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A famous son, a forgotten father

May 19, 2015

Those eyes! That voice! Can you guess who played the nasty villain (photo above) in the 1978 thriller, The Silent Partner, with scenes at Kew Beach? Hints: He is the oldest actor ever to win an Academy Award. His great-grandfather was a Canadian Prime Minister. His father lived in the Beach for more than 30 […]

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Gardening should be child’s play

Digging and seeding and watering in the garden is hard work, right? But look at it another way – through a child’s eyes – and it’s play. Digging is piling earth on toy trucks and moving it from place to place. Seeding goes along with getting on hands and knees to examine all the tiny […]

Celebrate canine kisses at Slobberfest

As far as I know, no dog has ever mastered the classic silver screen kiss. Too much tongue. Too much slobber. But that’s a dog for you. I’m inclined to believe the more grateful the dog, the messier it gets. On Saturday, May 30, we will be celebrating the slobber at Slobberfest. The dedication to […]

999-year lease needs transparency

Have you ever heard of a 999-year lease of a public park to a school in the City of Toronto before? Apparently nobody has. That is one reason many residents wrote to Mayor Tory and city councillors before the May 5 council meeting asking that the motion to lease Pantry Park to the Toronto District […]


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