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Edges of Toronto
Mike Adler writes about how people see life in Toronto differently, depending on where they live.
Feb 17, 2017 | Add Comment | Scarborough Mirror

EDGES OF TORONTO: Exploited as youth, now helping fellow Tamils

Mike Adler

When Pragosh Antonipillai was young, he and his cousins worked well over 40 hours a week at Tim...

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Columns | Feb 15, 2017
Tips for taking a tow

ON THE ROAD: Tips to consider when you need roadside assistance

In my last column, I offered some advice regarding traffic accidents and in particular, how to keep an otherwise stressful...

York Guardian | by Fergie Reynolds
Columns | Feb 14, 2017
TO in Transit

TOinTransit: Don't believe the budget hype

It's budget time in Toronto when funding announcements come fast along with loose spending commitments. But will all the...

York Guardian | by Rahul Gupta
Columns | Feb 10, 2017
Edges of Toronto

EDGES OF TORONTO: Are faith groups being squeezed out of Toronto?

When Toronto City Hall’s rotunda filled up last week with the supporters of a Scarborough mosque, people who were watching...

Scarborough Mirror | by Mike Adler
Columns | Feb 07, 2017
TO in Transit

TOinTransit: TTC union strife masks bigger challenges

Amalgamated Transit Union 113 is in the midst of a power struggle dividing the membership and leaving the fate of the TTC's...

York Guardian | by Rahul Gupta
Columns | Feb 03, 2017
The City

Mayor Tory needs to be crystal clear when distancing himself from alt-right

Mayor John Tory made it a challenge for reporters to ask about his relationship with his former campaign strategist Nick...

Beach Mirror | by David Nickle
Columns | Feb 03, 2017
Edges of Toronto

EDGES OF TORONTO: An alternative reality beckons at Bathurst and Wilson

I’ve always believed reality is bad enough. It’s bad enough Oswald shot Kennedy and terrorists drove airplanes into the...

North York Mirror | by Mike Adler
Feb 02, 2017

THE CITY: Mayor Tory suffered two big defeats last week on tolls, garbage

It has been a bad week for our mayor. Within the space of five days, John Tory was defeated on two signature policies,...

City Centre Mirror | 1 Comment | by David Nickle
Jan 31, 2017

TOinTransit: It's not too late to jettison Gardiner plan

The shock decision of the Ontario government to deny Toronto the right impose road tolls comes with a silver lining for the...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by Rahul Gupta
Jan 27, 2017

EDGES OF TORONTO: Thorncliffe Park problems can be patched, not solved

What’s happening in Thorncliffe Park is what’s happening in Toronto’s other highrise neighbourhoods, only more so. Its...

East York Mirror | Add Comment | by Mike Adler
Jan 26, 2017

THE CITY: the last time we had Nazi-punching in Toronto

Is it ever OK to punch a Nazi? If you’ve been spending any time on social media over the past week — or watched the news...

Beach Mirror | 3 Comments | by David Nickle
Jan 25, 2017

ON THE ROAD: tips for motorists involved in a collision

North York Mirror | Add Comment | by Fergie Reynolds
Jan 24, 2017

TOinTransit: The myth of free parking

In this week's TOinTransit, columnist Rahul Gupta argues free parking is anything but, and imposes a significant toll on the...

North York Mirror | Add Comment | by Rahul Gupta
Jan 19, 2017

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 | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
Jan 19, 2017

Trump's war on the press is another reminder of the Rob Ford years

Here on the eve of the inauguration of president-elect Donald J. Trump in Washington D.C., it’s hard not to think about the...

Etobicoke Guardian | Add Comment | by David Nickle
Jan 17, 2017

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 | Add Comment | by Rahul Gupta
Jan 12, 2017

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 | Add Comment | by David Nickle

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