Author Archives: Dennis Hanagan

Since 1975 Dennis Hanagan has been a staff reporter for community and small city daily newspapers in southern Ontario and earlier freelanced for the Toronto Star and Globe and Mail.

Corktown dog owners petition for better digs

Dennis Hanagan — Corktown dog owners want a bigger and better off-leash dog-run than the current gravel one in Corktown Common park. “We’re looking for a more environmentally-friendly space for the dogs,” Kristin Halliwill, with Dogs of Corktown, said in ...

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Block 31 school, rec centre to open in 2019

Dennis Hanagan– In a few years, CityPlace residents, especially families with children, will finally welcome a new community recreation centre, a day care, a year-round market space and two elementary schools to their neighbourhood. The site, called Block 31 south ...

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Downtown Seen May 2016: Earth Day

Dennis Hanagan – On April 22 Downtown community groups spent Earth Day scouring their neighbourhood streets, picking up everything from cigarette butts and plastic bags to coffee cups and old newspapers—stuff that less community-minded individuals drop wherever they please. The ...

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Rivertowne wants rid of speeders

Dennis Hanagan– Motorists are showing apparent disregard for pedestrians in Rivertowne, a TCHC community near Broadview and Queen, and Rivertowners want them stopped. “The area still lacks a people-friendly street/streetscape that meets the mobility and safety needs of everyone in ...

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