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The old teach the young, right? Not at York University, where the school of social work is partnering with youth in North York’s JaneFinch community in a project that gives young people a chance to share their knowledge and experiences with others. The wisdom of youth will be on display tomorrow when more than 150 young people and 100 adults participate in the Living in Our World Youth-led Conference at the university. With the theme “exploring the truths in our community,” the conference has been organized by youth involved with an ongoing project called Assets Coming Together (ACT) for Youth. The initiative, which runs from 2009 to 2014, is a joint venture between York’s school of social work and members of the community. >>>conference, page 16

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happy hundred: Charley Raine celebrates his 100th birthday with family and friends at the North Park Nursing Home on Sunday afternoon.

Police crack down on traffic violations in North York More than 120 traffic violations were laid and cocaine seized during the first day of 32 Division’s Project Alert Oct. 24. The ongoing initiative targets traffic violators along Yonge Street from Hwy. 401 to Finch Avenue, and along Bathurst Street from Steeles to Finch avenues, with special attention paid to no-stopping zones, gridlock, traffic signals and drivers using handheld communication devices. The areas were chosen based on high-collision intersections, congested intersections and vehicle/ pedestrian collisions, police said. Officers laid 126 traffic violations and two arrests were made stemming from traffic investigations during the first day of Project Alert, which ran from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. While officers were conducting enforcement in an area known for traffic problems, a collision occurred blocks from where the police were situated. An investigation found the

at-fault driver was wanted on three charges of fraud. In another instance, police were monitoring an intersection where traffic was stopped waiting for pedestrians to cross. An investigation into one driver who was pulled over for making unnecessary noise for loudly revving his engine while at a standstill was allegedly found in possession of cocaine and in violation of two bail conditions. His car was then impounded and he was arrested on several criminal charges. In 2011, 4,497 property damage collisions and 1,182 personal injury collisions were reported in 32 Division. This year, there have been 3,109 property damage collisions and 721 personal injury collisions. Transport Canada estimates automobile collisions cost Canadians approximately $62.7 billion each year, police said, adding the estimated annual cost in Ontario is $17.9 billion.

Man run over while repairing bus A man in his 30s was seriously hurt after a school bus rolled onto his leg while he was doing repair work on the vehicle Friday. The accident happened at Yonge Street and Sheppard Avenue at 8:35 a.m. “A man appeared to be doing

some type of repairs to a bus,” Const. Wendy Drummond said. “The vehicle rolled onto the man’s leg and trapped him underneath the bus.” The victim was taken to Sunnybrook hospital for treatment of serious leg injuries.

North York Harvest Food Bank (NYHFB) exceeded its goal of collecting 90,000 pounds of food for the Fall Food Drive, but fell short of $90,000 in monetary donations. “Although we surpassed our goal of 90,000 pounds of food, we fell short of our Fall Food Drive funds goal this year by $25,000,” said communications manager Melissa Benner, adding 95,320 pounds of food was collected. “At the same time, we are seeing an 18 per cent increase in food bank demand over last year. Heading into the holidays, this funding shortfall causes stress on our services. Thanks

to our generous donors, we have food, but funds enable us to deliver this food to the 60 community programs we serve. It ensures we can pay rent and expenses on our facilities and continue to run essential community programs.” The food drive started Sept. 13 and wrapped up Oct. 12. Benner said NYHFB is encouraging the public to make financial donations from now through to the Winter Food Drive, which launches Thursday, Nov. 29. For information, visit www. northyorkharvest.com/donatemoney

Paramedics surprised by a second victim at shooting scene ANDREW PALAMARCHUK apalamarchuk@insidetoronto.com As paramedics were about to enter a North York highrise to treat a shooting victim Tuesday night, they were caught somewhat off guard by a crowd at a neighbouring community centre. “As we were getting all our gear out and heading towards where the police were directing us, there was a group of about five or six individuals at the doorway of the community centre at 50 Falstaff that started beckoning us over there, relaying to us that there was somebody that was there that needed our attention,” Toronto EMS superintendent Troy van Overdijk said. “Quickly the police ascertained that, yes, there was another patient at 50 Falstaff, and since there were already two crews here for the original patient, I split the crews up.” Police said both victims were hit by gunfire that erupted both inside and outside an apartment building at 40 Falstaff Ave. near Jane Street and Hwy. 401 around 8:10 p.m. One victim, a 17-year-old male, fled to the community centre for help. “I liaised back and forth between both my crews, Toronto Police and then Toronto Fire,” van Overdijk said. “We all worked co-operatively

