Articles tagged with: Jane and Finch
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Title: Tr_ns_tC_ty – Toronto Missing Urban Strategy
Starts at: Sunday, 3 p.m.
Meeting Place: Finch Bus Terminal, northeast corner of Bishop Avenue and Yonge Street
Rob Ford’s first action as mayor was to tell someone that he planned on killing Transit City in favour of building subways. While Ford’s position has caused considerable furor, the debate over transit in Toronto has been raging for decades, encompassing issues like the role of bike lanes and choosing between subways and streetcars. This hour-and-a-half-long walk promises to analyze the current political questions regarding Toronto’s transit system, and will also provide contextual background about public transit in Toronto dating back to the 19th century.
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Law and Government, Torontopreneur »
By Naomi Carniol and Betsy Powell, Toronto Star
While police detectives picked up dozens of bullet fragments and cartridge cases, shoppers returned to Yonge St. yesterday.
Less than 24 hours earlier, the stretch of Yonge Between Gould and Gerrard Sts. was a scene of chaos as a shootout claimed the life of a 15-year-old girl and left six other people wounded.
Four of the victims were male, including a 41-year-old off-duty police officer, and three were female.
At a police briefing yesterday, Det. Sgt. Savas Kyriacou of the homicide squad said the shooting started …
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