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plan, Howald said. “The park many of you love and enjoy is not going to be Downsview Park will have developed. It is enshrined no additional development in the secondary plan,” he beyond the thousands of said. homes and the non-residen“We pride ourselves on tial space already approved acting transparently and for the property, Canada openly. We intend on continuing in that manner and Lands Company officials told an often hostile crowd we know that you will call of 200 people at a commuus out if we don’t. So, again, nity consultation meeting we are not seeking to re-open last week. the secondary plan and we “We are not seeking to have no intention to sell the re-open the secondary plan parkland. The parkland is not (that has already approved for sale.” the development). We respect The promise came after the time and emotion many several days of speculation in this room and many others over the future of the park, spent in coming to including a press Be a part of the this massive plan conference held discussion. Visit for this area of the Monday by York this story on our city,” senior viceCentre Councillor website and share Maria Augimeri, p re s i d e n t Bo b your thoughts in Howald said at the who accused the the comments April 23 meeting federal governsection. at the Warehouse ment of conEvent Venue at the cocting “secret  bit.ly/R0iaBx park. schemes” for the “ We a re n o t park. She demanded Ottawa seeking greater densities, additional residential units, hand over the property to nor have we been.” the city. The federal government Beyond the 1,300 to 1,400 has no intention of selling residential units already the green space that has been approved for the Stanley approved in the secondary Greene neighbourhood at Marathon at Branson wMammogram North York General Hospital is holding a mammogram marathon at its Branson Ambulatory Care Centre. The free event is for women aged 50 to 74 who have never had a mammogram or haven’t been screened in more than two years. The event will be held 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. May 7 at the Branson site, 555 Finch Ave. W., near Bathurst Street.

the park, Augimeri wants to put a stop to further development. She lashed out at Canada Lands saying it gave residents the impression all the green space at the park will be saved. “You have a for sale sign on Keele Street for the parkland. Why do you insist on saying the park is not for sale?” she said. “ Yo u a re s e l l i n g o u r parkland. You are selling the heritage of our children and our children’s children. You are putting 10,000 new units in Downsview, a mini city, 30,000 new residents, on public land. What do we have to do to tell you we don’t want this? You are selling parkland.” Augimeri said she doesn’t trust the federal government to not open up the park to development beyond what was approved in the secondary plan. “I don’t believe them,” she told The Mirror, saying she wants to hear directly from Public Works Minister Diane Finley about the government’s intentions for the park. Mayoral candidate Olivia

Chow said too much of the park is being given over to development. “My worry is this secondary plan does not work. It is now a housing development rather than a park,” she said as members of the audience cheered. “Why can’t we re-open the secondary plan?...If the community is saying the whole premise of the secondary plan does not work, then there has to be some political will from the federal government, because it is Canada Lands, to look at changing it and working with the city to change the secondary plan, to revise it, so the majority is parkland rather than development.” Fifty per cent of the park will be parkland and the sports park, officials said. “This has one of the highest proportions of parkland to new development of any community in the GTA,” architect and urban design consultant Joe Lobko said. “The question in my mind is how do you make this a better park and how does development that pays for the further infrastructure improvements that everybody wants, how is that managed

in a rational way over many decades?” Residents Andrew Jarecsni and Frederick Stefanou are concerned about the extent of development coming to the park. “It’s disappointing. I thought we would get Central Park like they promised. Instead, we get Grand Central Station,” Jarecsni told The Mirror. “We’ve whored out a park for developers. That’s very Toronto.” Stefanou is also disappointed. “They’ve approved a plan that many people disagree with. There is no change to the plan,” he said. “They’ve admitted 50 per cent of the park is going to be developed for residential and employment purposes. Fifty per cent of the park. That’s shocking.” Surprised by the level of opposition to development in the park, John Gross, owner of True North Climbing rock climbing company, wants to see infrastructure built to support businesses.

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No mayoral candidacy for Minnan-Wong DAVID NICKLE dnickle@insidetoronto.com Last year, Don Valley East Councillor Denzil MinnanWong told Torontonians he was seriously considering a run for mayor. Last week, on April 24, Minnan-Wong definitively decided otherwise, and registered for his old seat in Ward

34, as councillor. Minnan-Wong, who has both been a lieutenant and a critic to Mayor Rob Ford, said electoral math had a lot to do with his decision to stay out of the mayor’s race. “I think the residents of the City of Toronto want someone who’s a fiscal conservative,” said MinnanWong. “They don’t want to

go back to the days of David Miller. As a fiscal conservative, I saw that the field was crowded, and so I decided that I could still achieve a lot as a member of council.” Had he chosen to run, Minnan-Wong would have been competing with conservative candidates Karen Stintz, David Soknacki, John Tory and Rob Ford for

roughly the same pool of voters. Minnan-Wong said he was encouraged to run for mayor by constituents, but also to stick around in Ward 34. Minnan-Wong has served as a municipal councillor for the past 20 years. For the past term, he’s chaired the highprofile Public Works and Infrastructure Committe

