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Shandong Association picnic slated The Shandong Association/ Confucius Cultural Society of Ontario holds its annual picnic on July 27 at Thomson Park. The picnic runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children under 12, and kids under five are free. Thomson Park is located off Brimley Road just north of Lawrence Avenue. For more info, call Susan at 416-754-0736.

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The Agincourt Chess Club meets this Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. at the L’Amoreaux Community Centre. 2000 McNicoll Ave. Those interested in playing chess are invited to take part. There are no fees, teaching or tournaments. Call Alex Knox at 416-493-0019 after 6 p.m.

evenings at the Miller Lash House on the University of Toronto Scarborough grounds in the Highland Creek valley. The pub nights will take place Thursdays until mid August and are hosted by the University of Toronto Scarborough food and beverage services. Food and drinks will be available on the patio of the historic Miller Lash House which was built in 1913. To recognize the 100th anniversary of the house, a Miller Lash House Ale is among the beverages available at the bar.

Guildwood residents are reviving popular walking tours of Guild Park, a historic 88-acre park in their lakefront subdivision known for its gardens, sculpture and architectural fragments of vanished Toronto buildings. Starting at 6:30 p.m., the 45-minute tours will meet on Wednesdays and Thursdays until Aug. 29 at a flagpole by the front driveway of the former Guild Inn on Guildwood Parkway. People taking a tour through Aug. 11 can stay for an outdoor production of The Misanthrope by the Guild Festival Theatre.

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Chinese Christain Mission in Agincourt is hosting children’s summer day camps for youngsters aged 6 to 10 in grades 1 to 5. The theme this year is “Green Earth”. Part of the day will include songs, crafts and recreational activities with lessons each day based on learning more about our planet. The day camp goes from Aug. 12 to 16 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Agincourt Mall, Unit 100. Cost $100. For more details, call

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Intercultural Dialogue Institute GTA hosts a Ramadan Friendship dinner tomorrow night starting at 7:30 p.m. The Iftar Dinner at Nile Academy Elementary Campus backyard, 25 Civic Rd. For more details and to register visit www.RamadanDinners.ca Centre campaign legacy launched wMomiji

A $2 million Preserve the Legacy capital campaign to maintain and sustain the Momiji Centre in south Scarborough has been launched. Momiji Centre is a 135 unit supportive care seniors apartment, predominatly for those of Japanese heritage. It is located at 3555 Kingston Rd. E., near Markham Road. A plaque unveiling and program to launch the campaign is set for this Friday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. For more visit, www.momiji. on.ca

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Physiotherapists bring protest to Liberal candidate’s door MIKE ADLER madler@insidetoronto.com Physiotherapists staged a demonstration outside the office of ScarboroughGuildwood Liberal candidate Mitzie Hunter last Friday hoping to halt changes they say will put thousands across Ontario out of jobs and leave seniors without weekly free treatments many depend on. The province’s health ministry says it is expanding service across the province on Aug. 1, but health professionals working with the current system of physiotherapy clinics say the new system will actually cut current spending on physiotherapy. Their anxiety and anger over the change has attached itself to the ScarboroughGuildwood provincial byelection. “I think people who are thinking of voting Liberal need to know,” said Tony Melles, executive director of the Designated Physiotherapy Clinics’ Association, which brought protestors to Hunter’s office, charging 3,000 physiotherapy workers “will be out of a job” on Aug. 1 and that arranging new physio providers for 35,000 seniors in retirement homes, supportive housing or their own homes could take months. Dimitra Liadis, a physiotherapist at the Sts. Peter and Paul Residence who protested last week, said she has laid

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A group of physiotherapists protest outside Scarborough-Gildwood Liberal candidate Mitzie Hunter’s campaign headquarters Friday afternoon. They are upset by the Ontario Liberals plans to cut physiotherapy funding for seniors.

