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LOOKING BACK: Scarborough celebrates Morrish building’s anniversary at Heritage Showcase-image1
The Morrish Building on Kingston Road at Meadowvale Road is 125 years old and is now home to the Scarborough Archives. Those wishing to learn more...
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LOOKING BACK: Scarborough celebrates Morrish building’s anniversary at Heritage Showcase

In celebration of Heritage Day, Scarborough’s Heritage Showcase has moved forward one week to the...

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News | Feb 26, 2015
David Nickle: THE CITY

THE CITY: Last-minute budget cuts creating a nasty little mess

The budget committee had been doing so well under the circumstances. Its new chair Gary Crawford had run pleasant and...

City Centre Mirror
Sports | Feb 19, 2015

Pan Am/Parapan Am Games basketball schedule is now online

The Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games women’s and men’s basketball schedules are now online. Fans are invited to buy tickets for the...

Scarborough Mirror
News | Feb 19, 2015

BUT SERIOUSLY: Cold hands, cold column

Specially designed, high-tech Arctic thermal underwear. Check. Toasty hand warmers. Check. Sizzling feet...

York Guardian | by Jamie Wayne
News | Feb 06, 2015
David Nickle: THE CITY

THE CITY: Will residents sign a blank cheque for the Scarborough subway?

Predictably, Toronto council didn’t want to trouble itself this week with more questions about the Scarborough subway plan....

Parkdale Villager
Columns | Feb 05, 2015
David Nickle: THE CITY

THE CITY: Tory right to weigh in on possible Toronto school closures

Watching the early months of John Tory’s mayoralty after having watched four years of his predecessor is to constantly be...

Beach Mirror
News | Feb 05, 2015

BUT SERIOUSLY: February is sweet, but a little too short

As far as months go, February is my fave. For starters, being only 28 days and all, I’ve always thought it as being the...

York Guardian | by Jamie Wayne
Feb 04, 2015

PAN AM/PARAPAN: Volunteer opportunities with the Pan Am/Parapan Am Games; tickets on sale

* Volunteer to help out at the Games More than 23,000 volunteers are needed to help out with the Toronto 2015 Pan...

York Guardian | Add Comment | by Michele McLean
Feb 02, 2015

THE CITY: Budget challenges mount on stormy Monday

Public hearings on Toronto's budget start up today at something of a handicap. Never mind the arctic temperatures,... | Add Comment | by David Nickle
Jan 29, 2015

BUT SERIOUSLY: Trying to come to grips with our winter

I’m still rooting for full-fledged snow. But from the sounds of things it looks like I may have to settle for just flurries...

York Guardian | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
Jan 29, 2015

THE CITY: We’ll be paying for the fruits of Tory’s budget in years to come

In 2011, former Mayor Rob Ford and Toronto City Council made a very short-sighted move. Faced with a budget surplus from the...

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Jan 26, 2015

THE CITY: Councillor Rob Ford still gets support – and makes headlines – from the sidelines

Before Rob Ford spent time in the mayor’s office, his pronouncements tended to go ignored. Not by the public, now: when...

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Jan 22, 2015

THE CITY: Tory’s short-term progressive budget likely to pass easily

The first budget of a term of council is often an easy one to swallow. In 2011, it was such an easy budget that Rob Ford...

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Jan 22, 2015

BUT SERIOUSLY: Brushing up on your curling lingo

I don’t curl myself, but I’ve always been a big fan and this is the time of year when curling news and highlights start...

York Guardian | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
Jan 19, 2015

THE CITY: Toronto budget and SmartTrack – a tale of two processes

It’s quite a week we have coming up at City Hall. On Tuesday, the staff-recommended operating and capital budgets will be...

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Jan 16, 2015

ON THE ROAD: Former Toronto police officer discusses road signs and their exemptions

There is little doubt the war on illegal parking on some of Toronto’s busiest streets has begun. Clogging rush-hour...

York Guardian | Add Comment | by Fergie Reynolds
Jan 15, 2015

BUT SERIOUSLY: The question of the day

“So?” That was the question of the day I was greeted with whenever I bumped into somebody I knew last week. It started...

York Guardian | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne

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