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Toronto police investigate a shooting at 40 Falstaff Ave. Tuesday.

very well together because we were caught in the middle of not knowing the fact that we had a second patient.” There were about 40 people in the community centre at the time of the shooting. “There was a basketball game going on as well as a judo class, so there had to be a lot of sequestering of individuals because we didn’t know if anyone was a threat there in any way, shape or form,” van Overdijk said. The victim found at the community centre had gunshot wounds to the head. The other victim, 23, was

found in a stairwell at 40 Falstaff. He was shot in the groin and shoulder. Both victims were taken to Sunnybrook hospital, where they were listed in stable condition. Police haven’t made arrests in the case. “We’ve got video surveillance from the area that we’re going through,” Const. Wendy Drummond said. “A number of people ran from the area, so we don’t know if they just ran out of fear or were actually involved.” Anyone with information can call police at 416-808-1204 or Crime Stoppers at 416-222-TIPS (8477).

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he damage caused this week by Hurricane Sandy and its after-effects to both Toronto and the American Atlantic coast should stand as a reminder to all residents of the importance of emergency preparedness. Whether we think of it or not, these episodes can be huge factors in defining community attributes or identifying community needs. And, as we head into a storm season, it presents a perfect opportunity for community organizations of all sides to impact their neighbourhoods, and provide a great public service. Resident associations can take our view a leading role in making sure their community members are Neighbours aware of the dangers they face due to high winds, heavy rains, need to care snow or other forces of nature. The city should include those for each other residents associations as a key part of emergency planning. One area of the city might be susceptible to flooding. Another area has the potential for toppled trees to create havoc. The potential problems are different for every neighbourhood – and emergency preparedness can be defined by neighbourhood as well. Local organizations are an excellent way to get street-level information out to the people who need it. Most residents associations already have street captains assigned to hand out newsletters and collect membership dues. They could also be the first sources on what steps need to be taken to prepare for or deal with emergencies. The street captains will also know of residents who have special needs that might be impacted by such things as a power outage, and can be used as resource by emergency officials. Residents groups can also take a proactive role in dealing with areas of potential danger. For instance, they should be charged with stressing the importance of keeping trees healthy and creating a list of potentially dangerous trees. And it might provide a significant and appreciated way for organizations to raise their profile and importance in the neighbourhoods of Toronto. Residents associations, community centres and local schools can all contribute to emergency planning. All of Toronto’s official organizations, including police, fire, EMS and hydro crews, did a great job in preparing for this week’s bad weather associated with Sandy. We can make that even better by using the great amount of knowledge and power held by our own resident associations. Toronto Community News is a division of Metroland Media Group Ltd. The Mirror is a member of the Ontario Press Council. Visit ontpress.com newsroom

Write us The North York Mirror welcomes letters of 400 words or less. All submissions must include name, address and a daytime telephone number for verification purposes.

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To the editor: Re: What are you putting in your fireplace?, Letters, Oct. 25 I have read a lot of articles and opinions that I didn’t agree with, but this one takes the cake. Your sense of smell is just that, a sense of smell. Just because you smell it, does not always mean you are inhaling it. You know a skunk has been killed in the neighbourhood. You don’t see it but you can smell it, yet you are not inhaling anything. Your neighbor is barbecuing across the street. You smell it, but unless you’re right in his yard, you are not inhaling anything. Honeysuckle and lilac you can smell from a distance, yet you are not inhaling anything. We have a sense of smell to alert us and give us pleasure in life. To think because you smell something, you are inhaling it is wrong. Zoi Petrakis

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nother Friday, another $50 million on the line. A Lotto Max jackpot that has eluded ticket buyers for four consecutive draws is now headed into week five. There are an additional 50 $1-million dollar prizes up for grabs, too, and a million bucks is not exactly chicken feed, but nobody is talking about them. All the buzz around offices is for the top prize. So, Trish, what are you gonna do if you win the $50 million? So, Kumar, what are you gonna do if you win the $50 million? So, Chantal, what are you gonna do if you win the $50 million? Finally, somebody in the office got round to me. Max hit me with the di rigueur line by the water cooler yesterday. “So, Jamie, have you decided what you’re gonna do if you win the $50 million?”

