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Crescent Town community barbecue planned The Crescent Town Security Committee will host a community barbecue next Wednesday. The event will give tenants and managers of apartment buildings in the area of Victoria Park and Danforth avenues a

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During the closure, subway trains along the Bloor Danforth line will pass through the station, and the TTC is recommending those heading east take the 81 Thorncliffe bus south along Pape Avenue to Donlands Station. Westbound customers can walk to Chester Station or take the 72 Pape bus to Broadview Station. The 25 Don Mills bus which normally runs between Fairview Mall and Pape Station will instead make stops at Donlands Station throughout the closure. A temporary bus stop will be located just outside of the station on Pape Avenue. During the closure, construction crews will complete outstanding renovation work which includes finishing a new enclosed bus waiting area as >>>Station, page 18

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SUMMER FUN DAY: Left, Salem Mohammed runs on a toy treadmill at the Summer Family Fun Day hosted by Moms Town at the Evergreen Brick Works on Sunday. Above, Max Insixiengmay shows off his painted face.

Jack Layton memorial statue unveiled at ferry docks JUSTIN SKINNER jskinner@insidetoronto.com

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Olivia Chow poses with the statue that will adorn the newly renamed Jack Layton Ferry Terminal.

A fitting tribute was paid to late NDP leader TorontoDanforth MP and former councillor Jack Layton with the renaming of Toronto’s ferry docks in his honour. T h e f o r m e r To r o n t o Island Ferry Terminal officially became known as the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal today with a special celebration and statue unveiling to commemorate the event. The event also marked the twoyear anniversary of Layton’s death. Layton’s life in public office began as a Toronto-Danforth councillor in 1982. He eventually moved to federal politics,

taking over as leader of the NDP in 2003 and leading the party to its best showing at the federal level, winning 103 seats in the 2011 election. He died Aug. 22, 2011 at the age of 61 of cancer. According to his son, current Trinity-Spadina Councillor Mike Layton, the renaming of the ferry docks in his father’s honour was fitting given his family’s ties to the island. “Like a lot of folks in Toronto, we spent a lot of time going to the islands,” he said. “We would love to go out to Centre Island, go stay with friends or go to the beach.” Layton noted Toronto Island served as the family’s

de facto cottage while he was growing up, though the location holds even greater significance than that. Jack Layton and his widow, Trinity-Spadina MP Olivia Chow, were married there in 1988 and Mike Layton married his wife, Brett Tryon, on the island last summer, a year after Jack Layton’s death. “It’s a lovely spot to go over and exchange vows,” Layton said. The ferry docks will not honour Jack Layton in name only. A life-size statue of the late NDP leader sitting on the back seat of a tandem bike also adorns the site. The sculpture, which was created by Toronto sculptor David Pellettier and subsi-

dized through funds raised by the Ontario Federation of Labour, is named “Jack’s got your back. Stronger Together: The Layton Memorial.” Visitors to the ferry docks will be able to hop on the front seat of the tandem bike for photos. During his time in office, Jack Layton was an ardent and vocal proponent of affordable housing, same-sex marriage and other forms of social justice. Council passed the motion to rename the ferry docks in June with the blessing of Layton’s family. For details about the ferry, including prices, visit the Friends of the Toronto Islands www.torontoislands.org

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he City of Toronto’s planning department ‘officially’ kicked off a series of public outreach meetings – 16 in total –Tuesday at Nathan Phillips Square. These information sessions are an important way to keep Torontonians engaged with their city, their neighbourhoods, and most importantly the planning decisions city hall makes on their behalf. Dubbed Planners in Public Spaces (PiPS), these meetings will have staff addressing the public on planning matters, giving residents an opportunity to speak with those who provide council with reports on developments across the city. Toronto planner Giulio Cescato acknowledged the public only sees them when there is a big planning meeting or on controversial develour view opments or studies. With that knowledge, the planning department opted to give Have your Torontonians the chance to speak say on local to planning staff about both genissues to do with city planning development eral and – in the areas where the meetings are taking place – ask specific questions regarding development in that community. On so many levels, this initiative is extremely beneficial to everyone involved: city staff can hear directly from residents, without the stresses of an official development meeting where tempers can often run high, and residents can understand some of the specifics that go into planning a neighbourhood. Every community, every street, every neighbourhood has its own issues and challenges – North York is not the Beach, Parkdale is not Scarborough, Etobicoke is not the centre of the city, East York is not Bloor West nor is it York. Each neighbourhood has its own experiences, its own demands for development. These meetings give residents an understanding of how a development has come to be, and why it came to be. This creates understanding well beyond the topic at hand. Whether it’s budget debates, the potential closing of libraries and schools, or issues with a high-rise condo proposal meetings to learn more about any given subject is a true sign of a forward-thinking city. Development issues are some of the least-discussed because development in any city is a good thing. No one wants to stop development, because it brings many economic and social benefits to a city. So, we call on planning staff to continue these outreach initiatives and start planning many, many more.

