In 2017, police reported 660 homicides in Canda, 48 more than the previous year. This represents a 7 per cent increase in the homicide rate.
ARTS & LIFE
Having two open mixed pairs in the OFSAA championship game was a win-win for Lawrence Park CI coach Lindsey Wong.
The long wait for Toronto’s second Big Carrot to open obviously did not discourage potential patrons as crowds showed up for the store’s launch in the Upper Beaches on June 21.
Sunnybrook Hospital will be hosting a Meet the Doctor night on Sept. 24 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at 2075 Bayview Ave.
Just for Kids
For children of all ages — and usually their parents or caregivers:
A play and learn program for parents and kids will take place in the Program Room of the Mount Pleasant library located at 599 Mount Pleasant Rd. on Aug. 24 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Concerts, exhibitions, performances, and other local arts and entertainment:
A screening of the documentary film Colonization Road will be held on Sept. 24 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Toronto Reference Library (Beeton Hall) at 789 Yonge St.
Seminars, workshops, lectures, lessons and presentations in the neighbourhoods:
A free seminar on concussions features Leaside resident Dr. Michael Hutchison at Leaside Memorial Community Gardens, 1073 Millwood Rd., on Sept. 27.
Shows & Sales
Exhibitions, expos, special markets and other shows and sales in the local areas:
After the spring season’s Park & Bark Dog Shows, the second community dog show of the fall season gets underfoot outdoors at 1151 Queen St. E.