Jane’s Walks in North York Residents can participate in the annual Jane’s Walk with many free, locally organized walking tours throughout the city from May 2 to 4. Jane’s Walk is an opportunity for people to get together and explore, talk about and celebrate their neighbourhoods. The following walks are scheduled to take place within the former city of North York, including the meeting places. w Tehran in Toronto, Saturday, May 3, 4 p.m. Meet at Toronto Iranian Plaza, Yonge Street, south of Steeles. w Alternative Campus Tour, Friday, May 2, 11 a.m. Fountain in front of Vari Hall, York University. w The Edgeley Village Story, Saturday, May 3, 10 a.m. Community Space Gem north of Driftwood Avenue. w Transforming Downsview, Saturday, May 3, 3 p.m. 70 Canuck Ave. w Welcome Walk, Knowing North York, Sunday May 4, 11 a.m. Bathurst-Finch Community Hub, 540 Finch Ave. W. w Sheppard & Allen: From Nowhere to Somewhere, Saturday, May 3, 1 p.m. Downsview Station Passenger Pick-up w Fairview Fruit Tree Mapping Walk, Friday, May 2, 4 p.m. Dallington Park Community Garden, 18 Dallington Dr. w Picnics and a Walk, Saturday, May 2, 2:30 p.m. Working Women Community Centre, 5 Fairview Mall Dr., Suite 478.

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emembering last year’s floods and ice storm may not be on the top of Torontonians’ list of fun activities this month, but the city wants to hear from you about what it should be doing to help residents in future weather emergencies. The ice storm of late December and the flooding after a massive rain storm in July, saw our city hit with two unprecedented weather incidents which knocked out power, caused environmental damage, and millions of dollars in property damage. The massive thunderstorm of July 8 hit Toronto hard and fast. Rain hammered down in a line across much of the west and central parts of the city, causing power stations to flood and shut down, the subway line to close, roads to turn into small rivers, and basements to flood. In the Don Valley, stranded GO train passengers had to be rescued by boats as water seeped into the train cars. The ice storm wreaked similar our view havoc, knocking out power for (in some cases weeks) as Have your say days tree branches toppled under the on emergency weight of the ice and brought down power lines across Toronto. preparedness Hydro crews from across the province worked for days straight to restore power, and the city estimated some 20 per cent of Toronto’s tree canopy was destroyed. In some parts of the city, is was estimated as much as 50 per cent of the tree canopy was lost. They were both huge incidents impacting hundreds of thousands of people and highlighting the need for all residents to take some basic emergency preparedness steps including stocking of food, candles and cash in case of similar incidents. It also showed how important it is for residents to keep an eye out for neighbours in need and offer help. This month, residents can weigh in on how the city did in responding to these weather emergencies and what it might do better in the future. Meetings are set for May 12 at the Scarborough Civic Centre, May 13 at Toronto City Hall, May 14 at the North York Civic Centre, and May 15 at the Etobicoke Civic Centre. All meetings go from 6 to 9 p.m. Residents who can’t attend the meetings can share their input by going to the city’s website at www. toronto.ca/weatherprooftoronto A report on how the city dealt with the storms will go to the city’s executive committee on July 2.

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unday afternoon I was lucky enough to cross paths with a couple of long-time NHL hockey scouts, Hank Statten and Scooter Davies. The chance meeting took place in the Chicago airport right after they’d witnessed the Blackhawks eliminate the St. Louis Blues from the playoffs. They were waiting to catch a flight to Dallas for what would turn out to be their second firstround finale of the day as the Stars ended up getting knocked out by the Anaheim Ducks. The legendary duo was kind of enough invite me to listen in while they compared notes on the players thus far. Statten: “So Scooter, how ’bout that Jonathan Toews?” Davies: “No kidding, Hank. How ’bout that Duncan Keith?” Statten: “You’ve got that

jamie wayne BUT SERIOUSLY right, partner. How ’bout that Ryan Getzlaf?” Davies: “I guess so, eh. How ’bout that Jamie Benn?” Statten: “I’ll say. How ’bout that Corey Perry?” Davies: “I hear that. How ’bout that Trevor Daley?” Statten: “Tell me about it. How ’bout that Nathan MacKinnon?” Davies: “Took the words right out of my mouth. How ’bout that Zach Parise?” Statten: “How ’bout that Martin St. Louis?” Davies: “How ’bout that Jakub Voracek?” Statten: “How ’bout that P.K. Subban?” Davies: “How ’bout that Rene Bourque?” Statten: “How ’bout that Patrick Marleau?” Davies: “How ’bout that

