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Dancing Garbage Man

Dancing Garbage Man

Unnamed dancing garbage collectorPhoto Credit: Tysa Fagan A dancing waste collector is putting smiles on the faces of people in Brampton.  On Jan. 20, the yet unnamed young man was caught dancing while emptying green bins into a truck.  Brampton entrepreneur...

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Church To Be Repaired

Church To Be Repaired

Salem Chapel British Methodist Episcopal churchPhoto Credit: Salem Chapel BME The Salem Chapel British Methodist Episcopal church in St. Catharines, built by Harriet Tubman and other freed slaves, is getting much needed repairs.  The church, a national historic...

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COVID-19 Field Hospital Opens

COVID-19 Field Hospital Opens

Photo credit: Joseph Brant Hospital  An Ontario field hospital will begin taking patients this week as Ontario reported 3,128 new cases of COVID-19 and 51 more deaths on Jan. 5. Located on the ground of Joseph Brant Hospital in Burlington, the unit was ready to...

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2020 in Review – Part 2

2020 in Review – Part 2

Photo Credit: Turgut Yeter/CBC As 2020 draws to a close, G-98.7FM looks back at some of the iconic events in Toronto this year. In June, a group of Grade 6 students at the Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study Lab School made posters to voice their feelings about...

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2020 in Review – Part 1

2020 in Review – Part 1

Photo credit: Turgut Yeter/CBC As 2020 draws to a close, G-98.7FM looks back at some of the iconic events in Toronto this year. In June, as thousands of people worldwide marched to protest the killing of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis police, graffiti...

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City Council Aspirations

City Council Aspirations

Renee Jagdeo. Photo Credit: @blackvotecanada/Twitter Renee Jagdeo, a 19-year-old University of Toronto student, has entered the race to become the next city councillor in the Jan. 15., 2021 Ward 22 byelection. If she wins, Jagdeo will become the youngest city...

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Scarborough School’s Showcase

Scarborough School’s Showcase

Photo Credit: CTV News The COVID-19 pandemic did not stop the students at Wexford Collegiate School for the Arts in Scarborough from performing their annual holiday showcase.  Approximately 200 performing arts students, divided into groups of 15, were responsible...

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COVID in Ontario

COVID in Ontario

Photo Credit: who.int The COVID-19 virus continues to affect Ontarians with 2,408 new cases reported on Dec. 23, up from the 2,202 confirmed on Dec. 22. It is numbers similar to those that prompted the Ford government to announce a province-wide lockdown on Dec....

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Snow For Christmas?

Snow For Christmas?

Photo Credit: Shutterstock There’s a chance the Greater Toronto Area will celebrate a white Christmas.  According to Environment Canada meteorologist Gerald Cheng, a weather system will bring significant amounts of rain into the area on Christmas Eve that could...

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COVID Lockdown Imminent

COVID Lockdown Imminent

Premier Doug Ford. Photo Credit: ctvnews.ca The province of Ontario will enter a lockdown on Christmas Eve, according to various news sources. The lockdown is set to begin at 12:01 a.m. on Dec. 24, and last for 28 days in the southern parts of Ontario, and for 14 days...

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Stolen Chocolate Found

Stolen Chocolate Found

Photo Credit: York Regional Police Chocolate anyone?  York Regional Police recently recovered more than $600,000 worth of stolen chocolate and nuts as part of an ongoing cargo theft investigation.  The investigation began in November, when the Auto/Cargo...

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COVID Numbers Increase

COVID Numbers Increase

Photo credit: Evan Mitsui/CBC For the third day in a row, Ontario has recorded more than 2,000 new cases of COVID-19 in a 24-hour period, and the provincial death toll sits at 4,058 according to data released on Dec. 17. These alarming numbers forced the Ontario...

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