News in Brief

Local police will start using body-worn video cameras on May 18 as part of a year-long pilot project. About 20 officers in 55 Division’s primary response unit will be among the 100 officers testing the cameras city-wide. Visit for more information. ● The Beaches Rec Centre is hosting a bake sale on Saturday, May […]

Roller derby league wraps up season at Ted Reeve

Zombies on roller skates swept in and butchered the competition at the Ted Reeve Bubble last week during the GTA Rollergirls’ closing match of 2013. Dubbed ‘Nightmare on Main Street,’ the Sept. 7 double-header pitted the two GTAR teams against Windsor’s Border City Brawlers with a few special guests – undead skaters and fans promoting […]

News in Brief

The new Urban Design Guidelines for Queen Street East will be discussed at a Community Information Session Wednesday, May 22, at the Beaches Recreation Centre, 6 Williamson Rd. The meeting, organized by the Greater Beach Neighbourhood Association, is slated to last from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The GBNA is made up of the smaller participant […]

Beacher finds her tribe with roller derby

It’s sometimes Surprising the amount of people who find a passion through a chance encounter. Call it fate, or call it happenstance – either way, Dara Douma has jumped in with both feet (and eight wheels) to the world of roller derby. About two years ago, she went to watch a bout at Downsview. Upon returning […]