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Paul M. Babich is 15th Citizen of the Year

August 25, 2015

Like most of the previous honourees, this year’s Citizen of the Year says he can’t quite understand why he deserves the title. As far as Paul M. Babich is concerned, he’s just doing what he does, organizing when things need to be organized, pitching in where he can, and helping out whenever he’s asked. So is […]

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Paul M. Babich is 15th Citizen of the Year

Like most of the previous honourees, this year’s Citizen of the Year says he can’t quite understand why he deserves the title. As far as Paul M. Babich is concerned, he’s just doing what he does, organizing when things need to be organized, pitching in where he can, and helping out whenever he’s asked. So is […]

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Beach gymnast Megan Roberts has hit another milestone on the way to an anticipated run at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Roberts was too young to compete in this year’s Pan Am Games, but will move up to senior next year. In June, Roberts earned the 2015 Canadian Junior Championship at the National […]

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Musical fans and mentors help shape a Rising Star

When she was six and singing Annie songs in her backyard, Devin Cecchetto got a surprise. “She was singing out here, and all of a sudden she’d stop,” said her dad Roger, standing on the leafy patio. “Everybody was applauding around the neighbourhood.” The Cecchettos live in a musical corner of the Beach Triangle. A […]

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Reporter gets a hot take on firefighting

I was already hanging out the seventh-storey window when I remembered why the fireman said “bend your knees.” Someone who has never rappelled down the side of the Toronto Fire Academy before might get a little tense, even on a sunny day, even with three firefighters working the ropes above. And if that straight-legged rookie […]

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Legends by the lake inspire film

This has been a golden summer of sports in Toronto. In celebration of the Pan Am and Parapan Am Games the Toronto Reference Library (Yonge and Bloor) is hosting a wonderfully nostalgic exhibit looking back at sport and recreation in a simpler time. Toronto’s Sporting Past includes early photos of the Balmy Beach Club and […]

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