off four assistants and is preparing to close the clinic she has operated in the Milner Avenue retirement home since 2003. “It’s a disguise for a huge cut. That’s all it is,” Liadis said of the new provincial strategy, which she argues abandons regular maintenance of mobility and strength in the elderly – until now eligible for free sessions up to twice a week – in favour of more restricted “episodic care.” Liadis said her clinic has 100 active patients, half of which are living through

subsidies at the home and cannot afford to pay for treatment privately. The Central East Community Care Access Centre will treat only 10 per cent – those that are immobile – with others expected to go to an off-site community clinic, “which they won’t,” she said. “They’ll be discharged Aug. 1 into nothing.” Hunter’s campaign spokesperson said the candidate was not at the office when the protestors arrived, but later tried to call them. In a statement, though, Hunter said the

system must change. “Year over year, the health payout for physiotherapy continues to be greater than what is allocated in the budget for physiotherapy,” the statement said. “Moving forward, government will now directly fund physiotherapy and exercise services for seniors and actually will be expanding availability across Ontario, and ultimately serve more seniors.” In an interview this month, Minister of Health Deb Matthews said the province

is doubling the number of people who have access to its physiotherapy services, arguing the new system will give the province better value for money and provide physiotherapy to all who need it. “If they can’t get to a clinic, they will receive it at home.” Matthews also said four large companies had bought most of the contracts for OHIP-billing designated physiotherapy clinics, which have provided service for decades but concentrated it mainly in southern Ontario. “It’s definitely a difficult time for these companies,” she said. Melles said the clinics will be contracted to provide service at some retirement homes or other venues they serve now, but on a capped basis. There is confusion about where service will continue or won’t, he said. The association, he added, will try a court challenge this Thursday to quash the new system or delay the Aug. 1 changeover date. Worries over continued service are not restricted to seniors. Terry Walker, a middleaged Scarborough man who has neurological damage, said he goes to a clinic in Bloor West Village twice a week for exercises, electrical stimulation and ultrasound on one knee. “I know it helps me because I never used to be able to stand for very long,” he said.

Walker is signing people to a petition calling on the province to review and reverse the decision. “They’re telling me (at the clinic) I only get 12 visits a year” under the new system, said the Birch Cliff man, who said he doesn’t have the money to pay for private treatments. Letters written last month by the president of Villa Elegance, a Kennedy Road condominium which functions much like a retirement home for Chinese seniors and has physiotherapy sessions for residents on its first floor, brought responses from Opposition health critics critical of the new provincial system. “Simply put, the only way the government can manage expanding coverage while reducing the budget is to cut services to Ontarians who currently depend on multiple treatments annually,” said Christine Elliot, the Progressive Conservative critic and deputy leader. She said the party has asked Matthews to delay the “shortsighted” changes, “until there has been proper consultation and a guarantee that seniors will not have their physiotherapy services cut.” The ministry said the changes will be implemented on Aug. 1 but “the expansion of clinic services will be rolled out throughout the fall.”

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Two women sought after man in wheelchair robbed A 32-year-old man was assaulted and robbed by two women early Sunday. Police said the wheelchairbound man was approached by the women near Kingston Road and Thatcher Avenue, east of Brimley Road, around 3:30 a.m. One woman punched the man in the face while her accomplice tipped him out of the wheelchair. Both women then kicked the victim and stole his wallet, keys and cellphone. The victim suffered minor injuries; paramedics treated him at the scene. The robbers are white and 35 to 36 years old. One has

long dark brown curly hair and a heavy build. The other has shaved short dark brown hair and a thin build. Man hit by car in Highland Creek dies A man struck by a car while trying to cross a street last week in the Highland Creek area has died of his injuries. Toronto Police said the 47-year-old pedestrian was using a crosswalk on Watson Street from its east side at 10:25 p.m.on July 11 when he was struck by a Honda Civic turning left onto Watson from Old Kingston Road. Taken to hospital, the injured man died July 14.