Anze Kopitar?” Statten: “How ’bout that Joe Pavelski?” Davies: “How ’bout that Drew Doughty?” Statten: “How ’bout that Jarome Iginla and Tuukka Rask? Davies: “How ’bout that Pavel Datsyuk and Henrik Zetterberg?” Statten: “How ’bout that Zdeno Chara? Davies: “You can say that again.” Statten: “If you insist. How ’bout that Zdeno Chara? Davies: “How ’bout you get back to the matter at hand? A comic you’re not.” Statten: “So how ’bout that Paul Martin? That better?” Davies: “Much. How ’bout that Boone Jenner?” Statten: “Now you’re talking my kind of language. Now how ’bout that Canadiens’ sweep?” Davies: “How ’bout that Blackhawks’ comeback?” Statten: “How ’bout all

those first-round overtime games?” Davies: “How ’bout that triple overtime?” Statten: “How ’bout that crazy octuple overtime?” Davies: “There was no octuple overtime.” Statten: “I was just testing you. So, how ’bout we get a move on? That was the announcement for our flight.” Davies: “Race you to the plane?” Statten: “Huh? Aren’t you forgetting something?” Davies: “Oops. How ’bout race you to the plane? You happy now?” Statten: “Ecstatic. How ’bout last one in is a rotten egg?” Davies: “Last is not in my vocabulary. How ’bout first one in gets the aisle seat?” 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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Downton Abbey Fashion WHEN: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Friday, May 2 WHERE: Seneca College Newnham Campus, 1750 Finch Ave. E. CONTACT: media.release@ senecacollege.ca COST: Free Seneca’s Fashion Resource Centre will celebrate the hit TV show Downton Abbey with the exhibit ‘Downton and Us’ in the Boutique@Seneca, showcasing examples of the types of garments that could have been worn by characters on the show.

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Monks’ Cell WHEN: 5 to 9 p.m.; also Saturday, May 2 WHERE: St. Theodore of Canterbury, 111 Cactus Ave. CONTACT: Kari Wood, 416-222-6198, monkscell@hotmail.com COST: $40 50th Anniversary Alumni Pub Night: Brebeuf College School WHEN: 7 p.m. to midnight WHERE: Brebeuf College School, 211 Steeles Ave. E. CONTACT: Michael Da Costa, michael.dacosta@rogers.com COST: Free There will be decades rooms and Brebeuf clothing for sale. Also, a community mass, reception and barbecue lunch Sunday, May 4, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the school.

Solar Observing WHEN: 10 a.m. to noon WHERE: Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Rd. CONTACT: Andrea Mus, 416-696-3191, andrea.mus@osc.on.ca COST: Free Safely observe the sun (weather permitting) with specially filtered telescopes. Learn about our nearest star and try your eye at spotting exotic surface features. This program is offered by the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. Takes place outside main entrance. Check out our complete online community calendar by visiting www. northyorkmirror.com. Read weeks of listings from your North York neighbourhoods as well as events from across Toronto.

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JCCC Annual Bazaar WHEN: Noon to 4 p.m. WHERE: Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, 6 Garamond Ct. CONTACT: Terence Takashima, www.jccc.on.ca, terencetf@rogers.com COST: Free Parkway Valley Tennis Club Opening Day WHEN: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. WHERE: 230 Cassandra Blvd. CONTACT: Adrian Cordea, 416-391-3962, http://pvtc.ca, contact@pvtc.ca COST: Free Gigantic Community Garage Sale and Barbecue

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Temple Sinai Cleanup at Earl Bales Park WHEN: 2 to 4 p.m. WHERE: 4169 Bathurst St. CONTACT: 416-4873281, www.templesinai.net, programs@templesinai.net COST: Free We have the supplies; you bring the energy. Meet at the front doors of Earl Bales Community Centre. Call or email to RSVP.

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North York Senior Games: Pickleball WHEN: 6:30 to 10 p.m. WHERE: Mitchell Field Community Centre, 89 Church Ave. CONTACT: Merrie Lee, 416-223-6864 COST: Free North York Senior Games: Euchre WHEN: 12:30 to 3 p.m. WHERE: Edithvale Community Centre, 131 Finch Ave. W. CONTACT: Diane Richard, 416-221-3208 COST: Free Canadian Opera Company Talk: Don Quixote WHEN: 7 to 8 p.m. WHERE: North York Central Library Auditorium, 5120 Yonge St. CONTACT: Elizabeth, 416-395-5639 COST: Free Dying With Dignity In Canada WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: 18 Wynford Drive Building, 18 Wynford Dr., Main Floor CONTACT: Roby Sadler, 416-285-3910, roby@oraynu.org COST: Free Discussion hosted by Oraynu Congregation for Humanistic Judaism.

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North York Senior Games: Duplicate Bridge WHEN: 12:30 to 4 p.m. WHERE: North York Seniors Centre, 21 Hendon Ave. CONTACT: 416 733-4111 COST: Free

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Teen Talent Night WHEN: 6 to 8 p.m. WHERE: Don Mills Library, 888 Lawrence Ave. E. CONTACT: Debby Ng, 416-3955710, www.torontopubliclibrary.ca, debbyng@torontopubliclibrary.ca COST: Free MAY If you are between the ages of 12 and 19 and would like to showcase your unique talent, email debbyng@ torontopubliclibrary.ca by May 1.