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“I know exactly what I’m gonna do, big guy. I’m heading downtown to the Ontario Lottery Corporation office and pick up the cheque,” I replied. Max frowned. He takes lottery fantasizing seriously. “I meant what are you gonna do after you get the cheque, Einstein?” “What else? I’ll be holding a press conference. The winner of one of these big payouts always has a press conference.” “What are you gonna do after the press conference, noodlebrain?” “The macarena, buddy. The lottery officials always ask you to show them your

happy dance after the press conference and I do a mean macarena.” “What are you gonna do after the happy dance, doofus?” “Subway, baby, subway. As fast as my little legs can carry me.” “Subway? That’s it? You win 50 million smackeroos and you’re gonna race to buy a sub?” “I was talking about the TTC. I’m gonna hop on the nearest subway and head to the bank. What good is a $50-million cheque gathering dust in my wallet?” Max took a deep breath and counted to 10. Not in the right order mind you, but he hit all the numbers and that’s what matters. “OK. So you made it to the bank. You deposited the cheque. Now...” “Uh, uh, uh. I hate to interrupt, but you left out the standing in line part. Who goes to a bank and

doesn’t have to stand in line?” “Oh, brother. So you made it to the bank. You stood in line. You deposited the cheque. Now what?” “Subway, baby, subway. As fast as my little legs can carry me.” Max finally lost it. “Subway? You win $50 million and you’re still taking the subway.” “Actually, I meant go for a sub this time. After a morning of press conferences, interviews, happy dances and standing in line at the bank I’m sure I’ll be starving. I’d have to eat before I try and decide what to do with the money. One thing about us 50-millionaires, we can’t think on an empty stomach.” n Jamie Wayne is a lifelong columnist, who takes writing very seriously. The topics? Not so much. His column appears every Thursday. Contact him at jamie.wayne@sympatico.ca

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Toronto casino can be both beneficial and detrimental Pennachetti indicates serious economic benefits to both Toronto as a whole, and more critically, the City of Toronto’s hungry coffers. As a whole, a big casino would create some jobs, and also threaten some jobs – particularly at the Woodbine

Racetrack in Etobicoke – but on balance, create more than it destroyed. And with the right deal, Pennachetti says a large casino resort could all but eliminate the city’s structural deficit. If it’s located at the

Canadian National Exhibition, and the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation agrees to give Toronto a sweeter deal than other host municipalities, then it could bring in $200 million a year. And that is the range of

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Toronto’s structural deficit — which is to say, the difference between what it costs to run the city we want, and the conservative estimate of how much money the city can actually collect each year. It’s a compelling argument to raise, given that the city, less than a generation ago, rejected the idea of hosting a casino in a proper referendum. Will it be enough, to bring the tables and the slot machines to Toronto? It’s tough to say. But one thing for sure is that Pennachetti has framed for Toronto councillors the most interesting kind of moral argument: one with no right solution. Because he’s right: if Toronto bargains hard and extracts a goldplated deal with the Ontario government, gambling revenues can deliver to Toronto a balanced budget. That would mean city services that residents value could be sustainably funded, transit could expand as needed rather than as politically expedient.

