George "Joe" Davis with his dog, Duke. The case in his hand carried his camera and lens.

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, […]

On climate change, leaders need questioning

I read the article in the Beach Metro News on the climate change town hall (“Climate town hall well attended”, September 20, 2016) as I did not attend the meeting. The fact that you are dealing with an uninformed and suburban-inclined mentality in the Beaches, there is no reason for the moderator to refrain from […]

Letters to the Editor for Sept. 6, 2016

Thanks to all involved in ‘uplifting’ Olympic parade There are times when you feel blessed by having the opportunity to be present at a special event; the Ward 32 Olympic Parade was one of those events. There have been bigger parades, more expensive parades, but seldom a more emotional, motivational or uplifting parade than the […]