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    Up to 300 Construction Jobs Could Come …..

    …to residents of North West Toronto through the Toronto Community Benefits Network’s involvement with the Metrolinx Finch West LRT.   By: Judith Otto An architectural vision drawing of a possible structure along Finch Avenue housing community focused businesses and no-profit enterprises.  The Metrolinx LRT maintenance facility and rail yard would be behind this structure.  

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    Secrets of a Black Boy, a Play

    Emery students, Harold Stanis and Mohamed Ali at the Theatre Passe Muraille.   A play that presents young black males in interesting, and challenging situations.   On November 16, twenty male students from Emery C.I. went on a field trip to the Theatre Passe Muraille at Bathurst and Ryerson to see the play called Secrets

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    JC McGuigan CSS Student Council’s First Karaoke Night

    On December 8th, JCM’s student council held their first ever karaoke / board game night!  The evening was fun-filled with students, and teachers, showcasing their vocal talents.  Participants were encouraged to donate a gently-used winter item as admission to the event, which in turn got them dinner and a night of being serenaded by their peers. 

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    Student Robot Teams From Westview Compete at International

    Team 746 Gearheads at the FIRST World Championship Westview Centennial Secondary School had two robot teams in the 2016 FIRST Robot season. The Teams were 886 Wildcats and 746 Gearheads. The senior Team 886 Wildcats which started in 2002, competed at the Greater Toronto Central Regional event at Ryerson University Mattamy Athletic Centre March 2,

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    Unforgettable Winter Holiday Experience

    Future Short Story AuthorsQuestion to students: “Have you ever dreamed of becoming a short story author?” The York West Advocate offered to publish some of the short articles written by students from Emery CI, Westview CSS, and CW Jefferys CI on the topic of “My Most Unforgettable Winter Holiday Experience.” The following are the articles

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    7th Annual Interfaith Remembrance Dinner

    On Saturday December 3rd, around 100 persons met in Monsignor Fraser College, 45 Norfinch, to remember those who had died of gun and other violence in our community in the preceding year. “To remember someone is to recall their name, their life, their stories, what they loved and believed in and HOW they lived….This ceremony’s 

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    Westview Seniors and Juniors Volleyball…

    Written by: Gabriela Gonzalez Photos by: Anh Luu   On Wednesday September 28th the senior and junior boys played a close game against Northview. This game was the first of their season and they played very well as a team and showed the chemistry that they have been building during practices. Both captains of the

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    A New Era in Health Care in Jane/Finch Could Come….

    A New Era in Health Care in Jane/Finch Could Come if health care executives follow through on their promises to become involved in our community. On September 27th the leaders of many of our Jane/Finch social agencies, executives from our new hospital, leaders in our regional health care authority (CLHIN), and representatives of our politicians

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