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

THE CITY: New business at City Hall this week tells a story

There is a mish-mash of new business on the floor of Toronto council this week — things that at...

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News | Mar 26, 2015

THE CITY: Valuing consensus over obedience: evolutionary, not weak

John Tory gets a lot of credit for fulfilling some pretty basic expectations as a mayor: he is diligent and compassionate,...

City Centre Mirror
News | Mar 26, 2015

BUT SERIOUSLY: Getting back into the swing of school

The week after March Break sure can be tough on parents and grandparents who are counted on to help out with homework....

York Guardian | by Jamie Wayne
News | Mar 23, 2015
David Nickle: THE CITY

THE CITY: Councillors show they can hold a grudge when it comes to Toronto’s Ombudsman

Toronto Council ought to be ashamed. They ought to, but I suspect they won’t, and honestly, I feel rather like Toronto...

City Centre Mirror | by David Nickle
News | Mar 19, 2015

PAN AM: Tickets for Parapan Am Games go on sale March 23

* Tickets for the Parapan Am Games go on sale starting March 23. Pan Am tickets will be back on sale by mid-April. For...

York Guardian
News | Mar 19, 2015

BUT SERIOUSLY: Passing the time with rhyme on March Break

I was at a loss for words heading into March Break, but as luck would have it, not at loss for song. My name is Jamie and...

York Guardian | by Jamie Wayne
News | Mar 19, 2015
David Nickle: THE CITY

THE CITY: Mulcair’s support for city gives Mayor Tory leverage

It is a good thing that former Ontario Progressive Conservative party leader John Tory is taking the non-partisan part of...

City Centre Mirror
Mar 16, 2015

THE CITY: Tory’s all-things-to-all-Torontonians stance starting to crumble

New mayors are always a puzzle. The election campaign gives us an idea of the kind of mayor they want to be. The first...

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Mar 12, 2015

THE CITY: Tory has set comforting standards in first 100 days

One hundred is a nice round number — and instinctively, one thinks that if you have 100 days at a job or with a new employee...

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Mar 12, 2015

BUT SERIOUSLY: The benefits of Daylight Saving Time

It’s the same story every year when we move the clocks ahead an hour. People get all worked up over it the night before and...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
Mar 11, 2015

ON THE ROAD: Dos and don’ts for people who have been in a vehicle accident in Toronto

By Fergie Reynolds Q: If a driver is involved in an accident, does the law require the car not be moved? A: Vehicle...

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Mar 09, 2015

THE CITY: Councillors chip away at accountability mechanisms through budget cuts

Toronto Council heads into tomorrow’s budget meeting with just a handful of outstanding issues, and that is something....

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Mar 06, 2015

THE CITY: High house prices might exclude you from the market, but not from the city

One million dollars. The number seemed a little modest when time-travelling Dr. Evil demanded it as a ransom from late...

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Mar 05, 2015

BUT SERIOUSLY: Hopping on the kid-free bandwagon

There may be no such a thing as a free lunch, but there is now such a thing a free fare. As of Sunday, March 1, children 12...

York Guardian | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
Mar 05, 2015

PAN AM/PARAPAN AM: Plans set for the 41-day torch relay

• Pan Am Torch Relay Plans for the 41-day journey of the Pan Am Games Torch Relay have been released. More than 130...

Parkdale Villager | Add Comment | by Michele McLean
Mar 05, 2015

THE CITY: Still waiting for benefit of Tory’s magic Rolodex

One of the most resonant of the points hammered at by 2014 mayoral candidate John Tory was his belief that Toronto could not...

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Feb 26, 2015

LOOKING BACK: Scarborough celebrates Morrish building’s anniversary at Heritage Showcase

In celebration of Heritage Day, Scarborough’s Heritage Showcase has moved forward one week to the weekend of Friday,...

Scarborough Mirror | Add Comment | by Richard Schofield

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