Bridges / In this Issue

BRIDGES

Bridges, in this issue.Over ravines, rivers, railroad tracks. Across ages, languages, cultures. From past to present. Situations requiring bridges are rife in Toronto. How do we extend ourselves to connect?

Best harmonica Kids slider imageBUILDING BRIDGES THROUGH MUSIC
by John McCormick
World-renowned harmonica player Mike Stevens wants to inspire kids in Canada’s far north who have been left behind by giving them tools to ‘breathe in their world and breathe out their music’.

Under Rosedale Ravine bridge in Toronto.BELOW THE BRIDGE
Photo essay by Alex Ioannou
Startling visions of altitude and grandeur occasionally evoke cathedrals while others display function in the heart of a city.

A view of Detroit from the Ambassador Bridge.SWITCHING SIDES OF THE LAKE
by Schuster Gindin
A dual citizen reflects on bridging the distance home.

 

artstarts sliderA SHOOTING, A PLAY, AN EFFORT TO UNDERSTAND
by Liz Forsberg and Myra Leibu
What can a city do to deal with the tragedy of a police shooting? The city’s arts community offers a way to build bridges between people and communities.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAACADEMIC BRIDGES
by Minda Sherman
For people who missed the opportunity to go to university after high school, ‘transitional’ or ‘bridging programs’ offer an alternative path to higher education.

monet in toronto wideFOOTBRIDGES
by Schuster Gindin
Rarely glimpsed through car windows, they are only revealed to those tramping obscure footpaths. Here are some favourites.

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