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By Shawn Star on July 12, 2014
The race in Ward 26 is now not only a rematch but a case of one candidate taking on her former boss. Ishrath Velshi, former executive... (more)
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Something’s fishy about diet of local man, 105
One of Thorncliffe Park’s oldest residents received an unexpected birthday present on May 21. Ward 26 councillor John Parker ...(more)
HURD AROUND TOWN: From farms and racetracks to Canada’s ‘Arrivals City’
I brought along some comfy shoes to go with my pen and paper for this assignment. Having lived in Thorncliffe for a few years in ...(more)
Ward 26 could be rematch
The race for the Ward 26 council seat is shaping up to be a potential repeat of four years ago, now that Jon Burnside, the ...(more)
Still a good place to 'Live, Work and Shop'
[Youtube]688SmevQNX0&feature=youtu.be[/Youtube] I brought along some comfy shoes to go with my pen and paper for this ...(more)
Dedication to park development wins award for community activist
Thorncliffe Park community activist Sabina Ali is one of two winners of this year’s Jane Jacobs Award, given to people showing ...(more)
First off the mark in midtown
Leaders of the three main parties have effectively been campaigning since May 2, when Premier Kathleen Wynne announced Ontario ...(more)
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Reports sought on solving lead problem
The city is considering taking action in the wake of reports regarding unsafe levels of lead in some Torontonians’ drinking water. In mid-June council voted almost unanimously to seek reports on...(more)
Mihevc and Wong-Tam top green list
Just how environmentally friendly is your councillor? According to a recent report from the Toronto Environmental Alliance, midtown councillors range from tree-huggingly terrific to oil-spillingly...(more)
Hoskins, Murray move up in cabinet shuffle
Two midtown MPPs find themselves with new portfolios following Premier Kathleen Wynne’s post-election cabinet shuffle today. Dr. Eric Hoskins, who has represented St. Paul’s since 2009 and was...(more)
Wynne owns Don Valley West
Call it a Wynne-win-Wynne-win scenario. Liberal leader and Don Valley West incumbent Kathleen Wynne has come out on top in her local riding and as premier with a majority government. Less than two...(more)
A fresh Wynne sweeps across Ontario
Early returns pretty much told the story, in midtown Toronto and across Ontario: Kathleen Wynne was breezing to an easy victory in her home riding of don Valley West and to a majority Liberal...(more)
About Our Neighbourhood
Thorncliffe Park is the name of the large, mostly residential neighbourhood bordered on the north by Eglinton Avenue, on the west by Laird Drive and cradled in a bend in the Don River to the south.

One of Toronto’s first planned high-rise communities, Thorncliffe Park is densely populated and highly multicultural. The twin Leaside towers here are the tallest buildings in the region and are home to many local residents. (more)
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