The August 21 twin train derailment on the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) line at Dupont Street is a reminder of just how much of a potential disaster is ticking away on our doorstep. It adds urgency to what is no longer a theoretical conversation.
September 15th, 2016 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL (SEPTEMBER 2016): Train derailment changes the conversation
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Building up will allow us to create the sizable park downtown needs
By Joe Cressy
A central park in downtown Toronto. It’s an old idea whose time has come. Now, all we need is a little creativity, political will, and a commitment from Toronto City Council to invest significant money to make it happen. Let’s get it done.
September 15th, 2016 · Comments Off on FORUM (SEPTEMBER 2016): Inclusive prosperity
Supporting an open society by embracing global trade and immigration
By Chrystia Freeland
When it comes to issues of trade, we are living in a complicated time. In many countries in the western industrialized world there is a tremendous popular backlash against international trade and immigration. We are not immune to these forces in Canada, but we do have a strong national cross-party consensus around what we call the open society: a diverse multicultural society that is open to immigration and plugged into the global economy.
September 15th, 2016 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL CARTOON (SEPTEBER 2016): A warm carbon blanket! By Hock Estique
MORE how nice!:
A clear path! by Dot Tedline (August 2016)
Planning! by Train Waits (July 2016)
Water, water, everywhere! by W.H. Consin (June 2016)
How to meet your quota! by Otto Mobile (May 2016)
A carpet of green! by Don Mower (April 2016)
September 15th, 2016 · 2 Comments
Bohemian Embassy tribute honours founder Don Cullen
By Annemarie Brissenden
September 15th, 2016 · Comments Off on ARTS (SEPTEMBER 2016): Molly Johnson launches new jazz festival
Kensington Market to host an “insane roster of amazing musicians”
By Annemarie Brissenden
Although Kensington Market has a long history of incubating musical talent, it hasn’t been home to a live musical festival that perhaps best embodies the area, whose Victorian homes, improvised stalls mixed between long-standing businesses, and quirky culture unite into a syncopated rhythm that is very much its own.
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September 15th, 2016 · Comments Off on SPORTS (SEPTEMBER 2016): Late summer blues
Leafs’ playoff run thrills the Pits
By R.S. Konjek