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Local Hero: Michael Virgilio taught "gooder English" to 5,000 students

Michael Virgilio retired last June after nearly 30 years teaching English at St. Elizabeth Catholic High School in Thornhill.
September 28, 2015

Local Hero: Jill Coleman retires after 34 years at Leaside High School

For Jill Coleman, being a teacher is about so much more. Coleman has spent her entire career, all 34 years, at Leaside High School. The 60-year-old arts teacher has dedicated countless hours behind the scenes of musicals and productions put on by her after-school drama club, encouraging student directors and actors to lead.
September 03, 2015

Volunteers with Toronto Trailblazers lead the blind on tandem bicycles across the GTA

Alan Morrison, a 71-year-old Summerhill resident, takes members out on the tandem as often as possible, since he first spotted the Toronto Trailblazers’s booth at a bicycle show several years ago.
July 14, 2015

Joel Zelikovitz is cycling the 200-km Ride to Conquer Cancer in honour of memory of his mom

Forest Hill resident bikes 200 km in honour of mom’s memory as part of the Ride to Conquer Cancer that goes from Toronto to Niagara Falls.
June 10, 2015

White Ribbon’s chair Laurie Freudenberg on this week’s Walk A Mile In Her Shoes event

Local White Ribbon chairperson, Laurie Freudenberg, talks to us before her sixth Walk A Mile In Her Shoes. The event is a key fundraiser for the organization’s efforts to end violence against women.
May 19, 2015

Real men wear heels

Local chairperson talks to us before her sixth walk to end violence
April 29, 2015

Spin-spiration for rehab

North York resident recovers from stroke and launches spinathon
April 29, 2015

Posies for Parkinson’s

Super seniors from North York help raise money and awareness
March 25, 2015

Cold hands, warm heart

Sixteen-year-old gets first-hand experiences of homelessness
March 24, 2015

Students have rights too

Two high school kids took their principal to court and won
March 24, 2015

Run, Bekers, run

Thornhill family runs 258 kilometres to help families in need
February 26, 2015

Schoolyard makeover

Parents help raise over $100K to help reconstruct playground
February 25, 2015

Educating for change

Former Earl Haig students all grown-up, graduated and giving back
February 25, 2015

The Thornhill classic

Local charity Reena Foundation benefits from legacy of love
January 27, 2015

Slam-dunk the LOVE

Bayview resident hits the court to spread a message of anti-violence
January 27, 2015

Strength in community

January 08, 2015

Building better lives

Lawrence Park resident’s elbow grease is like glue to the community
September 04, 2014

Writing for justice

Thornhill woman pens novel to spread positive change
September 04, 2014

One gutsy journey

Local resident and her team, This Bag Ain’t Prada, step up for others
June 26, 2014

Masters in the art of heart

Local couple share a love of volunteering and life together
June 26, 2014