What articles resonated with Leaside readers in 2019?

Collage of best of 2019 images


In this week that bridges two decades, we take a look back at some of our top stories from 2019.

Local Businesses

First up, Leasiders were interested in stories about local businesses. Two articles that resonated with readers were about Leaside clothing company Dotty and baked goods retailer Charmaine Sweets.

Heather Bolt turns passion into fashion at Dotty Dress Studio

Charmaine Sweets: a hidden treat on Vanderhoof


On Day 2, we take a look at some sports-related stories in Leaside. Do you remember when the Stanley cup came to Leaside? Did you catch the amazing story about the Leaside Flames team who travelled to Manitoulin Island with over 450 (!!!) pieces of donated hockey equipment to distribute to the community of Wikwemikong? Read on!

The Cup comes to Leaside!

Leaside Flames give back in an unforgettable hockey weekend


On Day 3, we take a look at some giving-related stories in Leaside. Have you heard about “Fill a purse for a sister” or “Just Do Kindness”? Did you read about the Leaside Dad’s baseball tournament that raised thousands for a reading program for a school in need? Here are three articles that celebrate #leasidegiving.

Fill a purse for a sister

Just Do Kindness, born out of the 2018 Danforth tragedy and Leasiders’ inspiration

Leaside Grand Slam scores home run for fun and fundraising


Parks and Community Spaces

A community beacon that unites Leaside

State-of-the-art playground will celebrate Georgia Walsh in style

Leaside Gardens’ landlocked backyard to become a public park