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THE CITY: Rob Ford’s bedside endorsement complicates campaign

The 2014 mayoral election was, until this week, going to be relatively simple. After four...

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THE CITY: Stalled mayoral race gives voters time to ponder the big questions

The Ford family’s personal and political kerfuffle last week sent some serious shockwaves into the early part of this week...

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BUT SERIOUSLY: Dropping in on minor hockey tryouts

I caught some minor hockey tryouts around town on the weekend. Here are assorted sights and sounds from rinkside at Dick...

York Guardian | by Jamie Wayne
Columns | Sep 11, 2014
David Nickle: THE CITY

THE CITY: Rob Ford needs to take care of himself first and foremost

Oh, Rob. Words at this time are hard for anybody, when tumours, the spectre of cancer, are on the table. When your...

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News | Sep 11, 2014

BUT SERIOUSLY: Trying to follow in Jose Bautista’s ‘gone yard’ steps

I don’t catch all the Blue Jays games, but it sure seems like every time I do tune in, Jose Bautista has just “gone yard.”...

York Guardian | by Jamie Wayne
News | Sep 11, 2014
David Nickle: THE CITY

THE CITY: Ford, Tory make better Dungeon Masters than transit planners

I never pegged Rob Ford and John Tory as the kind of kids who played a lot of Dungeons and Dragons in high school. Tory is...

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News | Sep 08, 2014
David Nickle: THE CITY

THE CITY: John Tory’s caught a whiff of victory in the race to the mayor’s seat

John Tory has come a long way — and it’s not just the recent couple of polls that have fairly convincingly put him in first...

Scarborough Mirror | by David Nickle
Sep 05, 2014

THE CITY: Olivia Chow lays it all on the table with land transfer tax gambit

Politics is a gamble. Voters place their bet on election day, when they put their tax dollars on one candidate or another...

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Sep 05, 2014

TOinTRANSIT: Adjusted bus, streetcar service with new school year

With the start of the school year, the TTC has adjusted bus and streetcar service on several routes. Beginning this...

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Sep 04, 2014

BUT SERIOUSLY: A long list of funding promises for city

“Please tell me it’s not September already.” It’s comforting that the word “please” always introduces the phrase, but –...

York Guardian | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
Aug 28, 2014

THE CITY: Pennachetti operated smoothly through turbulent times

Six years ago, Joseph Pennachetti came to the job of Toronto city manager abruptly and definitively. David Miller, mayor at...

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Aug 28, 2014

TOinTRANSIT: Councillor wants McNicoll bus garage approved

A TTC board member is imploring city council to quickly approve a planned bus garage on TTC-owned land near Kennedy Road and...

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Aug 28, 2014

BUT SERIOUSLY: Your back-to-school questions answered

Q. My daughter is entering Grade 1, her first day of school. The tension is palpable. I’m anticipating a very emotional...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
Aug 25, 2014

THE CITY: What went wrong with Karen Stintz’s mayoral bid?

Anyone surprised at Karen Stintz’ departure from the mayor’s race last week can’t have been attending very many Stintz press...

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Aug 21, 2014

THE CITY: Toronto feeling ‘threatened’ by raccoons

What do you want to do about the masked intruders trying to dump out your green bin? David Shiner, a North York...

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Aug 21, 2014

BUT SERIOUSLY: On the trail of cotton candy at The Ex

I’m just on my way out the door to head down to The Ex and I’m a man on a mission. It occurred to me that after all these...

York Guardian | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
Aug 21, 2014

TOinTRANSIT: Union Pearson Express trains arrive for testing in Toronto

The first Union Pearson (UP) Express trains have arrived in Toronto for testing. Reaching a top speed of 145 kilometres...

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