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JOHN TORY EXPANDS HIS LEAD; DOUG FORD HOLDS ONTO BROTHER’S SUPPORT

A new poll indicates that Mayor Rob Ford’s supporters are happy to switch to his brother. Even though Doug Ford has not begun campaigning after replacing his brother on the ballot last Friday, a new Ipsos-Reid survey shows him polling … read more

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MAMMOLITI FACES POLICE INVESTIGATION

Toronto police are investigating a city councillor over a payment that has already cost him three months’ pay. The financial crimes unit will investigate Giorgio Mammoliti over an 80-thousand-dollar gift he received from a fundraiser last year. The city’s integrity … read more

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DOUG FORD HASN’T BEGUN HIS MAYORALTY CAMPAIGN; MAY FACE IMMEDIATE SETBACK

Doug Ford has yet to begin his late-entry campaign for Mayor of Toronto. The Councillor and brother of current Mayor Rob Ford took over for his brother on Friday. But Doug Ford spent much of the weekend visiting his brother … read more

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TORONTO MAYORAL RACE NARROWS, TORY GAINS SUPPORT

And then there were three. The race for mayor is down to John Tory, Rob Ford, and Olivia Chow. Early in the day yesterday, Sarah Thomson dropped out of the race. And last night, David Soknacki did the same. Soknacki … read more

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TORONTO NEIGHBOURHOOD DUBBED WORLD’S SECOND COOLEST

Toronto is home to the world’s second coolest neighbourhood. At least, according to Vogue. The magazine says Toronto’s West Queen West is “a veritable artery of indie patisseries, homegrown labels, and hidden-from view galleries.” Vogue also says the stretch of … read more

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FORD GAINS GROUND IN NEW TORONTO POLL

A new poll on the Toronto campaign for mayor shows a tight race between John Tory and Rob Ford. The Forum Research poll shows Tory in the lead with 34 per cent. Ford has picked up six points to close … read more

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WHAT’S NEW AT NUIT BLANCHE

The international laser display ”Global Rainbow” is coming to Toronto’s all-night arts festival in early October. It’ll cast beams of colours up to 60 kilometres. Created by New York artist Yvette Mattern, it’s been displayed in cities around the world … read more

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TORONTO COUNCIL BACKS LEGAL FEES FOR AUGIMERI; REJECTS DEBATE ON O CANADA

Mayor Rob Ford is angry that taxpayers will be on the hook for legal fees after a city councillor was found to be in breach of council’s code of ethics. The Ethics Commissioner found Maria Augimeri violated the code when … read more

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MAYORAL CHALLENGERS DEBATE HERITAGE

Three of Toronto’s candidates for Mayor debated the city’s heritage last night. But it was really more of a consensus than a debate. John Tory, Olivia Chow, and David Socknaki all agreed on the importance of preserving the city’s past. … read more

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AGA KHAN MUSEUM OPENS IN TORONTO SOON

It’s a first in North America. A museum featuring only Islamic art, is opening in Toronto next month – displaying rare works from the personal collection of one of the world’s wealthiest  men. The Aga Khan Museum’s collection consists of some 1,000 … read more

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