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Police are looking for a man after a woman was sexually assaulted in a park near Morningside and Sheppard avenues. Police said a man came up to the victim, started talking to her and then sexually assaulted her around 1 p.m. on Friday. The suspect is 45 to 50 years old, 5’5” to 5’7” tall with a dark complexion, salt and pepper hair, yellow crooked teeth, a moustache, a pot belly and a medium build. He wore dark shorts, a black brimmed cap with white outlined black lettering and a

Woman robbed of necklace Three males are being sought following a weekend mugging. Police said one male came up to a 52-year-old woman and started talking to her near Ellesmere and Orton Park roads around 5:50 p.m. on Saturday, July 20. He then pushed the victim to the ground, grabbed her necklace and fled south on Orton Park with two accomplices. The victim escaped injury. Two suspects are black, 20

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A man faces charges after a boy was allegedly sexually assaulted on several occasions between 1987 and 1997. Police said the accused has been a youth volunteer. Maurice Fairweather, 49, of Toronto was arrested July 15 and charged with two counts of sexual assault and one count each of sexual exploitation, sexual interference and gross indecency.

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f it wasn’t for the Scarborough subway debate, it would seem Toronto has nothing else to talk about. Which brings us to the point of this editorial: talking. If transit is of such importance, then politicians should give Torontonians the chance to talk about it.

The debate hit a fevered pitch after Ford Fest, where Mayor Rob Ford said he was inundated with Scarborough residents telling him they wanted a subway. To make it sound like all of Scarborough took transit to Thomson Park July 5 and filled the ear of the mayor with chants of ‘We want subways!’ is hard to believe. The right approach would be to have more transit town halls – during the day and at night – so as many Torontonians as possible can have their say. That this approach should have taken place more during the David Miller era when Transit City was being constructed is a given. That these conversations our view should have continued when Ford wanted to axe Transit Hold transit Mayor City, expand subways, and now change the Scarborough RT meetings agreement with Metrolinx to a across city subway, is also obvious. However, it seems residents are, once again, at the whim of politicians – at all three levels of government. A shining example was the case with transportation minister Glen Murray’s announcement that $400 million has been removed from the Scarborough RT revitalization budget due to other construction issues at Kennedy station. There should be transit debates across Toronto because everyone will be impacted by the end result. Whether it’s the Eglinton or Finch LRT lines, the proposed Downtown Relief Line, or the currentlytrendy Scarborough subway debate, every kilometre of track laid down – LRT or subway – has a citywide impact, which cannot be ignored. So why are citizens, en-masse, being ignored? Why are they not being invited to town halls in various parts of the city to discuss transit in its entirety? Why are councillors not concerned about this lack of openness? Why, with so much money on the table to create a fluid transit solution – which includes cars – are Torontonians not being consulted? It’s all the same people being taxed to pay for these solutions. Why are we not being asked for our input on this issue?

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ack in the day, I didn’t have to rely on air conditioning to make it through hot spells. Talking hockey was enough to do the trick. Not anymore. Fact is, talking about today’s NHL makes me even hotter under the collar than I already am, especially when you’re conversing with one real tough cookie. Cookie: “I keep hearing the reason the Leafs can’t make any more roster acquisitions is because of the impact of free agency on players’ salaries. I know nothing about the business of sports. Can you explain that relationship to me?” Me: “No problemo. Let’s say Team ‘X’ is interested in signing Free Agent ‘X’ away from another club. What that means is...” Cookie: “Uh, I hate to stop you right away, but wouldn’t Free Agent ‘X’ already be on Team ‘X’, given that they’re the same letters and all? It seems

