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TOinTRANSIT
Rahul Gupta's column on transportation.
May 24, 2016 | Add Comment | Scarborough Mirror

TOinTransit: Petition calls for more consideration for low-income transit riders

The city’s most prominent transit advocacy group is looking to drum up support ahead of a critical...

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News | May 26, 2016

BUT SERIOUSLY: Perfect weather for a concert in the park

Sunday was a beautiful day for a concert in the park and as fate would have it, a group of friends invited me to bring out...

York Guardian | by Jamie Wayne
News | May 22, 2016
THE CITY: More councillors at Toronto City Hall gives residents better access to their representatives

THE CITY: More councillors at Toronto City Hall gives residents better access to their representatives

Looked at from a certain perspective, there’s not much to say about the plan to readjust ward boundaries in Toronto, in time...

City Centre Mirror | by David Nickle
News | May 19, 2016

BUT SERIOUSLY: Victoria Day long weekend kicks off summer

Summer doesn’t actually arrive until June 20 this year, but all week long I’ve been hearing that the Victoria Day long...

York Guardian | by Jamie Wayne
News | May 17, 2016
David Nickle: THE CITY

THE CITY: Toronto councillors need to grow up when it comes to raising money to sustain the city

If recent history has taught us nothing else, let us remember this: that left to their own devices, Toronto’s political...

City Centre Mirror
News | May 17, 2016
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TOinTransit: Apple invests in Uber’s rival in ride-sharing industry

The legalization of Uber is well at hand, but could another tech giant one day enter the ride-hailing market? It...

City Centre Mirror
News | May 13, 2016
David Nickle: THE CITY

THE CITY: Toronto is lawless Deadwood as it deals with more than 100 marijuana dispensaries

Over the years I’ve heard Toronto described as many things – a world-class city, Toronto the Good, Hollywood North. But...

City Centre Mirror
May 12, 2016

BUT SERIOUSLY: I finally came to my census

So, did you get your 2016 census filled out yet? I did mine. Online. Truth be told, I would have much preferred to...

York Guardian | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
May 10, 2016

THE CITY: Taxi drivers and left-wing councillors lose in Toronto’s Uber debate

Last week’s vote on Uber at Toronto Council did undeniable harm to two very vulnerable groups in our city. Taxi drivers...

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May 10, 2016

TOinTransit: Western tunnelling for Crosstown LRT is complete

The Eglinton Crosstown LRT celebrated an important construction milestone this week. Metrolinx announced the completion...

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May 05, 2016

BUT SERIOUSLY: Memories rekindled for families and fans of Wayne & Shuster

I thought I’d pass on something that happened to me a lot in my allegedly formative years. I figured the older readers out...

York Guardian | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
May 03, 2016

THE CITY: Taking on troublesome raccoons a perfect fit for Mayor John Tory

I was struck last week, attending the official launch of Toronto’s new racoon-proof green bins on a lovely, quiet street in...

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May 03, 2016

TO in TRANSIT: “Idiot” motorist apologizes to 504 King streetcar passengers for “lapse in judgement”

A self-professed “idiot” motorist apologized this week for cutting off riders disembarking a TTC streetcar. As detailed...

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Apr 29, 2016

THE CITY: Byelection will likely lead to the return of a Ford to Toronto Council

John Tory could scarcely have answered the question any differently. Does he support a byelection to fill the seat in Ward 2...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by David Nickle
Apr 28, 2016

BUT SERIOUSLY: Expect success from Canadian NHL teams this post-season – off the ice

First round NHL TV ratings were way down, as expected, considering none of the seven Canadian teams made it to the playoffs...

Beach Mirror | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
Apr 26, 2016

THE CITY: Roots of messy Bombardier streetcar deal go back to 2009

When Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) Chair Josh Colle and CEO Andy Byford stood up Monday afternoon to talk about...

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Apr 26, 2016

TOinTransit: Toronto had sought provincial bike funding to no avail

It turns out Toronto did apply to a provincial program for bike funding after all. Last week, Metroland Media Toronto...

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