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e all like the idea of democracy and having our elected officials provide proper public representation in government. Yet when it comes to actual practice that proves hard to deliver due to many human failings. Some failings are due to apathy, such as poor voter turn out during elections. Others are more nefarious due to the failings of human morality or the institutional means to catch such failings. One failing that has bothered me the most has been the deliberate manipulation of the area which one votes in. This is called gerrymandering, which is a term that originated in the United States. Back in 1812, electoral districts of the state of Massachusetts were redrawn to benefit the Democrat-Republican Party. As a result it was so

joe cooper watchdog contorted it looked like a salamander, and as a result Governor Elbridge Gerry came to power. Gerrymander A newspaper of the day named the resulting electoral district a gerrymander to mock the situation. The problem is that the practice did not end and became popular where ever it was permitted. Those who were in power redrew the boundary lines so that as many voters of their party as possible were grouped into blocks. It did not matter that the boundary lines headed off in ridiculous angles and covered impossible areas. All that mattered was winning as many seats as possible to make a majority. We have seen our own gerrymandering in Toronto

with municipal amalgamation being the prime example. What was once “the city that worked” has become the city divided. The problem is that this has been no accident, but was intended. As long time readers of my column know I warned about the lesson of Indianapolis Indiana. That American city was forced to amalgamate in 1969 with it Republican suburbs simply to overwhelm the Democratic downtown. It worked, but as a result the city has floundered in the same way that our own is now doing. What is worse is that there are further divisions of electoral boundaries planned in the near future. That and continued calls for the reduction of city council to 22 members and the creation of a strong mayor system. These “reforms” will not benefit you; just a handful of politicians by making

their job easier. Of course, you will be told that the changes will be for your benefit, as they always are. Democracy is messy Democracy is messy, noisy, and frustrating, but it’s better than the alternatives. Making it simpler does not mean lower taxes or more efficiency, but simply less work for a smaller number of politicians. So be very careful when people start talking about a 22-member city council and other “reforms”. Do you really want to have to live with a gerrymander rather than in a democracy? History has shown far too often that gerrymanders do bite the hand that feeds them. Joe Cooper is a long-time East York resident and community activist. His column appears every Thursday. Contact him at eym@insidetoronto.com

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n Monday, Aug. 26, hopefully slightly more than a bare quorum of council will sit down to debate the question of what to do about Ward 3 Etobicoke Centre. Although really, debate is the wrong word to describe what will be going on. Whenever a council seat comes vacant mid-term, what the remaining council members are faced with is a game board. If council is relatively stable in its support of its mayor, it’s a friendly game of canasta. When things aren’t so stable, it’s more high-stakes poker. Maybe Survivor. Occasionally, Russian roulette. Ward 3 is a high-stakes game for everyone involved. When Mayor Rob Ford lost Ward 3 Councillor Doug Holyday to the Progressive Conservatives at Queen’s Park, he lost more than a deputy mayor: he lost a reliable vote.

