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David Nickle: THE CITY
Oct 20, 2014 | Add Comment | Scarborough Mirror

THE CITY: Columnist calls Olivia Chow as best choice for mayor

It is something of a cliché to say a municipal election marks a cross-roads for a city. But the...

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BUT SERIOUSLY: See you at the polling station Monday

I’m ready for the election. I mean, really, really, really ready. It seems like the campaign has gone on forever. But I have...

York Guardian | by Jamie Wayne
News | Oct 16, 2014
David Nickle: THE CITY

THE CITY: To those considering voting early: Think about it

With advance polls open this week, it is tempting for those with strong opinions about the future occupant of the Toronto...

Scarborough Mirror
News | Oct 16, 2014

ARTS IN BRIEF: Cabaret Soiree: an Encore Entertainment event

Be entertained by some of Toronto’s most talented cabaret performers at an intimate cabaret festival this month in the Lower...

North York Mirror
News | Oct 16, 2014

BUT SERIOUSLY: Attention shoppers: embarrassing sale in Aisle 1

Oh, rats, I’m out of toilet paper. Man, I hate when that happens. I don’t need any this second, mind you. It’s not an...

York Guardian | by Jamie Wayne
News | Oct 14, 2014
David Nickle: THE CITY

THE CITY: Chow, Ford, Tory and the company they keep

From the grass roots to the forest canopy: it is interesting at this stage in the campaign to see where the major mayoral...

Parkdale Villager | by David Nickle
News | Oct 10, 2014
Arsenic and Old Lace

FRONT ROW CENTRE: ‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ a classic comedy worth re-visiting

Those delightfully dotty Brewster sisters are at it again. Stage Centre Productions is back at the newly-repaired...

North York Mirror | by Mark Andrew Lawrence
Oct 09, 2014

BUT SERIOUSLY: A look inside the next generation of hockey arenas

Famous arena architect: “Ladies and gentleman, welcome to the future. Underneath this velvet sheet is a model of our...

York Guardian | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
Oct 09, 2014

THE CITY: How flexible is Tory’s SmartTrack plan?

John Tory’s plan for surface subway rail has been getting a lot of attention over the past months of the mayoral campaign –...

Scarborough Mirror | Add Comment
Oct 06, 2014

THE CITY: Chow and Ford working hard to make up gap in mayoral polls

So how do you do it? Come from behind in a race whose results seem locked in the final stretch? It will be instructive to...

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Oct 02, 2014

ARTS IN BRIEF: Orchestra Toronto launches season with Carnival concert

Orchestra Toronto presents its 61st season opening concert, Canadian Carnival, Oct. 19 at 3 p.m. at the George Weston...

North York Mirror | Add Comment
Oct 02, 2014

THE CITY: Imagining what a Doug Ford mayoralty would be like

John Tory is to be the next mayor of Toronto. All the polls point to this as the likely outcome and have for some time. So...

Scarborough Mirror | Add Comment | by David Nickle
Oct 02, 2014

BUT SERIOUSLY: Smartwatch may have met its match

Lately a lot of people I know have been bragging about all the things their smartwatches can do. It seems like I can’t get...

North York Mirror | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
Sep 29, 2014

THE CITY: Toronto voters rejecting city’s old-style progressive politics

Ask any politician what they think about their standing in the last poll means and you’ll get a variation on the same...

Scarborough Mirror | Add Comment
Sep 25, 2014

BUSINESS IN BRIEF: Quarterly food business seminar in North York

Getting into a food business can be an exciting time. It’s also a challenging one, especially for the would-be...

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Sep 25, 2014

THE CITY: Fringe candidates for mayor have to battle to bring issues forward

We are a free country — or at least, a free enough country to allow anyone with citizenship, some cash and a birth...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by David Nickle
Sep 25, 2014

BUT SERIOUSLY: Pumpkin sightings popping up all over

With winter overstaying its welcome, spring and summer were both relegated to playing a game of catch up this year and...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne

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