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Fringe Favourite: Antigone explores power, politics and personal responsibility

July 22nd, 2012 · Comments Off on Fringe Favourite: Antigone explores power, politics and personal responsibility

Ancient play set in modern-day Toronto leaves room to debate what happened at the G20 Summit protests

By Mickal Aranha

It’s been two years since the G20 Summit in Toronto, cause for Canada’s biggest security operation and the largest mass arrest in peacetime history, and almost a year since the Occupy Toronto movement began.

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Tax, transport, and pirates: Trinity-Spadina candidates are put in the hot seat

April 15th, 2011 · 4 Comments

Compiled by Emina Gamulin, Perry King, and Beth Macdonell

The Riding

Trinity-Spadina neighbourhoods include Chinatown, Little Italy, Little Portugal, Kensington Market, the Annex, Seaton Village, Harbord Village, University of Toronto,  Koreatown, Queen West, King West, the West Waterfront and the Toronto Islands. The riding is one of the most rapidly changing areas in the city due to the increase in condo developments. More than 41 per cent of residents listed a language other than English or French as their mother tongue.

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G20 Annex snippets

July 20th, 2010 · Comments Off on G20 Annex snippets

No justice, no grease

Annex resident and former Gleaner editor Liivi Sandy called the police after she heard “violent and very unnerving” smashing at 2 a.m., on the eve of the G20.

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The Queen’s Park G20 protest [PHOTOS]

June 28th, 2010 · Comments Off on The Queen’s Park G20 protest [PHOTOS]

On June 26, the Gleaner documented the Queen’s Park protests through photography. Check out these photos on our Flickr page. Perry King/Gleaner News

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It’s just two days

June 23rd, 2010 · 1 Comment

G20 Security reaches a fever pitch. Tomasz Bugajski/Courtesy blogTO

By Emina Gamulin

Contrary to the apparent opinions of most Canadians released in a recent poll, we at the Gleaner see a lot of bad and little good coming to Toronto communities as a result of the G20 summit.

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Summer summit: Everything about the G20 you were afraid to ask

June 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off on Summer summit: Everything about the G20 you were afraid to ask

A map of the security zones for the upcoming G20 summit, June 25-27. Courtesy G20 Integrated Security Unit

By Jacob Arnfield

At a price of $1 billion dollars, with international financial leaders, media, police, and protestors all congregating downtown, the G20 will be an event unlike any other the city has ever seen.

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