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Gerrard Ashdale Library is celebrating International Women’s Day with the screening of A Score for Women’s Voices, a film by Sophie Bissonnette, on Tuesday, March 3, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. This National Film Board presentation documents marches made by millions of women from 161 countries in 2000, to denounce poverty and violence against women. […]

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Local filmmaker Fuad Chowdhury will screen a documentary tonight at about the Rana Plaza clothing factory collapse and MP Matthew Kellway’s visit to the site one year later. Held at AccessPoint on the Danforth, the event will begin at 6 p.m., with the film at 6:30 p.m. and a discussion to follow. ● Ovarian Cancer […]

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Beach Metro News, in cooperation with Community Centre 55, will be hosting a debate for candidates from the major parties in the upcoming provincial election in the Beaches-East York riding. The meeting will take place at St. John the Baptist Norway Anglican Church, 470 Woodbine Ave. just north of Kingston Road, at 7:30 p.m. on […]

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An open house to discuss planned improvements to Williamson Park Ravine will be held tomorrow (Wednesday, Feb. 5) at L’ecole Elementaire Catholique – Georges-Etienne-Cartier, 250 Gainsborough Rd., from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Proposed upgrades to the park, located between Gainsborough Road and Wildwood Crescent, include installing a staircase on the eastern slope, a small water […]

Quilt unites Gerrard community

A community-created quilt, featuring dozens of squares stitched by Gerrard Street business owners and residents, was unveiled last Saturday at the Gerrard-Ashdale Library. The quilt was born of an idea from artist Leanne Rhem and Lazy Daisy Café owner Dawn Chapman, after media coverage and community meetings about vacant storefronts in the area. “We can’t […]