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Etobicoke Basketball Association has teams playing in gyms at Michael Power/St. Joseph High School. The EBA is one of many organizations across...

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Is there a shortage of affordable space for community groups to use? After the Summer of the Gun in 2005, Toronto and its school boards pushed for opening free space for community groups – namely school gyms. Now, community groups are saying increasing fees to use schools are hurting them. What other options do users have, the private sector? Charities? Churches? This special feature takes a closer look at the possibilities.


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When the Etobicoke Basketball Association (EBA)...

EDITORIAL: Probing for...

Toronto’s neighbourhoods must be places where residents have opportunities to come together to learn, volunteer and play. This month’s “A Closer Look” feature delves into the issues of affordable...

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Oct 25, 2012

Etobicoke Basketball Association will need to raise registration fees

The Etobicoke Basketball Association is just one of the community groups impacted by the TDSB’s decision to reclassify its...

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Oct 25, 2012

Pay now or pay later when it comes to kids: Malvern basketball coach

For Ken Daniel, higher gym permit fees at public schools are part of society making the wrong choice for our children....

Scarborough Mirror | Add Comment | by Mike Adler
Oct 24, 2012

Local soccer club looks to corporate sponsors to offset permit fees

The Toronto High Park Football Club (FC) is taking a “big hit” once the Toronto District School Board’s (TDSB) permit fee...

Bloor West Villager | Add Comment | by Lisa Rainford
Oct 24, 2012

Parkdale Neighbourhood Church finds partnerships in community

In July 2012, the Parkdale Neighbourhood Church (PNC), a Christian community that offers meals and programming for...

Parkdale Villager | Add Comment | by Erin Hatfield
Oct 24, 2012

Rental spaces give places of worship income, links to community

In places of worship in York, there is more going on than praying. Youngsters in daycares are playing with blocks,...

York Guardian | Add Comment
Oct 24, 2012

Community Centre 55 offers affordable space for community groups

Community Centre 55 (CC55) at 97 Main St. in the Upper Beach is much more than just a local community centre. It’s a...

Beach Mirror | Add Comment | by Joanna Lavoie
Oct 24, 2012

Group looking elsewhere to continue offering programs

Organizations such as the North Toronto Soccer Club (NTSC) stand to see their expenses increased greatly with the school...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by Justin Skinner
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