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David Nickle: THE CITY
Sep 22, 2016 | Add Comment | Beach Mirror

THE CITY: Toronto's rail deck park is a good idea, and good ideas sometimes cost money

David Nickle

Today (Sept 22), Mayor John Tory’s executive committee turns its eye to an ambitious and expensive...

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Columns | Sep 22, 2016

Babsocks are a perfect fit for the World Cup

So? Got your pair of Babsocks yet? If not, better move fast. They’ll to be selling like proverbial hotcakes over the next...

York Guardian | by Jamie Wayne
Transit | Sep 20, 2016
TOinTRANSIT

TOinTransit: Lukewarm response to HOT lanes

A road toll advocacy group is lukewarm on the province’s first-ever HOT lane. The High Occupancy Toll lane was recently...

Etobicoke Guardian | by Rahul Gupta
Columns | Sep 16, 2016

BUT SERIOUSLY: This Saturday night not just hockey night in Toronto

The phone rings. A friend is on the line inviting you to Canada’s opening game in World Cup 2016 against the Czech...

York Guardian | by Jamie Wayne
Columns | Sep 15, 2016
TOinTRANSIT

TOinTRANSIT: OptIons for Davenport refuses to give up fight against Diamond rail crossing

Options for Davenport says it joined an advisory group for the Davenport Diamond rail bridge, which it opposes, to make sure...

Bloor West Villager | by Rahul Gupta
Columns | Sep 15, 2016
David Nickle: THE CITY

THE CITY: Pity the poor writers of the Doug and Rob Ford memoir

Watching Doug Ford announce that Harper Collins will soon be releasing another Ford book—Ford Nation, “the most exciting book...

Beach Mirror | by David Nickle
Opinion | Sep 09, 2016
EDGES OF TORONTO

EDGES OF TORONTO: Bring on the apron parking apocalypse

As a Scarborough woman came home last May, she had an argument with Jim Karygiannis, her local councillor, about how her...

Scarborough Mirror
Sep 07, 2016

TOinTransit: TTC to phase out Metropass beginning in mid-2017

The TTC will begin phasing out the Metropass in mid-2017. This is the last full year for the monthly transit pass, which...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by Rahul Gupta
Sep 06, 2016

A Q&A for helping kids with their homework

Spoke to quite a few grandmas and grandpas recently who are a tad nervous awaiting visits of their grandchildren now that...

York Guardian | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
Sep 01, 2016

THE CITY: Scarborough-Rouge River misstep reveals PC party rift on sex-ed

Voters in Scarborough-Rouge River will be casting ballots today in the byelection to replace Liberal MPP Bas Balkisoon — and...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment
Sep 01, 2016

BUT SERIOUSLY: Easing the transition back to school

Bidding adieu to summer vacation is never easy for kids. Going from living a free and easy lifestyle for a couple of...

York Guardian | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
Sep 01, 2016

TOinTRANSIT: TIFF brings headaches to King Street road users

The grumbles have already started with the announcement this week a stretch of King Street West close for multiple days...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by Rahul Gupta
Aug 25, 2016

THE CITY: Federal funding for TTC is the exception, not the norm

If you’re one of the unfortunate souls who’s been regularly riding Line 2 of the subway through the heat of this summer,...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment
Aug 25, 2016

BUT SERIOUSLY: Decision to go on rides at CNE comes with conditions

I just got an invitation to go to the CNE on Saturday from a group who are known to make a beeline for the the scariest...

York Guardian | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
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 | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
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 | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
Aug 04, 2016

THE CITY: Bloor bike lanes address Toronto’s growing cycling needs

I’m usually pretty careful riding a bike on Toronto streets, but last week I had a near thing. Riding down Coxwell Avenue on...

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