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Ford is ostensibly pushing for a byelection because he believes democracy is the best way to run a city. But the fact that he can barely garner 23 votes on most issues he cares about must surely have banished any thoughts of saving up to $225,000 and just appointing a caretaker councillor. Friendly face Ford is really far more likely to find himself another friendly face by asking the residents of Ward 3 to elect one than he is convincing council to appoint one. The small majority of council who routinely opposes Ford might prefer to appoint a councillor who’d be less hewn to the mayor’s hard right-wing

agenda, and indeed, that could be the game they play. But just as Ford will have to deal with criticism that in supporting a byelection he’s squandering taxpayers’ money on a councillor who will maybe attend eight or nine council meetings before the general election, so will they have to contend with the accusation that by appointing they’re stealing a mandate from 52,000 electors who deserve a say in how their city’s governed. Applying that yardstick to the question, the mayor is in the right on this one. An appointment is essentially undemocratic. It delivers a cut-rate councillor for eight or nine meetings who arrives already beholden to the councillors who supported him or her in the appointment process. And that debt is considerable. The caretaker steps into a six-figure job that will either be abandoned

after eight months of lacklustre performance, or parlayed into a potentially long political career by supplying the advantage of incumbency in the next general municipal election. Granted, one expects Mayor Ford will bring to bear his considerable knack for campaigning to help his favoured candidate win the byelection. But that is fair play in any election. And if a moderate or left-leaning candidate wants to take a stab at the ward Holyday has represented for decades — well, the considerable knack for campaigning that forces on the left and centre can muster can enter the game too. That’s fine. Because if we’re going to be playing this high-stakes game, we owe it to everyone — particularly the residents of Ward 3 — to play it fair.

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To the editor: Re: ‘Take a hike,’ Special Feature, July 25. There are many beautiful multi-use trails in the city and close by. The following are some my favourites: 1.) East Don Parklands Leslie Street and Sheppard Avenue to Leslie and Steeles Avenue. In late spring and summer, the trail is shaded (covered by trees) along a portion of Don River. In September, salmon were spotted swimming upstream. There are salmon counts around that time, too. Starting at Leslie and Sheppard, one way, at normal speed, is about 55 minutes to 60 minutes, round trip is less than two hours. The only thing to watch out for is some cyclists race on the trail. 2 . ) E d w a rd s G a rd e n to Sunnybrook Park to Sunnybrook hospital to York University Glendon Campus back to Sunnybrook Park up

to Tom Thompson Trail and Edwards Garden. This route takes about two and a half hours. 3) Etobicoke’s Humber River Trail. This is gorgeous for a fall colour walk from Old Mill subway station to Steeles Avenue West. There are creeks/streams, small bridges and fall foliage along the trail. It could be a five-hour walk. 4.) Mississauga’s Credit River Culham and Red Trails. The route is along the Credit River and takes about two hours to complete. The trail is shaded with gravel surface. 5.) Seaton Hiking Trail in Pickering It is as good as, if not better than, the trails in the Rouge Park. To cover Sections 1 and 2 of the trail requires two and a half hours. In short, it is an excellent half-day hike. C. K. Lung

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City’s historic sites launch WTF? bus shelter campaign RAHUL GUPTA rgupta@insidetoronto.com City of Toronto Historic Sites is making use of a cheeky promotional campaign to get millennials / Generation Y interested in local history. WTF? (What the Fact) is part social media engagement and part traditional advertising promotion aimed at growing a younger audience for the city’s museums. “It’s a way to revitalize our whole brand and the museums, and make people know we may be about history, but we’re certainly not historic,” said Karen Black, manager of museum services for the city. Un t i l t h e m i d d l e o f September, 100 TTC bus shelters across the city are displaying ads showing a single zoomed-in shot of an unknown artifact found in one of the 10 city museums, with the tagline, “WTF?” and the invitation to post guesses

on the object’s identity via social media. Ilena AldiniMessina, program supervisor for museum services, said the eight objects chosen for the first WTF? campaign are relatively easy to identify, ranging from artworks to everyday items, most of which date back to the late 19th century. “The point is to inspire people to want to find out what the images are by doing research or learning about them,” Aldini-Messina said. The provocative name – a play on words of a widely used Internet acronym profanely denoting extreme confusion – was chosen knowing it might offend some, a necessary risk

to have the campaign stand out, Aldini-Messina said. “It is cheeky and that’s why we think it will work. It’s different and it’s a new way to get audiences because they are the future of our city,” she said. About 1,200 people have already shared the WTF? campaign or commented on it through Toronto’s Historic Sites facebook page and Twitter. Correct guesses will win a pass for two to any city museum and the objects’ identities are scheduled for reveal at the end of the campaign, Tuesday, Sept. 10. “We hope the campaign sparks discussion, because in our opinion any discussion is good when it gets people talking about history,” AldiniMessina said. Visit Toronto’s Historic Sites on Facebook: www.facebook. com/historictoronto; find it on Twitter: @TOhistoricsites

