‘No condos’ for once-glamourous Sherbourne Street, says councillor

The Esplanade

Harrison Lowman – There is a war being waged at the corner of Dundas and Sherbourne. Like most wars, it has taken victims. Like most wars, opposing sides are fighting for territory. 230 Sherbourne St.—also known as the “William Dineen ...

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Waterfront is under threat from jets on our Island airport

Ulla Colgrass — The Waterfront — used and loved by people from all over the city — is in peril. Robert Deluce is asking City Council for permission to fly jet planes right through it and build runways into the ...

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Downtown councillors want on city executive committee

Dennis Hanagan — Downtown city councillors on the Toronto and East York Community Council (TEYCC) have to battle with the city’s executive committee when they try to move projects forward, says Trinity-Spadina councillor Adam Vaughan. “Every single time we have ...

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Jet opponents fear pollution will harm respiratory health


Harrison Lowman – According to some, Porter’s plans to extend its runway and add jets to its fleet might shorten travel times for Torontonians, but it could also shorten their lives. That was the message touted by “Citizens for a ...

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Toronto Dollar, born in St. Lawrence, still helps needy

James Boyle — Sales of Toronto Dollar ceased being sold at St. Lawrence Market a year ago. But the Toronto Dollar (TD$) lives on!  Not as we have known it in the past, but rather it is now focused on ...

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A limping, lame-duck mayor quacks anonymously

Rob Cracking

Unsigned — Today, I’m proud to tell Toronto taxpayers that I am continuing to do the work for which I was elected. Through this budget, the people of Toronto can rest assured that its City continues to: ·       hold the ...

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Special Mass to celebrate 50 years of Good Shepherd Ministries


Good Shepherd Ministries celebrates 50 years of service to the homeless and disadvantaged in Toronto. A Mass of Thanksgiving will be celebrated by Cardinal Thomas Collins Nov. 24 at St. Paul’s Basilica, 83 Power Street, to mark the 50th anniversary. ...

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Mammo the Clown: Councillors need blood tests for drugs

Old Town Toronto

Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti, a supporter of Mayor Rob Ford for the past few years, told Toronto city council that all councillors should be forced to submit to random and perhaps regular blood tests for illegal drugs. Earlier Mammoliti spoke to ...

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Will Allan Gardens improvement plans stick this time?

St. Lawrence Market

 Tim Devlin — It is wonderful to once again read about the plans for Allan Garden. Plans, announcements and photo ops, have taken place over the past 15 years that I know of with little real progress. I think the ...

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