Yesterday and Today - April 2021

  •  May, 2021
By Tim Lambrinos A solid foundation of music exists in Emery Village. It spawned many fabulous professional musicians over the decades. But few persons in Canada have been able to transition their music from being relevant into being accepted by the general public at large as smoothly as John M...

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Shift to a transmission shop you can trust

  •  May, 2021
By Sean Delaney Ralph Razack and his Powershift Transmissions shop came to Emery Village due to events that followed the classic cliché, everything happens for a reason. Because Razack thought his future endeavour would be in a different location, and under a different name, until a few broken pr...

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Spill sees BIA security in action

  •  May, 2021
On the morning of April 14, a cloud of orange smoke closed Hwy 400 in both directions. Just after 11 a.m., Toronto police responded to a fire at an industrial factory in Emery Village. According to Toronto Fire Services, a chemical reaction occurred at an industrial fertilizer factory which resulted...

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June is Seniors' Month in Ontario

  •  May, 2021
A perfect time to honour the giants whose shoulders you stood on By Sean Delaney In the province of Ontario, the month of June should hold a special place in everyone’s hearts, because everyone can thank the generations that came before them for the gifts they have today. It is an ubiquitou...

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Yesterday and Today - March 2021

  •  April, 2021
Bringing it together at Amansie Place By Tim Lambrinos Travelling near the centre of Emery Village, residents will see City councillor Anthony Perruzza has a new curbside presence. His constituency office is now located along the front walkway of Amansie Place, a large apartment building on t...

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Happy birthday Lee Jackson

  •  April, 2021
By Sean Delaney Happy 90th Birthday Lee Jackson. Some people in our society wonder why communities are out of touch. Fortunately, there remain others that take community commitment and activism to a higher level. Jackson is a shining example for all. She is an Emery Village resident who helps...

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Aurora Importing wins sixth consecutive Top Choice award

  •  March, 2021
By Sean Delaney For the sixth consecutive year, Aurora Importing & Distributing Limited has won the Top Choice Award for the Top Importing and Distribution Company in the GTA. Winning a Top Choice Award is not an easy feat. Top Choice Awards are bestowed annually and reserved for the best in the ci...

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New 31 Division leader, Keith Smith

  •  February, 2021
By Sean Delaney Keith Smith is the new head Inspector at 31 Division. He comes to Emery Village from the heart of the city, and with an excitement for the challenges specific to Emery Village and the area, and the challenges that continue in 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic. “It’s great to be...

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A Canadian zoo in his own backyard

  •  February, 2021
By Sean Delaney Doctor Dolittle is a story that has entertained children and adults for decades, because humans have always held a special relationship and fascination with animals. Whether the innate traits within dogs that see them loyal to humans as purely a part of their personality, or the eas...

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Publisher comment - Dec 2020

  •  January, 2021
We’re almost through one of the busiest times of the year, and this year, no doubt is more hectic than ever. We’re all navigating through change at an entirely new pace. On the one hand, change can be exhilarating, and on the other, it can be exhausting. No one knows precisely what is in store, bu...

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A year to remember

  •  January, 2021
By Sean Delaney It’s likely going to be a year that is talked about for many years to come. 2020. And according to Toronto City Councillor Anthony Perruzza, he could tell 2020 was going to be memorable - whether in a good or a bad way - almost as soon as the calendar turned. “The challenges star...

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  •  December, 2013
What’s in a name? An identity, and in essence, notoriety “You’re missing out on the best kept secret in the Greater Toronto Area, and it’s just a matter of time before everyone knows it,” said City of Toronto Ward 7 councillor Giorgio Mammoliti. Emery Village is emerging. And the outspoken and ...

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