Skating in Humberlea to honour a hero

  •  March, 2022
By Sean Delaney As many of you may know, Gordon Kerr, a cherished resident of the Humberlea Community who lived on Strathburn Boulevard, took on the enormous task of flooding both area arenas from 1966 to 1997. That meant many long evenings, being out in freezing temperatures and working away, ...

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A Community that cares

  •  November, 2021
By Sean Delaney Community champions Mike Verrelli and Brigette Contento organized a second annual food drive, including a Halloween candy component. Held on Saturday, October 15, at both Stratburn and Joseph Bannon Parks, residents were asked to donate food and candy, and in return received a free ...

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A big community thanks to those that care

  •  October, 2021
By Sean Delaney Two years in the making and it was worth the wait. What a day and what an incredible community we are so fortunate to be a part of. Together with the love and care from our community and the passion and perseverance we both share to keep unity within our neighbourhood, Strathburn...

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Easter in the park a sense of normalcy amid a pandemic

  •  May, 2021
By Sean Delaney Easter is a time for celebration and for everyone to join together and enjoy a sense of community and many were looking for signals that normalcy was returning. To be able to celebrate the fun side of Easter, offering hope that things were headed in the right direction. In order...

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Having fun helping others

  •  December, 2020
By Sean Delaney Great ideas are sometimes driven by necessity. If the City of Toronto cancelled Halloween Trick or Treating, where could families in need get candy so their children could enjoy the occasion? Mike Verrelli and Brigette Contento had an epiphany and created a Food Drive that incl...

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