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Williamson Road hits 100th

August 27, 2014

When Olivia Forrest had to find old stories for her school’s 100th birthday, all she needed was a big family dinner. Starting with her grandmother Lois in the 1940s, Olivia’s family has had someone at Williamson Road Public School every decade or two. “Well, you know, there doesn’t seem to be a good reason to […]

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Williamson Road hits 100th

When Olivia Forrest had to find old stories for her school’s 100th birthday, all she needed was a big family dinner. Starting with her grandmother Lois in the 1940s, Olivia’s family has had someone at Williamson Road Public School every decade or two. “Well, you know, there doesn’t seem to be a good reason to […]

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Paddlers from the Balmy Beach Canoe Club helped maintain the club’s lead in Ontario Cup point standings with solid performances at the Ontario Championship Regatta in Ottawa on Aug. 9 and 10. Paddlers finishing in first place included Nick Matveev in men’s U17 K-1 1000m and men’s U17 K-1 200m; Lucas Turnbull in men’s U15 […]

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The 11th annual Beach Celtic Festival is set to hit Kew Gardens on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 6 and 7. The year celebration of all things Scottish, Irish, and Welsh runs from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day, with a full lineup of entertainment. Featuring the great Scottish price of free, the outdoor ceilidh […]

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Walking 60 km to fight cancer

When thousands of walkers stroll through the Beach on Sunday, Sept. 7, Jane Werniuk will be only a couple blocks from her Haslett Avenue home. With any luck, her team of walkers will be just as close to their lofty goal of raising a quarter million dollars for the 12th annual Shoppers Drug Mart Weekend […]

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Cote and Curran as busy as ever

When I met with CBC’s Metro Morning host, Joe Cote, and traffic reporter, Jim Curran, in 1987, the atmosphere was one of on-air madness at the Cabbagetown studio in the former Carlton movie house on Parliament Street. Cote informed and entertained early morning Radio 740 listeners with interviews, commentaries, late-breaking news and human interest stories, […]

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