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From Oct. 2018 to June 2019, journalists Anita Li and Aparita Bhandari created pop-up journalism and community engagement in Scarborough that invited locals to contribute to stories that combat stereotypes and explore issues like transit and culture. The Discourse Scarborough is now on hiatus.

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Scarborough Discourse potluck brings community together 🍲

From rajma-rice and samosa-inspired spring rolls to pineapple tarts, our community potluck showcased the delicious diversity of Scarborough.

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We just launched our transit series — read all about it 📖

Check out our feature story, a searchable database of local bus routes, a video of one resident's experiences with transit and more.

Think your Scarborough home is far from buses? You’re probably in a transit desert

Our data analysis confirms: This suburb’s average access to transit is three times worse than the City of Toronto.

Do you spend hours commuting on the TTC? This Scarborough resident does

‘It’s kind of a love-hate relationship,’ Michael Manu says of his reliance on the TTC’s under-resourced transit system.

Check your bus: Is it among Scarborough’s most delayed routes?

Find out how your regular bus routes measure up on delays and frequency of service.

Better bus service could help solve Scarborough’s transit troubles

They’re slow, they’re late, they’re politically uncool — but they might be the best bet for this suburb, say commuters and urban planners.