Deja Views: Back in time on Elmer Avenue

By DAVID VAN DYKE This postcard above depicts the house designed and built by Herbert Wellard Waters in 1908-1909 at 75 Elmer Ave. The Waters family arrived from Croydon, England to the Beach in 1888. The house was situated half way up the street to Norway Avenue, which was just a footpath at this time. […]

Letter by Danforth Families for Safe Communities says Toronto-area Liberal MPs ‘complicit’ in failure of federal government to deliver meaningful gun control reform

By ALAN SHACKLETON The Danforth Families for Safe Communities (DFSC) sent a letter to the Canadian government this week outlining its “great disappointment” with the proposed changes to federal gun control laws being put forward by the ruling Liberal Party. The April 7 letter was addressed to Scarborough Southwest MPP and Minister of Public Safety […]

Local doctor welcomes plan to bring vaccines to high-risk areas as part of province’s stay-at-home order

By ALI RAZA, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Ontario has declared its third state of emergency in the last 12 months and has implemented a four-week long stay-at-home order for all residents as COVID-19 variants of concern continue to spread at alarming rates. Premier Doug Ford, health minister Christine Elliot, solicitor general Sylvia Jones and Chief […]