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Gas leak forces power outage, evacuations near Kingston and Victoria Park

November 21, 2014

Residents in about 4,500 homes are without power this afternoon due to a gas leak at Kingston Road and Victoria Park. Traffic and TTC buses are being rerouted around the area. The 502 streetcar is also turning back west at Queen Street and Kingston Road. Crews from Enbridge Gas capped the leak just before 5 p.m., about […]

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Gas leak forces power outage, evacuations near Kingston and Victoria Park

Residents in about 4,500 homes are without power this afternoon due to a gas leak at Kingston Road and Victoria Park. Traffic and TTC buses are being rerouted around the area. The 502 streetcar is also turning back west at Queen Street and Kingston Road. Crews from Enbridge Gas capped the leak just before 5 p.m., about […]

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Beach equestrian working towards Pan Am

Equestrian Hanna Bundy is as keen as Mustard to ride at the Pan Am Games. Bundy, 20, lives in the Beach and competes internationally in three-day eventing, the ‘triathlon’ of equestrian sports. It combines dressage, cross-country, and show jumping. Mustard, 12, is Bundy’s horse and athletic partner. Raised in B.C., he was actually born wild, […]

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Beach Arts Scene

Marlene Pape, Sharon Barr, Patrice Carmichael and Anna Clarey, all local artists, are mounting a show titled Parks and Recreation at Twist Gallery in the West End. Pape paints in acrylic, focusing on trees, skies and clouds, and other natural subject matter. Barr paints large scale acrylic and oil abstract expressions of natural forms. Carmichael […]

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Remembrance Day celebrated by old and young

Hundreds gathered to pay respect to Canada’s war dead at the Kew Gardens cenotaph on Nov. 11, a Remembrance Day that marked the 100th anniversary of the First World War. Among the veterans was Bernadette Baran, nee Ledgard, who laid a wreath on behalf of the Women’s Land Army. At 16, Baran lied about her […]

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Gardening has many different rewards

The dark of November always puts me in a contemplative mood. As I finish up the last of the gardening tasks of the year, I find myself wondering, “Why do people garden?” It’s hard, dirty work, often done in rain, cold or baking heat. But here in the Beach, we have many beautiful home gardens […]

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