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Local students protest ‘atrocious’ Twitter comments by TDSB trustee

October 25, 2014

Sixteen year-old Malvern student Georgia Koumantaros had already thanked the committee and stepped away from the mic when Sam Sotiropoulos, the school trustee she had just accused of making homophobic and transphobic remarks on Twitter, added an unexpected comment. “I almost figure she was doing more than expressing her own opinion,” said Sotiropoulos, the Toronto […]

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Main Square residents cry fowl over anonymous campaign letter

Residents of at least one tower at the Main Square complex woke up to the smell of dirty politics – which, as it turns out, smells like chicken. Theresa Bowers brought an anonymous letter into the Beach Metro News office, which was identical to others she said were left for every resident at 2575 Danforth […]

Local MP safe after shooting in Ottawa

Local Beaches-East York MP Matthew Kellway had to take cover this morning after a man shot a soldier guarding Ottawa’s National War Memorial before breaking into Parliament Hill’s Centre Block and firing shots inside. Ottawa police have confirmed the death of the soldier, and of the male suspect, who other MPs say was shot dead […]

St. John’s Norway to commemorate First World War

The Anglican church of St. John’s Norway will put new meaning into the words, “Lest we forget,” with Poppies, Poetry and Song: A Remembrance of the Great War. This year marks 100 years since so many members of the Beach community responded to the call to action as war clouds gathered in Europe in 1914. […]

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