Viral video helps launch Toronto’s PRNCE Apparel clothing line

 Doug Ford wears local designer’s clothing during Mayor Ford’s ice bucket challenge Oliver Dixon’s phone has been ringing off the hook since Mayor Rob Ford released a YouTube video accepting the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. In the video, Doug Ford … Continue reading

Scarborough Swim Club will call new Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre pool home

Club will no longer have to rely on space in local high school pools For the first time since the club was established in 1954, the Scarborough Swim Club (SCAR) will have their own home pool at the new Toronto … Continue reading

Toronto applying to have its main rivers protected under the Ontario Greenbelt

City planners to map out areas around the Don River, Humber River and Etobicoke Creek The City of Toronto is drawing up a final report to expand the Ontario Greenbelt to protect three key water systems in its own backyard. … Continue reading

Danforth Tech air cadet accepted to prestigious international program

Jenny Lau to take part in course in United Kingdom Warrant Officer Second Class Jenny Lau of Squadron 330 Danforth Tech will be representing the Royal Canadian Air Cadets at a international program this summer. The 17 year old will … Continue reading

Residents invited to learn about city’s home improvement projects

Priority Lead Water Service Replacement Program among items on agenda at East York meeting East York residents are invited to a town hall meeting on Thursday, July 17, to discuss city programs that will help homeowners with their home improvement … Continue reading

Bayview Leaside moves closer to forming BIA

Council to consider report on plan in August The Leaside community is one step closer to forming its own Business Improvement Area (BIA) after a vote of 52-25 was cast at a public meeting last Thursday in favour of proceeding … Continue reading

NHL player Wayne Simmonds returns to Scarborough to host charity ball hockey tournament

Philadelphia Flyer right winger holds Waynes’s Road Warriors event this weekend Wayne Simmonds, right winger for the Philidelphia Flyers, is coming back to Scarborough to host 2014 Wayne’s Road Warriors charity ball hockey tournament on Saturday, July 5. Simmonds and … Continue reading

Caribbean Carnival veteran Dick ‘D’Juiceman’ Lochan gears up for another year of celebrations

Calypsonian Dick “D’Juiceman” Lochan is a Caribana veteran. He was there when Caribana Toronto first started 48 years ago. He has been a master of ceremonies for every event at the festival at least once and has seen the celebrations … Continue reading

Scarborough’s Northern Roads perform at 2014 Boots and Hearts Music Festival

Getting invited to this year’s Boots and Hearts Music Festival was a luck of the draw kind of thing, according to Matt McCartney, percussionist, guitarist and hamornica player for a new, young band called Northern Roads. McCartney, 21, was in … Continue reading

Storm flooding in Taylor Creek Park raises frustrations over restoration plans

Taylor Creek Park suffered from another torrential rain Wednesday evening. The overflow of stormwater caused Taylor-Massey Creek to flood in the surrounding areas and caused three vehicles and four people to be stranded. In the wake of yet another flooding … Continue reading