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PUBLIC TRANSIT: What are the plans for Finch West and Jane Street?

The Community Action Planning Group of York West (CAPG-YW) presents a public forum on transit plans for Finch Avenue West and Jane Street on Thursday, May 1st… 196 more words

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Let the Jets Fly

There is a debate going on at City Council surrounding Billy Bishop Airport. It focuses on their proposal to extend the runway to allow larger jets to fly out of Billy Bishop Airport. 713 more words


TTC's New Number System

Last week, the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) launched a trial at Bloor-Yonge Station of new signage and colour-coded line numbers to make for easier subway navigation. 118 more words


Rob Ford tries to turn back time in Daylight Saving Twitter gaffe

As the rest of Canada prepared to set their clocks ahead one hour for Daylight Saving Time Sunday morning, Toronto mayor Rob Ford offered some different advice via his Twitter account. 252 more words


Stranger than fiction (Review) - SPOKE Newspaper, March 3, 2014 Edition


It doesn’t take a lot of digging to suspect Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is a troubled man. His scandalous antics – ranging from public inebriation, racial and homophobic slurs to alleged videos of him smoking crack cocaine and associating with well-known Etobicoke criminals – made international headlines in 2013, and provided a generous amount of material for late-night talk show hosts. 655 more words


Rob Ford's loyal base

I feel compelled to write about Rob Ford now that he has become part of the America’s public consciousness.  After all, his late night appearance on Jimmy Kimmel not only made waves across Toronto media, it also boosted Kimmel’s ratings by 19%.  1,197 more words


An Attempt to De-escalate

As someone who has put in a lot of time dealing with tenuous relationships between the police and the community, particularly in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside… 156 more words