The fifth annual Emery Charity Venetian Ball

  •  November, 2019
By Sean Delaney On Friday, Oct.25 the fifth annual Emery Charity Venetian Ball returned to the Fontana Primavera Banquet Hall. In attendance were more than 350 community members for an evening reminiscent of a grand Venetian carnival. It was a night filled with glamour and high fashion, but als...

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Local tree receives official heritage designation

  •  October, 2019
By Tim Lambrinos It’s now about a tree that has become more colourful than any other tree in all of Toronto. It’s the massive red oak of Coral Gable Drive – estimated to be between 250 and 350 years old. The tree stands in the rear yard of a home built in the early 1960’s. Prior to that, th...

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Yesterday and Today: Anthony Perruzza

  •  May, 2019
St. Basil’s Brawny Italian Army By Tim Lambrinos St. Basil-the-Great College opened in 1962 at the corner of Weston Road and Sheppard. The school was constructed on the former Jethro Crang family apple orchard. The purchase of the property by the Basilian Fathers included an elegan...

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A sit down with councillor Anthony Perruzza

  •  December, 2018
On Oct. 22, seasoned politician Anthony Perruzza defeated long-time incumbent Giorgio Mammoliti to take the council seat for the newly combined Ward 7/8 Humber River/Black Creek. The Emery Village Voice sat down with Perruzza to ask him what his vision for the future is, and how he plans on repr...

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Mega city election a goodbye to incumbents

  •  November, 2018
By Tim Lambrinos On Oct. 22, the City of Toronto held their municipal elections. The Premier of Ontario, Doug Ford, trimmed the political field so that our community, and the community to our east, would be represented by a singular municipal official at City Hall. The timing of t...

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