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Walking 60 km to fight cancer

August 26, 2014

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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Hat does the trick for milliner

Margaret Atwood once said, “I myself have 12 hats, and each one represents a different personality.  Why just be yourself?” Anne Livingston would tip her hat to the sentiment, whether it’s a seagrass cap for a jog through the Upper Beach, a fancy fascinator for a special occasion, or an elegant Bergère-style hat made from […]

Firefighters remember fallen friend from Main Street station

“All or nothing.” That’s how local firefighters remember Richard Eldon, whose name was among those read out at Toronto’s Fallen Firefighter Memorial Service earlier this summer. Eldon served as a firefighter for 18 years, first in East York, then at Station 226 on Main Street. He was only 46 when he died two years ago […]

Discovering leadership at California summit

A brief instance of paying close attention has, in the long run, led to a trip to California for a four-day leadership summit for nine year-old Trinity Di Fabio. While at summer camp, she was cutting up magazines for a collage when the content of one in particular caught her attention. “I said, ‘wait a […]

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