Controversy continues to swirl in the Scarborough-Agincourt race in the provincial election campaign. The target is on Liberal candidate Soo Wong. Wong’s decision to run for MPP just a year after being re-elected as a school board trustee has made her the centre of criticism among her opponents – all of whom believe the move to be a potential conflict of interest.
After working 14 years as an accountant in India, Prajesh Bhavsar now works at a gas station in Toronto. It’s not his preferred job but Bhavsar, who’s lived in Canada for half a year, remains optimistic about his future.
Newly re-elected councillor Mike Del Grande is right on page with Toronto mayor Rob Ford with eliminating wasteful spending of taxpayers’ money.
“I want to finally get my hands on the budget,” he said. “I think that the finances should be handled directly by council.”
Ward 40 incumbent Norm Kelly swept up the votes in Monday’s election and will hold his council seat another four years.
The mood was jovial at Mon Sheong Long Term Care Centre after Mike Del Grande’s decisive victory in Ward 39.
Spring was in full bloom at the Scarborough Arts Council’s Bluffs Gallery.
Cornell Junior Public School has received the 2010 Garfield Weston Award for Excellence in Education.
Durham Regional Police are investigating the connection between explosives and weapons found at Dayton Self Storage on March 31 and a double murder last spring.
Police have linked a stash of explosives and weapons found at Dayton Self Storage on Wednesday to a double murder that happened last spring.
Several Scarborough schools have received high rankings on the annual standardized tests given by the Education Quality and Accountability Office, according to the annual report card released by the Fraser Institute on March 7.