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Election results for your ward

October 26th, 2010 · Comments Off on Election results for your ward

In Ward 20, Adam Vaughan easily won re-election with 74 per cent of the vote. Mike Yen, whose platform was very similar to Mayor-elect Rob Ford, and whose message of “Stop the War on Fun” resonated with local fraternities and bars, including the Brunswick House, came in a distant second with 3,601 votes. Dean Maher, Roman Polochansky and Ken Osadchuck picked up 6, 2, and 1 per cent of the vote, respectively.

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Toronto Election 2010: Ward 18

October 17th, 2010 · Comments Off on Toronto Election 2010: Ward 18

Ward 18 has a dozen registered candidates. Councillor Adam Giambrone is not seeking re-election. The Gleaner was not able to contact or find any information on candidates Mohammmed Muhit and Joanna Teliatnik.

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Becoming anti-Social?: Queen West hot spot operating without a license

May 29th, 2010 · Comments Off on Becoming anti-Social?: Queen West hot spot operating without a license


Neighbourhood residents have complained about The Social's crowded sidewalks. Beth Macdonell/Gleaner News

By Beth Macdonell

In what seems to be a response to the city issuing an increased number of fines last year, Richard Lambert, co-owner of The Social (1100 Queen St. W.), is asking the city to rezone the address to allow it to operate as a nightclub.

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