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~ Donate some of your time to a local charity like Habitat for Humanity. Get your family or co-workers involved building a home for a family in need. ~ Attach a handwritten note to a homemade treat and leave it in your mailbox for the mail delivery person. Or, if you can, hand deliver it. ~ Spend time talking with your elderly neighbour, or help them decorate their tree or shovel their driveway. If you know they are spending the holidays alone, and you have room at your dinner table, invite them over for a meal. ~ Offer to babysit for new parents, and if you have kids, bring them along to help with whatever else mom or dad needs, perhaps decorating or wrapping presents. ~ Clean out your closet and bookshelves and donate everything to a homeless shelter. ~ Be the one to reach out and make amends with someone you’ve had a falling out with.

Volunteers help build a family a home on Pinery Trail Tuesday, Nov. 22 as part of Habitat for Humanity’s GTA Crew Build. base. According to a 2014 survey conducted on behalf of national charitable organization Imagine Canada, which examined holiday season charitable giving and attitudes about charitable donations, 62 per cent of Canadians intended to donate to charity over the holidays. Other findings included 33 per cent intended to volunteer their time, rather than money, to a charitable cause; 33 per cent wanted to set an example for their children or others about the importance of giving back; 26 per

cent planned to make a donation in someone’s honour in place of a traditional gift; 42 percent said were donating to experience the joy of giving and celebrate the spirit of the holidays; and 61 per cent of those not making a charitable donation cited lack of funds as the reason. Sam Fiorella, a professor at Seneca College’s school of marketing and managing director of notfor-profit corporation Lucas Fiorella Friendship Bench, said holiday fundraising is a constant challenge for charities, with

people choosing to spend their money on gifts. Yet on the flip side, those same people also feel more inspired to give in the name of someone else. “This time of year people are in a more charitable mood, and charities have to look to capitalize on that,” he said. “Our approach is not to wait until December to do something or launch a campaign. We build engagement throughout the year.” Families tend to make traditions of giving back, and one popular way is for kids to donate to a toy

drive, he said. “Because more people have more today than 10 years ago, they are willing to give, but not cash,” Fiorella said. “They want to make it educational for their kids. Re-gifting a toy for a toy drive definitely hurts ability to raise cash.” But not all charities feel the pinch of a zipped up wallet come Christmas. Andrew Burditt, spokesperson for The Salvation Army Ontario Central East Division, said its Christmas Kettle Campaign, which has been in existence in Canada for more than a

century, is still an effective way to raise funds over the holidays. “We set a $3-million goal in Toronto, and we’ve been fortunate to meet it the last few years,” he said. “The money stays in the community. So if you donate to a kettle at Yonge and Eglinton, the money stays in that community.” Burditt is aware not everyone can give cash donations, so he suggests donating time - like manning a kettle. “We find people do give with an open heart.”

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With the holidays fast approaching, malls are becoming more crowded, store front windows are decorated with Christmas trees and all the trimmings, and charities have filled mailboxes and airwaves with calls for donations. And with a plethora of charities and not-for-profits vying for money from generous donors, some have had to change their approach and get more Internet savvy in hopes of collecting coin. When it’s time for North York Seniors Centre (NYSC) to target donors for its fundraisers, Jasmine Colibaba knows exactly where to find them - online. “We are focusing on the millennials,” said the centre’s development coordinator. “As a millennial myself, it’s so much easier to just give online. It’s the way the future is going. It’s the new focus. We have to think about how we can appeal to a larger audience. Twitter, LinkedIn, it’s all very important in getting our message out to a broader audience.” And luckily for NYSC, a not-for-profit organization providing programs and services for adults aged 55 and older, they don’t have to tug too hard on heart strings to get people to dig into their pockets. “Everyone has a grandma, grandpa,” Colibaba said. “They are vibrant, living in the community. But they are going to need help.” She noted one third of all annual donations to NYSC are collected in December, adding the organization has a loyal donor

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Let love and kindness guide you this holiday season

