I know why the chicken crossed the road …
City / Feeding Toronto

I know why the chicken crossed the road …

Along with a long list of accomplishments as a Toronto City Councillor, Joe Mihevc also introduced the backyard chicken bylaw where residents could keep up to four chickens in their yard. Here’s how it’s working at his home, especially breakfast-wise. Continue reading

Wordless Books for Kids
Seeing

Wordless Books for Kids

In response to the waves of refugees from Africa and the Middle East arriving on the small Italian island of Lampedusa, the International Board on Books for Young People is establishing a library to be used by young migrants and local children. See their collection of outstanding wordless picture books from 23 countries now on view at the North York Public Library in Toronto. Continue reading

BIRDS WANT IN
A Thousand Cranes

BIRDS WANT IN

Birds are flocking to the environmentally green construction on Rosemount Avenue in the St. Clair Avenue West neighbourhood. Designed by Toronto artist and sculptor Alex Moyle, you’ll find it on the grassy knoll behind Oakwood Collegiate near the school’s worm-friendly field. It sits on a three-meter-high stand and reaches a height of six meters. The well-treed enclave is an ideal location … Continue reading