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Joe Pantalone: 10% wants to remain Deputy, 90% sure wants to be Mayor
Saturday November 28, 2009 – 3:59 pm | 3 Comments
Joe Pantalone: 10% wants to remain Deputy, 90% sure wants to be Mayor

By HiMY SYeD
Toronto’s Deputy Mayor and City Councillor for Ward 19 Trinity-Spadina, Joe Pantalone announced today in an exclusive interview to The Globe and Mail‘s City Hall monitor, Jennifer Lewington, that “He is ’90 per …

Saturday morning hockey at Dufferin Grove Park – By Michael Monastyrskyj
Saturday November 28, 2009 – 3:58 pm | Comments Off on Saturday morning hockey at Dufferin Grove Park – By Michael Monastyrskyj
Saturday morning hockey at Dufferin Grove Park – By Michael Monastyrskyj

By Michael Monastyrskyj
This morning I went to Dufferin Grove park and took some pictures of guys playing hockey. The outdoor rink at Dufferin has been open since last Sunday. It was supposed to open …

Why Ontario needs a long-term affordable housing strategy – By John Bonnar
Wednesday November 25, 2009 – 10:31 am | One Comment
Why Ontario needs a long-term affordable housing strategy –  By John Bonnar

Photo of Panhandler on Sparks Street in Ottawa courtesy of  Rick Carroll on Flickr.
By John Bonnar
People who have experienced homelessness or inadequate housing are the experts in what is needed in a housing strategy, according …

Meet Fiona Crean, City of Toronto's Ombudsman, Public Forum at Scadding Court Community Centre
Tuesday November 24, 2009 – 6:18 pm | 2 Comments
Meet Fiona Crean, City of Toronto's Ombudsman, Public Forum at Scadding Court Community Centre

By HiMY SYeD
It’s been a full year plus change since City Hall appointed Fiona Crean as its first ombudsman, topping up three pre-existing oversight positions auditor general, integrity commissioner and lobbyist registrar.
Crean is responsible for …

T. EXCLUSIVE: Cellphone interview with Deer in Downtown – Doe!
Tuesday November 24, 2009 – 11:58 am | Comments Off on T. EXCLUSIVE: Cellphone interview with Deer in Downtown – Doe!
T. EXCLUSIVE: Cellphone interview with Deer in Downtown – Doe!

By HiMY SYeD
Various news and media outlets have been reporting all morning there is a wild deer wandering around the Downtown Core. T. has reached the Female Deer by cellphone . . .
T. Hello, good …

Opening Night at The Bloor Cinema for the first Canadian Labour International Film Festival (CLiFF)
Monday November 23, 2009 – 5:12 pm | Comments Off on Opening Night at The Bloor Cinema for the first Canadian Labour International Film Festival (CLiFF)
Opening Night at The Bloor Cinema for the first Canadian Labour International Film Festival (CLiFF)

By HiMY SYeD
Toronto has become a city of Films and Festivals. Hollywood North churns them out, then Hollywood itself shows up each September for TiFF, the Toronto International Film Festival.
Now it’s November and time for …

Bulk TTC Token Sales Halted – Back to the Future with Adult Paper Tickets starting monday
Sunday November 22, 2009 – 3:59 pm | Comments Off on Bulk TTC Token Sales Halted – Back to the Future with Adult Paper Tickets starting monday
Bulk TTC Token Sales Halted – Back to the Future with Adult Paper Tickets starting monday

By HiMY SYeD
As an answer to the rush of bulk token purchases by transit riders in advance of the 25 cent adult fare increase in the new year, the TTC Monday will re-introduce adult paper …

Malalai Joya, Afghan M.P., Speaking in Toronto tonight
Wednesday November 18, 2009 – 4:44 pm | Comments Off on Malalai Joya, Afghan M.P., Speaking in Toronto tonight
Malalai Joya, Afghan M.P., Speaking in Toronto tonight

By HiMY SYeD
Malalai Joya, Afghanistan’s youngest ever elected Member of Parliament at age 25, is speaking tonight at Trinity St. Paul’s in The Annex at 7 p.m.
She is in the middle of her North …

Introducing TOgraphy – Toronto Stories in Photographs
Monday November 16, 2009 – 9:43 am | Comments Off on Introducing TOgraphy – Toronto Stories in Photographs
Introducing TOgraphy – Toronto Stories in Photographs

Introducing TOgraphy – Toronto Stories in Photographs
A new collaborative photoblog by Toronto Area Photographers, Photojournalists, and Photobloggers in big picture format.
Our first collection, Remembrance Day 2009, includes 23 photographs.
Website: http://T.oronto.ca/TOgraphy.

Toronto Santa Claus Parade – The Pregame Show
Sunday November 15, 2009 – 6:37 pm | Comments Off on Toronto Santa Claus Parade – The Pregame Show
Toronto Santa Claus Parade – The Pregame Show

By HiMY SYeD
The Santa Claus Parade is one of the biggest productions of its kind in North America.
Here are some scenes showing what went on before the floats actually began floating. We’re calling this the …