For Rich Or For Poor

Won 1st place in best news story /w circulation over 10,000 category at the 2012 Ontario Community Newspaper Association Better Newspaper Awards On an unseasonably warm January day, street nurse Cathy Crowe gazes up at an abandoned Victorian-era building on Sherbourne Street. As more than 80,000 requests for a subsidized home languish on … [Read more...]

Path Finding

After spending years in jail for petty crime, Donovan Brooks found the path to change his life in an unlikely place: the lobby of his Lawrence Heights apartment building. “One day I was in my building, going outside, I looked out my glass door to my lobby and there was a paper that said ‘Project Wildfire’,” Brooks recalls. “It said something … [Read more...]