No signs of missing woman last seen in Woodbine Beach area

It’s been close to a month since Zabia Afzal, a 30-year-old York University PhD student and activist, has been missing. She was last seen on May 10th when she took an Uber from her workplace at Vaughan to Woodbine Avenue and Lake Shore Boulevard East in the Beach neighbourhood. While the police searched the waters […]

Environment Views: When it rains, it pours

As yet another June rainfall pelts against my windows, I am thinking about the still flooded Woodbine Beach, and photos and film footage I have seen of the Toronto Islands underwater. I know I am not the only one worrying about this year’s disturbing spring weather and how it affects homeowners, nature lovers, motorists, wildlife […]

It’s full steam ahead for this 2016 Winter Station

Those who were privy to last year’s Winter Stations displays at the beach may recall one particular structure heating up Woodbine Beach. The Steam Canoe project — created by OCAD University — was made to resemble an upside down canoe and incorporated solar tubes on one side, which were designed to turn snow into steam. […]

Two men stabbed, chased at Ashbridges Bay

Police are looking for a group of five young people, three men and two women, who were involved in a Labour Day stabbing at Ashbridges Bay Park. Police say the group, all in their twenties, got into a heated argument with another group on Woodbine beach between 5:30 and 6 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 7. […]

Deja Views

These days I think you’d be in front of a judge if you dared to park your car on the beach by D.D. Summerville Olympic Pool. But not so in the late 50s! This amazing photo was captured by Norton Woo’s mother Mary Woo. If you look closely at the licence plate of the first […]

Beacher tops at competitive lifeguarding

Some of the Beach’s best lifeguards are packing their trunks for the south of France. Starting Saturday they will land at a seaside resort near Montpellier, but not to put up their feet – the lucky lifeguards are competing in Rescue 2014, the world championship of lifeguarding. Speaking among the oars and paddle boards stored […]