Toronto Leaside News For April 5 – May 14

John Manneh May 15, 2014

Here is your Toronto Leaside news for April 5 – May 14.

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Leasiders Hit Ground Running

1297556715272_ORIGINALWhile the official campaign doesn’t start until Wednesday, the leaders of Ontario’s three major political parties have hit the ground running.

They spent the weekend touting their platforms and exchanging jabs at community events. Click here to read more.


Junior Team Running Skill Clinics For Young Wildcats

TLGHA-logo-v5On Sunday May 25th between 12:00-4:00pm, our Toronto-Leaside Junior Team players & coaches will be running 1 hour on-ice skill clinics for our Novice, Atom and Peewee players.

Times: Novice 12-1pm, Atom 1-2pm, Peewee 2-3pm and Goalies 3-4pm.


No demo for Leaside home

bb9717979b0f14fa16024e7f273c5391Although classified as a demolition in legal terms, the owner and hopeful developer of Leaside’s oldest home said plans are anything but destructive for the Thomas G. Elgie House, despite community concerns. “I think there’s a lot of confusion about what I have planned. People hear ‘demolition,’ but that’s not what this is,” Garnet said. Click Here to read the full article.


Hear From Midtown Toronto Residents – Midtown Or Downtown Entertainment

imageLocals at Leaside Library were asked “For recreation and entertainment in Toronto, do you frequent venues in midtown or do you go downtown or to other areas?” Click here to read their answers.


Dedication to park development wins award for community activist

image-2Thorncliffe Park community activist Sabina Ali is one of two winners of this year’s Jane Jacobs Award, given to people showing passion for innovative city building.The head of the Thorncliffe Park Women’s Committee won for her efforts in turning R.V. Burgess Park into a community hub. She was awarded $3,000 by sponsor Spacing magazine at an awards ceremony March 28. Click here to read more.


An out-of-classroom experience

image-3Deer Park Public School went to the mall together one day this spring to take part in the launch of an interactive workshop about understanding digital media and safer ways to use the Internet. Click here to read more.


Bird’s the word when feeding feathered friends

image-4Children love birds, though the interaction between children and birds can be rather superficial if there is no guidance from a knowledgeable and passionate adult. To read tips on helping your child interact with birds, click here.


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