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Future TTC plans mulled over in board meeting News

  By Britnei Bilhete and Clare Jenkins Future transit plans were discussed at a TTC board meeting Feb. 25. The city’s Chief Planner and Executive Director Jennifer Keesmaat delivered a presentation on several future projects, noting that the infrastructure is 30 years behind and that ridership is growing quickly. The plan proposes to tackle four

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Things to look forward to in Toronto this summer Arts & Entertainment,Food,Life,Lifestyle

As spring rolls into summer, the city will be jam-packed with festivals and events. From arts and entertainment to food-fiestas and international sports competitions, there is something to do for almost every day this sunny season.

Raising the flag for World Autism Awareness Day News

By Jessica Richard and Emily Maloney To celebrate World Autism Awareness Day, Autism Ontario organized various flag raising ceremonies throughout the province. One of the flags raised was at the Scarborough Civic Centre. The event was attended by politicians, members of the Autism Ontario Board of Directors, corporate sponsors and many families affected by Autism.

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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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A transportation minister and a city planner walk into a bar Politics

In the eye of this storm was Paul Bedford, Toronto’s former chief planner, addressing a tightly packed group of concerned citizens. To his left, in the dim light of a bleary sconce, stood Ontario Transportation Minister Glen Murray.