2017 Beach Citizen of the Year nominations open

Do you know the next Beach Citizen of the Year? The annual award honours someone who has shown a long-standing commitment to improving our little corner of the city. The first award was handed out in 2001. The award was founded by Community Centre 55, the Beaches Lions Club and Beach Metro News. Judges include […]

Sports field fees set for coming years

Toronto City Council has made a decision on user fees for sports fields, after backtracking on a budget item that would have forced non-profit youth sports groups thousands of dollars in unexpected permit fees this year. An earlier decision delayed implementation of the new fees until 2013, to allow leagues to adjust their pricing. Many […]

Sports fees waived – for now

Well over 150 people spoke up, everyone from teens telling city councillors the city should pay baseball players for keeping the city’s diamonds clean, to a single mother testifying about skipping her own meals to pay for sports costs for her boys, to volunteers with decades of organizing under their belts. About a third of […]