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Tower Threatens to Trample Church Street

Not content with demolishing Yonge Street, Toronto developers are closing in on Church Street as well. One developer has already secured permission for a 37-storey tower at Church and Carlton. 485 more words

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Lead in the water: Tens of thousands of Canadian households still have toxic pipes

Matt and Mandy Pisarek learned they were drinking water from lead pipes by accident.

They’d just moved into a beautiful old home in Toronto’s Beaches neighbourhood. 1,796 more words


Alberta - Investment Vaporizing

Alberta has had low oil prices before. The thing is,  we always had the confidence that a few years later it will bounce back. Today it’s different. 586 more words


Loony Political Stories for 2015

Since 2015 is over I thought I would recap a few of the looniest political stories I’ve read throughout the year. As loony as they seem these ideas are actually being given serious consideration or being implemented. 661 more words


Uber versus taxis: Who's lobbying whom at Toronto city hall

Updated at 4:16 p.m. ET with a comment from Mayor John Tory’s office.

There’s been no shortage of public political posturing in Toronto’s battle over who’s allowed to drive you places for money and what happens if local governments can’t or won’t enforce their own bylaws. 1,401 more words


Toronto Taxi Alliance releases customer service plan ahead of busy New Year's Eve

The Toronto taxi industry is ringing in the New Year with a new set of resolutions it hopes will help lure back customers to a service increasingly being gobbled up by Uber. 340 more words


Tory, Wynne discuss transit, Uber and Syrian refugees at Queen's Park

TORONTO – Mayor John Tory and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne said they touched on several key issues including transit, traffic congestion, Uber, Syrian refugees and climate change during a regularly scheduled meeting at Queen’s Park on Monday. 283 more words