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o much has been debated about how we wish someone well during the holiday season. ‘Put Christ back in Christmas!’ are common cries from those who celebrate. Indeed, they should put Christ back in Christmas. That’s the reason of the season for them. For those who believe, Christ was born in a manager with livestock all around him. He had no clothes. He came from no wealth. But he led his life with love at the core. Torontonians must recognize (and most probably do) that there is room for everyone to celebrate in the way they choose, this month and throughout the year. Be it Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Ramadan, Diwali and other faith-based celebrations, the common thread is love and hope. Honouring what’s come before, and making a conscious effort to do better moving forward. It’s about people. It’s about kindness. It’s about generosity. It’s about acceptance. It’s about loving your neighbour. It’s about spending time with people who matter to you. It’s about giving to a stranger with no expectation of anything in return. Sharing a smile and wishing someone ‘Happy Holidays’ doesn’t detract from what the season of giving is all about. If anything, we as a people should be offended with the commercialism and high-cost of celebrating at this time of year. Buying the best of the best in gifts, but not giving the best of the best of ourselves, is the greater sacrifice to humanity. What matters is how you treat people, not the price tag attached to the shiny new present. It’s irrelevant in the long run. It’s a general understanding people remember how you made them feel, not what you did or bought for them. It’s unlikely if Jesus Christ walked this earth today he would take exception to wishing someone ‘Season’s Greetings’ or “Happy Holiday’s or a simple ‘the very best to you’. Love was Christ’s ministry and we as people of all faiths, cultures and creeds should endeavor to live our lives with love and give of ourselves to make this world we live in a better place.

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MIkE ADLER Edges of Toronto repairs. The final task force report in January called for more services to protect vulnerable tenants, supplied perhaps by outside agencies, and for “quick and consistent procedures to deal with illegal and antisocial activity.” But all tenants seem to be getting are better security cameras because, as TCHC CEO Greg Spearn explained in Pelham Park last week, he never has

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should be out, because we have decent people waiting to take your spot,” said a woman from Gordonridge Place, Rita Nicolson. The nightly sense of lawlessness at Gordonridge and Pelham Park needs to end. People in each TCHC building want to help, but don’t want to risk their lives confronting trespassers and dangerous tenants when staff aren’t there. The mayor must remember that he promised to listen, he promised to help. Edges of Toronto is a column about how people see life in Toronto differently, depending on where they live. Reach Mike Adler at madler@insidetoronto.com

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East York Civic Centre Tree Lighting WHEN: 6 p.m. to WHERE: East York Civic Centre, 850 Coxwell Avenue CONTACT: Councillor Mary Fragedakis, 416-392-4032, councillor_fragedakis@toronto.ca COST: Free Join Councillor Fragedakis and your neighbours for a Christmas Tree Lighting with special guest Elsa from FROZEN.Please bring non-perishable food item. BROADSWAY WHEN: 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. WHERE: Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto, 115 Simpson Avenue CONTACT: Heather Bambrick, COST: $25 Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto presents BROADSWAY The Most Wonderful Time...Maybe with special guests Pride & Joy.

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Christmas Village WHEN: 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. WHERE: Kimbourne Park United Church, 200 Wolverleigh Blvd. CONTACT: Administrator, 416 461-7200, office@kpuc.org COST: Free Unique gifts by local artisans, baking and preserves, family-friendly entertainment.

● GET CONNECTED Visit insidetoronto.com/events to submit your own community events for online publishing. Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin Tribute WHEN: 7 p.m. to WHERE: RCL Todmorden Branch 10, 1083 Pape Av, 2nd Floor CONTACT: M. P. Harvey, 416-425-3070, rclbr10@zoho.com COST: $20, in advanced; $25 at door Tribute to Frank & Dean.

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Amnesty International Group WHEN: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. WHERE: St. Barnabas Anglican Church, 361 Danforth Ave CONTACT: Judy, ai164toronto@gmail.com COST: Free Join in for discussion, letter writing, and event planning in regards to human rights.

● Thursday, December 8

Adult Book Club WHEN: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. WHERE: Riverdale Branch, 370 Broadview Ave. CONTACT: Riverdale Branch, 416-393-7720, , COST: Free Join book discussion. Meetings once a month on second Thursday of the month at Riverdale library. New members welcome.

● Saturday, December 10 VOCA Chorus concert WHEN: 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. WHERE: Eastminster United Church, 310 Danforth Ave. CONTACT: Catherine Pepper, , https://www.vocachorus.ca/, cdwpepper@gmail.com COST: $25 Gen Adm; $20 Senior; $10 Student “Northern Lights” concert will feature several stunning pieces, both choral and instrumental.

● Sunday, December 11

Celebrate Christmas WHEN: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. WHERE: Presteign-Woodbine United Church, 2538 St. Clair Ave. E. CONTACT: Office Administrator, 416 755 8352, www.presteignwoodbineuc.com, presteignwoodbineunitedchu@bellnet.ca COST: Free Favourite carols and readings followed by the lighting of the community Christmas Tree honouring and remembering loved ones. The events calendar appears weekly in the East York Mirror.

