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NEWS: Rail safety focus of town hall

May 13th, 2016 · Comments Off on NEWS: Rail safety focus of town hall

Minister of Transport questioned on diverting dangerous goods

By Annemarie Brissenden

If residents at the well-attended town hall on rail safety were looking for the federal government to commit to diverting railway tracks out of dense urban neighbourhoods, they came away disappointed.

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EDITORIAL: The many shades of stimulus

March 9th, 2016 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL: The many shades of stimulus

The key to any stimulus plan that the Liberals adopt is to realize two objectives at the same time — immediacy and economic sustainability.

The previous Conservative government ran repeated deficits though it liked to pretend it didn’t, and the federal Liberals now inherit not only that fiscal reality but also an economy in recession, and something must be done. The relative price of the Canadian dollar does nothing to assuage one’s worry. Notwithstanding the overheated residential real estate market in Toronto and Vancouver, the economy is stalled.

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Toronto museum in Casa Loma proposed

November 28th, 2012 · Comments Off on Toronto museum in Casa Loma proposed

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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A bird’s eye view: A look at the west downtown ridings

April 29th, 2011 · Comments Off on A bird’s eye view: A look at the west downtown ridings

To further help with your decision to vote today, the Gleaner has compiled an interactive map with information about the ridings that we cover: Trinity-Spadina, Parkdale-High Park, Davenport, and St. Paul’s.

To see complete coverage of the candidates for Trinity-Spadina and Parkdale-High Park, click here and here.

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