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Danforth restaurant moves on from hepatitis A scare

Regular customers of The Big Carrot Organic Juice Bar don’t appear to be worried about the recent hepatitis A scare. On April 11, Toronto Public Health issued a warning to customers of the juice bar, located at 348 Danforth Ave. Health officials said an employee had tested positive for the virus and anyone who’d drunk juice at the restaurant from March 17 to April 2 should be vaccinated. Customer Yan Fossat didn’t seem alarmed. “If they had found (the virus), it’s probably much safer now,” Fossat said.

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New E.Y. Civic Centre solar panels generate enough to power 10 homes

The East York Civic Centre has long been a place from where power emanates. That’s never been more true than now. The Civic Centre’s roof is sporting recently installed solar panels, which generate approximately 40 kilowatts of electricity, or enough to power about 10 medium- to large-sized homes, according to project manager Rob Maxwell.