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Long Branch - New Toronto - Mimico : Featured Stories

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Arlen Leeming, MES Project Manager, Don & Highland Watersheds Toronto & Region Conservation Auth.

Exploring the vitality of Toronto's rivers and history

Reporter Andrew Seale paddles down the Don River in a canoe to better understand how Toronto's various rivers and channels have impacted our city's infrastructure over the years. 

War of 1812 Mural in Islington Village

Street art preserves Islington Village's history with remarkable attention to detail

A series of 25 murals celebrate Islington Village's past, while looking to its future. Igor Bonifacic reflects on how the street art represents his own experiences growing up in the area as a new Canadian, and what it means to the neighbourhood now.

Alex Dumesle, Project Coordinator for Partners of Project Green.

The greenest industrial wasteland around

Nearly a thousand businesses in the Pearson Eco-Business Zone encompassing the airport and surrounding area have teamed up under the banner of Partners in Project Green to lessen their carbon footprint. Here's how they plan to do it.

"P4K Obstacle Course" neighbourhood game in Parkdale.

A legacy that will last

Sure, the GTA will get an aquatics centre and velodrome from the Pan Am Games. But the real legacy might be the connections forged by the Playing For Keeps ambassador program, which are reigniting and reconnecting neighbourhoods. 

Doug Forder, Field Supervisor and Wetland Restoration Ecologist

Nothing's fishy about returning biodiversity to the Humber River.

A plan to remove an invasive carp species from the Humber River will allow native wildlife to flourish and salmon to return. One day anglers may be able to even catch a salmon as far north as Highway 9.

Long Branch

Where the streetcar ends: take a visit to Etobicoke's Long Branch in our slideshow & essay

The 501 streetcar line is Toronto's longest and, for many, the "Long Branch" terminating loop listed on westbound cars is a long way off, but Yonge Street's Bert Archer and Tanja-Tiziana found an up-and-coming neighbourhood changing, and poised for more change and development. Take a tour with them in words and pictures.

Diaspora Dialogues

Diaspora Dialogues, a jack-of-all trades literary program, nurtures immigrant writer talent

Diaspora Dialogues is creating a Toronto (& Canadian) literary scene that reflects one of the world's most diverse cities, helping its writers tell new stories that allow us understand ourselves better. At the same time, the program is feeding new kinds of work into the ever-growing body of Canadian Literature.
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