Emery Collegiate vaccine clinic with a cool twist

  •  July, 2021
By Sean Delaney The sun was shining and temperatures hit 32 Celsius on June 28th. It was a near-perfect day to nab your first or second dose of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine at Emery Collegiate Institute (C.I.). TDSB Trustee Christopher Mammoliti, Emery C.I. Principal, Maria Palermo and Al Rugg...

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Equity, planning and strategy in leadership

  •  May, 2021
We are in the midst of a generational crisis, one that we cannot speak to from a position of previous experience. An unpredictable and unprecedented global pandemic, a moment in time that will be remembered for not only the lockdowns, school closures, vaccines and front-line heroes but also for the ...

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Back to School – it’s important to remain positive

  •  October, 2020
By Varad Mehta Times are tough, and we must improvise to remain content, said a local school volunteer. Many parents with school-age children face new challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic, including providing proper care while also working and helping their children comfortably adapt to th...

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Safety is our priority – school trustees

  •  September, 2020
By Varad Mehta As the school year approaches, students will face several changes such as: Quadmester for secondary students, and wearing a mask where two metres of social distancing cannot be maintained. Christopher Mammoliti, Ward 4 Toronto District School Board (TDSB) trustee, said the scho...

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Li Preti name is a familiar one

  •  April, 2020
By Tim Lambrinos On October 22, 2018, Ida Li Preti was victorious in her inaugural election campaign, upsetting long time Catholic school trustee, Sal Piccininni. Indeed, she’s had big shoes to fill and has done so admirably in her first complete year in public office as Toronto Catholic Dis...

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Just call him Chris

  •  March, 2020
By Tim Lambrinos Christopher Mammoliti has a surname that is undoubtedly recognizable in this local community. An intense desire appears evident as he strives to make legitimate efforts to understand the individual needs of all Emery’s local neighbourhoods. Whether he’s participating at l...

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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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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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