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Fiona is a blind miniature poodle who is described as sweet and loving.
Jul 01, 2015 | Add Comment | North York Mirror

CRITTER CHATTER: Forever homes sought for a couple of sweet pets

Lorraine Houston

Our July pets Gunter the tabby and Fiona the miniature poodle are looking to find lasting summer...

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News | Jul 02, 2015

BUT SERIOUSLY: Who says pizza has to be high in calories?

The bad news is that the rain on Saturday forced us to put our backyard barbecue party on hold until later in the summer....

York Guardian | by Jamie Wayne
News | Jun 29, 2015
David Nickle: THE CITY

THE CITY: Metrolinx report puts pressure on mayor, council

There are a couple of ways to look at the new report from Metrolinx that draws attention to the need for a downtown relief...

City Centre Mirror
News | Jun 25, 2015

NORTH YORK ARTS IN BRIEF: Essence of Japan a taiko double threat

Canadian taiko group Nagata Shachu and U.S. taiko trio Chikiri will perform together at the close of Nagata Shachu’s...

North York Mirror
News | Jun 25, 2015
David Nickle: THE CITY

THE CITY: Speed limit decision best for Tory to leave alone

One might choose to look at the Toronto and East York Community Council’s move to slow down traffic in the city core as a...

City Centre Mirror
News | Jun 25, 2015

BUT SERIOUSLY: Making every day count this summer

The season’s off and running and me right along with it doing my best to try and keep up. Here are a few of the highlights...

York Guardian | by Jamie Wayne
News | Jun 22, 2015
David Nickle: THE CITY

THE CITY: Tory’s respect for Toronto lessens impact of rookie mistakes

John Tory is taking part in the raising of the Rainbow Flag today — kicking off Pride Week in a manner both dignified and...

Scarborough Mirror
Jun 18, 2015

NORTH YORK BUSINESS IN BRIEF: Use library resources to your advantage

Entrepreneurs: Want cost-effective resources at your fingertips? Check out the library’s free business database...

North York Mirror | Add Comment | by Paul Futhey
Jun 18, 2015

THE CITY: Provincial Liberals to learn same lesson on carding that Tory did?

Maybe those holding power in this city and this province want to eventually stamp out the odious practise of carding by...

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Jun 18, 2015

BUT SERIOUSLY: Two minutes for piling on the pylons

When you head out each day, how far do you get before you run into an orange and black cone? A couple of miles? A mile?...

York Guardian | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
Jun 15, 2015

THE CITY: Tory lays traps for Ford in Gardiner Expressway debate

A lot’s been made of that vote last week on the Gardiner – and the way it unveiled such an ugly rift between suburban and...

Scarborough Mirror | 1 Comment
Jun 12, 2015

FRONT ROW CENTRE: ‘Driving Miss Daisy’ an enjoyable ride

Alfred Uhry’s Pulitzer Prize winning play Driving Miss Daisy is being given a sensitive and winning production by the Harold...

North York Mirror | Add Comment | by Mark Andrew Lawrence
Jun 11, 2015

TOinTRANSIT: Empty seats mark launch of UP Express line from Union to Pearson

The Union Pearson (UP) Express officially launched last week to great fanfare, and empty seats. Saturday, June 6 marked...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by Rahul Gupta
Jun 11, 2015

NORTH YORK ARTS IN BRIEF: Pan Am drama workshop at Fairview library

On Your Mark: A Pan Am Dramatic Arts Workshop is a four-session series that will explore the drama of what it takes to be a...

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Jun 11, 2015

BUT SERIOUSLY: A tastefest of things to come

I dropped by Dundas West Fest on Saturday, my first fest of the season. As usual, I expect to take in many more between now...

North York Mirror | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
Jun 11, 2015

THE CITY: Council will have to deal with budget shortfall at some point

Remember the 2015 budget? It’s been a few months now, and there’s been a lot of water under the elevated highway, as it...

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Jun 08, 2015

THE CITY: On carding, it’s the right decision that matters, not the circumstances that lead to it

It’s becoming a truism for the modern age, come straight from the mouths of the code monkeys and their computer programmer...

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