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David Nickle: THE CITY
Nov 26, 2015 | Add Comment | Scarborough Mirror

THE CITY: Mayor Tory shows disparity between drivers and transit users

John Tory often talks a bit of sense – and he did so on Monday, Nov. 23, when asked what he thought...

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Columns | Nov 26, 2015

BUT SERIOUSLY: Black Friday kicks off holiday spending frenzy

For those who aren’t already standing in line somewhere, or somehow missed the big news, the holiday sale season kicks off...

North York Mirror | by Jamie Wayne
Columns | Nov 24, 2015
Winter Tires

ON THE ROAD: Winter’s here - time to put on your snow tires

With winter driving conditions soon to be upon southern Ontario motorists, the debate whether or not vehicle owners should...

Beach Mirror | by Fergie Reynolds
News | Nov 20, 2015
David Nickle: THE CITY

THE CITY: Is Tory’s SmartTrack a case of over-promising?

The heavy-rail rapid transit plan was the centrepiece of Mayor John Tory’s election campaign in 2014

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Columns | Nov 19, 2015

BUT SERIOUSLY: Skates can’t wait to hit some outdoor ice in Toronto

My restless skates: “Sorry to bug you, Jamie, but have you got a quick second?” Jamie: “For you, Blades? I’ve got more...

North York Mirror | by Jamie Wayne
News | Nov 19, 2015
David Nickle: THE CITY

THE CITY: Do not give in to fear that terrorists seek

It was barely a year ago that the shootings in Ottawa made their lasting impact on security at Toronto City Hall. Since...

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News | Nov 13, 2015
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THE CITY: Feds free Toronto councillors from epic island airport debate

It is amazing what a difference an election can make. One day, the city is bracing itself for the whispering sound of...

City Centre Mirror
Nov 12, 2015

BUT SERIOUSLY: Overheard it through the grapevine

I always get a kick out of picking up snack at a food court in the mall and parking myself at one of the tables. Same goes...

York Guardian | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
Nov 11, 2015

Sizing up garbage in Toronto is getting tiring for residents

When Toronto homeowners moved from old-fashioned garbage bags and cans to a pay-as-you-throw bin system under Mayor David...

Scarborough Mirror | Add Comment | by David Nickle
Nov 06, 2015

CITY HALL: Rate-based budget increases come as no surprise

As sure as the sun rises and sets over this fair city, so too is it all but certain that Toronto water-users pay eight per...

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Nov 05, 2015

THE CITY: A reading of the taxation tea leaves

You can read a lot of different things in the tea leaves after a big election and there’s lots of readings a fortune teller...

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Nov 05, 2015

BUT SERIOUSLY: A little food (labels) for thought

Developing good nutritional habits is all the rage these days and I’m one of those trying to eat better. Honest. Cross my...

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

BUT SERIOUSLY: Getting ready for the office Halloween party

The signs are up all over the office advertising our Halloween party. It’s being touted as the biggest one ever. Judging...

York Guardian | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
Oct 23, 2015

THE CITY: Trudeau’s election comes with an unclear mandate from the voters

Politics often seems a kind of echo chamber. Themes and movements bounce back and forth, distorting as they go but...

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Oct 22, 2015

BUT SERIOUSLY: Cold fall weather passing with flying colours

It was chillier than usual for mid-October last weekend. Not surprisingly the unseasonable weather kept a lot of the locals...

Scarborough Mirror | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
Oct 21, 2015

TOinTransit: Plans for McNicoll Bus Garage rolling along

The McNicoll Bus Garage took another small step to becoming reality as TTC officials were expected to present preliminary...

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Oct 14, 2015

THE CITY: Be thoughtful when casting your ballot Oct. 19

I have a project for you, good reader, as you head out to vote, and just as important, as you head back home to get on with...

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