Three strikes and we’re out of a pool

It’s 650 metres from S.H. Armstrong Community Centre to the TTC’s Leslie Barns – 13 lengths of an Olympic pool. You’ve probably heard Armstrong pool, where Penny Oleksiak’s Olympic journey began, will soon be closed to save $162,000 annually. It’s a drop in the lake compared with money politicians flushed away in recent years on […]

Budget cut impacts lessened

Recent weeks saw record numbers of Torontonians taking active interest and participation in the city’s budget process, after initial announcements indicated a number of social and recreational programs were slated to lose funding. Some lobbied city hall in person while others protested, both in Nathan Phillips Square and in council chambers. By the time the […]