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Civil Liberties Now! downtown march on July 10th 2010 speaking with Himy Syed, candidate for Mayor of Toronto 2010, about his letters G20 INQUIRY… Full Interview with the Peoples Mayor as heard on Word of Mouth Wednesday 7-8pm on CKLN 88.1 FM radio mp3 here.
The Peoples’ Mayor Himy Syed and October25.ca
Full Interview with the Peoples Mayor as heard on Word of Mouth Wednesday 7-8 pm on CKLN 88.1 FM radio, Wednesday July 14th 2010.
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By Laura Grande, The Toronto Observer
Small business owners mixed with various other protesters Monday to demonstrate against Toronto city councillor Adam Giambrone’s run for mayor.
Giambrone, who is also chairman of the Toronto Transit Commission, officially announced his candidacy for the top job Monday night at Revival nightclub on College Street.
Filled beyond capacity and resembling the crowds on the oft-ridiculed TTC subway system, hundreds of supporters turned up to hear the 32-year-old Giambrone toss his hat into the ring.
However, outside the club, the volume was even louder as chants of “Adam …
tags »Adam Giambrone • Adrienne Weinberg • Bakery • College Street • Dundas Street West • Lansdowne Avenue • Mayoral Candidate • Ossington Street • Parking • Protest • Race 4 Mayor • Revival • She Takes the Cake • Small business • Toronto Election • TORONTO MAYOR • TORONTO TRANSIT • Toronto Transit Commission • Trinity-Spadina • TTC • Ward 18 • Ward 19
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By Brodie Fenlon, The Globe and Mail
It’s a provocative Twitter post, even for a union local that shut down curbside garbage collection across Toronto.
“Helping to ruin YOUR child’s summer by expanding designated dumps to neighbourhood playgrounds,” said the tweet, posted yesterday by “local416,” whose Twitter page links to the official site of the Canadian Union of Public Employees local representing 6,200 striking outdoor municipal workers.
Inflammatory? You bet. Real? Not a chance.
CUPE has filed complaints with Twitter and Facebook, and the union scrambled over the weekend to get online comments …
tags »Canadian Union of Public Employees Local • Christopher Walken • CUPE • CUPE Local 416 • Dalai Lama • Facebook • Fair Trade Jewellery Co. • Garbage • Garbage Strike • Lakeshore Boulevard • Mark Ferguson • neighbourhoods • Online • outdoor municipal workers • Parks are Not Dumps • Parody • Pat Daley • Playgrounds • Pride parade • Protest • Robert De Niro • Ryan Taylor • Shaquille O'Neal • Steve Buscemi • Summer • Temporary Dump Site • Torontpedia • TOStrike • Twitter • Union • War Child Canada
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Photo: HiMY SYeD / photopia, on Flickr
By Corina, blogTO
If you were lucky enough to have missed the garbage strike in Toronto in 2002 (or any of the subsequent service disruptions since) don’t worry – in this city it’s becoming a regular tradition.
Only a few short years since the last strike, City workers have again walked off the job, shutting down services like summer camps and swimming pools, and suspending Toronto trash collection. Nothing says summer like a stinking city full of kids on summer vacation …
Full page of photos by HiMY SYeD published in Weekly Carvan Canada, Page 15 – Thursday July 27, 2006.
Saturday, 22 July 2006: 15,000 People gathered and rallied in the rain in Toronto on the Global Day of Action.