City budget debates could be something other than the triage exercises they’ve become. And yet... that money will be coming from a tainted source: the pockets and savings and mortgages of people who cannot resist the temptation of those tables, those slots. Casinos do best with the gamblers whose addiction causes them to give up their whole financial lives. It’s a choice that past and present provincial governments have already made, as they’ve built casinos in 24 communities around the province over the past few decades. Those revenues have become part of the bedrock of the Ontario government, and no government has dared look back. Toronto could dip into that pool as well. A great many Torontonians would benefit. A comparatively few number of Torontonians would suffer catastrophic loss. It’s a tough question – a moral question. One way or another, it’s a gamble. n David Nickle is The Mirror’s city hall reporter. His column appears every Thursday. Contact him at dnickle@insidetoronto. com

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U.S. parties mine for Toronto votes JUSTIN SKINNER jskinner@insidetoronto.com While much of Canada will be watching raptly on Tuesday, Nov. 6 as U.S. voters decide whether Democrat Barack Obama or Republican Mitt Romney will lead their country for the next four years, some Canadians have more at stake in the election than others. For dual citizens and expats, particularly the members of Democrats Abroad and Republicans Abroad, the election will hold extra importance. Democrats Abroad Canada committee chair Allenna Leonard and Republicans Abroad Canada chair Mark Feigenbaum have been hard at work trying to urge people to turn in their ballots. “Our major effort is just to get out the vote,” Leonard said. “We have members from all 50 states so we’re making calls to members from all 50 states.” Feigenbaum noted even though the Democrats have traditionally gotten more of the youth vote, he and his organization are more interested in seeing people of all stripes ensure their vote is counted. “I like to encourage people, even if they prefer the Democrats, to exercise their right to vote,” he said. “It seems strange to me that some of the people who are the most vocal and critical of the government are the same people who don’t exercise

‘We (at Democrats Abroad) really think the closer the U.S. health care system gets to Canada’s the better off (Americans) will be.’ ~ Democrats Abroad Canada chair Allenna Leonard that right.” Both Leonard and Feigenbaum have reasons for supporting their candidate of choice. Naturally, the hot-button issue of health care was front-of-mind for both. Leonard said Obama’s plan to implement universal health care will provide huge benefits to all Americans, and most notably the most vulnerable. “We (at Democrats Abroad) really think the closer the U.S. health care system gets to Canada’s the better off (Americans) will be,” she said. “Governor Romney wants to dial things back to the 1950s and allow employers to determine what health care they’ll give to people.” Feigenbaum, however, disagreed with Leonard’s assessment. While he noted both sides are spouting rhetoric that muddies the issue, he said a Canadian-style health care system would be less

than ideal. “Some people see Canada as this great bastion of health care, but I’ve seen examples where it definitely doesn’t provide that great health care,” he said. “It’s not this panacea that some people make it out to be.” Feigenbaum noted, as a crossborder tax lawyer, he is concerned over tax implications for Americans living abroad. “For U.S. citizens living in Canada, as long as the U.S. tax rates are lower than Canada’s, we don’t pay extra taxes,” he said. For Leonard, social and environmental issues rank higher on the scale. She said the Republican side has a large number of climate change deniers whereas Barack Obama is more aware of environmental issues. “(The Republicans) are more interested in getting every last dollar out of the resource sector than protecting people from environmental damage,” she said. Leonard added women’s issues also prompt her to stick to her staunchly Democratic leanings. “The Democratic Party has led the way with respect to the role of women, supporting things like the Lilly Ledbetter (Fair Pay) Act that was an important anti-sex-discrimination act,” she said. While Leonard said the human rights examples set by the U.S. will

‘Some people see Canada as this great bastion of health care, but I’ve seen examples where it definitely doesn’t provide that great health care.’ ~ Republicans Abroad Canada chair Mark Feigenbaum naturally have a positive impact on Canada, Feigenbaum said a stronger U.S. economy – which he believes Republican candidate Mitt Romney will deliver – will also provide benefits north of the 49th parallel. “Canadians fare better when the economy’s better in the U.S.,” he said. “When the U.S. has a stronger economy, they’re much stronger trade partners and that helps Canada.” With politics sometimes boiling down to a popularity contest in the minds of some voters, both Feigenbaum and Leonard suggested their candidates would make good choices for voters. “I’ve been reading all sorts of things where people are trying to discredit Mitt Romney, but I’ve met him and he’s actually a very, very nice person,” Feigenbaum said. Leonard noted, according to the polls, many Americans disagree.