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GETTING FULL CLOSURE THIS WEEKEND ◗DVP East-end Toronto traffic could back up this weekend with a full closure of the Don Valley Parkway. It is slated to close in both directions from the Gardiner Expressway in the south to Hwy. 401 in the north on Friday at 10 p.m. through to Sunday morning at 6 a.m. The City of Toronto says it’s doing its regular spring maintenance and that a rain date, if needed, would occur the weekend of May 23 to 26.

Centre (the former Maple Leaf Gardens). On Nov. 11, at the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto, Heaney was inducted. Heaney, who also graduated North York’s Seneca College and played for the North Yorkbased Aeros hockey club for more than a quarter of a century, was born in Belfast but grew up in the Weston Road/ Hwy. 401 area. She’s now in five Halls of Fame, including the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF), the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA) and Ontario ball hockey halls of fame.

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Another year and another prestigious Hall of Fame for retired women’s hockey pioneer Geraldine Heaney, an Ancaster resident who grew up in North York. A graduate of North York’s Emery Collegiate, Heaney, 46, was among a group of eight announced April 23 as this year’s inductees into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. The ceremony will be held Oct. 22 at the Mattamy Athletic

Police are investigating a possible voyeurism incident after a man was seen leaving the women’s washroom at a Keele Street and Lawrence Avenue department store Feb. 8. Police said a man was seen holding a cell phone prior to entering the washroom just before 8:30 p.m., and several

women entered and exited while he was inside. The man was then seen exiting the washroom looking at his phone. The man is described as white, unshaven, 30 to 35 years old, 5’ 10” tall with a medium build. He was wearing a black toque, a dark coloured jacket and blue jeans. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 416-8081200 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477. SUSPECT SOUGHT IN SEX ASSAULT ON BUS ◗Police are looking for a suspect after a young woman was sexually assaulted on a TTC bus March 17. Police said the victim, 19, was seated on the Lawrence Avenue West bus, travelling east, when a man sat down next to her around 4:45 p.m. She was then sexually assaulted. The man got off the bus at Lawrence Avenue and Keele Street when the victim went to speak with the driver. The man is described as Asian, in his 60s, 5’5” to 5’6” tall with an average build and short grey hair. He was wear-

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Artwork by Toronto Catholic District School Board students will be on display at Don Mills Library, 888 Lawrence Ave. E., starting today until May 31. Also throughout May, paintings by Sharmi Trivedi will be on display at North York Central Library, 5120 Yonge St.

arts in brief For details, visit www.tocentre.com/ georgeweston/sinfoniaMay9 Jack Grunsky at Solar Stage Theatre Kids aged three to eight will enjoy a concert featuring Jack Grunsky at Solar Stage Children’s Theatre, 100 Upper Madison Ave., on the concourse level of the Madison Centre. The award winning singer will present two interactive, fun performances at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, May 3. The Schoolyard Carmen (opera for children, aged four to 10) will be offered by Shoestring Opera Sunday, May 4 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. In this adaptation of the famous Bizet opera, Carmen is a feisty little girl who is new to Canada. She stands up for herself as she confronts the schoolyard bully and learns independence and acceptance in her new country. Later in May, Solar Stage presents the musical-com-

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Winners in Willowdale Art Show

The Willowdale Group of Artists (WGA) recently announced the winners of their annual spring juried art show, a tradition that has spanned more than six decades.

BEST IN SHOW: ‘Untitled’ (manji paper), Stella Kang

One of Toronto’s oldest active arts groups, the WGA is holding its annual show until Friday at the North York Civic Centre from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

Artists’ works are judged in the categories of best in show, best landscape, best floral, best abstract, best still life, best composition and design, and four honorable men-

BEST ABSTRACT: ‘A Subtle Walk on the Road to Happiness’ (mixed media), Rina Gottesman

tions. The civic centre is located at 5100 Yonge St., north of Sheppard Avenue. – Staff photos by Nick Perry

BEST STILL LIFE: ‘Cake Cup’ (acrylic), Louis Davies

HONOURABLE MENTION: ‘Daylight’ (watercolour), Lillian Asquith

BEST COMPOSITION AND DESIGN: ‘Fine Feathers’ (collage), Betty Rowe

BEST LANDSCAPE: ‘Island Dance’ (oil), Karin Fediw

HONOURABLE MENTION: ‘Early Spring on the Madawaska’ (watercolour), Pauline Holancin

i BEST PORTRAIT: ‘Girl in Pink’ (oil), Joanne Braganza

BEST FLORAL: ‘Peony’ (oil), Lucy Poscente

HONOURABLE MENTION: ‘Loppet’ (acrylic), Yves Ameline

To see the winners and honourable mentions visit bit.ly/northyork_galleries


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>>>from page 1 his role is as a cardinal. “There is a lot of investigation into their life,” answered Collins, noting the main prerequisite is for the person to have led a good, humble and holy life. As for his role as a cardinal, Collins replied some of his duties include serving in a committee that helps refugees, helping with the Vatican bank, and voting for the new Pope when necessary. But, he added, most of his time and work is spent in Toronto. Collins provided further insight when one student asked about his daily routine.The class learned that his day starts around 5:15 a.m.; he prays for one hour, drinks decaffeinated coffee in the morning, and then spends

