SOLE Alternative grace the walls of Fresh Paint Studio

See the world through the eyes of SOLE Alternative students, with a group showcase May 25 to June 1 at Fresh Paint Studio, 1849 Danforth Ave. The high school students are showing work in mediums like painting, silkscreen, photography and digital photo manipulation, exploring themes of identity, media, mysticism and pop culture. Ahead of Canada’s […]

Letters to the Editor for June 10

Hoarder needs help, not to be subjected to media circus Over the last six months, culminating in a flurry of reports and articles recently, the ‘Beech Avenue hoarder’ has been made the subject of a number of stories which I do not feel serve either the public interest or, most especially, the ‘hoarder’s’ right of […]

Media gets chance to learn about firefighting

Toronto Fire Services recently invited members of the media to learn and participate in advanced firefighting self rescue and team rescue. On Jan. 3, a six-alarm blaze ripped through a historic building on Yonge Street. During that fire, two firefighters fell through the roof after its collapse, prompting a mayday call. The Rapid Intervention Team […]