He Slams To Turn Ugly Into Beautiful

Shrapnel may not evoke the most romantic image, but how about shrapnel smiles dancing in the debris? North York slam poet Henrick (Shoolie) Sales uses his words to turn difficult subjects into art, such as in his piece “Love, War and Peace”, about forlorn love in a war zone. The 19-year-old spoken word artist, who lives near Finch Avenue and … [Read more...]

Veteran MPP After Eighth Term

York Centre MPP Monte Kwinter is the oldest member of the Ontario legislature, but that hasn’t affected his zest for politics as he runs for his eighth term. “I’m blessed with good health and I’m going to be waging a very, very aggressive campaign,” he said. Kwinter, 80, was first elected as MPP in 1985 and recently learned that, if … [Read more...]