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Get a sneak peek at LRV prototype For the second year in a row, Metrolinx is displaying a prototype of the light rail vehicle (LRV ) that will one day operate on three future light rail transit (LRT) lines across Toronto. The transit planning agency will showcase the Bombardier-made Flexity Freedom at the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) until the fair closes after Labour Day. The first planned LRT line, the Eglinton Crosstown, is expected to begin operating in 2020. a GO Transit trip to Niagara wTake

There’s still some time to make use of GO Transit’s seasonal service to Niagara Falls. All summer, the regional transit provider has offered weekend trips originating from Union Station to the Falls’ VIA rail station. The service concludes Labour Day, Monday, Sept. 2, but will resume briefly for Thanksgiving weekend.

rahul gupta TO in TRANSIT A single ride, adult fare costs $20.10 although it is cheaper to use the Presto fare card. Visit www.gotransit.ca photo nabs contest prize wStreetcar

The TTC announced the winner of its Ride Guide photo contest recently. University of Toronto graduate student and amateur photographer Fang Su’s entry was the top choice from 300 submissions, according to a judging panel of photographers and TTC staff. In addition to winning a monthly Metropass and a selection of prizes from contest co-sponsor Spacing magazine, Su’s shot of a streetcar in motion graces the cover of the Summer 2013 Ride Guide. To see the image pick up a copy of the guide, available on most TTC vehicles.

student artwork at subway stations wsee An ongoing subway art exhibition features work by students from the city’s priority neighbourhoods. The Art Responsibly showcase is on display until the end of the year at six subway stations on both the YongeUniversity-Spadina (YUS) and Bloor-Danforth lines. It features 21 hand-painted posters with a range of social themes from environmental awareness to gay rights. bus lane opens Hill winVivaRichmond

For those who commute to the 905, the York Viva bus rapid transit (BRT) lane down the middle of Hwy. 7, is open for service in Richmond Hill. The York Region Transit and Viva express bus service is now running between Bayview Avenue and Hwy. 404. Rahul Gupta is The Mirror’s transit reporter. His column runs every Tuesday. Reach him on Twitter: @TOinTRANSIT

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Family Storytime WHEN: 10:15 to 11 a.m. WHERE: Riverdale Branch, 370 Broadview Ave. CONTACT: Riverdale Branch, 416-393-7720 COST: Free Stories, songs and rhymes for children and their parents or caregivers. Drop-in. Children aged one month to six years old.

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East York Garden Club WHEN: 2 to 4 p.m. WHERE: Stan Wadlow Clubhouse, 373 Cedarvale Ave. CONTACT: East York Garden Club, www.eygc.ca COST: Admission free; Tea $3 per person. Annual flower show and tea. Admission is free. Auction. Corn roast and karaoke WHEN: 5 p.m. to midnight WHERE: Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 22, 1240 Woodbine Ave. CONTACT: Jim Farrell, 416-425-1714, rcl22.com, jimb.farrell@yahoo.ca COST: $2 to 5 Everyone welcome.

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How Tar Sands threaten our communities WHEN: 2 to 4 p.m. WHERE: East York Civic Centre, 850 Coxwell Ave. CONTACT: Diane Gordon, 647-351

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East York Garden Club WHEN: 2 to 4 p.m. WHERE: Stan Wadlow Clubhouse, 373 Cedarvale Ave. CONTACT: East York Garden Club, www.eygc.ca COST: Admission free; Tea $3 per person. Annual flower show and tea. Admission is free. Auction. Check out our complete online community calendar by visiting www.east yorkmirror.com. Read weeks of listings from your East York neighbourhoods as well as events from across Toronto.

