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Make roundabout rules the law
Drivers at some of the region’s 42 roundabouts have seen for themselves, confused motorists either in front of them or coming through the circle.
More to breakdowns than freeze and thaws
The rash of water main breaks in the city is getting blamed on the usual culprit — the freeze thaw cycle as we go through another tough Canadian winter.
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Loose definitions raise questions about Bill C-51
It is unfortunately true that there are bad people out there who want to do us harm. And while it is important to protect our privacy and civil liberties, it is the government’s responsibility to protect us from threats. It’s not unreasonable to grant the government the powers needed to ensure that protection.
The city can’t dig us out of this one
This has been the winter of our discontent. Despite only seeing our first truly significant snowfall of the season on Groundhog Day, we’re as winter-weary as any other year thanks to relentless, record cold in February. Rapidly rising snowbanks that have left us wondering where we’ll put the snow the next time it falls.
The Schneiders legacy goes out with a whimper
The last of the Schneiders legacy will be shipped out of the Courtland Avenue plant any day now, but for those of who have an intimate history with the plant, that legacy had been dismantled piecemeal for decades.
City can’t defer maintenance any longer
There are a lot of people who won’t be happy that city council approved a 9.9 per cent increase to water and sanitary sewer rates during final budget day on Monday.
Golf courses are part of the city’s history
I started golfing at Rockway many years ago and to date it is still one of my favourite courses to play.
Sidewalk bylaw shouldn’t be mean-spirited
When a law is just plain wrong, what are the citizens who are faced with its consequences to do?
Clearing snow needs a happy medium
My in-laws are spending March visiting family in Australia. They’ve earned their vacation, and it’s worth noting they had to brave an 11-hour flight to get there, but it’s hard not to be jealous, especially as I walk their dog.
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La Yapa: Corn flakes
Today, Thursday, Feb. 26, is the birthday of John Harvey Kellogg, born in 1852.
Municipalities should save for rainy days
It had the potential to make at least a few residents happy.
Protecting education and the community
The fight over the possible closing of up to 48 schools in the Toronto District School Board might seem like it has nothing to do with the local school accommodation worries, but it could be a model for things to come.
Public photography rules far too restricting
Anybody who thinks that our desire for security hasn’t curtailed our individual freedoms should go out and start taking photographs.
Help newcomers settle in without judgement
Help newcomers settle in and listen to their stories, instead of only caring about your wallet.
Harming Canada’s reputation internationally
I was shocked to find out that in 2013, funding for the permanent elimination of extreme poverty rose 6.1 per cent world wide while Canada’s contribution dropped a humiliating 11.4 per cent.
Where my good intentions go to die
February is the month where good intentions go to die.
Time for paying lip service is over
Supporters of an expansion at the Doon Pioneer Park Community Centre have a legitimate beef with how council continues to defer this important neighbourhood project.
A small theft could have big implications
Earlier this week, my car was broken into. There was no broken glass. The sneaky thieves gained access to my automobile by opening the driver’s side door. I’d inadvertently left it unlocked.
 
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