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Helen Stratigos
Columnist Helen Stratigos' Gems of Scarborough appears every second Thursday in The Scarborough Mirror and on insidetoronto.com
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GEMS OF SCARBOROUGH: Bluffs’ future limited only by our imagination

Allow me to be creative for a moment while I imagine soaring over the dramatic Scarborough Bluffs....

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BUT SERIOUSLY: A Canada Day celebration checklist

If you’re going to an event in cottage country, no doubt you are aware that every critical turn you have to make is right...

North York Mirror | by Jamie Wayne
Columns | Jun 29, 2016
Celine Dion

Céline Dion releases new single, heads off on tour

“Encore un soir” an audio mirror of grieving process, almost six months after deaths of Dion's husband and brother

OurWindsor.Ca | by Ben Rayner
News | Jun 28, 2016
David Nickle: THE CITY

THE CITY: Mayor John Tory’s op-ed column stirs controversy

You can get into a lot of trouble, writing a column for a newspaper. Even if you’re a professional, it can be...

Scarborough Mirror
News | Jun 28, 2016
TOinTRANSIT

Bike Share Toronto adding 120 new stations, 1,000 more bikes

Bike Share Toronto has begun a promised expansion of its operations, adding 120 new stations and 1,000 more bikes. The...

Parkdale Villager
Columns | Jun 25, 2016
David Nickle: THE CITY

Toronto's past public finance practices have experienced its own form of Brexit

In many ways, the UK’s vote Thursday to extract itself from the European Union has very little to do with Toronto and its...

City Centre Mirror | by David Nickle
Money Matters | Jun 24, 2016
Poor financial health?

WEALTH MATTERS: Poor financial health can make you feel physically ill

Studies have shown that people dealing with financial stress are more likely to suffer other health issues, such as...

Metroland Media | by Randy Cass
Jun 24, 2016

MILLENNIAL MIND: Youth job creation a priority for all of us

Back in February, 100 days into office, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made good on one of his election promises and...

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Jun 24, 2016

LYON AROUND: Summer solstice means it’s all downhill from here

So what did you do to celebrate the summer solstice. It arrived Monday at 6:34 p.m., the longest and most glorious day of...

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Jun 23, 2016

We don’t need to die a little when others succeed: Mayers

Jealousy and the psychology of insecurity are behind the criticisms of stories designed to inspire by example.

OurWindsor.Ca | 1 Comment | by Adam Mayers
Jun 23, 2016

BUT SERIOUSLY: The forecast for the NHL draft

This just in, hockey fans. Couch Potato Canada has issued a “whether” alert across the country until Friday evening, the...

York Guardian | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
Jun 21, 2016

Final executive committee meeting before summer break could be term’s most important

Next week Mayor John Tory’s Executive Committee sits down for the last time before business at city hall winds down for the...

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Jun 21, 2016

Toronto Mayor John Tory backing road safety plan that will cost $68 million over five years

Pedestrian and cycling safety advocates are fuming, but a road safety plan meant to curb the spate of deaths was approved in...

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Jun 21, 2016

EDGES OF TORONTO: Who will fight for the Eglinton East LRT in Scarborough?

When they steal the money that could have gone to the Eglinton East Light-Rail Line, will anyone notice? After all, you...

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Jun 17, 2016

WEALTH MATTERS: It's time to revisit your budget and goals

We’re half way through the year, which means it's time to review your budget and your goals.

Metroland Media | Add Comment | by Randy Cass
Jun 16, 2016

GEMS OF SCARBOROUGH: Joining the army of Scarborough champions

Never feel lonely if you find yourself defending or explaining your love of Scarborough. You are a part of an impressive...

Scarborough Mirror | 1 Comment
Jun 16, 2016

BUT SERIOUSLY: An underrated Father’s Day gift

For those of you who still haven’t gotten around to getting your dad a Father’s Day present yet and you live close enough...

York Guardian | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne

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