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UPDATED: EY’s Brittany Crew improves on her new Canadian record for women’s shot put

Posted by on May 19, 2017

Brittany Crew has set a new Canadian record for women’s shot put…

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EY’s Brittany Crew named University Athlete of The Year by Athletics Canada

Posted by on Apr 14, 2017

East York raised shot put thrower Brittany Crew has been named 2016 University Athlete of The Year and awarded the Dr. Fred Tees Memorial Trophy by Athletics Canada…

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Named to Olympic Athletes Commission, EY Olympian Martha McCabe retiring from active competition to help athletes and kids

Posted by on Apr 7, 2017

AN EAST YORK CHRONICLE EXCLUSIVE: Voted by her fellow Olympic athletes to be one of five new members …

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Wolves bring Cosburn Middle School its first hockey championship

Posted by on Apr 3, 2017

After an exciting season that saw them go into overtime in the final championship game, the Cosburn Wolves hockey team emerged winners of the Toronto District Elementary School Athletic Association’s Southern Conference title on March 1. It was the first time in the school’s history that a hockey championship had been won. After advancing to the finals on the strength of a previous overtime win —a shoot-out victory against a higher ranked team after coming back from a two-goal deficit— the co-ed team of Grade 6-8 students won the final with goal notched with just 15.6 seconds left on the clock in the overtime...

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Tory’s vote sinks city funding for SH Armstrong pool

Posted by on Feb 16, 2017

In the end, it was Mayor John Tory‘s negative vote that made the difference as Toronto City Council voted late last night to pull the plug on city funding for community swimming programs at SH Armstrong Pool in east Toronto.

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Rally to save pool funding set for Sunday at noon

Posted by on Feb 10, 2017

Residents of the area around the SH Armstrong Community Centre, that includes a swimming pool for which a City Council committee wants to cut funding in the 2017 budget, have scheduled a rally on Sunday to marshal support for an expected battle at the full council meeting on Wednesday.

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