09 Feb 2015

A Pilot’s Emergency

At 12:46 p.m. yesterday, with my body gushing full of adrenaline like I’ve never experienced in my life, I squeezed the push-to-talk trigger on the control stick of my high-performance, aerobatic two-seater aircraft and emphatically announced the three words that...
By Mike Ward
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02 Dec 2014

Sophie Kinsella – Confessions of Author

An inside look into the working mind of plucky Sophie Kinsella The British charm of Sophie Kinsella is as bright as the hot pink sheath she wears as we sit across from each other in the bar area of the...
By Simona Panetta-Kerr
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02 Dec 2014

Trapped in the Arctic’s Killing Ice

How a perilous journey through the Northwest Passage brought reconciliation to a father and his children For the better part of the 18 hours I’d spent at the helm, we’d only made about five kilometres total. Ship-killing ice was moving...
By George Thomas
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10 Oct 2014

Sarah’s Hope

How a young girl’s heroic fight against cancer has become her legacy This is a story of a child’s losing battle with cancer. It’s also a story about how I failed her. On a grey September evening, the rain softly...
By Simona Panetta-Kerr
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10 Oct 2014

A Walk with Daniel DeVito – Meet the 28-year-old IT consultant who wants to be the next mayor of Vaughan

The municipal election is just around the corner and the people of Vaughan will once again head back to the polls to decide who will lead the city as mayor. You’ll see some familiar names on the ballot, such as...
By Michael Hill
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10 Oct 2014

Political War Stories

Former provincial politician Greg Sorbara gives City Life early access to his memoir The Battlefield of Ontario Politics and reflects on his time on the frontlines The darkest hour of Greg Sorbara’s political career came swiftly and without warning. It...
By Michael Hill
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08 Aug 2014

Setting the Bar – Vivian Risi

There’s nothing Vivian Risi does that is done the ordinary way. Her manner of philanthropy especially goes beyond the commonplace, motioning a special kind of collective awe from the public and her peers. From raising millions for society’s most vulnerable,...
By Amanda Storey
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06 Aug 2014

Woodbridge Art School and Gallery

Twenty years ago, Catherine Sgro began teaching art classes from her home in Vaughan as a side project. Today, her Woodbridge Art School has grown not only into an award-winning fine arts academy, but York Region’s largest and most renowned....
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09 Jun 2014

A Note of Hope

The Story of Rebecca and John Chandy The first time I saw my husband was at the altar. It was the age of arranged marriages, when the bride’s parents anxiously looked around for eligible bachelors in the community. Eligibility meant...
By Mary Kuriyan
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