Web giant Google has received a lot of backlash when its artificial intelligence wasn’t intelligent enough to find a more suitable image than a crumbling house to represent Scarborough.
Sanjay Surendran realized the popularity of cricket in Canada was the same as ice hockey in India. That’s why he started the first cricket team at Durham College. Today, the college recognizes cricket as an official intramural sport. “The thing about Canada is people appreciate your talent,” Surendran said.
Of Toronto’s 44 wards, 10 are in Scarborough. Here’s a cheat sheet of some of the basics on each.
Two centuries ago, war touched the shores of present-day Toronto. Many of those who fought died anonymously. Now, 200 years later, a new exhibit aims to pull the names and stories of those soldiers who fought in the Battle of York from the shadows of history. Saturday marked the opening of Finding the Fallen: The Battle of York Remembered at St. Lawrence Market.
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Toronto is serving the city its 10th annual edition of Winterlicious, the largest since its inauguration, but no new restaurants have been added to the menu in Scarborough.
Brian Ashton fondly remembers going to the CNE every year as a child. “It was almost a sin not to go,” the former Scarborough city councillor said. Now it’s his job to. Ashton is the new president of the Canadian National Exhibition Association.
As the ombudsman of Toronto, Fiona Crean was looking forward to having a meeting in Scarborough where residents could voice their concerns. Instead only two residents, along with Councillors Michael Thompson, Paul Ainslie, Chin Lee and Glenn De Baeremaeker showed up at Scarborough Civic Centre for the Sept. 29 meeting.
After months of emotional debate, City Hall’s executive committee heard from over 200 deputations during a 20-hour marathon meeting that wrapped up early Tuesday morning.
Mayor Rob Ford and his 13-member committee heard from many Torontonians about proposed service cuts.
There may not be any special perks in it specifically for Scarborough but the Ontario budget announced last week is good “in general”, a couple of local councillors agree.