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David Nickle: THE CITY
Aug 27, 2015 | Add Comment | City Centre Mirror

THE CITY: Reflection on jets and Billy Bishop Airport

After having flown Porter Airlines for the first time this past weekend, there’s no doubt in my...

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News | Aug 27, 2015

BUT SERIOUSLY: CNE snackamania from A to Z

Another dozen Tiny Tom Donuts, please. On second thought better make it another two dozen. And that’s for here AND to go....

York Guardian | by Jamie Wayne
CityHall | Aug 24, 2015
David Nickle: THE CITY

THE CITY: Doug Ford leading the federal Conservatives is not such a far-fetched concept

Rob Ford thinks his brother Doug should take a shot at the federal Conservative party leadership. This should not really...

Beach Mirror | by David Nickle
News | Aug 20, 2015

BUT SERIOUSLY: Welcome to the dog days of summer

Summer camp must have ended Saturday morning, because when I walked up the street and parked myself on my favourite bench on...

York Guardian | by Jamie Wayne
News | Aug 20, 2015

THE CITY: Transit not Toronto’s only federal election issue

There’s a federal election coming up on the distant horizon. For now, the talk on Toronto airwaves is about criminal...

City Centre Mirror
News | Aug 17, 2015

THE CITY: council will not likely have to eat its own following the next shake-up of wards

When the provincial Progressive Conservative government forced the amalgamation of the old Metropolitan Toronto...

Scarborough Mirror
News | Aug 13, 2015

BUT SERIOUSLY: OK, Blue Jays, let’s talk noise!

When long-time Blue Jays radio announcer Jerry Howarth is calling a game, the moment the Jays start putting runs up on the...

York Guardian | by Jamie Wayne
Aug 06, 2015

BUT SERIOUSLY: Straight talk about the dog days of summer

My message box got a serious workout over the long weekend. It was standing and screaming room only in there. Everybody was...

York Guardian | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
Jul 30, 2015

BUT SERIOUSLY: There’s a holiday on Monday? Seriously?

Well, once again the civic holiday long weekend seems to have snuck up on everybody. It’s been a fixture on the calendar for...

York Guardian | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
Jul 30, 2015

THE CITY: Showdown in Spadina-Fort York

It is going to be a hot time in Spadina-Fort York this summer and fall. Two of Toronto’s highest-profile progressive...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment
Jul 27, 2015

THE CITY: Pan Am Games are over, are the Olympics next for Toronto?

Now that the Pan Am Games are finished what looks to have been a convivial stay here on the shores of Lake Ontario, one...

Scarborough Mirror | Add Comment
Jul 23, 2015

BUT SERIOUSLY: Hoping Pan Am Games can stick the landing

The moment the closing ceremonies for the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games conclude Sunday night, discussion will begin in earnest...

York Guardian | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
Jul 20, 2015

THE CITY: Time will tell whether new public housing reforms will improve lives of Toronto tenants

Looking in from the outside, the contents of Senator Art Eggleton’s preliminary report on public housing reform in Toronto...

Beach Mirror | Add Comment | by David Nickle
Jul 16, 2015

BUT SERIOUSLY: The Pan Am Games are picking up steam

I have to admit I never paid much attention to the Pan Am Games before, including the two times they were in Winnipeg, in...

York Guardian | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
Jul 16, 2015

THE CITY: The live press conference is just part of the story

An epiphany came upon the city hall press gallery on Tuesday, after Scarborough Agincourt Councillor Jim Karygiannis...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment
Jul 13, 2015

THE CITY: Pan Am or not, it’s still summer in the city

Toronto’s been getting a bad rap this summer. Not to put too fine a point on it, we’re coming off as bad hosts. We...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment
Jul 09, 2015

THE CITY: What’s the amalgamation breaking point?

Those of us who’ve been in and around Toronto and its constituent municipalities the last couple of decades probably don’t...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by David Nickle

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