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The four Fiat bike jump

It was the summer of 1972. I was 12 years old, and coincidently, so was my twin brother, Tim. One day after school, we both walked into the Fiat dealership that used to be located on the southeast corner of Bayview and Eglinton, years before the McDonald’s opened at that same spot. Tim was the [...]

It’s ho-ho-ho time at Leaside’s schools

It’s the holiday season and Leaside’s schools are buzzing with students preparing for fun-filled festivities. Here are just a few of the plans to make merry this season: St. Anselm Catholic School A major highlight is St. Anselm Catholic School’s holiday concert, which will be held next door at St. Anselm Catholic Parish Church on [...]

‘Demand right-sized (not might-sized)’

My name is Kate Whitehead. I am a mother of three and a resident of Leaside. I live on Bessborough Dr. in North Leaside. The proposed high rise at Sunnybrook Plaza threatens the very fabric of our community. Leaside is not downtown Toronto. Anyone who has driven downtown, with all of the massive high-rise development [...]