Attorney General Chris Bentley announced on Feb. 23 that the government is considering relaxing a number of “outdated” alcohol rules, including allowing people with drinks to walk freely at events and circulate in retail areas of festivals.
Carter says part of her motivation for creating the documentary, besides the significance her father had on pioneering the achievements of black people in Canada, was to show his extremely humble beginnings.
While most of East York enjoyed Family Day on Feb. 21, the Bengali community celebrated International Mother Language Day at Harmony Hall Centre for Seniors on Gower Street.
An electrical fire caused the evacuation of the apartment building, and crews are still busy restoring the building’s damaged areas.
Anne Marie Aikins, the TPL’s manager of corporate communications, said that demand for downloadable e-books saw a spike in the midst of the holidays. Even after an over 80 per cent increase in popularity in 2009 and another jump of over 70 per cent in 2010, the desire for e-books during the holiday season was stunning.
Just last month, it seemed certain that the homes would either be demolished or dramatically infringed on for the construction of a second exit at the TTC’s Donlands station.
But last week, Toronto city council voted overwhelmingly to defer the second exit project indefinitely — as well as second exit projects at the Greenwood and Woodbine TTC stations.
Fragedakis said that in order to merit a crosswalk, Transportation Services requires at least 200 pedestrians to be crossing during busy periods, and 130 pedestrians waiting to cross for more than 10 seconds.
For nearly a decade, the French-language college headquartered in Sudbury has operated a Toronto branch at 951 Carlaw Avenue — a building it shares with Centennial College. But in December, Collège Boréal announced that it is preparing to open a new, larger building in September 2012, to consolidate students from its two Toronto-area campuses.
Earlier this month, a decision regarding the theatre’s future on the Danforth was finally made. High rent and the HST were among the many reasons for shutting down the east-end location.
Fauna is the Alberta native’s third novel. Her other two, Mercy (2003) and Effigy (2007) explore similar themes of nature, animals and isolation. In Fauna, both humans and animals struggle with loneliness and painful memories of the past.