6093, dianeg1937@gmail.com COST: Free Public meeting to discuss Enbridge’s Line 9 proposal to ship heavy tar sands through pipeline crossing GTA, and all of Ontario.Speaker: Ben Powless, Indigenous Environmental Network. Everyone welcome. Kitchen Basics WHEN: 4 to 7 p.m. WHERE: St. Luke’s Church, 904 Coxwell Ave. CONTACT: Victoria, 416-424-3074, www.stluke.ca, v_martin@rogers.

com COST: Free Each evening we will cook and learn together, share a meal and take away some leftovers. All materials and food are provided free.

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Get Crafty WHEN: 4 to 5 p.m. WHERE: S. Walter Stewart Library, 170 Memorial Park Ave. CONTACT: 416-396-3975, COST: Free Learn to make friendship bracelets during our Word Out Wrap-up Event.Ages: 11-18. Call 416-396-3975 to register.

Summer Kid’s Club WHEN: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. WHERE: Leaside Presbyterian Church, 670 Eglinton Ave. E. CONTACT: Phyllis Spence, 416-422-0510, admin@ leasidepresbyterianchurch.ca COST: $30-$125 Summer kid’s club for JK to Grade 7. Crafts, music, fun activities, snacks and lunch included. Subsidies are available upon request. Volunteer hours available for youths. Verging on Retirement Financial Planning WHEN: 7 to 8 p.m. WHERE: S. Walter Stewart Library, 170 Memorial Park Drive CONTACT: 416-396-3975 COST: Free Learn a six step plan for determining your retirement income longevity. Louise Sabourin presents a program on effective tax planning and management strategies to maximize your retirement income.

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Will and Estate Planning WHEN: 2 to 3 p.m. WHERE: S. Walter Stewart Library, 170 Memorial Park Drive CONTACT: 416-396-3975 COST: Free Preserve your assets and pass them on to your heirs. Louise Sabourin explains how to clearly state your wishes, protect your family and

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Descendants of the Don: Gordon & Helliwell Architects WHEN: 11 a.m. WHERE: Todmorden Mills Heritage Museum & Arts Centre, 67 Pottery Rd. CONTACT: 416-3962819 COST: Free Gordon and Helliwell was a major turn-of-the-twentieth-century architectural firm that has been largely forgotten in Toronto’s historical literature. Their impact was substantial. Visit some of the major buildings they designed, improved or contended for,and hear about their contributions to the architectural profession, as well as their personal triumphs and tragedies.A walking tour in partnership with Heritage Toronto. Note: Walk begins at Summerhill subway station.

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Now or never in fight to save local ash trees MIKE ADLER madler@insidetoronto.com Property owners in Toronto have until the end of this month to protect whichever ash trees can still be saved, say people involved in fighting the emerald ash borer beetle. A tiny invasive pest, the beetle was found near Hwy. 404 in North York in 2007. It has exploded across Toronto, slowly killing every ash tree it finds – around 860,000 in the city’s yards, parks, streets and ravines. The only proven defence is a pesticide called TreeAzin, but it must be injected between June 1 and Aug. 31, when the tree’s vascular tissues can use it to kill beetle larvae under their bark. Toronto’s infestation, much of it still hidden in seemingly healthy trees, is so advanced next summer may be too late for most ash tree owners to try the pesticide. “The time is running out,” Josef Ric, Toronto Urban Forestry’s acting supervisor of forest health care said in an interview.

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The City of Toronto’s online resource page on the beetle (www.toronto.ca/trees/eab. htm) includes a map showing the infested areas in February 2012, but Ric said the map will be taken down because it’s obsolete; the beetle is simply everywhere, he said. “It’s very aggressive. It has

surprised everybody.” City contractors injected 4,000 trees with TreeAzin last summer and are treating 9,000 more this year – ash along streets or in parks selected, ward by ward, for being in good condition and not showing a lot of the leaf dieback that first marks the

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It has also planted 15,000 replacement trees in a variety of species, said Ric, adding next summer good candidates for TreeAzin may still be found, but predicted there will be far fewer. “What we’ve done so far (in selecting for injections) is almost final.” As the peak of ash mortality in the city approaches – Ric guessed that will be “next year, probably, and the year after” – ash looking OK now may soon be dead or in severe