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Blessed John XXIII Grade 8 students Mikhaela Navarro, left, and Tiana Anandappa Skype with Archbishop Tom Collins in Rome Friday.

some time exercising. “Sometimes I visit schools,” Collins added. “It’s been so good to visit with you through Skype and I hope to meet you soon personally.” Jackie Puri, Blessed John

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Esso Medals of Achievement contest winner >>>from page 1 Community Centre. “I was pretty excited,” said Ferguson, head conveyor of Hillcrest Village Minor Hockey Association. She had to keep the news under wraps for about two weeks, finally letting the news out at a banquet April 13, she said. The $10,000 cheque was made possible when Ferguson applied to the Esso Medals and Certificates of Achievement

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BASEMENT FLOODS ARE ON THE RISE. DON’T LET YOUR BASEMENT BE NEXT. Together we can stop heavy rainfall, melting snow and runoff from ending up in your basement. At the City, we’re doing our part by continually updating and maintaining Toronto’s complex underground pipes, sewers p and catch basins. Now it’s your turn. Here are ar some tips to help you flood-proof your home.

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Experience a new world of food Stepping into the Coppa�s Fresh Market on Dufferin Street in Toronto, you immediately notice something different from your typical grocery store—a produce department that would appear to have every kind of fruit and vegetable imaginable. “We take pride in having the best produce assortment in the city,” says John Louie Coppa, President of Coppa’s Fresh Market. “In our rebranded stores, the product is the hero, and the department signs say it all. We’re all about variety and freshness.” Coppa’s Fresh Market is the new brand created for three former Highland Farms stores that separated to become an independent chain. The stores include the former Highland Farms locations on Dufferin Street, Rutherford Road and Bennett Road. “When we decided to set our own course, it was really all about making sure our customers got a great shopping experience, with the best variety and customer service possible,” says Coppa. “Using our family name to brand the stores was our way of telling customers, you can count on us to deliver the best.” The décor has been refreshed with colourful signage and contemporary wayfinding that bring a modern, yet authentic feel to the environment. The most striking feature is a barn board wall in the produce department that includes the company’s new logo and the phrase,“a World of Food”in a glowing, illuminated sign. “A World of

Food is our brand essence and new tagline,” says Frances CoppaGabriele, Vice President at Coppa’s. “It captures the spirit of what we’re all about, bringing the very best, freshest food from around the world and around the corner to our customers.” Recognizing that today’s consumers appreciate quality but are also value-conscious, the stores present a dominant price signage program on end caps and throughout departments.“ We have terrific prices, and we wanted to make sure we got credit for it,” explains Coppa-Gabriele. “Our new price signage program showcases our value and helps customers easily find great deals.” An invigorated focus on customer service and engagement are part of the DNA of the new brand. “We want to be known for being the destination for food discoveries, healthy options, and expert advice,” says Coppa-Gabriele. “Our store associates are critical to helping our customers find the food they love and discover new tastes.” To help define and execute their new brand, Coppa has retained Rodmell & Company a Torontobased agency with deep experience in grocery retail to tackle everything from the new name and brand, to store design, website, brand launch and marketing. “Creating and executing this brand is a real treat,” says Patrick Rodmell, President at Rodmell & Company.Walking into their stores, I knew they had something special; it was just a question of defining

their new brand in a way that gave them the credit they deserved.” Rodmell cites the depth of product variety and ease of shopping as key features of Coppa�s success. “The synergy between product display, signage and negative space in the new stores make them very comfortable shopping experiences. It makes you want to explore.” Creating a brand look and feel that was accepted by existing customers but could also attract new market segments was a priority for Rodmell.“That’s really the magic of successful rebranding,” says Rodmell. “When existing customers embrace change and new customers are compelled to trial, you know you’ve hit a home run.” TheofficiallaunchoftheCoppa�s Fresh Market brand was April 26. Customer reaction to the new name and creative expression of the brand have been overwhelmingly positive. “Walking the floors every day, and all I hear are compliments,” says Coppa. “They say the product looks terrific, they enjoy our new flyer, and the stores feel modern and authentic. It’s exactly the reaction we were hoping for.” Building on the positive momentum of the new name, Coppa’s has signed a deal for a new location in the GTA, with plans to expand to other locations in the near future. When asked about the specific location for the first ground-up new Coppa’s store, John Louie Coppa replies, “Our concept will stack up well against the competition. But they�ll just have to wait a while to see where we�re going next.”

