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2014/08/31 01:29
2014/08/31 01:29
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The magic carpet Tory has commandeered for this trip is called tax-increment financing (TIF), whereby the city borrows $3-billion and promises to pay it off with future tax revenue generated by...
2014/08/31 01:29
2014/08/31 01:29
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2014/08/29 10:39
2014/08/29 10:39
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Two of Toronto’s top bureaucrats are pushing for a new light-rail line right across the city’s waterfront, taking to higher levels of government their pitch for a route expected to cost hundreds of...
2014/08/27 20:20
2014/08/27 20:20
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Barrie GO Transit riders are trying their employer's patience by showing up late twice this week. On both Tuesday and Wednesday mornings, trivial issues on the tracks have led to train passengers...
2014/08/27 12:31
2014/08/27 12:31
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According to an online sports media outlet, Toronto may be under consideration to get a second NHL team in future expansion plans. Why have one team that can’t seem to get it together to win a Stanley...
2014/08/27 00:56
2014/08/27 00:56
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Re: Bike share program limping along (Aug. 7) I applaud city council for embracing the idea of getting more people on bikes. However, I find it odd that council would spend money on a bike share...
2014/08/26 15:39
2014/08/26 15:39
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Barrie GO Transit trains were suspended this morning for more than an hour due to a stoppage on the Kitchener lines. GO Transit says they suspended service on both lines and that riders waited as the...
2014/08/25 15:34
2014/08/25 15:34
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This is it: on Monday and Tuesday, city council convenes for the last time this term, and there are hundreds of items on the agenda—from futile symbolic gestures to motions that could affect the...
2014/08/23 13:39
2014/08/23 13:39
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Recent polls show John Tory leading the race for mayor. One big reason, his team says, is SmartTrack, his $8-billion plan to use existing rail track to create a 53-kilometre, 22-station “surface...
2014/08/22 22:31
2014/08/22 22:31
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In some ways, this is the same issue as with the Scarborough Subway, it’s just not being put in the same hyper-emotional terms (thank goodness). Should the $500 million have been spent on this premium...
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2014/08/22 12:31
2014/08/22 12:31
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It's Friday! What a day to be alive! Here's what's going on in our fair city: councillors are hoping Metrolinx will make the Union-Pearson Express fare affordable for residents, Maria Augimeri...
2014/08/21 14:39
2014/08/21 14:39
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Toronto councillors are urging the province’s transit body to ensure rates for the new Union Station to Pearson Airport express train are kept affordable. Toronto city council sits down for its last...
2014/08/19 19:13
2014/08/19 19:13
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... was a very receptive and positive meeting. He said he would get back to us in a reasonably short time period,” McMullan said of Tuesday’s meeting between Niagara politicians and Transportation...
2014/08/19 12:31
2014/08/19 12:31
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Happy birthday, John Stamos. In the news: the centre-loading Eglinton Crosstown LRT platforms will be dangerous to the vision-impaired, Union Station’s Bay concourse will not be ready for the Pan Am...
2014/08/19 10:29
2014/08/19 10:29
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Matlow is looking to ensure fares are affordable — meaning less than the planned $20 to $30 per person Metrolinx is looking at charging. And he wants to scrap a $2 special fee that would compensate...
2014/08/15 13:31
2014/08/15 13:31
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In the news this morning (this cool, chilly morning): Sarah Thomson robocalls went out late last night, Bombardier employees occupied the Metrolinx office yesterday, a woman with tea-related burns was...
2014/08/14 14:07
2014/08/14 14:07
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THE month-old strike at Bombardier Transportation in Thunder Bay is about much more than a dispute over pensions and benefits. It is certainly that, but it also serves as a stark reminder of the...
2014/08/08 20:56
2014/08/08 20:56
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Hamilton’s proposed bike share program has had a flat tire as it attempts to roll out its program this summer. City bike share staff confirmed the $1.6 million-project approved by politicians in...
2014/08/08 01:39
2014/08/08 01:39
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Mayoral candidate Olivia Chow took aim at rival John Tory’s transit plan on Thursday, raising questions about how he intends to fund the proposed 53-kilometre rail line and why Toronto taxpayers...
2014/08/06 16:02
2014/08/06 16:02
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Elmira Independent Editorial In recent months, we have seen a number of public sector wage hikes that are out of touch with reality. In June (during the last days of the provincial election),...
2014/08/01 16:40
2014/08/01 16:40
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About a year ago, Alexander Kotyck began casting around for a project that would “make an positive impact” on Toronto, a city he sees struggling with falling productivity and political feuding. The...
2014/08/31 01:29
2014/08/31 01:29
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