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David Nickle: THE CITY
Dec 18, 2014 | Add Comment | City Centre Mirror

THE CITY: Another chapter in library saga with budget submission?

It’s too soon to be able to map out where all the political fights will be in the coming winter’s...

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Columns | Dec 18, 2014

BUT SERIOUSLY: Hey, don’t blame me – it was the snow

Alright, a show of hands. On the count of three. How many of you out there were late for work last Thursday, the day of the...

North York Mirror | by Jamie Wayne
News | Dec 15, 2014
David Nickle: THE CITY

THE CITY: Are Tory’s political instincts strong enough to steer council

With two council meetings behind us and a Toronto Police Services Board meeting underway, one might think that we’d have...

Scarborough Mirror
News | Dec 11, 2014
David Nickle: THE CITY

THE CITY: How do you solve a problem like Mammoliti?

The voters of Ward 7 returned Giorgio Mammoliti to office this year – in one of the least explicable electoral decisions...

Scarborough Mirror
News | Dec 11, 2014

BUT SERIOUSLY: Offices help kick off the holiday season

The next few weeks are typically filled with holiday office parties and my advice if you’re invited to any, either in your...

York Guardian | by Jamie Wayne
News | Dec 08, 2014
David Nickle: THE CITY

THE CITY: SmartTrack planning off to a coherent start

No doubt about it, when John Tory won the election last month he sold Toronto voters on his SmartTrack plan. Now, having...

York Guardian
CityHall | Dec 04, 2014
David Nickle: THE CITY

THE CITY: Is this the return of the long-extinct Red Tory?

We are at a peculiar moment in history, and we should all take a moment to savour it. For the first time this century, and...

York Guardian
Dec 04, 2014

BUT SERIOUSLY: Do you hear what I hear?

It may not be beginning to look a lot like Christmas outside, but it’s sure sounding like it inside. The moment the clock...

York Guardian | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
Dec 03, 2014

THE CITY: Tory puts council’s left wing on the ropes

No doubt about it: the left-wing of Toronto Council is on the ropes. John Tory’s executive committee doesn’t give them...

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Dec 01, 2014

THE CITY: Tory showing that flip-flopping is not always a bad thing

During the long and arduous election campaign, certainty of plan and purpose was a virtuous path, and a candidate stepped...

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Nov 28, 2014

ON THE ROAD: Former Toronto traffic cop says pedestrians and drivers needs to be aware of their surroundings

The autumn months not only provide us with plenty of falling leaves and dropping temperatures, it also brings along reduced...

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Nov 27, 2014

THE CITY: Don Cherry not expected at first meeting of Toronto’s new council

In just a few days, the wait will be over and Toronto Council will get going on its new agenda. Well, it will get going...

City Centre Mirror | 1 Comment
Nov 27, 2014

BUT SERIOUSLY: The newest game: Who wants to be a goaltender?

It’s just a few months into the minor hockey season and out of nowhere my buddy Leo’s seven-year old son Kyle suddenly...

North York Mirror | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
Nov 24, 2014

THE CITY: Tory’s quick defence of Uber is a rookie mistake

It’s just over a week to go before Toronto City Council and Mayor-elect John Tory start their 2014-2018 term of office, and...

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Nov 17, 2014

THE CITY: Amalgamation still a messy business with some services not shared by all

No question about it, amalgamation these 16 years ago was a messy business. When the deed was done, Metropolitan...

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Nov 13, 2014

THE CITY: Tory must speak firmly to feds about Toronto’s transit needs

During the election campaign, John Tory repeatedly said that he would “shame” other levels of government into paying for...

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Nov 13, 2014

BUT SERIOUSLY: Santa ready for his Sunday visit

In case you missed the exciting news, Santa Claus is coming to town this Sunday. Yes, THE Santa Claus, Jolly Old St. Nick,...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne

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