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City of Toronto and partners officially open new playground in Driftwood Parkette

Councillor Anthony Perruzza  joined more than 200 volunteers from partner agencies and the local community today to celebrate the one-day build and opening of a new playground at Driftwood Parkette. “This project demonstrates what can be accomplished when the City partners with business to make Toronto’s green spaces more livable,” said Councillor Perruzza. “This neighbourhood […]

Construction Progress at York University Station

Since the conception of the Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension, I have worked together with the community, the city, and the TTC on fulfilling the objectives of the project to ensure transit in our community is improved. To date, the tunnelling for the six new subway stations is complete and the remaining construction involves the station […]

Better Regulations of Predatory Lenders Needed

When Joseph’s car broke down a week before his paycheque he needed fast money to pay the $1000 repair bill. Without savings, available credit or a network of family and friends who could help him financially, he decided to go to a payday advance loan agency (think Money Mart, Cash Money, etc.). Like using a […]

Metrolinx Finalizes Eglinton Crosstown Station Names

The Eglinton Crosstown will finally get station names, but not before one last conference call today. By Sean Marshall Metrolinx will hold a special meeting via teleconference today at 2:00 p.m. to determine—once and for all—the names of the stations along the 19-kilometre, 26-stop Eglinton Crosstown LRT now under construction. The new line, which is […]