by Jim Karygiannis, MP for Scarborough-Agincourt.