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THE CITY: Don Cherry not expected at first meeting of Toronto’s new council

In just a few days, the wait will be over and Toronto Council will get going on its new agenda....

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BUT SERIOUSLY: The newest game: Who wants to be a goaltender?

It’s just a few months into the minor hockey season and out of nowhere my buddy Leo’s seven-year old son Kyle suddenly...

North York Mirror | by Jamie Wayne
News | Nov 24, 2014
David Nickle: THE CITY

THE CITY: Tory’s quick defence of Uber is a rookie mistake

It’s just over a week to go before Toronto City Council and Mayor-elect John Tory start their 2014-2018 term of office, and...

City Centre Mirror
News | Nov 17, 2014
David Nickle: THE CITY

THE CITY: Amalgamation still a messy business with some services not shared by all

No question about it, amalgamation these 16 years ago was a messy business. When the deed was done, Metropolitan...

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News | Nov 13, 2014
David Nickle: THE CITY

THE CITY: Tory must speak firmly to feds about Toronto’s transit needs

During the election campaign, John Tory repeatedly said that he would “shame” other levels of government into paying for...

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Columns | Nov 13, 2014

BUT SERIOUSLY: Santa ready for his Sunday visit

In case you missed the exciting news, Santa Claus is coming to town this Sunday. Yes, THE Santa Claus, Jolly Old St. Nick,...

City Centre Mirror | by Jamie Wayne
News | Nov 10, 2014
David Nickle: THE CITY

THE CITY: Filling out civil service will be a top job for Tory

If John Tory’s success in convincing Joe Pennachetti to stay around as city manager for another few months is any...

Scarborough Mirror
Nov 06, 2014

THE CITY: Crucial for Tory to get his executive committee right

It is a quiet time at Toronto City Hall this week. With the new council weeks away, radio silence seems to be the...

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Nov 03, 2014

THE CITY: Tory begins work on what he hopes can be a redemption story for Toronto

As mayor-elect John Tory begins to build his staff and select his transition team for his new mayoralty next month, it...

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Oct 30, 2014

TOinTRANSIT: Metrolinx’s Eglinton Crosstown LRT project up for prestigious transit award

Metrolinx’s Eglinton Crosstown LRT project is in the running for a prestigious transit infrastructure award to be handed out...

Scarborough Mirror | Add Comment | by Rahul Gupta
Oct 30, 2014

BUT SERIOUSLY: Extra (hour), extra (hour), read all about it

We change the clocks back an hour Sunday morning and I can’t wait. I usually sleep through the annual routine, but I’m going...

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

THE CITY: Mayor-elect John Tory has his work cut out for him

It has been a long wait – a really long wait, for everyone involved. For John Tory, Monday night’s victory in the...

Parkdale Villager | 1 Comment | by David Nickle
Oct 27, 2014

People who talk and text while driving are selfish and added dermit points may force people to put down their cellphones

In July I wrote about distracted driving and the negative effect to public safety –...

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Oct 24, 2014

THE CITY: Kelly showed calm, solid leadership in aftermath of Ottawa shooting

Norm Kelly joined reporters and camera people for what could be his last news conference as de-facto Mayor of Toronto on...

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Oct 23, 2014

BUT SERIOUSLY: See you at the polling station Monday

I’m ready for the election. I mean, really, really, really ready. It seems like the campaign has gone on forever. But I have...

York Guardian | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
Oct 20, 2014

THE CITY: Columnist calls Olivia Chow as best choice for mayor

It is something of a cliché to say a municipal election marks a cross-roads for a city. But the crossroads metaphor doesn’t...

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Oct 16, 2014

THE CITY: To those considering voting early: Think about it

With advance polls open this week, it is tempting for those with strong opinions about the future occupant of the Toronto...

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