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LEVY: City's homeless shelters to get pricey makeover

Just when I thought the city’s shelter brass couldn’t get more divorced from reality, emerges their “vision” for a homeless shelter makeover.

The new Homeless Services Model — aka Shelter Utopia — was presented last week by a cast of bureaucrats from the city’s social development/housing portfolio and the Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), including two presenters for the city, Mary-Anne Bedard and Costanza Allevato, who each earned more than $150,000 in 2016. 717 more words

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LEVY: Councillors backpedal on Yonge St. bike lanes — for now

Jess Spieker, of Friends and Families for Safe Streets, informed the members of public works committee Tuesday that “road safety” is their job and continuing to allow people to cross a six-lane highway (her depiction Yonge St., north of Hwy 401) is “dangerous and unsafe.” 623 more words

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LEVY: Forget Yonge St. bike lanes

The highly controversial Yonge St. bike lane proposal is expected to be nixed in favour of a parallel route when it returns to public works committee Tuesday. 242 more words

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Walking Away from Cable

Several different events in the last week got me thinking about an interesting trend in the cable industry. First, in my community there is a Redbox outlet in a neighborhood grocery store. 992 more words

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A Look Back at Static

How many of you are old enough to remember seeing static on your television screen? That is often what you saw if you turned on the TV after the stations had signed off for the night or before they signed on in the morning. 180 more words


Meet my new TV antenna, rabbit ears and all

I have been a cord cutter for quite some time but was on a fence as what to do next other than watching DVDs. Roku didn’t work as for some reason it was not compatible with the Time Warner modem. 482 more words

THE WAY WE WERE: Toronto's old and new City Hall

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about the installation of the trio of bells in the clock tower of Toronto’s “Old” City Hall.

This project was carried out over a three-day period in late Nov., 1900. 697 more words

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