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● Friday, December 2

One of a Kind Show and Sale WHEN: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. WHERE: Enercare Centre, Exhibition Place, 100 Princes’ Blvd CONTACT: oneofakindshow.com/toronto/ index.php COST: Various Last weekend for always anticipated long-running craft show and sale. Ends Dec. 4, 6 p.m.

● Saturday, December 3

Celebration and Open House WHEN: 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. WHERE: Eastern Commerce Collegiate Institute, 16 Phin Ave. CONTACT: john.caldarone@tdsb. on.ca COST: Free A farewell to Eastern Commerce Collegiate Institute and welcome to the Urban Indigenous Education Centre, including First Nations School of Toronto and the Aboriginal Education Centre. Christmas In The Valley WHEN: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. WHERE: The Miller Lash House, 130 Old Kingston Road CONTACT: Billi Jo Cox, millerlashhouse.ca/ christmas-in-the-valley COST: Free Not your average Christmas show. Uniquely handmade items by local vendors, artisans and crafters

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The 24th annual Riverdale Share holiday concert on Dec. 4 at The Danforth Music Hall includes Danny Marks among its featured acts.

(and students of course). City Carol Sing - 2016 WHEN: 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. WHERE: Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St. CONTACT: E. Burns, 416-241-1298, 9sparrows.arts@gmail.com COST: Free The eighth annualCity Carol Sing in collaboration with the City with special guests. Free admission with donations accepted for food bank.

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Riverdale Share Concert WHEN: 3 p.m. WHERE: Danforth Music Hall, 147 Danforth Ave. CONTACT: info@riverdaleshare. com COST: $20, non perishable food item Volunteer-run organization plans to again raise over $30,000 and truckloads of donated food (please bring donation). Dala and Julian Taylor among performers.

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Celebrating the holidays in a ‘uniquely Canadian way’ In Toronto, people make room for their neighbour’s cultural celebrations DAVID NICKLE dnickle@insidetoronto.com There’s something different about the window display at the Hudson’s Bay Company flagship store at Yonge and Queen Streets this holiday season. Gone are the animated Christmas carollers, the elves and the reindeer trappings of Christmas. In their place? The Aurora Borealis; owls and geese and squirrels and bears, animal denizens of a wintery “enchanted forest” that speaks more to the Canadian winter than the Christian holiday that’s among those celebrated in December. A year ago and a border south of the Bay, a decision to step back from Christmas in favour of wintery magic might have gotten a lot of flak from Christians and other traditionalists who see a war against the holiday in the colour of Starbucks coffee cups and the use of the greeting “happy holidays”

rather than Merry Christmas. This year? With Stephen Bannon, the head of the right-wing, hate-spinning website Breitbart. com at the right hand of president-elect Donald Trump, whatever bloom there was on the rose of Christian-centric, exclusive celebration this season has surely faded. That goes doubly so in Toronto - one of the most multicultural and multi-religious cities in the world - where the deChristmasing of the Bay raised barely an eyebrow. “This isn’t a bad year for us to be talking about the uniquely Canadian way of celebrating Christmas,” says Toronto city councillor Joe Mihevc, who came to politics by way of divinity studies. Mihevc represents a typically diverse ward (Ward 21 - St. Paul’s) in a diverse city, and he holds his communities up as a model of accommodation. While the law of the land turns Christmas - that being the explicit celebration of the birth of Christ - into a paid, nearly universal holiday, Mihevc says that the many faiths practiced in the communities he represents find ways to celebrate. “At the Wychwood Barns, there’s a Christmas thing, a Hanukkah thing, a Kwanzaa thing,”

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The Hudson’s Bay Company’s window displays at Yonge and Queen streets are featuring a winter theme this year – a break in tradition from their usual Christmas theme. he says. “It’s let’s celebrate and have fun with it. It’s not a way of defining your religious team as differentiated from other religious teams.” In Scarborough, United Church Minister Gretta Vosper takes that ethos a step further. Vosper, an avowed atheist, is battling a move by the church to defrock her for her religious views. The matter is currently decided against her, subject to an appeal. The West Hill United Church where she officiates until that is heard offers a “longest night” service that coincides with the equinox - the shortest day of the year, Dec. 21. The congregation there focuses on the communal

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yon College in Ohio. The Episcopal college’s student body is diverse, with students practicing Judaism, Islam, Hinduism and pagan religions, as well as many who don’t worship at all. “The way we have been striving to approach spiritual life here is, how do we affirm the religious identity of the people in our community and support them fully, in our own identity and making space for one another’s identity?” she asks. Making that space, Kessler acknowledges, is work. “Forming a true interfaith relationship should cost me something,” she says. “If that cost is I say ‘happy holidays’ to Mus-

lim or Jewish students, or a pagan student who doesn’t want to celebrate Christmas - well, that’s a pretty low cost for me.” Kessler would, in fact, be willing to pay more. “I want to scrap Christmas as a paid holiday entirely,” she said. “I think we should all celebrate as a secular society as a winter holiday. But in my religious community, I would like to celebrate my festival. The whole festival of the light of God, coming into the world.” As for the Bay? When asked for comment on the new wintry display, Bay spokesperson Michelle Veilleux was unable to find anyone to comment. Here in Toronto, the display speaks for itself.

