Scarborough author Barbara Ferreira wrote a children’s storybook that shows how the Toronto transit system can be a magical ride through a child’s eyes. Her book, Riding the Rocket, features a little boy named Sean and his father who are taking the TTC to get back home. The story has illustrations by Katherine Bader, which […]
Its early June, scorching heat nearly fries the turf field at Oakville’s St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic secondary school. This is the venue where fans would get a chance to see their defending CFL champions, Toronto Argonauts play in the “Double Blue Mock game”, team scrimmage. On the field is the league’s Most Outstanding Player, Chad […]
“Sometimes I get really weird looks on the subway — ‘Why is this person staring at me?’ kind of thing,” Michael Tsouras said. “But I’m always looking at ‘How do I express that line in a pencil or a pen? How do I translate that?’”
With instruments, their voices and a vision, two young musicians prove that life and music are their greatest teachers. Xylk (pronounced Silk) Lorena, 20, and Angela Abrenica, 20, have two distinct styles of music. They never expected to come together and create a duo—Plaitwrights (pronounced playwrights).
Father Thomas Rosica is back in Toronto from a four-week whirlwind he calls “the most intense period of (his) life” that saw him serving as Vatican spokesman. He was there when the Cardinals elected the new Pope Frances, pictured here with Rosica after the Argentine pontiff met the world’s press Saturday March 17 in Rome.
Sacrifice is a word commonly tossed around in the world of professional sports. Athletes can sacrifice their bodies to make a play, block a shot or protect a teammate. It’s safe to say that sacrifice is something that most professional athletes know well. But few can say they recognize sacrifice the way Denver Bronco’s offensive […]
At 5 a.m. each day while on duty, David Garcia woke up to the sound of the alarm, strapped on his gear and readied himself for anything and everything. “You are faced with tough decisions a lot of the time, but you don’t have a lot of time to react,” Garcia said.