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David Nickle: THE CITY
Feb 04, 2016 | Add Comment | City Centre Mirror

THE CITY: Toronto’s half-imagined transit future is not all bad

Whatever you may think of the details, you’ve got to hand it to Toronto’s planning department and...

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News | Feb 04, 2016

BUT SERIOUSLY: What has always puzzled me about February

As I write this week’s edition I’m staring at the prices for the current TTC February Metropasses. At the same time, I’m...

York Guardian | by Jamie Wayne
Columns | Jan 28, 2016

BUT SERIOUSLY: Sometimes the words just don’t add up

So, I was wandering aimlessly through the neighbourhood Saturday night when I bumped into Gord in his driveway. He was about...

North York Mirror | by Jamie Wayne
News | Jan 27, 2016
David Nickle: THE CITY

THE CITY: Fixing Toronto’s public housing portfolio starts with funding

It’s hard to be hopeful in the best of circumstances, and when you look at the state of public housing in Toronto, it can be...

Scarborough Mirror
News | Jan 21, 2016
David Nickle: THE CITY

THE CITY: Budget balancing continues along in haphazard way

If all goes through as planned, it looks as though Mayor John Tory will have passed two out of two unsustainable annual city...

City Centre Mirror
News | Jan 21, 2016

BUT SERIOUSLY: 10 people not to watch in 2016

By now you’ve no doubt read lots of articles about who to watch in 2016. So, in the name of equal time, I figured I’d...

York Guardian | by Jamie Wayne
News | Jan 18, 2016
David Nickle: THE CITY

THE CITY: SmartTrack naysayers may have had a point

Promises, promises. They are good things to make, and make as grandly, firmly and unequivocally as one can, when one is...

City Centre Mirror | by David Nickle
Jan 14, 2016

THE CITY: Mayor Tory can take a lesson from Rob Ford on avoiding strikes

Rob Ford caused his supporters a lot of grief over his term in the mayor’s office, but no one who voted for him had cause to...

York Guardian | Add Comment | by David Nickle
Jan 14, 2016

BUT SERIOUSLY: If I’m not mistaken, I do believe that’s snow

Well, well, well. Look who finally decided to pay us a visit. If it isn’t snow. Wait a minute. I should pinch myself...

North York Mirror | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
Jan 11, 2016

THE CITY: Toronto Hydro sale could infuse city with fast cash

“No, no a thousand times no.” Those words, from Mayor John Tory on Thursday, Jan. 7 afternoon, dispelled any faint...

Scarborough Mirror | Add Comment | by David Nickle
Jan 07, 2016

BUT SERIOUSLY: Drone pizza delivery set to take off in 2016

There are those who believe this could be the year we’ll finally be able to get pizza delivered by drones in Toronto....

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
Jan 07, 2016

THE CITY: Budget chief Crawford not interested in tax increases

It didn’t take long for the fundamental direction of Toronto’s budget to emerge this week. The Jan. 5 meeting of the...

Scarborough Mirror | Add Comment
Jan 07, 2016

CRITTER CHATTER: Madison and Haddie and Lindsay wish for a new home in 2016

Welcome to a new year, with good wishes sent for a happy and healthy 2016. Our pets for adoption this month are looking to...

North York Mirror | Add Comment | by Lorraine Houston
Jan 01, 2016

THE CITY: Mayor Tory must address SmartTrack concerns in 2016

If 2015 was simply about righting the ship of state in Toronto and restoring civility to civic life — and as I argued in...

Scarborough Mirror | Add Comment
Dec 31, 2015

DESI DIALOGUES: Modi extends olive branch to Pakistan with surprise visit

If India had one positive person in the teeming millions, and if that person taught the country one thing, it’s that there...

Scarborough Mirror | Add Comment | by RAKSHANE ITALIA
Dec 31, 2015

BUT SERIOUSLY: 2016 will be big year for sports in Toronto

If you’re a big sports fan, you’re in luck. There are going to be a variety of major events to choose from in Toronto in...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
Dec 24, 2015

BUT SERIOUSLY: Another good hockey season is in the bag

Act 1, Scene 1: Cedarvale Outdoor Arena Mike is bending over his very worn out hockey bag in the corner of the change...

York Guardian | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne

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