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The winner is The Beach

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Over 2,200 people voted on whether to brand their street signs with “The Beach” or “The Beaches” — 58% voted for the “The Beach.” Not a landslide victory, but convincing enough. But this recent, and slightly charming, neighbourhood spat will probably only continue the debate — new signs will go up in the Fall. Read more on the CBC site and the Star‘s article.



  1. So which one of the beaches is THE beach?

  2. i must admit i am disappointed; although some of my “beaches”-faithful friends didn’t even know about the vote!

  3. yea, no matter what they still are The Beaches to me

  4. you know all the kids are just going to take sharpies to those signs…