One thing that everyone seems to agree on in this mayoral election: transportation is a defining issue. Well, let me be the heretic in the room, and suggest that may not, in fact, be the case. I come by my heresy honestly, after having heard two candidates – front-runner Olivia Chow and trailing hopeful Karen Stintz – articulate as clearly as anyone yet has, how they’ll pay for the multibillion-dollar downtown relief subway line. Now, the downtown relief line has come up more than a couple of times in mayoral debates and announcements. No one is opposed to it (although Rob Ford puts it at the bottom of his list of priorities). Also, nobody quite knows how to pay for it. Stintz got things rolling early on Tuesday morning, outlining a 15-year plan to raise $1.6 billion. She’d do that for the most part by diverting revenue from parking tickets

david nickle the city and parking lots into a special transportation fund, and also charging an extra $3 levy on certain downtown Green P parking garages. In the afternoon, Chow had a simpler plan. She’d cancel the Scarborough subway and the tax levy council approved to fund it, and having secured financing from the federal and provincial governments, institute a tax levy to pay for TTC repairs and upgrades, and the relief line – or rather, to pay for the $1 billion the city would borrow to fund the city’s share of those things. Both plans are forward looking, and could probably work. One raises taxes more than some would like, one cuts services and sells off assets more than some would like. Neither can really deliver the transit Toronto needs.

The reality is that Torontonians could fund rather more of the things that are needed, through the relatively low property taxes we pay, and through additional taxes that might be imposed by future governments. We’ve been taught to avoid drawing a connection between those things – taxes and services – to the point we’ll send our elected leadership to work with an impossible task, and elect the ones who’ll most gleefully lie about their ability to complete it. And that is the defining question in the 2014 election: will voters finally show the maturity and intelligence it takes to pay for the things we need, and turn away from comfortable lies and half-measures? Will we collectively find the credibility we need to ask our fellow Canadians to do the same?

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Executive committee rejects proposed councillor pay hike for next year There will be no big payday for Toronto councillors settling in for the next term of council, after Toronto’s executive committee rejected a proposal that would have raised their salaries by almost 13 per cent in 2015. The recommendations came from a survey conducted by OCG Strategy and Organization Consulting, that looked at compensation for

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politicians in surrounding municipalities. The survey comes forward as a result of a 2006 decision of council to consider adjusting salaries each term based on the results of the survey. This year, the survey found that councillors’ $105,397 paycheque should be Are you or your increased adolescent one of the 8.9 to $119,025, million Canadians who and the maysuffer from Asthma? o r ’s c o m If so, Toronto Lung Clinic is conducting a research pensation of $177,499 study for adults and adolescents with Asthma. should be Qualified Participants must be: hiked to • 12 years of age or older suffering from $200,013. persistent asthma The • Have daily symptoms of asthma and sometimes have symptoms at night executive commit• Use inhaled medications to control asthma on a daily basis tee rejected Qualified participants may receive study-related the recominvestigational medication. mendation, Qualified participants will also receive compensation instead for their time and travel. electing to To find out more, please call: 416-920-3737 continue

with the annual cost of living increase. Mayor Rob Ford set the tone of the debate, arguing that councillors should be happy with the small annual increase. legislation item deferred wrecall

Bad – or just unpopular – municipal politicians will be able to breathe more easily between elections, after Toronto’s executive committee deferred indefinitely a motion to ask for recall legislation. The notice of motion was brought forward last month by Scarborough councillors Chin Lee and Mike Del Grande. Had it been approved, dissatisfied electors could pull a councillor or mayor out of office if they met fairly stringent criteria. The provincial government is currently considering a private member’s bill looking at recall legislation for MPPs. – David Nickle


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Municipal Class Environmental Assessment Study Notice of Study Completion The City ofToronto has completed two Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (EA) studies to address basement and surface flooding in the area loosely bounded by Highway 400, Jane Street, Finch Avenue West and Wilson Avenue. (please see map).The objective of the studies is to provide recommendations to reduce the risk of future basement and surface flooding, and reduce the amount of stormwater entering the sanitary and storm sewer systems, as well as improve the quality of stormwater runoff before it is discharged to the city’s watercourses. The City has accepted the consultant’s recommendations to help resolve flooding problems in the study areas, which include: • Continue promotion of source control measures which help to manage stormwater where it originates (e.g. roofs, driveways, roads, etc), as well as the City’s Basement Flooding Protection Subsidy Program • Upgrade or replace storm and sanitary sewers at select locations • Install additional catchbasins at locations with excessive surface ponding • Reconfigure storm sewer outfalls to reduce sediment blockage • Seal (e.g. plug) sanitary sewer maintenance hole covers in select low-lying areas • Construct underground relief sewers and storage facilities at certain locations Opportunities for Review The studies were carried out following the requirements for Schedule ‘B’ projects

under the Municipal Class EA. A Project File Report for each study has been completed and has been placed on public record for a 30-day review period starting April 25, 2014 and ending on May 29, 2014. The reports are available for review at: Black Creek Library North York Sheridan Mall 1700 Wilson Ave. (at Jane Street) 416-395-5470 Jane & Sheppard Library 1905 Sheppard Ave. W. (east of Jane Street) 416-395-5966 If you have any outstanding issues with these projects, please address them to the City staff listed below and we will attempt to seek a mutually acceptable resolution. Mae Lee (Rigmea) City of Toronto Public Consultation Unit Metro Hall, 19th Fl., 55 John St. Toronto, ON M5V 3C6 Tel: 416-392-8210 Fax: 416-392-2974 TTY: 416-338-0889 E-Mail: rigmea_lee@toronto.ca Visit: toronto.ca/involved/projects If concerns regarding these projects cannot be resolved in discussion with the City of Toronto, a person or party may request that the Ontario Minister of the Environment make an order for the project to comply with Part II of the Environmental Assessment Act (referred to as a Part II Order), which addresses individual environmental assessments.