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decline. Businesses or homeowners with ash trees on their land are on their own as they weigh the considerable cost of injections with the cost of removing their trees. The Canadian Forest Service and other agencies are testing natural predators for the beetle, parasitic wasps, but it’s thought it will take 10 years for the ash borer population to crash along with its food supply. Michelle Bourdeau, program manager for LEAF - Local Enhancement and Appreciation of Forests - said TreeAzin, provided a tree’s infestation is not visible already, is worth a shot. “It’s likely cheaper to treat if you’ve got a large tree,” than pay to remove it, she said. “It’s an irreplaceable thing.” TreeAzin applicators must be licensed, and property owners should get more than one quote, said Bourdeau, adding a few interested people on a street should ask for a group discount. The non-profit group, advises people to plant trees as a response to the continuing losses to Toronto’s tree canopy, even if they had no ash trees on their land.

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It will continue ever y Saturday through the summer from 9:30 to 11 a.m. The league is for adults, but young adults 14 and older are also invited. People are encouraged to bring their own glove. Balls and a bat will be provided. Contact Jason Gilman at softballbeachhill@gmail.com for an exact location.

EAST YORK FARMERS MARKET

The East York Farmers Market takes place Tuesdays at the East York Civic Centre from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The market runs until Nov. 5. The East York Civic Centre is located at 850 Coxwell Ave. Also, the Withrow Park Farmers Market takes place every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The park is at 725 Logan Ave., south of Danforth Avenue. SOFTBALL IN BEACH HILL ◗PICK-UP

The Beach Hill Neighbourhood Association (BHNA) invites residents to a game or two of pick-up softball. Beach Hill Pick-up Softball takes place Saturdays at Fairmount Park, 1725 Gerrard St. E.

HAWTHORNE PERFORMS LOCALLY ◗MAYER

Soul performer Mayer Hawthorne stops by The Danforth Music Hall for a performance Sept. 6. at 7 p.m. His new album, Where Does This Door Go, is getting rave reviews and he is embarking on his North American tour next month. In October he will be touring throughout the United Kingdom and Europe with Bruno Mars. Advance tickets are $25 and $30 from ticketmaster.ca SPLASH AT ACCESS ALLIANCE ◗SUMMER

Access Alliance is hosting a Summer Splash event today in Taylor Creek Park. The event will feature fun games including a nature scavenger hunt, sports and a picnic.

The purpose of the event is to build a stronger neighbourhood in the Victoria Park and Danforth avenues area. Live performances and face painting are also on the agenda. The Summer Splash goes from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Taylor Creek Park Zone 5. The park is located at Dawes Road and Crescent Place. Everyone is welcome. For more info, call 416-6938677. ON LOOKOUT FOR VEGETATION ◗BEOVERGROWN

The city is asking residents to call 311 to report locations where summer vegetation growth is obstructing traffic signals and stop signs. Callers are asked to provide either the closest address or the nearest cross streets to assist efforts to dispatch city staff to the locations. “To protect public safety, we are asking residents to act as our eyes on the street to help us identify and address situations that are potentially unsafe for

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East York soccer girls meet with TFC players SEAN DURACK eym@insidetoronto.com Pam Koch may very well be the most popular soccer mom in East York right now. On the heels of a number of setbacks this season, the under-15 rep girls East York Blue Devils took in the experience of a lifetime recently after winning a contest to meet Toronto FC, initiated by Koch. “I’m soccer parent number one right now,” joked the TFC season ticket holder. Welcome event The up-close and personal meet and greet, which included a mini-clinic, drills, a one-on-one ‘chalk talk’ with Toronto FC players Danny Koevermans, and an autograph session with Mark Bloom and Michael Thomas, was a welcome event after a season filled with injury. Koch, whose daughter Holly plays for the Blue Devils,

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entered the squad in mid-July into a draw to meet the Major League Soccer pro team.

“They asked ‘In 250 words tell us why your team should be coached by Toronto FC”,’

she said of the online promotion. Koch and the East York Soccer League team, which climbed the ranks over the years from house league to all-star and finally this season to rep with the Central Girls Soccer League, hastily put together a video presentation about their popular head coach, Tom Lazarou. The girls decided to use the letters of Lazarou’s name “and provided a descriptor for each letter” to define their coach and what he means to the team, Koch said. A few days later the Blue Devils received a call from contest organizers. “They asked if we could find a field by July 23rd,” which was a difficult task, she said, but the team finally found space at Greenwood Park. “The whole (Blue Devils) team was there. We played a scrimmage game and each girl won a prize pack and two tickets each for the Aug.

