Concerns about traffic, density and a strain on existing infrastructure were top of mind for Bayview residents who attended the first formal community consultation meetings held last month to introduce the public to expansion plans for Bayview Village shopping centre.
Stefan Babcock, lead singer and guitarist of punk-rock band PUP, began his high school career just like everyone else — trying to get out of math class. In fact, he auditioned for Earl Haig Secondary’s drama program just to cut down his time in math and science by focusing on the arts.
The subway extension to York University and beyond is now open, from Sheppard West to Vaughan Metropolitan Centre, although the view from that latter station of a few buildings in a field of parking is hardly the centre of a metropolis. (From the Highway 407 station one cannot spot a single building of substance.)