“(Obama’s) likeability factor has been higher than Governor Romney’s for a while,” she said. Both Leonard and Feigenbaum expect the Nov. 6 election to be hotlycontested to the end. Leonard, who grew up in Pennsylvania, decried newly implemented voter ID laws that could see many shut out at the polls. “Republican efforts at voter suppression have been a big issue,” she said. “You need a driver’s license or passport to vote in Pennsylvania and a lot of people in the cities don’t have those.” Feigenbaum said he will be curious to see what happens in the many swing states, particularly in Florida, which has seen its number of electoral college votes increased from 22 to 29. “I’ve seen a lot of math done with President Obama winning and a lot of math done with Governor Romney winning,” he said. “I think it’s going to be amazing to watch.” Both Democrats Abroad and Republicans Abroad will host election night parties on the night of the election. The local chapter of Democrats Abroad (www.democratsabroad. org) will meet at the Dominion Ballroom, 123 Queen St. W., starting at 7 p.m. Republicans Abroad Canada (www.republicansabroad.ca) will meet at the Harbour Sports Grille, 10 Yonge St., starting at 7:30 p.m.


Toronto could benefit from casino, says city manager DAVID NICKLE dnickle@insidetoronto.com If Toronto could extract the right deal from the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG), revenues from a downtown casino could permanently fill Toronto’s structural deficit. That was the word Monday from Toronto’s city manager Joe Pennachetti, following the release of his report on the economic impact of a casino on Toronto’s economy. The report will be going to Mayor Rob Ford’s Executive Committee Monday and from there will likely be public consultations before council finally deals with the question of whether to allow casino gambling – probably in February or March. F o r n o w, h o w e v e r, Pennachetti has laid out a case for a casino in Toronto so long as the OLG is willing to sweeten the pot with higherthan-usual hosting fees. “There are issues that coun-

cil has to decide on related to social and health impacts,” said Pennachetti, speaking with reporters Monday. “But if the hosting fees and the property tax revenues are anywhere near the potential of a change in formula, the fiscal benefits to the city would be significant enough to virtually solve our operating fiscal sustainability budget problem.” Whether the city can negotiate higher-than-usual fees with the OLG is an open question, but Pennachetti argues in his report that a full-scale entertainment complex in the right place could generate as much money as all of the other 24 gaming venues operated by the OLG combined. The OLG pays a hosting fee to those municipalities. Pennachetti is arguing that because of the amount of revenue OLG could expect from a Toronto casino, it should adjust its hosting fee accordingly, up to $168 million a year. He said, however, there are

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Monster March at Holland Bloorview SPIRIT OF THE SEASON: Above, Fun With Hoops entertainers Mandy Harvey, left, and Sudarshan Deshmuth bring a smile to Tai Young during the Holland Bloorview Kids’ Rehabilitation Hospital Monster March and Fun Fair on Sunday. Right, Charlotte has a hug for She Ra.

Show and dance Voices for Thanksgiving will be held this Saturday at the Jamaican Canadian Association. Doors for the Two Friends Production event will open at 8 p.m. at 995 Arrow Rd., with the show getting underway at 9 p.m. The night will feature The Mighty Mystic, Jah Kettle, Damian Andre, Jimmi Freshh, Gill Donaldson, p!Barrington and Gloria Surage. Music will be provided by Allan Laddl. Tickets cost $20 in advance and $25 at the door. For information, visit www.gloriasurageproductions.com For these and other North York events, visit northyorkmirror.com and click on the Community Calendar link.

