Outbound Liberal MPP Arthur Potts takes loss in stride

As the provincial election results flashed across the TV screens at the Beach House Grill on the night of June 7, Beaches—East York MPP Arthur Potts knows he has lost his riding to the NDP’s Rima Berns-McGown. “Listen, I appreciate why people wanted to move to the NDP in order to stop Doug Ford. It […]

NDP wins Beaches—East York

Beaches—East York has a new Member of Provincial Parliament, and she’s a Beacher. Rima Berns-McGown, who has lived in the area with her family for 25 years, was left speechless by the cheers and applause by her supporters, volunteers and staff who were gathered at the Firkin on Danforth to watch the election results roll […]

In Memoriam: Neil David Young, 1936 – 2015

Neil Young, best known to most Beach residents as a long-serving MP, passed away on March 7.  Young was born in Scotland to parents John and Grace (Imrie) Young. He immigrated to Canada in 1957 with his brother Ron. It was here he met his wife, Vivien. He began his career as a tool and […]

Mulcair talks small business at Main Street café

NDP leader Thomas Mulcair got a taste of the Upper Beach today when he joined Beaches-East York MP Matthew Kellway at a local coffee shop. Before visiting Grinder Coffee on Main Street, the federal Opposition leader stopped in at a lobster shop and a seafood restaurant in Riverdale to promote the NDP’s jobs plan. The plan would […]