The Minister must receive the request in writing by May 29, 2014 at the address below, and a copy must also be sent to the City contact. If no requests are received by May 29, 2014, the City may proceed with the project(s) as outlined in the Project File Reports. The Honourable Jim Bradley Minister of the Environment 77 Wellesley St. W. Ferguson Block, 11th Fl. Toronto, ON M7A 2T5 Issue Date: April 24, 2014

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Henry farm wheels sale At left, Marcel Perrin test rides one of the bikes at the annual Henry Farm Wheels Sale Saturday. Residents brought in bikes, scooters, wagons, roller blades and skates – anything with wheels – to be sold. Saturday was also the opening of the Henry Farm Tennis Club in Havenbrook Park near Don Mills Road and Sheppard Avenus. Below, Will Ho returns the ball at the club opening. Staff photos/Dan Pearce

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From top: Uzma Qureshi gives blood at Jubilee United Church during the annual Project 162 Pay it Forward blood donor clinic in memory of Alistair Hoy Friday afternoon; Dianne Yanaff shows Cathy Lewis the items available on the bake sale table; Greg Daly, left, and joseph Dahonick serve burgers at the clinic.

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he TTC is adding blue seat inserts to its vehicles to clearly denote priority seating for the disabled, seniors and expectant mothers. Designated seating areas are already in place throughout the TTC, but they’re often taken up by able-bodied riders who are either unaware or uncaring the seats are not for them. In response to provincial accessibility requirements, the TTC is also introducing a $235 fine to be levied on anyone who refuses to give up a priority seat when requested to do so by a TTC staff member. to start service to Niagara Falls wGO

GO Transit will resume weekend bus and rail trips to Niagara Falls beginning Victoria Day weekend. From May 16 to 19, the regional transit provider will run trains along the Lakeshore West line from Union Station to Niagara Falls. The service will then run every weekend from June 27 to Sept. 1 and also on Thanksgiving weekend,

rahul gupta TO in TRANSIT Oct. 10 to 13. A shuttle bus service is also planned between Niagara-on-the-Lake and St. Catharines to connect with local GO Train service. A similar weekend service is also planned for the Barrie Line. For more information, visit www.gotransit.com Travel time info on roadways wmajor

The city has introduced anticipated travel time information on overhead electronic road signs at various locations. Similar to the TTC’s Next Bus transit updates system, the information gives motorists a chance to gauge how long it will take them to traverse major roadways such as the Gardiner Expressway, the Don Valley Parkway and Lake Shore Boulevard based on current traffic conditions.

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A new subway art exhibition features powerful images depicting the effects of climate change in nine different countries. Drowning World, featuring the work of South African photographer Gideon Mendel, portrays people from countries like India, Nigeria, Thailand and the United Kingdom as they deal with heavy flooding caused by extreme weather patterns. The exhibit is part of the Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival running May 1 to 31 and will be displayed on the Pattison Onestop video screens on TTC subway platforms. For more information, visit www.contactingtoronto.ca Rahul Gupta is The Mirror’s transit reporter. His column appears every Thursday. Reach him on Twitter: @TOinTRANSIT

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“When it was launched (in 2011), the objective was to have 50 teams participating within three years,” said Martin Saxton, chair of the Canadian Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), one of the organizations sponsoring the event. “We had 60 last year and we’ll have more than 70 this year.” The annual tournament has become a fixture on the school

Yo u n g c r i c k e t e r s f ro m across Toronto are getting set to take to the pitch for the CIMA Mayor’s School Cricket Championship. The sport of cricket is growing quickly in the city, with students at more and more schools taking up the sport each year.

athletic scene since its inception, with the North Albion Collegiate Institute Cougars – a team that hails from close to Mayor Rob Ford’s home – winning the high school boys’ title last year. “It was very, very competitive this (past) year, just as it was last year,” Ford said as he launched this year’s tournament at the Cabbagetown Youth Centre (CYC).

Teams from from across the city fared well last year. York Memorial Collegiate took home the girls’ high school trophy, while Valley Park Middle School took home the boys’ middle school trophy C.W. Jefferys student Chevaughn Smith took home best batsman honours as the top offensive player in last year’s tournament and was awarded a trophy for his

achievement at this year’s tourney launch. He has been playing cricket for years but did not notice it gaining traction in Toronto until recently. “Over the past couple of years, I’ve seen people starting to play but until then it wasn’t really a big thing in Toronto,” he said. “I think when more people start to play it, it will get bigger.”

