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Board to fight gender-based violence
Ken Jeffers went to school in a culture of silence. Revealing his sexual orientation to friends when he was in high school would not have...
When your parents move in
Parents and their adult children are finding themselves living under the same roof much more often than in the past. The increase, though,...
Trades seek girls
It’s the best-kept secret in the province. So says Skills Canada-Ontario’s executive director Gail Smyth. She sits at a registration...
Oriole rec centre revamp gets a helping hand
Post Date: Friday, November 6, 2009 ( North York)
The Oriole Community Centre, which has served the Don Mills area for over 40 years, was in need of some serious tender-lovin’...
Sign of a good teacher
Post Date: Friday, November 6, 2009 ( Bayview Mills)
Ava Gomes knew of the nomination, but she wasn’t expecting to make it to the top of the prime minister’s list. Nevertheless, the teacher...
School yard growing
Post Date: Monday, November 2, 2009 ( Leaside-Rosedale)
Students at Bennington Heights moved their classes outdoors on a crisp October day to help clean their school grounds up and plant a few...
Youngsters needed to help launch pumpkin flotilla in High Park
Post Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2009 ( Bloor West)
Kids are invited to venture down to High Park on Oct. 25 where they can to carve their own pumpkin before casting it adrift in the nearby...
Got 'em, got 'em, need 'em, got 'em
Post Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2009 ( Leaside-Rosedale)
Kids won’t go home empty handed from the Toronto Card Show on Oct. 25 at Leaside Gardens. This all-day event consists of roughly 30...
Creative club helps kids build social skills, one block at a time
Post Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2009 ( Forest Hill)
The Creative Club for Kids offers the perfect opportunity for kids to have fun exploring their creative side while developing social...
Facing menopausal change
Grade school girls might squirm in their seats during sexual education classes but they are, at least, being informed about the changes...
Spending less time watching TV
With pumpkins on porches and turkeys on the table, many people start spending more time indoors. But colder weather doesn’t mean you have...
No stuffy traditions
When you hear of a popular tradition at a long-standing educational institution, you may envision dusty old trophy cases, rather staid...
Keeping fit all in the family
It’s no secret that group exercise helps keep inspiration high and perspiration higher, and when it comes to groups, none are as readily...
How to pick a good day care
Many parents try to give their kids an edge going into kindergarten by enrolling them in daycare. But not all daycare centres are...
Cool ways to learn
A typical day at the office for Peter Lynch isn’t in an office at all — it’s in the classroom playing with pulleys and showing grade...
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