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[27 Oct 2012 | Comments Off | ]
“Thank you @HiMYSYeD for this #storify on the Hudson Yards “Big City, Big Ideas” talk”

SPPG at U of T : Thank you @HiMYSYeD for this #storify on the Hudson Yards “Big City, Big Ideas” talk

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[16 Oct 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Occupy Toronto Celebrates One Year Anniversary | A small group of protesters returned to St. James Park yesterday to remember Occupy and talk about what they’ve learned since

By Chris Dart | Torontoist
Roughly two dozen protesters—and an almost equal number of reporters—gathered in St. James Park on Monday to mark Occupy Toronto‘s one year anniversary. The gathering, which featured all the flags, dogs, signs, and acoustic guitars that people have come to expect from the Occupy movement, felt like part protest and part class reunion.
“The goal for me is to just see old friends,” said Occupier Christopher Lambe. “I think this is a day where people are going to come to this …

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[10 Oct 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Mayor Rob Ford Compromises on Public Housing and Transit | With the mayor apparently in an unusually conciliatory mood, can Toronto finally get back to solving some of its biggest problems?

By Daren Foster (aka City Slikr) | Torontoist
Let’s look at yesterday’s Executive Committee meeting not as a glass-half-empty scenario—as a group of councillors unable or unwilling to deal with some seemingly intractable problems faced by the city that elected them. Instead, let’s think of the glass as being half full.
With two of the biggest files on the table yesterday—those being transit and the Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCHC)—Mayor Ford and his closest allies reached a compromise with his council opponents. Yes: compromise, Mayor Ford. …

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[1 Oct 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Railpath Run 2012 – A Success for the Community

Railpath Run 2012 was a success. We had over 150 people register in the event this and are estimating over $5000 was raised for The Stop Community Food Centre.

Thanks to Himy Syed, we have a second set of photos posted that he took, and an amazing VIDEO!

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