Category Archives: You ask. You answer

You Ask? You Answer.

Share Your December 22nd Ice Storm Survival Tips Everyone has their own story. Some may be funny and some may not be. We invite you to share things you have learned that will help others to cope better the next time a “disaster” strikes. Here are some ideas: What have you realized that you have always taken for granted? What … <entire article…>

You Ask, You Answer…. The BIGGEST TREE FOUND!

Here’s the answer Thanks to everyone that participated in the Big Tree Hunt contest from the Oct./Nov. issue. Congratulations to Patti Craine and Bruce Hollowell, the winners. Their tree is 16 feet, 4 inches in circumference, and its branches span about 100 feet.           This issue’s question: Do you have a question to ask? Send it … <entire article…>

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Here’s the answer Congratulations to Brennan Orridge (11 yrs.), the winner of our question from the Aug./Sept. issue. Trees on private property having a diameter of 30 cm or greater at 1.4 metres above ground level are subject to protection under City of Toronto Municipal Code and therefore it is unlawful to injure or destroy such trees without first obtaining … <entire article…>

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Here’s the answer Congratulations to Edward Nickles, the winner of our question from the June/July issue. The city you are seeing from the shores of Toronto looking across lake Ontario is St. Catharines. I always think to myself as I am stuck in traffic on the Q.E.W., “if I could only drive straight across.”  This issue’s question: I’m a first … <entire article…>

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Here’s the answer WOW, Beachers have not forgotten their Northern Dancer! What an overwhelming response we received for the last question. Congratulations to Jessica Kenny, the winner of our question from the April/May issue. Northern Dancer was a Canadian-bred thoroughbred racehorse and one of the most successful of the 20th century. He was one of the first inductees into the … <entire article…>

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Here’s the Answer: Congratulations to Evelyn Beatson, the winner of our question from the February/March issue. Ivan Forrest was the Commission of Parks and Recreation who had retired. He began his 44 year career as an office boy and Glen Manor Ravine was re-named Ivan Forest Gardens after him. This issue’s question: I live on Northern Dancer  Blvd. My friends … <entire article…>

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Here’s the answer… The answer to the You Ask question from the October/November edition of Beaches|life: The RC Harris Water Plant used to be open to the public on weekends. Following 9/11, it closed its doors to the public for a number of years. In recent years it was reopened to the public during the Toronto Doors Open weekend in … <entire article…>

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Congratulations to John Bakerfield, the winner of our question from the August/September issue. Many streets that are named after trees are located in the east end of the Beaches, such as Pine, Beech, Balsam etc. There is no clear documentation that we know of to prove that the streets were named after trees found in that area, but we do … <entire article…>

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Congratulations to Elizabeth Campbell, the winner of our question from the June/July issue. When the blue flag is flying at Leuty Lifeguard station, the beach is designated safe for swimming. NOTE: To make sure that the beach is open for swimming, before you head out, check online for conditions: toronto.ca/beach or theswimguide.org   This issue’s question: Why are there so … <entire article…>

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