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
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.

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Ethnoburbia

Scarborough.Scarboro, The North Yorker, The Etobicode – Toronto’s T. Neighbourhood News Network

Open Clamshell

In search for pearls inside City Hall & Wisdom among City Council + TOpoli Toronto Politics

Tasty Dot

Eats to go & H2O – Local Food, Urban Farming, Tasty Snacks & Tap Water

Torontopreneurs

Living Human Treasures who walk among us – Others are Gone But Not Forgotten

Transit Citizens

Urban Mobility – People behind & above the wheels of bikes, trikes, trains, buses & automobiles

This is just plain WRONG. Why did someone cut off the hand of the Black Guy at Ossington Station?
Saturday December 5, 2009 – 2:15 pm | 3 Comments |
This is just plain WRONG. Why did someone cut off the hand of the Black Guy at Ossington Station?

By HiMY SYeD
Yesterday, on the eastbound platform I spotted the above giant wall advertisement for an Olympics sponsor (They don’t pay me enough to mention the partner but you’re smart enough to figure out who …

Trading Places: George Smitherman wants to Mayor, Glen Murray wants to be MPP
Thursday December 3, 2009 – 12:05 pm | 3 Comments |
Trading Places: George Smitherman wants to Mayor, Glen Murray wants to be MPP

By HiMY SYeD
The Toronto 2010 Mayor’s race just witnessed its first horsetrading session as Liberal Party member Glen Murray is set to announce he will seek the nomination for the Toronto-Centre riding once George Smitherman …

Billboard Sign ByLaw Debate takes intermission to help Girl's Hockey get ice time on City Rinks
Tuesday December 1, 2009 – 5:19 pm | Comments Off on Billboard Sign ByLaw Debate takes intermission to help Girl's Hockey get ice time on City Rinks |
Billboard Sign ByLaw Debate takes intermission to help Girl's Hockey get ice time on City Rinks

By HiMY SYeD
Debate has been raging between the Billboard Industry advocates and everyone else in a packed council chambers all afternoon about a proposed by-law. That debate is on hold to deal with the matter …

Is Royal Canadian Mint making a "TTC-Rex" $4.00 Token in advance of Toronto's Pan-Am Games ?
Tuesday December 1, 2009 – 10:16 am | Comments Off on Is Royal Canadian Mint making a "TTC-Rex" $4.00 Token in advance of Toronto's Pan-Am Games ? |
Is Royal Canadian Mint making a "TTC-Rex" $4.00 Token in advance of Toronto's Pan-Am Games ?

By HiMY SYeD
Two Hundred and Fifty Million Years ago, dinosaurs ruled the Earth. They died and became oil. Today the TTC uses that oil to power its buses. We use tokens to ride those buses.
Lately …

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 …