Centennial College’s Corporate Communications and Public Relations (CCPR) program was created at the now-demolished Warden Woods campus, and is now housed at Centennial’s school of communications on Carlaw Avenue. A group of students was assigned organizing and hosting the Nov. 24 celebration as a practical exercise for their events management coursework.
Sisters Betty, Eleni and Samantha Bakopoulos, authors of the award-winning cookbook Three Sisters Around the Greek Table, recently held a cooking demonstration and book-signing at St. Barnabus Anglican Church on Danforth Avenue.
According to the Alzheimer Society of Canada, more than 500,000 Canadians live with some form of dementia today. More than 60 per cent of them have Alzheimer’s disease. So when Community Care East York held its Healthy Brains clinic at the S. Walter Stewart library branch, the focus was on prevention.
The series continues to showcase the most brilliant Canadian authors of 2010. It also gives readers and authors a chance to meet each other face-to-face, which Fielding called an encounter like no other.
In a presentation detailing the expansion plans, architect Richard Dabrus of Wong Gregersen Dabrus Architects outlined an illustration of what the Leaside community can expect. Some features include a new ramp, lobby, ice rink, six team rooms and seating for 200 people.
East York youth Kieran Lawlor served three weeks in October as a legislative page. The education-based program, available to students across Ontario, enables those with an 80 per cent or higher average to take part in the legislative process at Queen’s Park.
Since her husband retired, Lippert has paid extra attention to the front garden. There are snapdragons and hostas still doing well this fall. One could say her work created one of the best gardens in the city. Proof is that Lippert just won a 2010 City of Toronto Garden award for a commercial property.
Frank DeLisi and his wife were asleep, but suddenly awoke when their smoke detectors went off.
“All I saw was smoke,” DeLisi said. “I called 911 right away, opened up all the windows and ran outside.”
All he could do was stand by and watch as his home, which he’s lived in since 1949, turned into a cloud of black smoke.
While the Botanical Artists of Canada doesn’t have a long history — it celebrates its tenth anniversary next year — the art form these artists represent does. The artistic rendition of plants dates back to the time before camera, and is a lot more complex than it seems.
As part of the citizenship festivities, CBC’s Metro Morning radio show held a remote broadcast from the Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Office Youth Centre. Before the ceremony, citizenship candidates, residents, fans and the show’s crew and guests packed into the small hub. Spirits were high as the captive audience munched on complimentary local pastries.