Teresa Vasilopoulos, president of the TEGH Foundation, proudly describes how funds gathered from the campaign will go toward adding another wing to the hospital, improving services, furnishings and equipment.
“Honestly, I’m really disappointed with the situation, especially for the kids, because they and their schooling are the ones that are most affected,” said Kelly Webster, whose daughter is at Chester Elementary School on Gowan Avenue.
In terms of jobs, if people are primarily shopping primarily online, then not as many sales associates aren’t needed within the stores.
It may just be one day, but the impact will be significant here in East York. The youth population here is growing. According to the 2011 census, the Thorncliffe Park area has the most kids under 14 in the entire city.
“The doctors really didn’t have much to work with, in terms of tools,” said archeologist Dr. Ronald Williamson. “The soldiers would hold a musket ball between their teeth and would be given a dram of whiskey to ease the pain. Then their limb would be sawed off, and sometimes snapped to save time.”
I work retail, which is always hectic this time of the year. To keep myself feeling cheery during this busy time, I wear a Santa Claus pin on my work vest. I even put on reindeer antlers or a festive hat when my manager isn’t looking.
Now the world of gaming is a mystery to some, and religion to others, but to the father and daughter pair it became a lesson in parenting. Teaching your daughter that she is just as much of a hero as any boy — especially as young as she is — can only result in her feeling more positive about herself.
There are many hockey leagues spread throughout Toronto, and East York is no different. In this area of Toronto, the E. Y. Hockey Association was established in 1945, and in 1947 it received sponsorship from East York Fire Department and Whisper Watsons Whipper Pack. Before the 1951-1952 season, the East York Arena was operational at 888 Cosburn Ave. The arena was run mostly by East York volunteers.
Stephanie Cass, manager of corporate affairs with Mondelez Canada, said there are always possibilities, but she does not expect any new jobs to be created at the East York facility in the wake of the Lakeshore closure.
“Just a simple change like changing the mashed potatoes over to Ontario-fresh mashed potatoes would have a huge impact on the patient clientele,” said Leslie Carson. “We’re basically replacing a frozen entrée type product with a freshly-made Ontario product.”