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New 14 Division police building open

December 3rd, 2012 · Comments Off

Community and officers welcome the modern police facility

By Andrew Russell

Police officers, political dignitaries and community members packed the entrance of the new home of Toronto’s 14 Division at 350 Dovercourt Road.

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Monthly Annex BIA Meeting

November 28th, 2012 · Comments Off

From Christmas installations to increasing security at the Brunswick House

By: Kelly Gabel

The monthly Bloor Annex Business Improvement Area (BIA) meeting took place Oct. 16 at Kilgour’s Bar Meets Grill (509 Bloor Street W.) and was led by treasurer and secretary, Brian Burchell.

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Nine months later: no new leads in Dupont station shooting

November 28th, 2012 · 1 Comment

A look into the security measures at the TTC

By Samina Esha

After three Dupont station robberies between 2011 and February of this year, no arrests have been made. Security camera footage indicates that all robberies were carried out by the same masked person. On the third robbery, shots were fired at a TTC fare collector, hospitalizing him.

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Toronto museum in Casa Loma proposed

November 28th, 2012 · Comments Off

MP and city councillors support proposition

By Andrew Schopp

A new home is needed to showcase Toronto’s history, and Casa Loma may be just the ticket.

“The reason why it is a very good venue is because Casa Loma is recognized as one of the top three tourists attractions in the city of Toronto,” said city councillor Joe Mihevc (Ward 21 St. Paul’s).

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Casino in Toronto? More Sound than Fury Till the New Year

November 20th, 2012 · Comments Off

Debate visits City Hall

By Josh Zeliger

Whether a casino is in the cards for downtown Toronto will be up in the air until next year, but that hasn’t deterred developers from posturing for public approval and pandering to City Councilors.

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Budget cuts plague TDSB… Again.

November 6th, 2012 · Comments Off

Trustees uneasy as further cuts made to schools

Provincial government recently froze funding approvals for more than a dozen TDSB building projects after the board went $11 million over budget on Regent Park’s Nelson Mandela Park Public School rebuild. Photo by Samina Esha.

By Samina Esha

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Cardboard or Cloth?

November 6th, 2012 · Comments Off

Annex stores prepare for Toronto’s plastic bag ban

By Alexa Huffman

Council announced this month that the city’s plastic bag ban will begin in the new year, but questions are now being raised about the impact this decision will have on businesses.

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Christie Pits shocked by sexual assaults

November 5th, 2012 · Comments Off

Residents try to move on

Police are investigating a total of 12 sexual assaults in the Christie Pits area. Photo by Andrew Russel.

By Andrew Russell

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ROM cuts back

November 1st, 2012 · Comments Off

Plan includes $3-million cut to staffing costs

By Ryan Saundercook

The Royal Ontario Museum announced in a press release this past July that it would be cutting total salary and benefits costs for its employees by 10 per cent, which amounts to roughly $3 million a year.

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Out of bounds

November 1st, 2012 · Comments Off

The Annex, Seaton Village could be out of Trinity-Spadina riding

By Andrew Schopp

The federal electoral district of Trinity-Spadina could be cut down to size, with the Annex and Seaton Village being removed from the riding and rezoned as part of the St. Paul’s riding, if the proposed changes by Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for Ontario go through.

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