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Science Centre ball raises $100,000 for kids Children from Toronto’s priority neighbourhoods will be able to take class field trips to the Ontario Science Centre, thanks to a fundraising event held last week. More than 500 guests attended the LG Innovators’ Ball held Thursday at the Science Centre on Don Mills Road south of Eglinton Avenue. With the theme, Fly Me To The Moon, the gala raised $100,000 for the Adopt-a-Class program, which provides class visits for children from Toronto’s priority neighbourhoods. “We are delighted again this year by the generous support of our sponsors and donors,” chief executive officer, Lesley Lewis said. “Since the event started six years ago, we have raised $2.5 million in net proceeds to help open our doors so everyone in the community can experience the benefits of a science centre visit and the wonder, excitement and inspiration for learning.” Former premier Bill Davis, who was called the education premier during his term from 1971 to 1985, and Darren Entwistle, president of telecommunications company TELUS, were presented with the first-ever science centre innovator awards. The awards recognize “Canadian leaders and innovators in business, science and the broader community who have inspired others to embark on a journey of curiosity, discovery and action to create a better future for Canadians.”

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out of this world! Top left, Brian Berry plays with a Google Earth display on Thursday night during the LG Innovators’ Ball ‘Fly Me To The Moon’ event at the Ontario Science Centre’s Beyond Planet Earth exhibit. At top, Jade Kleinman, left, Danielle Paik and Patti Reich play with an ‘Androidify Yourself’ display during the ball. Above, vocalist Matt Dusk performs.

Homeowners to receive new municipal property tax assessments DAVID NICKLE dnickle@insidetoronto.com The good news is that most Toronto homeowners have gained some equity over the past four years. The bad news, according to the numbers crunched by the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation, is that many of those homeowners will be paying for that in the form of higher property taxes. On average, Toronto homeowners have seen a 22.8 per cent increase in their assessments since 2008 — the last time the provincial property assessment company looked at property values across Ontario.

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increase in assessment greater than the city’s average – 22.8 per cent in Toronto’s case – there will be a property tax increase, phased in over four years, in the cards. If a homeowner sees an increase less than the average, he or she can expect an immediate decrease in taxes. To help sort it out, MPAC is mailing out individual property assessments to owners across the province. If a homeowner disagrees with the assessed value of their home, they have the option of filing a Request for Reconsideration and MPAC will review the assessment. Property owners can check the accuracy of their assessment at www.aboutmyproperty.ca

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Cult favourite ‘The Rocky Horror Conference lets youth Show’ time warps into North York share their knowledge W

ith its curious mix of camp, horror and musical comedy, Richard O’Brien’s Rocky Horror Show has become as much a part of the Halloween season as trick or treat. The trick with this show is to keep it lively and entertaining as the story begins to falter in the second act. Curtain Call Players meets this challenge thanks to a committed cast, which brings this collection of offbeat characters to life. The star performance here is by Twaine Ward, as Dr. Frank-NFurter – the “sweet transvestite from Transsexual Transylvania” – who plays host to a hapless couple, Brad and Janet, after their car breaks down near his dilapidated castle. Ward has a commanding presence and a powerful voice that enriches the familiar songs. Strong voices are also on display from Fiona Johnson as Magenta and Avra Fainer as Columbia, both performers having a great deal of fun doing this show. Playing FrankN-Furter’s “creation” Rocky is Rob Reardon who has a wonderfully funny vacant look on his face.

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Katie Mills and Adam Holroyd play the bewildered couple who find themselves swept into the weird and wonderful world of Frank-N-Furter and his cohorts. Both performers have a wide-eyed innocence that sets up their eventual surrender to their host’s sexual advances. Director Keith O’Connell does a great job of keeping the show sharp and bitingly funny, and also takes on the role of Riff Raff, leading the cast in the show’s big dance number, The Time Warp. It is to his credit that the show’s somewhat problematic second half never lags. O’Brien’s score borrows much from the world of rock ’n’ roll and this allows David Wicken to cut loose with a splendid Hot Patootie in the first act. Most of the more popular songs appear in the first half, but the ladies get a chance to rock out with Touch-A-Touch-A-