jamie wayne BUT SERIOUSLY logical to me.” Me: “Are you implying I’m not logical, Mr. Spock?” Free agent frenzy Cookie: “Not at all. I just don’t think you comprehend the subtlety of employing variables. Why don’t you just make it Team ‘X’ and Free Agent ‘Y’ or Team ‘Y’ and Free Agent ‘X’? It’ll avoid confusion. Trust me.” Me: “Noted. So Team ‘Y’ wants to sign Free Agent ‘X’ for ‘X’ dollars, Now...” Cookie: “Uh, uh, uh. You’re using ‘X’ in two different contexts again.” Me: “Team ‘Y’ wants to sign Free Agent ‘X’ for ‘Z’ dollars. You happy, now?” Cookie: “Ecstatic. Carry on.” Me: “What’s complicating this scenario is that Free Agent ‘Y’ is also making ‘Z’

dollars and he’s not as good as Free Agent ‘X’, so...” Cookie: “Hang on. Do you mean Free Agent ‘Y’ from the previously mentioned Team ‘Y’ or do you mean a free agent on a different team?” Me: “Who cares? He could be on any team.” Cookie: “No, he couldn’t. We’ve already established that all the free agents on Team ‘X’ would be named Free Agent ‘X’. Ditto, all the free agents on Team ‘Y’ would be named Free Agent ‘Y’. So why don’t you just call him Free Agent ‘A’?” Me: “Why don’t I just call who Free Agent ‘A’?” Cookie: “The guy you just referred to as Free Agent ‘Y’” Me: “If you say so.” Cookie: “Excellent. So, just to recap, where you left off, Team ‘Y’ wants to sign Free Agent ‘X’ for ‘Z’ dollars. The problem is Free Agent ‘A’ is making ‘Z’ dollars and Free Agent ‘A’ is not as good as Free Agent ‘X’.

Now, please proceed.” Me: “Proceed? I don’t know what the heck you’re talking about. Look, I think we both need a break. Do you want to get some Chinese food? I could have sworn I saw a menu on the table in the kitchen.” Cookie: “You did and it’s taken care of, pal. I ordered before you came over to save time, in case we got into one of our typical, lengthy hot discussions. Here’s what I asked for, ‘X’ from Column ‘A’, ‘X’ from Column ‘B’, ‘X’ from...” Me: “Uh, do you mean ‘X’ from Column ‘A’ and ‘Y’ from Column ‘B’, etc.?” Cookie: “No. How on earth did you arrive at that conclusion?” Me: “Your lecture on proper variable usage. How else?” Jamie Wayne is a lifelong columnist, who takes writing very seriously. The topics? Not so much. His column appears every Tuesday. Contact him at jamie.wayne@sympatico.ca

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it’s happening ◗ Thursday, July 25

East Scarborough Festival Market WHEN: 2 to 6 p.m. WHERE: St. Margaret’s Parkette, 4130 Lawrence Ave. E. CONTACT: Sarah, 416-298-5825, esfm@live.ca COST: Free Family Friendly event with entertainment, vendors and fresh food. Thursdays July and August. Vendors and entertainment wanted. Discover Canada WHEN: 6 to 8:30 p.m. WHERE: Burrows Hall Library, 1081 Progress Ave. CONTACT: Rubeen Chauhan, 416-588-6288, rchauhan@culturelink. ca COST: Free CultureLink hosts a citizenship education mentoring circle Thursdays until Sept. 5. Summer Patio Concert WHEN: 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. WHERE: University of Toronto Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail CONTACT: Andrew Hercules, 416 208 2931 COST: Free Free outdoor evening concert with performances by UTSC’s Alumni & Community Concert Band and the Alumni & Community Concert Choir. Please note that in case of inclement weather, the concert will take place in room AC 223 in the Academic Resource Centre.

