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New community centre & gym opens in Thornhill

A new community centre has taken over a now decommissioned St. Luke Catholic Learning Centre. Members of the community around Yonge Street north of Steeles can expect art exhibits, dinners, music shows and summer job fairs for youth, as well as use of the building’s amenities, including the gym and meeting rooms.
January 18, 2018

Richmond Hill turns down legal pot shop

Richmond Hill was identified as a possible host for a legal cannabis retail shop, but the chief administrative officer says they don't want to be the guinea pigs.
January 16, 2018

Daily Planet: In Australia, citizens are required to vote

In Australia, citizens who do not vote incur a penalty. David Suzuki wonders, when fewer than half of Canadians vote in elections, if it's time we imposed the same rules.
January 15, 2018

Sewell on City Hall: 5 biggest issues council faces in 2018

January 15, 2018

Midtown Toronto needs more parkland, not park improvement money

The high costs of several park projects have some residents questioning how the funds from local wards are being spent.
January 12, 2018

PHATT al on his transition from successful rap career to the Second City stage

Juno-nominated rap artist and comedian PHATT al on his journey in entertainment.
January 12, 2018

According to MPAC, over 45 per cent of assessment appeals succeed

Homeowners who quibble with their property assessment could well be successful in reducing their taxes.
January 12, 2018

Public officials battle over Columbus Centre’s fate

January 11, 2018

In a growing trend, Toronto residents are taking public safety into their own hands

An increasing trend is seeing impatient Toronto residents take public safety into their own hands.
January 11, 2018

Stacked townhouse proposal in North Toronto heads to OMB

An appeal headed to the Ontario Municipal Board will decide if plans to build stacked town homes on Roehampton Avenue can proceed.
January 10, 2018

Patrick Brown set to battle Wynne in election and courtroom

Ontario PC leader Patrick Brown released the party’s new platform in preparation for the provincial election scheduled for June 7, 2018. In a speech at the party’s policy convention on Nov. 25, Brown outlined the platform, called the People’s Guarantee.
January 09, 2018

6 top trainers on their weight loss secrets, fitness idols and favourite cheat foods

January is the best time to get healthy and start a new regime. We sat down with four of Toronto's health and wellness experts to find out what advice they can give us for getting into shape in 2018.
January 09, 2018

How Mia Kirshner and the #AfterMeToo campaign worked to create social change beyond Hollywood

Following the powerful #MeToo movement, local actor Mia Kirshner joined forces with her colleagues to organize an event in an attempt to stop sexual harassment in the entertainment industry - and, she hopes, far beyond.
January 08, 2018

How They Met: From one wedding party to another

January 05, 2018

Armour Heights resident accused of clearing 50 trees

Local battle ensues over tree clearing; application to build a separate house on property appealed to the OMB
January 05, 2018

Dr. Jess on Sex: Relationship resolutions

If your goals for 2018 relate to diet, exercise, sleep, overall health, finances or time management, working on your relationship might be just what the doctor ordered. Research reveals that a happy relationship is positively correlated with better sleep, improved diet, greater income, lower stress levels and other positive health outcomes.
January 04, 2018

House of Dior exhibit comes to the ROM

If there’s one fashion label that has shaped the modern esthetic, it’s the House of Dior. Christian Dior, the new exhibition at the Royal Ontario Museum, coincides with the house’s 70th anniversary.
January 04, 2018

David Dunlap Observatory back in town hands

Following the transfer of the David Dunlap Observatory (DDO) lands into public hands, a Richmond Hill Town Council vote over control of programming at the cherished heritage building has created a rift in the York Region astronomical community.
December 29, 2017

Thornhill’s Risa Stone on how she balances acting, writing and producing

Risa Stone, who attended Westmount Collegiate Institute in Thornhill, began attending film and acting camp at Harbourfront Centre as a child and decided to pursue a career in acting when she was 17.
December 28, 2017

OMB ruling raises questions on state of historic Richmond Hill core

The Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) has sided with the Town of Richmond Hill and blocked an eight-storey, mixed-use building proposal in the downtown heritage core on Yonge Street, between Centre Street and Dunlop Street.
December 28, 2017