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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 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
Columns | 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 | by Jamie Wayne
News | Jul 28, 2016
David Nickle: THE CITY

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...

City Centre Mirror
Columns | Jul 26, 2016
The Birth of a Nation

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...

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...

City Centre Mirror | 1 Comment
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...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment
Jul 14, 2016

EDGES OF TORONTO: City can decide to make life harder or easier for expanding families

It’s driveway-paving season, and in Scarborough or North York, people who pave their driveway are asking to be hit. I’m...

North York Mirror | Add Comment
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...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment
Jul 07, 2016

BUT SERIOUSLY: Put the air conditioner talk on ice

With the weather heating up by the second, not surprisingly, so too is the talk about air conditioners. Wherever you go,...

North York Mirror | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
Jul 05, 2016

THE CITY: Black Lives Matter disruption of Pride Toronto parade exactly what you’d expect

It’s hard to know what to make of the Black Lives Matter – Toronto / Pride Toronto dust-up over the holiday weekend....

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Jul 05, 2016

TOinTransit: TTC holding public consultations for Wheel-Trans service

The TTC will hold public consultations for Wheel-Trans use starting this week. Intended to update the public on changes...

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Jun 30, 2016

BUT SERIOUSLY: A Canada Day celebration checklist

If you’re going to an event in cottage country, no doubt you are aware that every critical turn you have to make is right...

North York Mirror | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne

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