Twenty-five years of community health

Walking into the East End Community Health Centre, the sun seems brighter on the inside. Windows and light wells brighten a big, open reception area and an activity room that looks out onto Coxwell and Queen. Even in the “clinical corridor,” where people meet nurses, doctors and many more health specialists, sunlight beams in. It’s […]

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A roof repair campaign for the Tony Stacey Centre for Veterans Care in Scarborough got a $10,000 boost last week thanks to members of the Branch 11 Royal Canadian Legion on Dawes Road. Built in 1976, the centre is supported by the community rather than Veterans Affairs because it provides long-term care for veterans’ spouses […]

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TreeMobile, a volunteer fruit-planting service started by Upper Beach resident Virginie Gysel, is offering grants to community groups for free trees and shrubs. For details on the Edible Community Garden Grant, visit transitiontreemobile.org. On Valentine’s Day, members of the East End Community Health Centre will lead a fun, food-loving trip to the Loblaw grocery store […]

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Award-winning author and historian Jean Cochrane will be the guest speaker at the next meeting of the Beach and East Toronto Historical Society, Tuesday, March 25, at the Beaches Library, 2161 Queen St. E., starting at 7 p.m. Cochrane wrote Kensington and, along with her late husband Glenn, penned The Beach: An Illustrated History from […]

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Friends of Queen Street will be hosting another community meeting about development on Queen Street East, tentatively scheduled for Thursday, April 12, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Kew Beach School gymnasium. Ward 32 Councillor Mary-Margaret McMahon will be in attendance as well. Check the Beach Metro News website at beachmetro.com for confirmation of […]