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David Nickle serves up his opinion on the affairs of city hall.
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Trump's war on the press is another reminder of the Rob Ford years

David Nickle

Here on the eve of the inauguration of president-elect Donald J. Trump in Washington D.C., it’s...

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Columns | 15 hours ago

BUT SERIOUSLY: Just what is this decade called anyway?

Tune in to a TV quiz show these days and there’s always at least one question about decades. On Family Feud it might be to...

North York Mirror | by Jamie Wayne
Opinion | Jan 17, 2017
TO in Transit

TOinTransit: What is Metrolinx?

For this week’s column, I thought I’d attempt to answer a question many of you seem to have, judging from the amount of...

Beach Mirror | by Rahul Gupta
Columns | Jan 12, 2017
The City

THE CITY: What's the harm in a closed-door meeting? In politics: plenty

That is the reasonable-sounding question that Mayor John Tory has asked in a private meeting with Ontario Premier Kathleen...

Etobicoke Guardian | by David Nickle
Columns | Jan 07, 2017

BUT SERIOUSLY: Hockey's back, but can your body hack it?

I figured a little shinny with some old hockey-playing buddies would be a fitting way to commemorate Canada’s upcoming 150th...

North York Mirror | by Jamie Wayne
Canada 150 | Jan 05, 2017
The City

THE CITY: Canada turns 150 years old with lots to celebrate, and lots to lose

It’s early January, and here we are: just days into the year that our country, the former Dominion of Canada, turns 150...

Beach Mirror | by David Nickle
Opinion | Jan 05, 2017
Edges of Toronto

EDGES OF TORONTO: There is another Toronto, and it must be heard from

There is more than one Toronto. More than a decade ago, the city, United Way, and the province saw poverty deepening...

North York Mirror | by Mike Adler
Dec 26, 2016

BUT SERIOUSLY: Have you made your New Year's resolution yet?

So have you made your New Year’s Resolution yet? I was with a group of friends who were gabbing away, until one of them...

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

THE CITY: All the rules have changed when it comes to looking ahead at the new year

Usually, as the calendar ticks along toward the new year, we pause a moment to optimistically wonder about what the coming...

Scarborough Mirror | 1 Comment | by David Nickle
Dec 23, 2016

CRITTER CHATTER: Gracie and Autumn are looking for forever homes for 2017

Wishing our readers a happy New Year filled with good friends and fortune. Our pets this month, Gracie and Autumn, are...

North York Mirror | Add Comment | by Lorraine Houston
Dec 22, 2016

THE CITY: 2016 was a cruel year for everyone – including City Hall

I don’t know how your social media feed has been coping with the nearly-finished 2016 — but mine has been cursing the year,...

Beach Mirror | Add Comment | by David Nickle
Dec 15, 2016

ON THE ROAD: All-season tires are not winter tires

Those who have chosen to equip their vehicles with winter tires will likely have had a much easier time trudging through all...

Beach Mirror | Add Comment | by Fergie Reynolds
Dec 13, 2016

TOinTransit: Let's get moving on road tolls

It's time for Toronto council to ignore the critics and impose road tolls to pay for desperately needed infrastructure. The...

York Guardian | Add Comment | by Rahul Gupta
Dec 13, 2016

BUT SERIOUSLY: Busy season for Toronto hockey arenas on and off the ice

As we hit mid-December, local hockey arenas become enveloped in tournament fever. Not all the action is on the ice. The kids...

North York Mirror | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
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 | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
Dec 08, 2016

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

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

Scarborough Mirror | Add Comment | by Mike Adler
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 | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne

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