Month: December 2017

Update on 500 James St. North

There’s a huge hole at James & Picton!  Thankfully, it’s all part of a larger plan as Hughson Street Baptist Church officially started its new building project by demolishing the existing building.  The two tenants that seem to be most remembered in the building were the LCBO Store back in the 70’s, and the Picton Library Branch which closed in 2009.  Now the well-known corner is going to be home to a new facility for the church in worship and the great variety of ministries they share with the neighbourhood.  It will also have 3 floors of affordable housing...

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Celebrate with the Seniors in Your Life This Christmas

by Michelle Ferrara Holiday time is upon us and it brings to mind about walking a mile in the shoes of elderly people  which: Christmas  is often difficult and lonely for Senior’s. Many  are alone, with health/mobility issues, have no family-or none living close by.  Folks tell me their adult children don’t get that Mom or Dad just isn’t up to big dinners, shopping, cleaning, cooking, decorating…if we feel stressed, imagine how a person in their 80’s or 90’s feels! Many older people struggle at holiday time because a spouse  has passed away-Christmas is not so joyful if you...

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Message from Councilor – Jason Farr

North Enders offer a Resounding No on Considering Ball Diamond Development Option Hello, Breezes readers and thanks again for the opportunity to engage with you in this latest edition. I am just back from our meeting tonight with North Enders at Bennetto Recreation Centre so I cannot think of a better topic than a recap of the events there. As you had learned in a recent letter that came to your door, a motion was passed several months ago that requested city staff host a discussion with you and I about Eastwood Arena.  We wanted to hear from residents...

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