GTA





From streets to Sanctuary

Patrick Sullivan dedicates his life to raising awareness about marginalized people to students and youth in the GTA through his business Bridges for Youth 2. His business, Bridges for Youth 2, operates out of Sanctuary, a church on Charles Street with a unique way of carrying out their mission to help Toronto’s poor.



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Scarborough residents cite racist experiences at anti-racism forum

A GTA resident says police and social workers have discriminated against her and she wants to see more unity between Black Lives Matter Toronto and the anti-racism directorate.

Cora Reid, a reggae artist from Bowmanville, Ont., spoke Wednesday evening at the provincial government’s anti-racism directorate forum in Scarborough. This was the fourth such meeting facilitated by MPP Michael Coteau, Ontario minister responsible for anti-racism.


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Legion offers assistance to families, veterans coping with PTSD

Jason Mullis waited patiently for the funeral to end. People paid their respects at a coffin draped with the Canadian flag and with flowers all around the gravesite.

“I knew something was different,” he said, “so I stood there for … hours waiting for everyone to leave.”

That’s when he finally spoke to Denise, the mother of the deceased veteran being buried. Mullis simply wanted to offer his assistance to her. He recognized the difficulties she might have faced as the mother of a former soldier who died by suicide.



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After Goodwill

With Goodwill recently closing its doors to customers and staff, Torontonians may be seeking an alternative way to give back to the community.