Giddy up and get better

The workshop – hosted by Dovercourt and the Westboro Brainery – began with a short session of chair yoga. Participants were guided through peaceful mindfulness exercises; asked to reconnect with their breath and bring a closer focus to the sights, sounds, and feelings of the moment. After a few minutes […]

Going beyond the classroom

By Anita Grace – Shauna Pollock is passionate about preparing her students for the 21st century. In recognition of her dedication and avant-garde approach, the Churchill Alternative School teacher recently received the Prime Minister’s Teaching Award for Excellence. Churchill principal Megan Egerton describes Pollock as a teacher who […]

Georges Bouliane, the Parish Manager at St.George's Parish. Photo by Andrea Tomkins.

Kitchissippi Q & A: The race for space

Is there an issue in your corner of Kitchissippi that’s been puzzling you? Perhaps there’s something you’ve always wanted to know but didn’t know who to ask. Send your burning questions (Kitchissippi-related of course) to editor@kitchissippi.com and we’ll help find the answer. Q: I’m in charge of a […]

Late nights at “the Troc”

We’re very happy to introduce a new local history column by Bob Grainger. Bob is a retired federal public servant who discovered an interest in local history.  KT readers may already know him through his book, Early days in Westboro Beach – Images and Reflections. He’s also part […]

Dave Neil, co-owner of Westboro’s Piggy Market, is more than ready to renovate. Photo by Andrea Tomkins

Nip and a tuck for Piggy Market

By Andrea Tomkins – The Piggy Market is getting a facelift on their fifth anniversary. The Market’s owners, Dave Neil and Warren Sutherland, have announced that they will be closing their doors in order to renovate. “The business has evolved quite a bit over the past five years, […]