Swing Dance Classes WHEN: 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. WHERE: Royal Canadian Legion Branch 614, 100 Salome Dr. CONTACT: Carolyn Cross, 416-447-9774 COST: $35 per session Learn to swing dance Thursdays, 7:30 p.m. First class free, session of five classes $35. New session every six weeks. The Misanthrope by Molière WHEN: 7:30 to 10 p.m. WHERE: Guildwood Park, 201 Guildwood Parkway CONTACT: 416-915-6750 COST: Tickets: $25, kids under 12 free Guild Festival Theatre presents Molière’s The Misanthrope at the openair Greek Stage at the Guild Gardens until Aug. 11. Showtimes: Wednesday to Sunday at 7:30 p.m. and matinees Sunday at 2 p.m.

◗ Saturday, July 27

Multicultural Exploration of Canada Festival WHEN: today and tomorrow from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. WHERE: Ashtonbee Road from Warden to Thermos, Ashtonbee Road from Warden to Thermos CONTACT: 647-763-3820 COST: Free Local community street festival representing 57 cultures with performing arts groups, food and merchandise vendors, and an on-site job fair. .

looking ahead ◗ Sunday, Aug. 11

Big Band Music at its best WHEN: 2 to 4:30 p.m. WHERE: Scarborough Village Theatre, 3600 Kingston Rd. CONTACT: Al Minshull, 416-805-1283 COST: $25 The 17 piece Swing Shift Big Band in concert with the Hamilton All Star Vocal Jazz Ensemble an amazing group of singers in the style of the New York Voices. Sinatra and Basie songs. Order tickets online under book- a- seat under main menu. CHECK OUT OUR complete online community calendar by visiting www.scarboroughmirror.com. Read weeks of listings from your Scarborough neighbourhoods as well as events from across Toronto. The Guild Alive with Culture and Arts WHEN: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. WHERE: The Guildwood Inn Gardens, 201 Guildwood Parkway CONTACT: GuildAlive@guildalivewithculture.ca COST: Free Taste of Teesdale WHEN: Noon to 5:30 p.m. WHERE: Teesdale Centre, 40 Teesdale Place CONTACT: Barbara, 416-694-1138 COST: Free Community Festival, vendor tables, bouncy castle, kids activities, face painting. Birkdale Saturday Night WHEN: 7:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. WHERE: Birkdale Community Centre, 1299

Ellesmere Rd. CONTACT: Jim, 416267-6621 COST: $6 Everyone welcome.

◗ Monday, July 29

Scarborough Taoist Tai Chi at Knox Presbyterian Church WHEN: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. WHERE: Taoist Tai Chi Society, 2190 Warden Avenue, Unit G6 CONTACT: 416-2981886, scarborough@taoist.org COST: varies Beginner and continuing Taoist Tai Chi classes on Monday 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. or Thursday 7-9 p.m.

◗ Tuesday, July 30

Weaving Memoirs on the Web (Series 2) WHEN: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

WHERE: Albert Campbell District Library, 496 Birchmount Rd. CONTACT: Albert Campbell District Branch, Toronto Public Library, 416-396-8890, COST: Free Older adults interested in telling their stories on the Internet through their own blog are paired with high school age volunteers who provide technological assistance weekly for four weeks from Tuesday, July 30 to Aug. 6, 13, 20. Older adults: Call the branch to register. Participants should commit to all 4 sessions. Women’s Cancer Support Group WHEN: 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. WHERE: St. Paul’s L’Amoreaux Centre, 3333 Finch Ave. East CONTACT: Kenneth Nunney, 416-493-3333 COST: Free Support group for women 55 years and over who have been diagnosed with cancer. Please call to register before attending.

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BYELECTION INFORMATION: The provincial byelection for Scarborough-Guildwood is Thursday, Aug. 1. The Mirror asked candidates from the Green Party, the Liberals, the NDP and the Progressive Conservatives four questions. Their answers are below. Other candidates running in the byelection are Danish Ahmed (Party for People with Special Needs), Jim Hamilton (Independent), Matt Oliver (Freedom Party), Bill Rawdah (The People’s Political Party of Ontario), Raphael Rosch (Family Coalition Party), and Heath Thomas (Libertarian Party).

