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David Nickle: THE CITY
May 03, 2016 | Add Comment | City Centre Mirror

THE CITY: Taking on troublesome raccoons a perfect fit for Mayor John Tory

I was struck last week, attending the official launch of Toronto’s new racoon-proof green bins on a...

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News | May 03, 2016

TO in TRANSIT: “Idiot” motorist apologizes to 504 King streetcar passengers for “lapse in judgement”

A self-professed “idiot” motorist apologized this week for cutting off riders disembarking a TTC streetcar. As detailed...

City Centre Mirror
Columns | Apr 29, 2016
David Nickle: THE CITY

THE CITY: Byelection will likely lead to the return of a Ford to Toronto Council

John Tory could scarcely have answered the question any differently. Does he support a byelection to fill the seat in Ward 2...

City Centre Mirror | by David Nickle
Columns | Apr 28, 2016

BUT SERIOUSLY: Expect success from Canadian NHL teams this post-season – off the ice

First round NHL TV ratings were way down, as expected, considering none of the seven Canadian teams made it to the playoffs...

Beach Mirror | by Jamie Wayne
News | Apr 26, 2016
David Nickle: THE CITY

THE CITY: Roots of messy Bombardier streetcar deal go back to 2009

When Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) Chair Josh Colle and CEO Andy Byford stood up Monday afternoon to talk about...

City Centre Mirror
News | Apr 26, 2016

TOinTransit: Toronto had sought provincial bike funding to no avail

It turns out Toronto did apply to a provincial program for bike funding after all. Last week, Metroland Media Toronto...

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News | Apr 21, 2016

BUT SERIOUSLY: Warm weather raises dog and owner etiquette questions

With the beautiful weather last weekend you couldn’t go more than a few steps in my neighbourhood without running into a dog...

City Centre Mirror | by Jamie Wayne
Apr 21, 2016

THE CITY: Drums of Toronto’s cycling war seem to be silenced

It is springtime and even in this slow, hesitant, let’s-be-honest-way-too-chilly springtime, it’s hard not to think about...

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Apr 19, 2016

TOinTransit: Building collapse could slow down Crosstown LRT construction

A construction accident this week in Forest Hill could have repercussions for the completion of the Eglinton Crosstown LRT....

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Apr 14, 2016

BUT SERIOUSLY: Blue Jays still in the sports spotlight

Not only has Blue Jay fever picked up right where it left off last year, but huge numbers of new fans continue to keep...

North York Mirror | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
Apr 14, 2016

THE CITY: NDP crisis is a long time in the making and will take a long time to untangle

Last weekend, the New Democratic Party membership did what is unthinkable among mainstream Canadian party politics and...

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Apr 12, 2016

TOinTRANSIT: Toronto Urban Film Festival returns to TTC subway platforms in September

It looks as if Toronto is TUFF enough after all. The Toronto Urban Film Festival, also known as TUFF, will celebrate its...

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Apr 09, 2016

THE CITY: Hard to imagine Toronto’s taxi industry continuing to exist under city’s new Uber regulations

Word is that the votes are there on Toronto Council to approve the new regulations that would govern the operation of UberX....

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Apr 07, 2016

BUT SERIOUSLY: Outlook is bright for Jays home opener

It’s hard to believe another Blue Jays home opener is just around the corner. The off-season flew by quicker than, well,...

York Guardian | Add Comment | by Jamie Wayne
Apr 07, 2016

THE CITY: Will Toronto councillors go for a ranked ballot system?

You don’t want to make judgements on character based on a single vote or action — we humans are more complex creatures than...

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Apr 05, 2016

TOinTransit: Toronto council votes to preserve the Gardiner Expressway

Most Toronto council detractors who are against a plan to preserve the Gardiner Expressway voted for it anyway. By a 36-5...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by Rahul Gupta
Mar 31, 2016

Toronto councillors deliver eulogies, memories of Rob Ford at meeting

Toronto Council’s March meeting started a day late March 31 to make time for former mayor Rob Ford’s funeral. And the...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by David Nickle

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