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ON THE COVER (NOVEMBER 2016): Cycling in the city

November 18th, 2016 · Comments Off on ON THE COVER (NOVEMBER 2016): Cycling in the city

PHOTO BY R.S. KONJEK/GLEANER NEWS: Christie Pits saw cyclists of all ages and skill levels take on a variety of challenging cross-country bike courses on Oct. 29. Cyclocross Toronto organized the citywide event to promote cycling in parks and other public spaces.

PHOTO BY R.S. KONJEK/GLEANER NEWS: Christie Pits saw cyclists of all ages and skill levels take on a variety of challenging cross-country bike courses on Oct. 29. Cyclocross Toronto organized the citywide event to promote cycling in parks and other public spaces.

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CHATTER: Bells ring a perfect offering (October 2016)

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NEWS (NOVEMBER 2016): OMB opened

November 18th, 2016 · Comments Off on NEWS (NOVEMBER 2016): OMB opened

Residents glimpse settlement offer

By Brian Burchell

In an effort to bring transparency to the Ontario Municipal Board’s (OMB) mediation process, Joe Cressy (Ward 20, Trinity-Spadina) took the unusual step of bringing a developer’s confidential settlement offer to the community for comment before that offer is voted on by Toronto City Council.

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NEWS (NOVEMBER 2016): A legacy of city building

November 18th, 2016 · Comments Off on NEWS (NOVEMBER 2016): A legacy of city building

One Spadina Crescent integrates new into old

PHOTO BY NEILAND BRISSENDEN/GLEANER NEWS: Architect Nader Tehrani (above) wanted to emphasize interconnectedness within and without in One Spadina. It was a challenge, he said, to “design a building whose main audience are designers of urban landscape”.

PHOTO BY NEILAND BRISSENDEN/GLEANER NEWS: Architect Nader Tehrani (above) wanted to emphasize interconnectedness within and without in One Spadina. It was a challenge, he said, to “design a building whose main audience are designers of urban landscape”.

By Annemarie Brissenden

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NEWS (NOVEMBER 2016): City to propose dog bylaw changes

November 18th, 2016 · Comments Off on NEWS (NOVEMBER 2016): City to propose dog bylaw changes

System to provide more tools for responding to aggressive behaviour

PHOTO BY NOELLE?DEFOUR/GLEANER NEWS: Dogs ramble at Bickford Park, home to one of the city’s off-leash areas.

PHOTO BY NOELLE DEFOUR/GLEANER NEWS: Dogs ramble at Bickford Park, home to one of the city’s off-leash areas.

By Annemarie Brissenden

After a year of public consultations, the City of Toronto’s Municipal Standards and Licensing Division (MS&L) will propose an amendment to the section of the Toronto Municipal Code that governs dogs and dog behaviour.

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CHATTER (NOVEMBER 2016): Dollar deals at Bathurst Station!

November 18th, 2016 · Comments Off on CHATTER (NOVEMBER 2016): Dollar deals at Bathurst Station!

PHOTO BY NOELLE?DEFOUR/GLEANER NEWS: TTC chair Josh Colle (Ward 15, Eglinton-Lawrence), David Mirvish, and Mayor John Tory mark the impending closing of Honest Ed’s by unveiling a poster mimicking the discount store’s signature advertising style at the Bathurst Street entrance of Bathurst Station on Nov. 1. The store will officially close on Dec. 31.

PHOTO BY NOELLE?DEFOUR/GLEANER NEWS: TTC chair Josh Colle (Ward 15, Eglinton-Lawrence), David Mirvish, and Mayor John Tory mark the impending closing of Honest Ed’s by unveiling a poster mimicking the discount store’s signature advertising style at the Bathurst Street entrance of Bathurst Station on Nov. 1. The store will officially close on Dec. 31.

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POLICE BLOTTER (NOVEMBER 2016): Police make sexual assault arrest

November 18th, 2016 · Comments Off on POLICE BLOTTER (NOVEMBER 2016): Police make sexual assault arrest

The Toronto Police Service has arrested and charged 55-year-old Jeffrey Dewey of Toronto with sexual assault and impersonating a peace officer in connection with a Sept. 11 incident. At 12:06 p.m., a 36-year-old woman was in the College Street and Spadina Avenue area, when a man approached her and showed an object resembling a police badge, before proceeding to sexually assault her. It is alleged that Dewey may have assaulted other women, and police are asking them to come forward. Dewey has two distinctive tattoos: a mermaid on his left bicep, and a large multi-coloured star with a human eye in the middle of his right forearm. If you have further information, please contact the police at 416-808-5200, or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477.

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CHATTER (NOVEMBER 2016): Community policing update

November 18th, 2016 · Comments Off on CHATTER (NOVEMBER 2016): Community policing update

Crime in 14 Division for August and September was less than the previous year across six major categories, reported Detective Sergeant Brian Kelly at a Community Police Liaison Committee meeting on Sept. 20. The division’s boundaries are Spadina Avenue, Bathurst, Front, and Adelaide streets.

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EDITORIAL (NOVEMBER 2016): Freeland got it done, with flair

November 18th, 2016 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL (NOVEMBER 2016): Freeland got it done, with flair

Getting the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) ratified is a big win for Canada, and an equally big win for Chrystia Freeland, not just our Member of Parliament but also our nation’s Minister of International Trade.

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EDITORIAL CARTOON (NOVEMBER 2016): Previously rejected police car designs! by Designed Without Public Consultation

November 18th, 2016 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL CARTOON (NOVEMBER 2016): Previously rejected police car designs! by Designed Without Public Consultation

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MORE how nice!:

The sincerest form of flattery! by Dow Indepols (October 2016)

A warm carbon blanket! By Hock Estique (September 2016)

A clear path! by Dot Tedline (August 2016)

Planning! by Train Waits (July 2016)

 

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FORUM (NOVEMBER 2016): Our dynamic Kensington Market

November 18th, 2016 · Comments Off on FORUM (NOVEMBER 2016): Our dynamic Kensington Market

Protecting the intangible along with the tangible

By Joe Cressy

Ward 20 is home to some of our city’s most vibrant neighbourhoods — communities characterized by unique and diverse groups of neighbours, businesses, physical structures, contemporary public art, and iconic cultural destinations. And, neighbourhoods that are actively working on initiatives to transform forgotten laneways and green spaces, to protect critical historical value, and to build equitable, fair, and livable communities for all our friends and neighbours.

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