Biscottis, cannolis, tiramisu, and over two dozen types of donuts fill the displays of SanRemo Bakery by the hundreds. In the back kitchen, Ed Bozzo and his staff are filling the baking sheets and ovens with pastries by the thousands.
The Vue convention centre is not in Georgia or Tennessee. It’s in Etobicoke, and the politician the crowd of 900 was coming to support was Maxime Bernier, the founder and leader of the People’s Party of Canada.
Every autumn, the Elbe family of Etobicoke goes hunting for deals on hockey equipment. The Elbes’ main stop is the “Big 60” event at National Sports Centre. It’s a 60-hour sale every November. The family never misses it. Brian and Lucy Elbe wade through the aisles with their two sons: Gabriel, 12, and Matthew, 9. Gabriel grabs a shiny green hockey stick off the shelf. “I want this one,” he says. “I like the colour!” His father checks the price tag: $299.99. “Me too!” Matthew shouts, unknowingly asking his father for an additional $300. “You guys aren’t getting those,” Brian Elbe says, handing the boys two other sticks to try. They grudgingly accept and it’s on to the next item. “You try and spend reasonably. … For an 11-year-old or 9-year-old, the top brand or the middle, it makes no difference.”
Syd Oliveira is a father and minor hockey league coach. These days, neither is an easy job. Oliveira recalls one incident in which a parent didn’t like the fact that he (Oliveira) had benched his son for playing to aggressively. “In one game, he yelled at me (using a) racial slur; it was very disturbing,” Oliveira said. “He was removed from the association and minor hockey for two years.”
A new ‘On To Ottawa’ trek is brewing in the home of a Toronto mother. This time, it’s to press the government to pay more attention to autism. Dee Gordon will walk from Etobicoke, where…
A severe windstorm that toppled trees and downed power lines left thousands without power in the GTA Monday night. Gusts topped 100 km/hr in some locations, Toronto Police issued a warning, cautioning the public to avoid…
Doug Ford kicked off his mayoral campaign by going door to door on Saturday. The current city councillor officially began his mayoral race by canvassing at his home ward of Etobicoke North three days after his brother Rob Ford was diagnosed with a rare type of cancer.
Rob Ford´s resignation from the mayoralty campaign Friday has everyone in Etobicoke talking.
Without a UFC event in Toronto this year, the MMA community in Toronto remains strong and determined to project a positive image to the community.
According to Sheila Sprenger, mom of Richview Saints cross- country runner Jillian Sprenger, her daughter hated running at first but after attending practice at the Etobicoke Track and Field Club, it was love at first site.