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How can a provincial government make a tragedy like the Danzig Street shooting less likely to happen in Scarborough?

■ As TTC Chair and Vice-Chair of the City of Toronto’s Public Works Committee I have managed multi-billion dollar budgets and delivered better transit, reliable services and accountable government for people in Toronto and Scarborough. Now I want to deliver results for the people of Scarborough-Guildwood. I want to join Andrea Horwath and the NDP who delivered real results for people, cutting auto insurance and wait times for home care and created 25,000 jobs for youth.

■ I will deliver better and more affordable and reliable transit for Scarborough-Guildwood with no unfair new taxes or new fees on families. People in Scarborough-Guildwood have waited long enough and they have paid their fair share. Scarborough-Guildwood deserves better, reliable and more affordable transit now. The Liberals want to charge families up to $1,000 more a year for transit while they let the richest corporations keep $2 billion every year through corporate tax loopholes. That’s just wrong.

■ People in Scarborough-Guildwood need transit now to get around the riding. Subways and LRTs are good options but they both take time to build. Ten years from now even if a subway were built, people in ScarboroughGuildwood will still be taking buses. People in Scarborough-Guildwood need a transit network now with no unfair taxes or new fees so families can go where they need to go as quickly and efficiently as possible.

■ The provincial government should serve the needs of the people of ScarboroughGuildwood. It should improve rental housing with real rent control and landlord licensing so families have safe, clean and affordable housing. It should provide proper funding for local school programs and support for local communities. And it can provide young people with jobs and opportunities. I will push the Liberal government to create more jobs for youth to add to the 25,000 jobs created by the NDP.

■ I grew up in Scarborough, went to high school here, and studied at U of T Scarborough campus. I worked to put myself through school and started my own small business here. I have worked for large corporations and not-for-profits; most recently as the CEO at CivicAction. My professional experiences in conjunction with my MBA education; and my own personal experiences of life in Scarborough sets me apart from others. I have lived, studied, and worked here.

■ With this riding having three priority neighbourhoods and the highest urban, offreserve aboriginals in Ontario; I will champion for increased focus on youth, especially at-risk youth, and opportunities for them. Specifically, I will fight to bring a portion of the $245 million set aside for the youth jobs strategy to this community. I want to collaborate with local stakeholders to decide how to best allocate this funding. We need to ensure youth feel part of this community.

■ From my conversations at the doors, residents have been clear that access to transit is a priority issue for them. I am supporting the expansion of the subway to Scarborough because residents in Scarborough deserve high quality transit to get them moving easily and seamlessly. This subway expansion will also deliver economic development and create jobs. It will ultimately help to build a better Scarborough.

■ We must work together as a community to ensure this type of tragedy is less likely to happen. Government has taken steps to address root of violence issues. It appointed Dr.Curling to provide advice and made funding permanent to violence prevention programs. There’s been progress made, but there is more to be done. I want to help create cohesiveness between government and community stakeholders to address the issues in the community and promote civic participation.

■ As a resident of Scarborough-Guildwood, I understand the issues that affect our community everyday. My family attended schools here; use the transit system; and are cared for by local hospitals. I am not a career politician. I came to Canada 25 years ago and made a living for my family. In the last few years, Ontario’s economy has struggled. I entered this race to give back to a community that has given me so much.

■ The latest statistics have put unemployment in our community at over 13 per cent, much higher than the provincial rate of roughly seven per cent. This is an issue that has a broad impact throughout our community. Ontario faces a sad paradox; there is a skilled worker shortage, but large numbers of people, disproportionately youth, are unemployed. I will champion jobs for ScarboroughGuildwoood as part of the Ontario PC plan to put us onto a path of prosperity.

■ The solution to breaking gridlock and unlocking the economic potential of Scarborough is by delivering subways to our community now. The people of Scarborough have been clear and we cannot be side-tracked by political self-interest. A fiscally-prudent government can deliver this promise as part of a long-term vision for economic development. The PC government commits to doing this without new tax tools that would disproportionately affect our community financially.

