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December 2018/ Scarborough, Ontario


Michael Pasquale has always held warm memories of Providence Healthcare. His grandmother and aunts had received exceptional care there and those experiences stayed with him over the years. When the time came to seek palliative care.MORE

 Martin Howard loves “old mechanical things” and is captivated by the “beauty and intrigue” of antique machinery. He chose 19th century typewriters to be his collectable, not from a love of writing (although he is eloquent enough), but from his appreciation for their.MORE
In  a new collection of short stories, Bluffs Monitor columnist  Jim Sanderson takes readers through the adventures and discoveries of a young boy growing up in Toronto in the 1950s and 60’s.  Jim’s family has lived .MORE

Of the various types of road user, there is probably none that gets more encouragement than cyclists and it is cyclists that we are going to take a look at in this third article on road safety in the bluffs. Encouragement to use a bike to get around the city is coming from many organisations, from advocacy groups to the City of Toronto, and the three   ….MORE

A pastoral patch of land nestled in the midst of the bustling city of Scarborough is home to a thriving three-hundred-plus member Christian congregation, St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church. The church’s mission has been to share God’s love in ….MORE

It was an absurd snow storm during Christmas 2013 that brought communities together. All across Ontario people were without electricity for days, sometimes weeks. Trees and electrical wires were encased by inches of ice that caused them to fall by the minute. For the first time in a long time, families spent time …MORE

Part 9 of our serial.