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Super Park to be made in Toronto News,Uncategorized

By: Allyyssa Sousa-Kirpaul and Chris Besik The City of Toronto is in the progress of making a huge park in the Don River Valley area. The project will connect the Evergreen Brick works site to the Don River Valley Park, creating a corridor of forested area. Evergreen is a not-for-profit organization that has worked hard for close to

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Baltimore mayor under fire for comments following Freddie Gray protests News

By Brendan Quinn Baltimore remained a city on edge Tuesday with fears of further unrest following the death of an unarmed black man who had been arrested by police. Freddie Gray died from spinal injuries on April 19, following his arrest on April 12. An investigation continues into whether Gray’s death resulted from injuries sustained while

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Tory “frustrated” over subway extension cost overruns News,Politics

By Ryan Poirier Toronto mayor John Tory voiced his frustrations at a press conference Friday on how much extra money has been pumped into the York-Spadina subway extension. The Toronto Star said in a published report early Friday that an additional $400 million has been added to the funding of the six-stop subway extension that

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Rob Ford’s tie fetches more than $3,000 at auction News

By Tiara Samosir The former Toronto mayor and now city councillor Rob Ford has taken to eBay , auctioning items he has collected over the years, including the necktie he wore on Nov. 5, 2013, when he admitted to smoking crack cocaine. In his eBay posting, Ford wrote that the tie features logos of football teams and “is the original piece, not a

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John Tory’s 2015 budget reveals tax increase, TTC improvements News,Politics

By Chelsea Howard The first 2015 budget was released Tuesday by Toronto Mayor John Tory at the budget committee meeting at City Hall. Tory kept a number of promises made during his campaign despite his announcement yesterday that TTC fares will be increasing. Public transit, transportation infrastructure and poverty reduction dominated budget discussions, and a property

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