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On Last Night's News: My thoughts on the TTC fare increase

I appeared on Global News Toronto last night on behalf of TTC Riders to offer a few comments on the TTC fare increase coming into effect this weekend. 94 more words


Former Toronto mayor Rob Ford selling infamous crack confession necktie on eBay

WATCH: Marianne Dimain has the details of how you can get your hands on Rob Ford’s most popular pieces of clothing and accessories.

Toronto’s former mayor Rob Ford is auctioning off what appears to be the necktie he wore on the day he first admitted to smoking crack cocaine. 290 more words


Concrete falls from aging Gardiner Expressway, shatters windshield

WATCH: A large chunk of concrete from the Gardiner Expressway fell on a van recently, badly damaging its windshield. Dave Trafford reports.

TORONTO – Chunks of concrete seem to have fallen from the Gardiner Expressway on Tuesday, damaging a person’s car, breaking the windshield and sending pieces of glass into the vehicle’s interior. 498 more words


Green For Life pulls $100k donation to keep ice rinks open

WATCH ABOVE: Dave Trafford explains how the rinks are staying open this year and what the city is doing to keep them open next year.  322 more words


City council to decide fate of Bay/Bloor pedestrian scramble

TORONTO – The pedestrian scramble at the corner of Bay and Bloor Streets could soon be removed.

The city’s Public Works Committee voted in favour of a staff report to remove the scramble, eliminating the all-way stop for cars, which lets pedestrians cross whichever way they choose. 120 more words


Olivia Chow accepts teaching job at Toronto's Ryerson University

TORONTO – Former MP and Toronto mayoral candidate Olivia Chow has taken a teaching job at Ryerson University.

The university says it appointed Chow as a distinguished visiting professor in the Faculty of Arts for three years. 101 more words


Police begin crackdown on out-of-province parking offenders

TORONTO – Toronto’s war on parking offenders has now turned to targeting drivers with out-of-province licence plates.

Beginning today, Toronto police will set their sights on reining in those drivers with out-of-province plates who continue to abuse the city’s parking regulations. 128 more words