Tag Archives: transit

All You Need is Dog

This is Hannah (as previously made famous in the local blog Toronto is Awesome). In August she will be five years old, which, in human years, makes her older than me. She was brought to me from Eldorado, Ontario when she … Continue reading

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Move over Rob Ford: NOW Magazine Feature

A new article by Cynthia McQueen of NOW Magazine: NOW talked to the man behind RobbnotFord.com. Robb Johannes doesn’t feel that Ford has been honest or that he reflects our city’s diverse population. The musician hopes to distance himself from the … Continue reading

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#MayorQs with Karen Stintz

Last week, Metro published the results of conversations under the social media tagged #MayorQs with mayoral candidates John Tory, Karen Stintz, David Soknacki, and Olivia Chow. While we do enjoy former TTC Chair Karen Stintz’s enthusiasm towards the City of Toronto, citizens in the 2014 election … Continue reading

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#MayorQs with Olivia Chow

We’re happy to welcome mayoral candidate Olivia Chow to the “We can do better, Toronto” (@wecandobetterTO) campaign that was recently launched as a sub-effort to the Robb Not Ford campaign, most notably at the CityNews mayor’s debate: In her #mayorQs profile with … Continue reading

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#MayorQs with John Tory

Going forward, (John) Tory needs to remember the reasons people like him as an advocate and a personality. There’s no need to abandon those qualities just because he’s decided — again — to be a candidate. – Matt Elliott, Metro … Continue reading

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Citizen: Katie Grant

Katie Grant, an entrepreneur and founder of a not for profit design and technology Toronto based group called Indesology operating out of the Centre of Social Innovation, seeks better innovation in social services, transit, cycling, and arts and culture. Read Katie’s full profile HERE. … Continue reading

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Citizen: Cynthia Gould

This week’s Citizen profile is Cynthia Gould, a graphic designer and musician with the Toronto band High Heels Lo-Fi, whose love for Toronto revolves around its arts and cultural communities, as well as the accessibility of public transit. Read Cynthia’s full profile … Continue reading

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Q&A with the Toronto Star

Rob Ford and former city budget chief David Soknacki participated in the first debate of the mayoral election in early February — but the winner might have been a guy named Robb Johannes, who impressed the University of Toronto Scarborough student crowd … Continue reading

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TTC’s New Number System

Last week, the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) launched a trial at Bloor-Yonge Station of new signage and colour-coded line numbers to make for easier subway navigation. Read more about the upgrades HERE. The long-term benefits of the new system will … Continue reading

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Citizen: Kevin James Hunt

Beginning today, and every Friday henceforth through October 27, we will profile a different Torontonian, in their own words, about what would make the city they live in BETTER, on a page called “CITIZENS.” Our inaugural Citizen profile is Kevin … Continue reading

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