Letter to the Editor: Keep the pressure on

I read the letter from the March 7 issue regarding the Tuggs issue (“Time to tug councillors on Tuggs transparency”). It really is time we, as voters, find out just what is going on here. We do know that the original lease was issued without tenders. This cost Sandra Bussin her job. Now city council […]

In Memoriam: Joan Grant 1934 – 2017

Joan Grant lived in the Beaches for most of her life and was known to many in the area as a kind-hearted person full of compliments for everyone. Her open smile, flamboyant style and big hair made her memorable to all who knew her or saw her in the shops along Queen. Throughout her life, […]

Letter: Time to tug councillors on Tuggs transparency

Last fall, I became involved with a community activist group, Free the Beaches. Our goal was to stop the proposed sublease of Tuggs Inc. to Carters Landing – a franchise restaurant of Cara Operations Ltd. – with a view towards ending Tuggs’ control over our parkland. With an opportunity to legally end the city’s controversial […]

In Memorium: George “Joe” Raymond Davis

Our dad, George “Joe” Raymond Davis, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017 at the age of 94. He was born in Toronto, lived his earlier years on Roseheath Avenue and attended Riverdale Collegiate. He married in 1942, joined the RCAF Bison Squadron 429 as a mid-upper gunner and flew 34 ops over Germany during […]

Letters to the Editor: Praise for Nancy

We received a number of comments recognizing Nancy Culver (“After 26 years, Nancy nears retirement”, January 24, 2017). Here is a sampling of the community’s goodwill:   “What an amazing lady – thank you Nancy for all your help over the years with the Meals On Wheels depot at CC55. Your help ensured that volunteers […]

Letters to the editor

I walked over a sleepy river along a leafy bridge and arrived at the resting place of two vintage Howitzer canons that mark the entry into the veterans section of Pine Hills Cemetery. Buried there are hundreds of Canadians who wore the cloth of this great nation and in one way or another sacrificed themselves, […]