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Conservative leadership 2017 - The Real Opposition

Wow! 14 leadership candidates looking to be the leader of the Conservative party of Canada and the next prime minister. Makes it hard to absorb everyone’s idea’s. 599 more words

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'Sanctuary City'

Toronto remains a “Sanctuary City”, open to immigrants and refugees.

City council voted Tuesday to reaffirm the city’s status as a place of safe harbour for illegal immigrants. 159 more words

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East Harbour*

Toronto could have a completely reshaped downtown over the next 15 years. In the same way that South Core pushed heavy commercial and retail development below Front St., a mega project on the former Unilever site at the foot of the Don Valley Parkway will pull the core of the city east. 192 more words

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Municipal Economics

It is the first principle of that branch of the dismal science we know as municipal economics that as the quality of a service declines those who use it must be charged more. 256 more words

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“Unsweatered” Grants

Data shows cash-strapped TDSB diverts funds for disadvantaged schools to balance budget.

They are Toronto’s most vulnerable students, living in poverty, new to the country or arriving at school needing a healthy meal so they can focus on learning.

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Penny Oleksiak tweets support for pools amid potential budget cuts prompting John Tory to ask for review

Toronto Mayor John Tory said he has asked for a review after Olympic swimming star Penny Oleksiak tweeted her support for the city’s pools as the city considers potential budget cuts. 323 more words

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Blackmail?

Police oversight review, transformational task force report and new carding regulations will bring changes, says Chief Mark Saunders

For 15 days, protestors camped outside Toronto police headquarters… 226 more words

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