10 match against Seattle Sounders.” Little did the Blue Devils know the TFC experience was not over just yet. The team received an email stating: “You thought it was all over, but your VIP experience is about to begin,” said Koch. TFC practice The local team was invited to the Rogers VIP room where they listened to an inspirational speech from Danny Koevermans. The girls then had the opportunity to watch TFC practice, followed by a photo session. “I think the contest was a great opportunity for the girls and a bit of a pick-me-up after the season we’ve had. There’s been a lot of injuries.” Koch also took something away from the experience. “I support two soccer teams in Toronto, the East York Blue Devils and Toronto

FC. This event was the perfect opportunity to marry my two soccer loves,” she said. “I took great pleasure in submitting our entry... It was encouraging to see how the girls pulled together and crafted the winning words (for the contest).” Kirk Dunn, a manager with the team for five years, said it was a huge lift for the girls who were “thrilled about the opportunity to support their coach for all the hard work he’s put in to the team.” “He has a great understanding of the game and he inspires these girls to take it to the next level.” Dunn’s daughter, Findley Dunn, a goal keeper with the Blue Devils, enjoyed the one on one interaction with the players. “I think we kind of imagined ourselves playing at that level, it was really cool.”

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Athletes ‘relay’ good news from Moscow

Success Starts Here!

A couple of east end speedsters helped put Canada back on the map at the world track and field championships which wrapped up in Moscow this week. Aaron Brown – who grew up in the area of Coxwell Avenue and Gerrard Street, attending Bowmore public school – helped Canada to a bronze medal in the 4x100 metre relay event. And Crystal Emmanuel – who has lived in East York for more than half a decade, graduating from East York Alternative School – helped the Canadian women to a sixth place finish in the same event. It marked the first championship final event for the Canadian women since 1999 and in the semifinal race they broke a Canadian record that had held since 1976. “The best is yet to come,” promised Emmanuel, 21, on the Athletics Canada website. For Brown, 21, he helped Canada avenge their disqualification at the London

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East York’s Crystal Emmanuel helps the Canadian relay team to a sixth-place finish in Moscow.

Olympics, due to a lane violation, which cost them the bronze medal. In Moscow, it was a lane violation by the British team which elevated the Canadian team into third place with their season best time of 37.92 seconds. “I went back to the computer terminal and saw

Canada third,” said Brown, who raced the 200-metre event at the London Olympics, but not the 4x100m. “We were all jumping around and hugging. It was a great moment. Exact opposite of last year. It felt right to be on the podium, we deserved to be there last year and we deserve to be there this year. “The guys last year put us back on the map, we wanted to build off that momentum and go even faster this year. Over the moon right now.” Brown had a couple of Toronto high school grads on the relay team including Justyn Warner, 26, who grew up in Scarborough and attended Birchmount Park Collegiate and Gavin Smellie, 27, who grew up in Etobicoke and graduated North York’s Dante Alighieri Academy. They were joined by Mississauga native and York University alumni Dontae Richards-Kwok, 24.

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Two suspects sought after cab driver robbed A cabbie suffered minor injuries during a weekend robbery in East York.

Police said the 67-yearold taxi driver picked up a fare on Haldon Avenue near Cosburn and Woodbine avenues around 12:40 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 18. As the cabbie was about to make a U-turn, a masked male brandishing a knife opened the driver’s door and demanded cash. The suspect threatened to kill the cabbie and struck him in the back of the head. The taxi driver handed over money, and both male suspects fled north toward Taylor Creek Park. Paramedics treated the victim at the scene. One suspect is black, 5’11” to 6’ tall with short black hair and a thin build. The other is white, 26 to 28 years old, 5’1” to 5’2” with a thin build.

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Pape station will be closed until Friday, Aug. 30 while renovation work is done by the TTC.

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Allied Craft Union which was contracted by the TTC to take part in the renovations. The modernization work on Pape also includes better lighting, the installation of public art and replacement of station finishes.

