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Olivia goes to Word On The Street
The fictional pig of children's book fame hogged the spotlight at the annual Word On The Street book fest, Sunday, September 23, 1:15 pm.
What Walk This Way youth arts walk down Yonge
When 2:45 pm, Sunday, September 23
Why To recognize the 20th anniversary of Fresh Arts and the value of young people from all parts of Toronto telling their stories through the arts.
Photo by Mriga Kapadiya
The first section of our first separated bike lane has been completed on Sherbourne south of Carlton. Looks like a giant white speed bump. The tricky part will be what's done with wider sections further south, where bus stops will have to be incorporated into the design. The bad news for cyclists is that the $250,000 cost of removing bike lanes on Jarvis, which Sherbourne is supposed to replace, will come out of the city's cycling budget, not its general operating budget.
Photo by Martin Reis
The Ryerson Image Centre holds its grand opening Saturday (September 29) with inaugural show Archival Dialogues: Reading The Black Star Collection, an exhibit of work by Canadian artists inspired by the museum's treasure, the world's largest archive of photojournalistic prints telling the story of the 20th century. Free. 33 Gould.
Rob Ford ally Denzil Minnan-Wong gives the mayor what-for in an interview on CBC Radio over allegations that Ford twisted city staff's arm to get road repair work done outside the family business. Minnan-Wong was unusually frank. "It couldn't have happened at a worse time." Yup. It's hurting that non-existent agenda the mayor was elected on.
The shooting deaths of Suleiman Ali, 26, and Warsame Ali, 26, in the Jamestown Crescent area of Rexdale were T.O.s 39th and 40th homicides of the year. They were the fifth and sixth Somali-Canadian men murdered in Toronto since the Eaton Centre shooting in June. Community workers say violence among Somali youth is now a crisis.