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BAGELS q Wakame Sushi q The Grill q Cora,York Mills Rd. q Camarra Pizzeria Ristorante 2 014 2014 q Bagel King q Triple Crown Bar & Restaurant q Dino’s q Demi’s Wilmington Name: q Bagel Plus READERS’ R EADERS’ q United Bakers q Denny’s q Domino’s Pizza Postal Code: q Bagel World q Windfield’s Restaurant CHOICE Address: q Eggsmart q Fresh Slice Pizza q Gryfe’s NOMINEE N OMINEE Phone: Email: q Fry Basket q Louis Classic Piazzo FISH & CHIPS q Mamma Mias *No purchase necessary. The Contest is open to residents of Toronto, Ontario 18 years of age or older. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible q Happy Bagel q McDonald’s entries received. Two (2) grand prizes will be awarded. Approximate retail value of total prizes available to be won is $500. Entrants must correctly q Black Cat q Kivas q Mike’s q Metro Supermarket answer, unaided, a mathematical skill-testing question to be declared a winner. Contest closes May 25, 2014 at 11:59pm. To enter online and for complete contest rules visit www.insidetoronto.com/Contests to vote. Faxed or photocopied ballots will not be accepted. q Danny’s Dish & Chips q St. Urbain q Steve’s q Pizza Hut

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Let’s bring back play this summer Spring is finally here and with it, the sounds of laughter and kids playing are in the air once again. Bike rides, shooting hoops and playground fun are just some of the ways kids get active in the spring and summer months. It’s a good thing too, because recent reports show that Canadian kids just aren’t getting enough exercise. According to the Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology, kids should get at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity every single day. Unfortunately, for many children that simply isn’t the case. This spring and summer, consider enrolling your child in an organized sport or physical activity, such as soccer, baseball, swim-

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remove some of those financial pressures so all kids can have the opportunity to get in the game.” Help bring back play in your community this May by supporting the Jumpstart Red Ball campaign. Head into your local Canadian Tire, Mark’s, Sport Chek, Atmosphere or National Sports store and donate $2 in exchange for your own Jumpstart Red Ball, representing the gift of play you are giving to a deserving child. One hundred per cent of your donation helps kids in your community. To learn more about how Jumpstart is making an impact in your community or to make a donation, visit canadiantire.ca/jumpstart.

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Auctions & Sales

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DELIVERY POSITIONS AVAILABLE FOR ALL AGES! Reliable delivery people are required immediately for newspaper delivery in your area. The successful candidates will: Be extremely reliable. Enjoy working in their community Deliver newspapers door to door throughout North York. Thursday delivery only. You must be available to insert and meet our delivery deadlines. Please call our area representatives if you would like to deliver in one of these areas: M2K, M2L, M2P, M2R, M3H Erika Field - 416-495-6649 M2H, M2J, M3A Jamie Romero - 416-774-2349 M3J, M3K, M3L, M3M, M3N, M9L, M9M Adelaide Mensah - 416-774-2321 M2M, M2N, M3B, M3C, M4A Ellen Hsieh - 416-774-2350 M6A, M6B, M6L, M6B Antony Mureverwi - 416-774-2296

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Our client, Magna International has positions available in Concord, Woodbridge & Etobicoke Light Packagers, Assemblers, Machine Operators, Forklift Operators & CNC Operators To apply, please send us your resume: E-mail: recruiting@hcr.ca Fax: 416-622-7258 • Tel: 416-622-1427 19 Four Seasons Place 2nd Floor, Toronto ON M9B 6E7 www.hcr.ca

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Mortgages/Loans

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25 years experience. Richard & Janet 416-431-7180 416-566-7373 Articles for Sale (Misc.) MOVINGUPRIGHT Piano $899. Baby Grand, $2,799. Excellent condition. Help with delivery. Call Robert, 416-791-8595

Articles Wanted

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Cemetery Plots

Cameras & Video Equipment

HIGHLAND MEMORY Garden, North York; 2 plots for sale, can be used for 2 in ground or 4 cremations. Value $12,000 for both. Selling for $8,500. Please call 416-895-9778

Articles for Sale

HOT TUB (SPA) Covers Best Price, Best Quality. All shapes & Colours Available.

COLLECTABLE FILM CAMERAS FOR SALE: F3 Nikon with motor drive; FA Nikon with motor drive and 50mm F1.8 lens; FA Nikon with motor drive and 24mm 2.8 lens; Nikkor ED 180mm 3 Vivitar flashes 285 HV; Quantum battery pack and charger; Tameron 300mm lens 2.8 and filters. Package deal only. $900 or best offer. Call Ian at 416-698-3828 after 6:00pm.

Apartments & Flats for Rent

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Medical/Health Needs

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Building Equipment/ Materials

Home Renovations

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