The fate of a line of century-old trees, the city has voted to cut down on Chine Drive in Scarborough, remains on hold. City plans along Chine Drive, where members of the Group of Seven artists met at one time, have called for the installation of sidewalks. And with a school located at the end of the street, city officials worry about the safety of travelling students beneath such elderly trees.
Group of Seven
Artist, teacher, and lover of life – Doris McCarthy lives on in her paintings and through those who knew her.
Doris Huestis Mills Speirs was a writer, naturalist and contemporary painter of the Group of Seven. On Oct. 7, storyteller Adèle Koehnke, Speirs’ granddaughter, spoke about and showed artwork by her grandmother at Morningside Library.