Julie Campagna's bronze sculptures Liquid, at left, and Bugged, at right, were stolen last week from the Great Spirit Gallery on Queen Street East near Glen Manor Drive. The solid bronze sculptures, which are valued at $1,900 each, stand about nine and 12 inches tall.
Image courtesy Great Spirit Gallery

Sculptures stolen from Beach art gallery

A thief stole two solid bronze sculptures from a Beach art gallery last week. Christi Johnson, owner of the Great Spirit Gallery on Queen Street East, says the nine- and 12-inch sculptures are unique works by Toronto sculptor Julie Campagna and valued at over $1,900 each. Johnson noticed the theft on the morning of Thursday, […]

Police seek attempted murder suspect

Police are searching for a man who faces attempted murder and firearms charges after a shooting near Dundas and Greenwood. Joseph Bourdreault, 37, is wanted for attempted murder, conspiracy to commit murder, and three charges for unauthorized possession of a firearm. He is described as 6’2 and 160 lbs. with hazel eyes and brown hair. Anyone […]

Project Borderline nets arrests

Police made several arrests for shoplifting and heroin possession last month after stepping up patrols along the eastern part of Danforth Avenue. Called Project Borderline, the extra patrols involve not only police officers from 54 and 55 Division, but also licensing inspectors from the City of Toronto and agents with the Alcohol and Gaming Commission […]

News Briefs for Nov. 3, 2015

Despite a residents’ petition and a local councillor who opposed plans to install a sidewalk in front of 13 houses at the south end of Midland Avenue, a majority of councillors on Toronto’s public works and infrastructure committee approved the plan on Oct. 6 and the work is now underway. The committee also voted to […]

Troubled Beach tenant out of luck again

Another local landlord is out thousands of dollars because of a tenant with a history of failing to pay. The tenant, Margaret Peebles, first spoke to Beach Metro News in June, shortly after she and her business partner Larry Hay were evicted from a home on Waverley Road. It was the fourth rental suite in […]