Touch Me at the top of the second act. The production encourages full audience participation (a ritual that grew into a cult surrounding midnight screenings of the film version). You don’t need to bring your own supply of rice, toilet paper, candles and playing cards, as they offer kits at the door for a modest donation. Also included for the uninitiated is a script of the talkbacks and cues for when to squirt the cast with water pistols. Yes, you are expected to scream obscenities every time David Rudat as the dour narrator mentions Brad or Janet’s name. It’s all part of the silliness that has made this show such a cult favourite, and once you accept the premise you’ll have a fun time. The Rocky Horror Show plays at York Woods Library Theatre, 1785 Finch Ave. W., until Saturday. For tickets, visit www.curtaincallplayers.com or call 416-703-6181. n Veteran theatre reviewer Mark Andrew Lawrence offers his insights on stage and musical productions for The North York Mirror. Contact him at nym@insidetoronto.com

>>>from page 1 It explores ways in which youth can become researchers of their environments and then share their knowledge with others. “Youth are normally seen as people who receive knowledge,” said Kathe Rogers, a graduate social work student and communications co-ordinator with ACT, which is providing communication support for the conference.

creating change “We are trying to position youth as the experts of their experiences and their communities. Youth have the experience and they have the knowledge and they have skills and they want to create change and use their knowledge to make that happen.” Youth can become researchers of their experiences and communities beyond the traditional academic sense, Rogers said. “What they know about their community, how they can know more, how to become researchers, not in a school sense but in ways they can contribute and take action about issues that are important to

them,” she said. The conference will include presentations, performances and interactive workshops, which will both explore the positive aspects of research and encourage youth to take authoritative roles in the research process. Workshop topics include community development, media literacy, social media, storytelling and social change, youth engagement and youth leadership, said Taneese Jones, who is co-chair of the conference along with Nnali Simon. “Participants will have a choice of 14 different workshops on a variety of exciting topics to explore the many ways that youth can shape and lead the telling of stories in our communities,” Jones said in a statement. The conference will also feature speakers, such as Che Kothari from the Manifesto, Lekan Olawoye from the For Youth Initiative and Nation Cheong from Youth Challenge Fund. It runs Nov. 2 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Vari Hall. There is no fee to attend but participants must register in advance at www. LivingInOurWorld.EventBrite.ca

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>>>from page 1 undesirable” for the area due to the burden it will put on roads and schools. “We are deeply concerned that this project is completely out of place and should be rejected,” he said. James Tang, president of one of the condo buildings surrounding the plaza, said the scale of the project would impose downtown densities and problems on the neighbourhood. “This is a lot of negative effect on our quality of life,” he said. But architect and development advisor Wayne Olson disagreed. He is president of ADC A Development Consultancy, which represents DMF Properties Inc. DMF is a family-owned company that has owned Skymark Plaza at 3555 Don Mills Rd. at Finch Avenue for about 30 years, Olson said. “It has a somewhat dated retail character,” he said. DMF would continue to own and operate the retail portion of the new development – 11,723 square meters

(126,185 square feet) made up of a grocery store, pharmacy, medical offices and other commercial space served mostly with underground parking -- which would be financed by residential development on the site, Olson said. The plan calls for 1,044 residential units in three condo buildings of 25, 28 and 34 storeys, a seven-storey seniors’ rental building and four-storey stacked townhouses. The development would include almost 600 one-bedroom units, 336 two-bedroom units, 10 three-bedroom units and 100 seniors’ units. The new development would provide an attractive and pedestrian-friendly environment, Olson told the overflowing crowd in the auditorium of Highland Junior High School. “This is a time for renewal,” he said, adding development would be phased in over several years. Kim Storey, of Brown and Storey Architects representing DMF, said the plaza is now dominated by the parking lot. But the new development,

with predominantly underground parking and areas to walk and sit by fountains, would bring vitality, a new street life and a pedestrianfriendly atmosphere to the site, she said. But every resident who spoke at the meeting said they have significant concerns with the proposal. One person is worried the condos would be bought by speculators who would rent them to students from nearby Seneca College, changing the character of the neighbourhood. Most of the criticism was aimed at traffic headaches the development would cause in an already congested area. James Brown, of Brown and Storey Architects, joked that he was “about to be publicly lynched” but insisted traffic studies indicate the roads could handle the additional traffic from the development. Willowdale Councillor David Shiner said the development “is not a good application.” Concerns about traffic, densities, loss of privacy and other issues are real, he said.

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