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Dec 08, 2016 | Add Comment | Scarborough Mirror

EDGES OF TORONTO: Our rooming house standoff in the suburbs continues

Mike Adler

The electrified third rail of municipal politics isn’t road tolls, after all. No, in what used to...

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Columns | Dec 08, 2016

BUT SERIOUSLY: Hats off to Toronto's formidable 'football' team

Hats off to Toronto FC. The town’s been abuzz since Wednesday when they knocked off the Montreal Impact before a passionate...

North York Mirror | by Jamie Wayne
Opinion | Dec 01, 2016

BUT SERIOUSLY: TV or not TV, that is the question

Lately I’ve gotten quite a few emails about smart TVs. These ones caught my eye. Q. I was sifting through holiday ads...

North York Mirror | by Jamie Wayne
Opinion | Dec 01, 2016
David Nickle: THE CITY

THE CITY: Road tolls, hotel and property taxes are just the first steps

Toronto council will need to be brave to support revenue tools like road tolls to build major infrastructure. That doesn't...

Beach Mirror | by David Nickle
Opinion | Nov 28, 2016
EDGES OF TORONTO

EDGES OF TORONTO: Toronto's public housing tenants ask for safety, just get cameras

Pelham Park Gardens isn’t alone in its problems. But if its tenants feel alone, especially at night, who could blame...

York Guardian | by Mike Adler
News | Nov 25, 2016
David Nickle: THE CITY

Tory's road toll plan is a brave start to funding city building, but is it enough?

There are some things about John Tory’s financial plan that don’t add up — but in the days after he stood up for road tolls...

Beach Mirror | by David Nickle
Columns | Nov 24, 2016
EDGES OF TORONTO

EDGES OF TORONTO: Dreaming the impossible dream of breaking up Toronto

I have met the Don Quixote of Toronto’s suburbs. He’s out there, mostly on weekends, trying to free Scarborough from the...

Scarborough Mirror | by Mike Adler
Nov 24, 2016

BUT SERIOUSLY: Will the outdoor ice season arrive on time?

The temperature is about to begin dropping which is music to these hopefully soon to be frost-bitten ears. The question...

North York Mirror | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
Nov 24, 2016

THE CITY: Contracted out garbage collection in 2017 is one of the few things we can count on

You can't rely on much in these uncertain times. But Toronto Council's support of full-on private sector garbage collection...

Beach Mirror | Add Comment | by David Nickle
Nov 22, 2016

TOinTransit: Fare hike aside, it could have been much worse for transit riders

This will come as small solace to hundreds of millions of TTC riders facing another fare hike next year, but it could have...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by Rahul Gupta
Nov 19, 2016

THE CITY: What does a Trump protest in downtown Toronto matter? Nothing, and everything

Nathan Phillips Square will be brimming with outrage this weekend. If Facebook is to be believed, there will be two...

Beach Mirror | 3 Comments | by David Nickle
Nov 17, 2016

ON THE ROAD: Used wisely, photo radar can help change driver behaviour

It seems that Queen’s Park is seriously contemplating a return of photo radar the Mike Harris Conservative government...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by Fergie Reynolds
Nov 17, 2016

THE CITY: The 'alt-right' movement comes to Toronto and we can't be complacent

I thought it might be nice to talk about garbage privatization in today’s column — it looks as though garbage privatization,...

Beach Mirror | 2 Comments | by David Nickle
Nov 17, 2016

EDGES OF TORONTO: Cycling culture pushing its way into suburbs

The year 2011 was a bad one for cycling in Toronto’s suburbs. Councillor Michelle Holland in Southwest Scarborough wiped...

Scarborough Mirror | Add Comment
Nov 15, 2016

TOinTransit: studies show separated bike lanes are working

When is a bike lane more than just a strip of paint along the road? How about when it’s fully separated from traffic? A...

City Centre Mirror | 1 Comment | by Rahul Gupta
Nov 12, 2016

THE CITY: We have seen things like Donald Trump before in Toronto

Donald Trump's election as president of the United States recalls the election of populist mayors like Mel Lastman and Rob...

Beach Mirror | Add Comment | by David Nickle
Nov 10, 2016

The rate-supported budgets are a sign of things to come at Toronto Council

The city's rate-supported budget proposal offers a break to water users but hits homeowners with new garbage collection fees....

Beach Mirror | Add Comment | by David Nickle

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