‘Buddy bench’ a safe space for students

A bright new bench in the playground outside Roden and Equinox elementary schools has a simple use, but magical powers. That’s what Mark Lasso, principal of Roden Public and Equinox Alternative, told a Nov. 17 assembly for the two schools, which share a single building near Gerrard Street East and Ashdale Avenue. At “magical powers,” […]

Wholesome market hosts Community Builders

Wholesome Market has been a fixture of the Beach for over 25 years. This health food store is one place you can be sure to get nourishing food, health care products and build a lasting connection to people who care about community. Hanif and Taslim Jamal go miles beyond just selling you healthy food. They […]