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(Top, clockwise) After the fireworks display on Saturday, crowds gather to take photos with the city’s holiday tree at Nathan Phillips Square. The celebration included live entertainment and Mayor John Tory flipping the switch on lighting the tree. Getting the 60-foot tree ready involved bringing it in from Bancroft, lifting and securing it in place, as well as pruning and decorating.

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AVAILABLE IN KING

1200

SALES EVENT

COIL COUNT

SAVE $650

648

$

RADIANCE EURO TOP QUEEN MATTRESS #103849

SILK & HOLLO BLEND

BluTek GEL VISCO

CONVOLUTED COMFORT FOAM

SAVE $300

898

$

SAVE $200

6PC QUEEN BEDROOM SET #907973 INCLUDES HEADBOARD, FOOTBOARD, RAILS, DRESSER, MIRROR, NIGHTSTAND. ADDITIONAL NIGHTSTAND & CHEST AVAILABLE.

1198

$

SALES EVENT

6PC QUEEN BEDROOM SET #908008 INCLUDES HEADBOARD, FOOTBOARD, RAILS, DRESSER, MIRROR, NIGHTSTAND. ADDITIONAL NIGHTSTAND & CHEST AVAILABLE.

SAVE $800

798

$

FINLEY PILLOW TOP QUEEN MATTRESS #99243

885 COIL COUNT

insidetoronto.com

PC QUEEN BEDROOM SET #908282

NCLUDES HEADBOARD, FOOTBOARD, RAILS, RESSER, MIRROR, NIGHTSTAND. ADDITIONAL IGHTSTAND & CHEST AVAILABLE.

Made in Canada Proudly Canadian

Made in Canada Proudly Canadian

CHOICE OF


18

19

CU. FT.

20

CU. FT.

CU. FT.

AVAILABLE IN BLACK & WHITE

4.8

5.3

CU. FT.

CONVECTION

30” WIDE

30” WIDE

SAVE $300

598 RANGE

30” WIDE

$

PULL-OUT FREEZER

SAVE $200

598 FRIDGE

$

TOP MOUNT

#102713

SAVE $270

898 FRIDGE

$

BOTTOM MOUNT

1298 FRIDGE

$ #95674

ASK ABOUT OUR

SAVE $760

FRENCH DOOR

#74925

WHEN YOU VISIT!

#95942

SAVE $600

698 RANGE

$

CONVECTION

FREE

AVAILABLE IN WHITE $368

SAVE $100

398

$

#100793

DISHWASHER

STAINLESS STEEL INTERIOR

STAINLESS STEEL INTERIOR

3RD RACK

SAVE $430

598

$

TALL TUB

#99821

DISHWASHER

SAVE $700

798 RANGE

$

TRUE CONVECTION

#94110

#94101

HOTEL & AIRFARE INCLUDED!

LAS VEGAS TRIP FOR 2!

WITH PURCHASE OF ANY STAINLESS STEEL FRIDGE, RANGE, DISHWASHER APPLIANCE SET. EACH AIRFARE TICKET HAS A $169 U.S. AIR. TAX + $40 REGISTRATION FEE. See store for details. 1 Giveaway per customer.

4.8 AVAILABLE IN BLACK & WHITE

CU. FT.

TRUE CONVECTION

STEAM CLEAN

ELECTRIC

insidetoronto.com

5.9

CU. FT.

4.9

7.2

CU. FT.

#74336

7.5

CU. FT.

CU. FT.

CU. FT.

46 dbA

SAVE $580

898

$

TALL TUB

SAVE $280

#94318

DISHWASHER

569

$

WASHER #103096

SAVE $700

998

$

PAIR PRICE #908554

GAS DRYER AVAILABLE

PEDESTALS AVAILABLE

SAVE $420

SAVE $200

429 $649 DRYER

$

#103097

H.E. WASHER

SAVE $400

1298

$

#96790

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SAVE $200

649

$

DRYER #96791

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The East York Mirror, December 1, 2016