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David Nickle: THE CITY
Jul 30, 2015 | Add Comment | City Centre Mirror

THE CITY: Showdown in Spadina-Fort York

It is going to be a hot time in Spadina-Fort York this summer and fall. Two of Toronto’s...

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News | Jul 30, 2015

BUT SERIOUSLY: There’s a holiday on Monday? Seriously?

Well, once again the civic holiday long weekend seems to have snuck up on everybody. It’s been a fixture on the calendar for...

York Guardian | by Jamie Wayne
News | Jul 27, 2015
David Nickle: THE CITY

THE CITY: Pan Am Games are over, are the Olympics next for Toronto?

Now that the Pan Am Games are finished what looks to have been a convivial stay here on the shores of Lake Ontario, one...

Scarborough Mirror
News | Jul 23, 2015
David Nickle: THE CITY

THE CITY: Pondering a new role for UP Express route

Next week, the tunnel connecting the mainland to Billy Bishop Airport on the Toronto Islands will be open to the...

City Centre Mirror
News | Jul 23, 2015

BUT SERIOUSLY: Hoping Pan Am Games can stick the landing

The moment the closing ceremonies for the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games conclude Sunday night, discussion will begin in earnest...

York Guardian | by Jamie Wayne
CityHall | Jul 20, 2015
David Nickle: THE CITY

THE CITY: Time will tell whether new public housing reforms will improve lives of Toronto tenants

Looking in from the outside, the contents of Senator Art Eggleton’s preliminary report on public housing reform in Toronto...

Beach Mirror | by David Nickle
News | Jul 16, 2015

BUT SERIOUSLY: The Pan Am Games are picking up steam

I have to admit I never paid much attention to the Pan Am Games before, including the two times they were in Winnipeg, in...

York Guardian | by Jamie Wayne
Jul 16, 2015

THE CITY: The live press conference is just part of the story

An epiphany came upon the city hall press gallery on Tuesday, after Scarborough Agincourt Councillor Jim Karygiannis...

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Jul 13, 2015

THE CITY: Pan Am or not, it’s still summer in the city

Toronto’s been getting a bad rap this summer. Not to put too fine a point on it, we’re coming off as bad hosts. We...

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Jul 09, 2015

THE CITY: What’s the amalgamation breaking point?

Those of us who’ve been in and around Toronto and its constituent municipalities the last couple of decades probably don’t...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by David Nickle
Jul 09, 2015

BUT SERIOUSLY: Dealing with Pan Am gridlock one step at a time

I wish I could tell you I had a gold medal solution on how to deal with the inevitable Pan Am Games gridlock, but the best I...

York Guardian | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
Jul 06, 2015

THE CITY: Tory pits himself between two road warriors in the taxi cab-Uber battle

John Tory did about the only thing he could do Monday, when he sat down with the two warring tribes in Toronto’s surface...

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Jul 02, 2015

BUT SERIOUSLY: Who says pizza has to be high in calories?

The bad news is that the rain on Saturday forced us to put our backyard barbecue party on hold until later in the summer....

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

THE CITY: Metrolinx report puts pressure on mayor, council

There are a couple of ways to look at the new report from Metrolinx that draws attention to the need for a downtown relief...

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Jun 25, 2015

THE CITY: Speed limit decision best for Tory to leave alone

One might choose to look at the Toronto and East York Community Council’s move to slow down traffic in the city core as a...

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Jun 25, 2015

BUT SERIOUSLY: Making every day count this summer

The season’s off and running and me right along with it doing my best to try and keep up. Here are a few of the highlights...

York Guardian | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
Jun 22, 2015

THE CITY: Tory’s respect for Toronto lessens impact of rookie mistakes

John Tory is taking part in the raising of the Rainbow Flag today — kicking off Pride Week in a manner both dignified and...

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