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.
Garden@Kimbourne hosts a scavenger hunt/tour and craft activity for all ages at its Un-Secreting the Garden event on Sept. 29 as part of Culture Days 2018.
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:
Seminars, workshops, lectures, lessons and presentations in the neighbourhoods:
A member of the SIU explains the science behind investigations at the S. Walter Stewart Library, 170 Memorial Park Ave., on Oct. 3 at 6:30 p.m.
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.