When Rabbi Miriam Margles heard of the attack on four Orthodox Jewish boys, she equally heartbroken and angry.
Articles by Ellen Samek
It was the summer of 1973 and four keen journalism students didn’t know it yet, but they were about to create a local legacy. Today, we are saying goodbye to that legacy: The East York Observer.
While alcohol has always been the main focus of the RIDE program, this year East Yorkers can expect to be asked about cannabis when they roll down the window.
From the Don Valley in the north, Riverdale in the west and Greektown in the centre, every inch of Toronto-Danforth is special to Paula Fletcher.
David Mole has been able to find all the descendants of the men who died alongside his father in the Second World War, except for two including an East Yorker named James William Green.
As Syria continues to crumble, Syrian refugees in Canada have been quietly settling into their new lives. And although the initial wave of Syrians being processed through Canada’s airports is over, many more are scheduled to arrive in 2018. The Toronto Observer checked in with some of the recent Syrian newcomers to see how they are adjusting to their new lives — and also spoke with some refugees who are still waiting to come to Canada.
Cul-de-sacs on North Leaside streets were discussed a town hall meeting as a possible solution to the area’s traffic woes.
It’s about time Ontario got universal daycare once and for all. There is simply no other way to fully empower women and achieve equality.
Despite the roller-coaster ride of turmoil facing the Progressive Conservative party in recent days, Patricia Kalligosfyris couldn’t be prouder to be a part of the party.
The thought of police combing through a neighbour’s garden and finding human remains in planters has Leasiders horrified, but for forensic professionals, it’s just another day at the office.