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Feb 17, 2017 | Add Comment | Etobicoke Guardian

Warm weather coming to Toronto just in time for Family Day long weekend

Aaron D'Andrea

It won’t feel like winter this Family Day long weekend in Toronto as warm weather is rolling in....

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Home and Garden | Feb 14, 2017

Learn more about diverting rainwater at Beach Garden Society event

The Beach Garden Society is hosting a presentation on how to channel excess water in protected landscapes instead of your...

Beach Mirror
Environment | Feb 11, 2017
Sunday snow day

More snow on the horizon for Toronto on Sunday: Environment Canada

Two days after Toronto was blanketed in snow, causing chaos and congestion on the roads, another 10 centimetres is in the...

City Centre Mirror
Ontario | Feb 09, 2017
Agricultural Show

HISTORY CORNER: Farmers brought their best to Etobicoke's agricultural fairs

In April 1855, the Agricultural Society of Etobicoke held its first fair in the Village of Mimico (renamed “Islington” in...

Etobicoke Guardian | by Denise Harris
Ontario | Feb 08, 2017
Slippery winter weather

UPDATE: Toronto freezing rain warning ends, extreme cold alert issued

A freezing rain warning for Toronto has ended, but an extreme cold weather alert has been issued for the city. A freezing...

Scarborough Mirror
Environment | Feb 07, 2017
Freezing rain

Humber College cancels campus, night classes amid freezing rain

Humber College campuses and the University of Guelph-Humber will be closed as of 5 p.m. Tuesday due to freezing rain, college...

Etobicoke Guardian
Environment | Feb 06, 2017
Trail plan coming for Guild Park

Study of paths in Scarborough's Guild Park encourages local volunteers

East Scarborough’s Guild Park is getting a new $60,000 plan to improve its pathways at a time when the property’s...

Scarborough Mirror
Feb 01, 2017

NATURAL ROOTS: Celebrate Canada's 150th anniversary by designating a heritage tree

Remembering 'The Maple Leaf Forever' tree

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by Edith George
Jan 30, 2017

Astronaut Roberta Bondar receives Rotary's lifetime achievement award

It’s a now-iconic image – planet Earth as seen through the window of a space shuttle. Dr. Roberta Bondar, Canada’s first...

Etobicoke Guardian | Add Comment | by Tamara Shephard
Jan 27, 2017

Researchers monitor U.S. government for scrubbing of climate change data

A University of Toronto project last month archived many EPA webpages, in anticipation of Donald Trump 'muzzling scientists’

OurWindsor.Ca | Add Comment | by Sammy Hudes
Jan 27, 2017

Join 25th anniversary Colonel Sam Smith Park cleanup in Etobicoke

Join the 25th anniversary Colonel Sam Smith Park cleanup. Attend the park at Kipling Avenue and Lake Shore Boulevard West...

Etobicoke Guardian | Add Comment
Jan 27, 2017

Wynne visits Richmond Hill to kill unpopular Toronto road toll proposal

Nixing road tolls 'the one thing Wynne-y has done right': Keswick resident

Richmond Hill Liberal | Add Comment | by Lisa Queen
Jan 26, 2017

High Park Stewards celebrate 20 years of preserving Toronto's High Park

The High Park Stewards celebrated 20 years on Sunday, Jan. 22. They have been working with the City of Toronto since 1996 to...

Bloor West Villager | Add Comment | by Aaron D'Andrea
Jan 25, 2017

Nominations open for Earth Day Teacher Hometown Heroes Award

Students and parents can nominate teachers who are environmental leaders for an Earth Day Teacher Hometown Heroes Award. The...

Bloor West Villager | Add Comment
Jan 25, 2017

Toronto is most rat and mouse infested city in Ontario: Orkin Canada

Toronto is number one, at least on one worst to best list. Orkin Canada named Toronto as the province’s “rattiest”...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by Dominik Kurek
Jan 16, 2017

Algonquin Park broadcasts live feed of road-killed moose carcass

ALGONQUIN PARK — A pack of wolves have caught the scent of a road-killed moose carcass in Algonquin Park.

Huntsville Forester | Add Comment | by Paige Phillips
Jan 14, 2017

Province to ‘carefully review’ tests showing tainted soil upstream from Grassy Narrows

The province vows to “carefully review” new test results showing mercury-contaminated soil upstream from Grassy Narrows First...

Mississauga News | Add Comment | by David Bruser

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