Seeing others get scared by clowns when you’re not, might be fun for some people, but the condition known as Coulrophobia, or fear of clowns, can be frightening for those who suffer from it. Now with author Stephen King’s “It” remake film released September 18, 2017 featuring the killer clown, Pennywise, some people are intentionally dressing up as clowns and attending screenings.
On Tuesday, the six finalists for the Toronto Book Awards, which acknowledge authors who write books about the city, took to the stage at S. Walter Stewart Library in East York to read excerpts from their work. They’ll find out which one of them wins the coveted $10,000 first-place prize on Oct. 12 at the Toronto Reference Library. Finalists will receive $1,000.
The East York Historical Society commemorated Canada 150 at its most recent meeting.
As dozens of blankets were laid out at East Lynn Park, participants and witnesses slowly gathered to watch the Kairos Kitchi Blanket Exercise take place.
The event came just in time to mark the 10-year anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous People.