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[25 Sep 2007 | Comments Off | ]
Site seeks everything you ever wanted to know about Toronto

KarolynCoorsh joined the wiki and wrote about TorontoWiki in the September 2007 editions of the Bloor-Bay Town Crier (page 5) and Midtown Town Crier (page 8 ) community newspapers.
http://towncrieronline.ca

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[12 Sep 2007 | Comments Off | ]
Touting Bloghorns

By Marc Lostracco, Torontoist
Whilst performing our pre-read ritual of tearing out Toronto Life‘s 8,000 annoying snot-glued ad inserts and heavy stock subscription cards, we suddenly came across Torontoist’s name in the mag’s “Roundup” feature. The chart compares Toronto’s four major city blogs: Torontoist, Spacing Wire (now Spacing Toronto), BlogTO, and the newish Torontopedia.
Torontoist’s raison d’être is listed as “news, arts, culture, snark”—and we won’t argue with that—while BlogTO is like “your geeky friend who’s always in the know.” Author Dave McGinn accurately lists Spacing Toronto as “civically engaged and proudly earnest” and lauds Torontopedia for …

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[11 Sep 2007 | Comments Off | ]
TTC budget cuts met with vocal opposition

“The TTC is the canary in the coal mine, the coal mine is the City of Toronto,” concerned resident Himy Syed said at the meeting. “So if you don’t solve this problem, you’re not going to solve the other problem.”

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