Briefs

Wynne’s soaring hospital electricity bills

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) is disappointed with the Ontario government’s response to our ongoing campaign to show how high electricity bills are hurting hospitals. Documents obtained by the CTF through Freedom of Information requests and released over the course ...

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Toronto pilots new smart-traffic-signal tech

Mayor John Tory announces the City of Toronto is launching two smart traffic signal pilot projects to test the latest technology in smart traffic systems. These systems are more effective than traditional traffic signals because they are able to independently ...

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Wildlife found dead on Woodbine Beach

Toronto Animal Services has removed 30 ducks and one heron found dead on Woodbine Beach Sunday morning and will be conducting tests to determine the cause of death. The tests will take approximately two weeks to complete. The ducks were ...

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Is an official Toronto condom next?

Toronto Public Health has an official condom design. Can an official full City-of-Toronto condom be far behind? (Pun only just discovered.) The winner and coveress-in-chief of Toronto’s lumber isAndrea Por who used skills learned while getting her degree in Fine ...

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CFIB abhors Ontario cannabis monopoly plans

The Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses (CFIB) are deeply disappointed that the Ontario government has decided to implement a public-sector monopoly for cannabis sales in the province. One of the government’s stated goals in cannabis legalization (legal marijuana) is to ...

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