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David Nickle: THE CITY
May 21, 2015 | Add Comment | Beach Mirror

THE CITY: Gardiner Expressway debate must address costs

The debate over the future of the Gardiner Expressway could turn out to be a very interesting...

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News | May 21, 2015

BUT SERIOUSLY: All eyes, and feet, on the $50-million jackpot

To join the office Lotto Max pool or not to join. That’s the question. The jackpot stands at $50 million for the fifth week...

York Guardian | by Jamie Wayne
News | May 14, 2015

BUT SERIOUSLY: Memories of Mom and a very special date

I was watching the Blue Jays/Red Sox game in a sports bar with a youngish group from work last Friday night and at the end...

York Guardian | by Jamie Wayne
Transit | May 14, 2015
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TOinTRANSIT: Vintage streetcars to stay off the tracks this summer

If you were looking forward to hopping on the TTC’s vintage streetcar fleet this summer, get ready for some bad news....

Beach Mirror | by Rahul Gupta
News | May 14, 2015
David Nickle: THE CITY

THE CITY: Doug Ford keeps limelight on family while Rob recovers from surgery

There was good news for the Ford family at Mount Sinai Hospital this week: Rob Ford, father, son, husband, city councillor...

City Centre Mirror
Columns | May 11, 2015
David Nickle: THE CITY

THE CITY: Council’s leadership needs to be realistic about its transit goals

Toronto has a long and storied history with infrastructural folly. We’ve thrown in with money pits like SkyDome, backed...

Beach Mirror | by David Nickle
News | May 07, 2015
David Nickle: THE CITY

THE CITY: Tory needs to have the austerity talk

At the start of the whirling vortex of chaos (otherwise known as the May meeting of Toronto Council) next year’s budget...

City Centre Mirror
May 04, 2015

THE CITY: Mayor John Tory takes on the taxi industry debate at Toronto and Region Board of Trade breakfast

Mayor John Tory got off to a rousing start this morning at the Toronto and Region Board of Trade. His May 4 breakfast...

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Apr 30, 2015

THE CITY: Sheppard LRT delay has this councillor thrilled

Jim Karygiannis, the new councillor for Scarborough-Agincourt Ward 39, had what to outsiders might seem a novel reaction to...

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Apr 30, 2015

BUT SERIOUSLY: Stanley Cup fever from coast to coast

On the coldest day in December, or the hottest day in July, there’s always one thing, guaranteed to bring a little...

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

Team Canada uniforms for Pan Am Games all red, white and black

The Toronto Star's Vinay Menon says our athletes will look like ultrapatriotic hip hop stars ready to keep it real in bright...

OurWindsor.Ca | Add Comment | by Vinay Menon
Apr 27, 2015

THE CITY: Councillors need to get real about costs of Scarborough subway extension and how to pay for them

Realistically, there is not a circumstance in which a majority of councillors would take another look at the Scarborough...

InsideToronto.com | Add Comment | by David Nickle
Apr 24, 2015

BUT SERIOUSLY: Sad Leafs fan seeks to discover his smile

Mario, a long-time Leaf fan who has been down in the dumps since the NHL draft lottery Saturday night, called Sunday evening...

York Guardian | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
Apr 23, 2015

LOOKING BACK: Scarborough can be proud of efforts to preserve built and natural heritage

Last month marked the 40th anniversary of the establishment of the Scarborough Preservation Committee, initially known as...

Scarborough Mirror | Add Comment | by Rick Schofield
Apr 23, 2015

THE CITY: Untangling the knots of the food truck compromise

Our new mayor spent last year campaigning on a great many things — but one of John Tory’s earliest causes was also one of...

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Apr 20, 2015

THE CITY: Incoming police chief Mark Saunders will be swimming against the tide

Beyond the outcome, we can only guess about what went on behind closed doors on Friday at the Toronto Police Services Board...

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Apr 20, 2015

NATURAL ROOTS: North York’s 250-year-old red oak touched by the lives of explorers, loyalists and rebels

Canadian history is not boring. In fact, it is very much alive and well in my neighbourhood because we have a living...

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