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Executive pay freeze proposed by province Business, News

By Shylo Adams Ontario Finance Minister Dwight Duncan announced Thursday that the provincial government will propose a cap on compensation for public service executives and a two-year pay freeze for managers. “Here in Ontario we’re working hard to eliminate the deficit,” Duncan said. “As we work towards balancing our budget we have made a choice

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Freedom Day 2012 News

By Bianca Bykhovsky & Matt Smith Dundas Square was overflowing Thursday as more than 1,000 people, mostly children,  marked Freedom 2012, organized by the Toronto branch of the Simon Wiesenthal Centre. Motivated adolescents wore t-shirts and made posters to show their support and interest in the cause. Organizers said the event was created to confront

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South Etobicoke warned after break-ins News

Compiled by Helen Surgenor Another break-in in was attempted in South Etobicoke Wednesday night, despite increased police presence in the region, CBC News reports. This comes on the heels of six break-ins that occurred in the area bounded by Bloor Street West, Islington Avenue, The Queensway and Humber River early Tuesday Morning. Police said that

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UPDATE: TTC to run LRT lines News

  by Sarah MacDonald The Toronto Transit Commission will now operate the Light Rapid Transit, reversing an earlier decision by Metrolinx announced two weeks ago. The TTC announced Wednesday it will operate the Eglinton, Sheppard and Finch LRT lines once they are built in 2020 and Metrolinx’s private sector partner will maintain the assets, according

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