rink romance

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Couple smooches at the Westcliffe rinks.
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Ah, to be young and in love on good ice.
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Waiting for the mid-winter thaw to end.
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The crashed-ice course is still open.
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Franco-Ouest students can use the school’s equipment for sliding or cross country skiing.
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Cheapish healthy food at Basics.
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Prices are usually lower than at the Bells Corners FreshCo.
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No food desert here.
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On this map Westcliffe is a food desert (“low-income neighbourhoods that don’t have a grocery store within a one-kilometre distance”).
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Cheap unhealthy food at the Harvey’s Horror.
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Not everyone’s a fan of temporary signs along the strip. Vote here.
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Unhealthy manager’s special at McDo.
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Business is booming for Curbex.
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The store has to generate a few hundred extra dollars in profits to pay the monthly bills from Curbex and the City.
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The old-style signs have less visual appeal.
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In the Giant Tiger plaza.
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Scary make-up at Spahara’s.
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The female beauty business is booming on the Bells Corners strip. Breathtaking! Endless Beauty! and many more small businesses.
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Gear Head is renovating the old Local Heroes building, an eyesore since the Rough Rider Hall-of-Famer moved across the street.
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Gear Head still owes a quarter-million in rent on their old place on Moodie where the Salvation Army store will soon be demolished.
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No more french fries at ChipWorks.
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The “defence” industry now occupies the space in the old Computing Devices building.
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General Dynamics is BellsCorners’ biggest employer of women.
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Men too.
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McDonald’s is in the news.
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Nuts to you.
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Snow banks to be removed.
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Gone.
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Bells Corners gets a new community cop to replace Rick’s sidekick Ray Lamarre.
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It used to be free to ski in the Shania Twain/Wesley Clover part of the Bells Corners Greenbelt but now you’re supposed to pay $7.
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Light rail is supposed to be coming by 2023.
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Bells Corners is about 5km from the proposed Bayshore station.
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Too bad they changed the plans.
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Holly Acres is the problem for cyclists, pedestrians and local residents.
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Outdoor speakers pump out soothing music all day.
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Looks like Tristan or Rick has been driving here.
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Donald Trump is surprisingly popular with influential residents and some Bells Corners politicians.
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Vote here.

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