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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.

👉🏽 Explore The Discourse Scarborough stories below.

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Sneak peek at our transit series rolling out next week 👀

We look at the role that buses play in Scarborough, the challenges locals face in using them and possible solutions for creating a more reliable service.

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Scarborough transit plans derailed after Ontario’s TTC takeover, protesters say

“The province has the power to tell the City of Toronto whether it can or can’t build any transit,” TTC Riders’ Shelagh Pizey-Allen said about the Getting Ontario Moving Act.

Scarborough Discourse’s do-or-die moment

Together, we’ve spotlighted diverse voices and shown our community pride. Now is the moment of truth: Is The Discourse valuable enough that you’ll pay for it?

Opening doors for immigrant women in Scarborough

Money from a community fundraiser will go towards opening a long-term shelter for immigrant, refugee and Muslim women in Scarborough.

And the winner of our community vote is…

Food destination and meaningful consultation tied for second place in our community vote for Scarborough Discourse.

Tell us what Scarborough stories to investigate next

Food, housing affordability, consultation and green spaces are the topics you told us are top of mind. Which topic should I investigate first? Vote in our community poll.