Ministry Freeze Sets Back Avondale PS

A ministry-imposed freeze on Toronto school board capital projects could have major repercussions on a North York school struggling with overcapacity. Avondale Public School in the Yonge Street and Sheppard Avenue area had hoped to gain provincial approval to build a larger school by 2014, demolish Avondale’s current building, and then … [Read more...]

Easy Ride For David Zimmer

Liberal David Zimmer cruised to victory in Willowdale, securing his third term as the area’s MPP. Zimmer was declared the winner shortly before 10:30 p.m. The lively crowd at St. Louis Bar and Grill greeted Zimmer with cheers as he entered the room, which was painted with a sea of volunteers wearing red “Vote Zimmer” shirts. “I get to win the … [Read more...]

Chungsen Leung Wins Willowdale

The Grits suffered a humiliating blow in Willowdale as incumbent Martha Hall Findlay lost her seat to Conservative candidate Chungsen Leung. Leung eked out a close win with 41.7 percent of the vote compared with Hall Findlay’s 39.9 percent, turning the seat blue for the first time since 1984. The race was tight right until the end, with both … [Read more...]