JUL/13/2016 - TORONTO, ON - Police tend to the scene of a knife attack in the Queen Street East and Coxwell Avenue area. Two victims were transported to hospital, one with serious injuries. John Hanley/FREELANCE

Stabbing on Queen Street East near Coxwell

Queen Street East was shut down just east of Coxwell Avenue on the evening of July 13 after police were called to the scene for a fight. Upon arrival, officers discovered two stabbing victims. Both were sent to a hospital for treatment, one with serious injuries. One man was arrested a short time later. Anyone […]

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Danforth ‘Wise Guys’ condo plans revised

East End residents took a look at updated plans for a proposed 8-storey condo development along the Danforth at a June 20 community consultation at Secord Community Centre. Marlin Spring’s Canvas Condominium development is proposed for the site of the former Wise Guys bar at 2301 and 2315 Danforth between Morton Road and Patricia Drive. […]

News Briefs for June 28, 2016

The GTA Rollergirls host their annual ‘The Fresh and the Furious’ tournament at Ted Reeve Arena and the Ted Reeve Bubble on Saturday, July 9, with the first game starting at 11 a.m. Sixteen fresh meat teams from Ontario, Quebec, and New York will battle it out until one team wins the Sloppy Cup. Tickets […]

Former Beach MP pushes for new province

A former Beach MP wants Vancouver Island to become its own province. Robin Richardson, who represented the Beaches riding as a Progressive Conservative from 1979-1980, the first year for the newly-created riding,  has founded the Vancouver Island Party, calling for the establishment of Vancouver Island as Canada’s newest province. The party is seeking candidates to […]

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East Enders rally against hate

Visitors to the East Lynn Farmers’ Market were treated to an impromptu pride rally yesterday as East Enders gathered in support of a man whose pride flags were torn down from his home. The rally, which began at Silly Goose Kids on Danforth where supporters picked up pride flags for their person and their homes, came together in […]

Kingston Road neighbours meet to address local crime

The seeds have been planted for an Upper Beach/Kingston Road neighbourhood watch group, with about 30 residents turning out to Community Centre 55 last month for an initial meeting. Organized by resident Aaron McIntosh with the support of 55 Division community liaison officer Jon Morrice, the May 26 meeting was a first attempt at plotting […]