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*For a limited time receive 0% purchase financing for up to 84 months OAC on a new 2013 Nissan Rogue (except Rogue S FWD CVT Transmission Model W6RG 13 AA 00) or $5,000 Cash purchaser’s discount. Cash purchaser’s discount is based on non-stackable trading dollars and is applicable to all 2013 Nissan Rogue models except W6RG 13 AA 00. The $5,000 cash purchaser’s discount is only available on the cash purchase of select new 2013 Rogue models (excluding the W6RG 13 AA 00 trim Model). The cash purchaser’s discounts will be deducted from the negotiated selling price before taxes and cannot be combined with special lease or finance rates. This offer cannot be combined with any other offer and is valid until September 3rd. Conditions apply. See Nissan Downtown for complete details. **Offer available to mall qualified retail customers who lease, finance, (and take delivery), or cash purchase a 2013 Rogue on approved credit between August 1, 2013 and September 3, 2013. **Purchase or lease a 2013 Rogue by September 3, 2013 and you can choose to receive a Preferred Price Petro-Canada Gas Card redeemable as follows: 40 cents per litre savings applies to 2,600L on a 1013 Rogue. See Nissan Downtown or visit www.choosenissan.ca for details. Offer available only to qualifying retail customers. **First two (2) monthly lease/finance payments (including all taxes) will be waived, up to a maximum of $600 (inclusive of taxes) per month. Consumer is responsible for any and all amounts in excess of $600 (inclusive of taxes). After two (2) months consumer will be required to make all remaining regularly scheduled payments over the remaining term of the contract. This offer cannot be combined with the $5000 cash purchaser’s discount on all 2013 Rogue models except Rogue S FWD (W6RG 13 AA 00), CVT transmission. **No Charge Extended Warranty is valid for up to 60 months or 100,000 Km (Whichever occurs first). Some conditions/limitations apply. The No Charge Extended Warranty is the Nissan Added Security Plan (“ASP”) and is administered by Nissan Canada Extended Services Inc. In all Provinces NC ESI is the Obligor. See details at www.choosenissan.ca . Offers subject to change, continuation or cancellation without notice. Offers have no cash alternative value. See Nissan Downtown for complete details. All offers end September 3rd, 2013.

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^$2,000 Delivery Credit is available on the cash purchase/lease/finance of a new Lexus 2013 RX 350 sfx ‘A’ models only, and will be deducted from the negotiated purchase/lease/finance price after taxes. Limited time offer is subject to change without notice. †Complete Lexus Price for a 2013 RX 350 sfx ‘A’ is $47,080. ~2013 RX 350 F Sport package shown: $60,030. Complete Lexus exus Price includes freight /PDI ($1,995), EHF Tires ($29), EHF Filters ($1), A/C Tax ($100), and OMVIC Fee ($5). Taxes, license, registration (if applicable), dealer fees and insurance are extra. *Lease and finance offers provided through Lexus Financial Services, on approved credit. 1.9% lease rate/0.9% financing rate available on all new Lexus 2013 RX 350 models. *Representative lease example based on a 2013 ES 350 sfx ‘A’ on a 48 month term at an annual rate of 2.9% and a Complete Lexus Price of $41,630. Monthly payment is $399 with $4,350 down payment or equivalent trade in, $0 security deposit and first monthly payment due at lease inception. Total lease obligation is $23,494. 80,000 kilometre allowance; charge of $0.20/ km for excess kilometres. *Representative lease example based on a 2013 RX 350 sfx ‘A’ on a 48 month term at an annual rate of 1.9% and Complete Lexus Price of $47,080. Monthly payment is $498 with $3,700 down payment or equivalent trade in, $0 security deposit and first monthly payment due at lease inception. Total lease obligation is $27,616. 80,000 kilometre allowance; charge of $0.20/km for excess kilometres. **Representative finance example includes taxes and is based on a 2013 RX 350 sfx ‘A’ on a 24 month term at an annual rate of 0.9% and Complete Lexus Price of $47,080 (excluding taxes). Monthly payment is $2,153. Cost of borrowing is $481 for a total obligation of $51,682. Limited time offers only apply to retail customers. Dealer order/trade may be required. Offers are subject to change without notice. Offers expire at month’s end unless extended or revised.

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