Ten easy tips for having a great vegetable garden this summer

Ten easy tips for having a great vegetable garden this summer

Ten easy tips for having a great vegetable garden this summer

  1. Pick the right spot When it comes to gardens, it's location, location, location. The key is making sure your garden...

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Canadian Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation

Federal finance minister Joe Oliver makes his address during the announcement of the launch of the Canadian Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation on Friday at Baycrest Health Sciences.

Baycrest’s new brain health centre aims to support dementia patients

The Canadian Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation (CC-ABHI) at Baycrest Health Sciences was officially launched Friday, May 22 with...

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TIME TRAVELLER TORONTO: GECO plant in Scarborough was Canada’s largest fuse-filling facility-image1

TIME TRAVELLER TORONTO: GECO plant in Scarborough was Canada’s largest fuse-filling facility

TIME TRAVELLER TORONTO: GECO plant in Scarborough was Canada’s largest fuse-filling facility

Called Project 24 when first proposed in those bleak days when the Nazi hordes threatened to crush the Free World, by May 7, 1945, when a...

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The Reading Line

Co-foudners Amanda Lewis, left, and Janet Joy Wilson at THE READING LINE inaugural Book Ride on The Green Line October 2014.

Readers, writers, and riders unite for Books on Bloor cycle tour

Book lovers and cyclists are gearing up for a unique afternoon of reading and riding. The Reading Line is hosting its second annual book...

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Opening Doors for Abused Women

Etobicoke North MP Kirsty Duncan is pictured here last week, as she served as keynote speaker at Rexdale Women's Centre's Opening Doors for Abused Women conference. Thursday's gathering of frontline settlement workers from across the GTA boasted a full day of panel discussions and break-out sessions focused on the justice, mental health and legal systems, and served as the culminating event for RWC's yearlong Neighbours, Friends and Families project – a public education campaign aimed at raising awareness about violence against women.

MP Kirsty Duncan calls for national action plan to end violence against women and girls

Tears filled the eyes of dozens of frontline settlement professionals at Rexdale Women’s Centre last week, as Kirsty Duncan relayed the...

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Butterfly festival

Our Place Initiative hosts the first annual Etobicoke Butterly Festival on May 31. The event will include planting milkweed to help the Monarch butterfly.

OPI continues growing its mission with inaugural Butterfly Festival

The 40 Etobicoke residents who make up the core of Our Place Initiative’s (OPI) Community Action Group haven’t wasted any time getting down...

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Jasmin Fiore Dodge

Cancer survivor Jasmin Fiore Dodge, centre and her family get together with the Wow 1 Day Painting team on Saturday after being surprised with a free house painting by the company. (May 23, 2015)

Breast cancer survivor Jasmin Fiore Dodge wins day of house painting

It was a bustle of activity in the Fiore-Dodge house on Humbercrest Boulevard early Saturday morning; a team of painters decked out in...

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Bike lane

Cyclists zip along one of the many bike lanes in the City of Toronto.

7 on-street bike lanes in downtown Toronto

Toronto has an extensive network of designated cycling routes for cycling to neighbourhoods and destinations across the city. It includes a...

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Help plant an edible garden

Area residents are invited to help build and plant the new Beach Community Edible Garden this...



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Martingrove Collegiate’s Reach for the Top team soared to the national semi-finals last weekend....



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Malvern Collegiate is hosting its first ReLeafing Day on Saturday, May 30. Hosted by the Malvern...



East End Music Project fundraiser offers a night of dancing at Jam Factory

A fundraiser for the East End Music Project (EEMP), a non-profit music school serving kids from...




Toronto teacher discusses Ontario’s new sex education curriculum and wonders what is the big deal

Since I will be teaching physical education and health next year, I’ve been concerned by all the...

Kathy Renwald explores the Grand River in the Audi Q3 and Mercedes-Benz GLA 45 AMG

I set up a spring peeper tour along the Grand River in two very different luxury compact crossovers,...

Listen to your gut when it comes to eating at restauarants when you have allergies and special diets

For Celiac Awareness Month, which is in May, I thought I’d share my story about how I recently got...

Bring your Dog to Work Day is June 26, but Purina Toronto’s staff talk about the benefit of pets at work every day

On Friday, June 26, it’s the annual “Take your Dog to Work Day.” It can be an exciting time for...

Why senior dogs rock - Particularly Zab who is waiting for a new family at the Boxer Rescue Ontario

His name is Zab. He is eight years old with tons of grey hair, a very sweet personality and without...

Consolidated Credit helps graduating post-secondary students get out of debt

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