■ Sadly, senseless acts of violence continue to disproportionately affect those in our community. This is a problem that cannot be oversimplified; it deserves a multi faceted approach from all levels of government. As a voice for our community, I will work day and night at Queen’s Park to push the provincial government to take a comprehensive approach to relevant education, economic and community development, and law and order to address the violence in our community.

■ I’ve practised law across the country and internationally. I’ve seen the beauty of our world and, as the son of a family farmer, I’m intimately aware our natural wealth in Ontario. This helps me appreciate the connection between a prosperous economy, healthy environment, just society, and the need to balance all three. That’s why I am running for the Greens: we’re a party of balance, the best of the left, the right, and more!

■ Healthcare. Our riding deserves an MPP who takes the social determinants of health seriously. I do. Our well-being is connected to what we eat, how we get around, where we live, and how much money we make. I will champion nutritious food, physical fitness, access to high-quality community care, affordable housing, living wages, and the equal funding for our hospitals and integrated health teams, while working to increase efficiencies in order to keep spending sustainable.

■ Light Rail. If we had an honest debate about transit it would be clear: subways face a $300 million funding gap, will take half a generation (12 years) to complete, and cost $1 billion more than the already funded, already planned LRT. Subways mean more of what Scarborough knows too well: delayed connection. LRT is action today to lessen grid lock, improve air quality, reduce carbon emissions, improve our health, productivity and quality of life.

■ Community well-being and public safety should be the first priority of government in partnership with local NGOs and business. There is a correlation between crime rates and poverty. We must work for an economy that offers meaningful employment – especially for young people; an environment that enables connection to nature – clean air, fresh water, and a stable climate; and strong social programs that meet needs of the most vulnerable. All will help reduce poverty and violence.


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Artist Amy Phone started painting as a hobby when she retired in 2007. Now her work is on display until this Thursday at the Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto for charity. The work is on display daily from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. And on Thursday from 11 to 4 p.m. All proceeds will be going to the Canadian Cancer Society. The Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto is located at 5183 Sheppard Ave, at Progress Avenue. For more information, call 416-659-3945. Patio Concert perform wSummer

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Performances take place at the Greek amphitheatre. The Guild Inn is at 201 Guildwood Pkwy. Show times are Wednesday to Sunday at 7:30 p.m. and matinee performaces are Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $25 and children aged 12 and under are free. Call 416-915-6750 or visit www.guildwoodfestivaltheatre.ca/tickets/

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Death Notices

Death Notices

PAUL GALLAGHER August 23, 1935 - July 11, 2013 It is with great sadness we share the passing of Paul Gallagher. Loving husband, of 55 years, to Mildred; wonderful father to John, Julie and daughter-in-law, Karen; incredible grandfather to Patrick, Sean, Arianna and Gracie; and dear Papa to Charlotte. Paul passed away all too soon at his home, in Ajax and will be greatly missed and fondly remembered by all who knew him. Paul had a special way of looking at the world and everyone loved talking to him and listening to his wonderful words of wisdom. Memories will be forever cherished by his loving family. Family and friends were received at the McEachnie Funeral Home, 28 Old Kingston Road, Pickering Village, on Monday, July 15 from 5-9pm. Funeral Mass was held at, St. Francis de Sales Church, Ajax, on Tuesday, July 16 at 10am. As expressions of sympathy, donations in lieu of flowers can be made to the Royal Ontario Museum or Covenant House. Special Services

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Eavestroughs & Siding SEAMLESS EAVESTROUGH, soffit, facia, siding. Also repair work. Over 30 years experience. For the best prices please call Reijo 416-431-1558.

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Flooring & Carpeting

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SMALL TREE REMOVAL and pruning. Free Estimates! Call Allan for great rates at 416-755-3420.

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