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Original Baby Herbie approaching 40 and Sick Kids fund is still saving lives

Original Baby Herbie approaching 40 and Sick Kids fund is still saving lives

One look at those big saucer eyes and Torontonians were hooked. Within days, they’d raised $ 16,000 so Brooklyn’s “Baby Herbie” could come to Toronto for a rare operation to…

PC leadership hopefuls slam Patrick Brown’s move to join race for top job

PC leadership hopefuls slam Patrick Brown’s move to join race for top job

The candidates running in the Ontario Progressive Conservative leadership issued statements Friday criticizing Patrick Brown’s move to join the race after he was forced to step down due to allegations of sexual misconduct. Brown…

Some useless transit ‘ghost shelters’ have finally been moved

Some useless transit ‘ghost shelters’ have finally been moved

The city has taken a few baby steps towards relocating transit “ghost shelters” that are not used by TTC riders to wait for a bus. But if you think they…

Abandoned bikes stir the ire and imagination of readers

Abandoned bikes stir the ire and imagination of readers

The phenomenon of bikes that are locked up and then abandoned defies explanation, but that hasn’t stopped people from trying. Our column last Saturday about bikes fastened to bicycle locking…

The GTA Real Estate Market Activity Showed a Slower Start than Expected

The GTA Real Estate Market Activity Showed a Slower Start than Expected

The 2018 housing market is chillier than last year’s thus far, but activity promises to pick up in the coming months, according to analysis from the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB).…

Street lights in Orchard Park are lit up night and day

Street lights in Orchard Park are lit up night and day

Few things fire up people who believe in the judicious use of electricity more than street lights that never shut off. Nights are a lot longer than days at this…

Subway service resumes between Jane and Kipling stations after ‘act of vandalism’

Subway service resumes between Jane and Kipling stations after ‘act of vandalism’

Subway service has resumed on line 2 between Jane and Kipling subway stations after it was down for about two hours as police investigated an “act of vandalism” in the…

TDSB head wants to phase out streaming, expand access to specialty schools

TDSB head wants to phase out streaming, expand access to specialty schools

A three-year plan to phase out academic streaming for Grade 9 and 10 students is among key changes being proposed by the head of the Toronto District School Board. The…

Ontario PCs face a fork in the road as they look for Patrick Brown’s replacement

Ontario PCs face a fork in the road as they look for Patrick Brown’s replacement

When it comes to choosing a new leader to replace Patrick Brown, Ontario’s Progressive Conservative Party is in uncharted waters.  The PC caucus will meet Friday to select an interim…

Fact-checking the campaign to kill the King Street pilot project

Fact-checking the campaign to kill the King Street pilot project

One restaurateur’s latest call for city hall to kill the King Street pilot project was interrupted by a TTC user who accused him of “bringing the outrage” without any facts…

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