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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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Tragedy in Sri Lanka hits close to home

Scarborough is home to a large Sri Lankan diaspora that’s reeling from news of the bombings in Colombo, Negombo and Batticaloa.

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Sneak peek at our upcoming Scarborough transit stories

Look out for our video about lengthy commutes, as well as other stories on transit deserts and overcrowded bus routes in the coming weeks.

Still on track? Eglinton East LRT ‘not off the table,’ says Toronto mayor

After the Ontario premier's recent transit announcement, attendees at the Eglinton East LRT town hall said it seems like Scarborough is being forgotten.

How to get the word out in Scarborough

Given how large, sprawling and transit-inaccessible this suburb is, what's the best way to share information with all of its many residents?

The fate of Scarborough Health Network’s 3 hospitals: Which option would you choose?

At the SHN2030 community open house, some residents said they need to be better informed of the network’s plans and consultations.

North Scarborough’s only hospital wants to close key wards — again. Where will that leave residents?

Patients will be at risk and community care will suffer, doctors and residents warn.