Government bureaucracy criticized at local Truth and Reconciliation town hall

At a Sunday afternoon town hall meeting at Beach United Church on Sept. 24, Indigenous-affairs experts were critical of federal government bureaucracy. The Truth and Reconciliation Town Hall explored challenges facing Indigenous communities, such as continued water advisories on reserves and delays in the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. Beaches-East […]

Entertainment Beat for Sept. 19, 2017

The East End’s intimate and innovative Coal Mine Theatre is back for its 2017/2018 season with the Canadian premiere of The Aliens. The award-winning play by Pulitzer Prize winner Annie Baker opens at the less-than-100-seat theatre, 1454 Danforth Ave., on Wednesday, Sept. 20. Directed by Mitchell Cushman, the play follows a trio of misfits (the […]