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Michael Ford hopes to win hearts of Ford Nation in Monday byelection

TORONTO – Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s legacy will be put to the test on Monday as voters choose who will inherit the late politician’s west-end ward at the heart of so-called Ford Nation. 632 more words


Extended heat warning issued in Toronto

The City of Toronto has issued an extended heat warning based on information from Environment Canada and says seven city pools will remain open later to help residents keep cool. 246 more words


Trivia ? What is a sharrow?

“A bicycle sharrow, two chevrons painted above a bicycle symbol on the road, indicates the lane is shared. This is not to be confused with a bike lane.” Ontario Drivers Handbook. 442 more words

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Toronto libraries and Google to offer take-home WiFi - amazing news! @torontolibrary

The Toronto Public Library (TPL) and Google are teaming up to offer WiFi hotspots on a rental basis at six branches. The pilot program has started in six TPL branches: Albion, Cedarbrae, Evelyn Gregory, Parliament Street, Thorncliffe and York Woods, and was made possible by a donation from Google.org and funds from the City of Toronto through the 2016 operating budget… 161 more words


Ontario minister pens open letter, wants street hockey ban lifted in Toronto

Michael Coteau, a father of two and current Ontario Minister of Children and Youth Services, believes kids should be encouraged to play and that’s why Toronto’s antiquated road hockey ban should finally be abolished. 206 more words


Mayor Tory to make announcement on housing wait lists in Toronto

Mayor Tory and Toronto’s Housing Advocate Councillor Ana Bailao will make an announcement about assisting families on the housing wait list.

The press conference is scheduled at 10 a.m. 7 more words


Extended heat warning prompts cooling centres to open in Toronto

Toronto‚Äôs medical officer of health has upgraded the city’s heat warning to an extended heat warning¬†prompting cooling centres to open.

The expected high on Thursday is 33 C with a humidex value of 38 C. 149 more words