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David Nickle: THE CITY
Aug 25, 2016 | Add Comment | City Centre Mirror

THE CITY: Federal funding for TTC is the exception, not the norm

If you’re one of the unfortunate souls who’s been regularly riding Line 2 of the subway through the...

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Columns | Aug 25, 2016

BUT SERIOUSLY: Decision to go on rides at CNE comes with conditions

I just got an invitation to go to the CNE on Saturday from a group who are known to make a beeline for the the scariest...

York Guardian | by Jamie Wayne
Columns | Aug 18, 2016

BUT SERIOUSLY: Olympic TV coverage provides food for thought

During the Rio Olympics, those of us early birds in the office make it a point to gather for a Games recap before work...

York Guardian | by Jamie Wayne
Columns | Aug 11, 2016

BUT SERIOUSLY: Ten sure signs the Summer Olympics are in full swing

1. TV announcers say “repechage” a lot. It flows so easily off their tongues you’re in awe. Hard as you try, you still can’t...

Beach Mirror | by Jamie Wayne
Columns | Aug 09, 2016
Canadian divers Filion and Benfeito win bronze-Image1

Canadian divers Filion, Benfeito in sync in celebrating bronze at Rio Olympics: DiManno

Synchronized diving partners revel in podium finish after long, hard year

OurWindsor.Ca | by Rosie DiManno
News | Aug 04, 2016
David Nickle: THE CITY

THE CITY: Bloor bike lanes address Toronto’s growing cycling needs

I’m usually pretty careful riding a bike on Toronto streets, but last week I had a near thing. Riding down Coxwell Avenue on...

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Columns | Aug 04, 2016

BUT SERIOUSLY: Rooting for a friend chasing an Olympic dream

Tiffany called me out of the blue this morning with a special Rio 2016 Summer Olympics request: don’t try and get a hold of...

Beach Mirror | by Jamie Wayne
Jul 28, 2016

BUT SERIOUSLY: How about a selfie moratorium over the long weekend?

For those who are off for the whole long weekend, I have a challenge for you. See if you can somehow make it through the...

York Guardian | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
Jul 28, 2016

THE CITY: Michael Ford continues family’s political dynasty in Etobicoke

What with all the sound and fury south of the border Monday night as Democratic Party conventioneers girded their loins for...

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Jul 26, 2016

Star-studded Magnificent Seven remake to open TIFF 2016

Racially charged dramas of love and rebellion — including Sundance hit The Birth of a Nation — are coming to the 2016 edition...

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Jul 26, 2016

TOinTRANSIT: allegations of sexual harassment on TTC subway car made on social media

The TTC is looking into allegations made on social media of a sexual harassment incident on a subway train. Jamie Leigh...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by Rahul Gupta
Jul 21, 2016

BUT SERIOUSLY: Talk is cheap when it comes to hockey in July

Act 1, Scene 1. Somewhere in Toronto. Two rink rats, Hank and Derek, aka Moose and Scooter, are in deep reflection on a...

Beach Mirror | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
Jul 21, 2016

THE CITY: Toronto city councillors leave behind subways and spending for a short summer reprieve

A quiet has descended on Toronto City Hall, in the wake of last week’s marathon July council meeting. It seems almost...

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Jul 20, 2016

TOinTransit: Air conditioned Toronto Rocket trains make appearance on TTC’s Line 2

Faced with frustrated and sweltering transit riders due to a lack of air conditioning on its subway trains, the TTC has...

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Jul 14, 2016

THE CITY: Mel Lastman set Toronto’s tone on keeping property taxes low

It was only appropriate that as Toronto Council began to debate its budget directions for what could be a very austere 2017,...

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Jul 14, 2016

BUT SERIOUSLY: Blue Jays fever being taken one column at a time

The Toronto Blue Jays, on a roll having won eight out of the last nine heading into the All-Star break, sit in a playoff...

North York Mirror | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
Jul 12, 2016

TOinTransit: Getting Presto in the hands of patrons discussed at TTC board meeting

The TTC is developing a smartphone app to report harassment. CEO Andy Byford said the new app will make it possible to...

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