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Shocker: Toronto councillor learns people don’t want to pay more taxes
 By Arthur Weinreb  Monday, August 25, 2014

It was a revelation that surprised long-term city councillor Denzil Minnan-Wong but hardly anyone else. People in Toronto feel they are overtaxed and do not want to pay anymore in property or other taxes.

Why the Unlikeable Radical Leftist Olivia Chow Lost The Toronto Mayoral Election
 By Mitch Wolfe  Saturday, August 23, 2014

There are over two months left in this mayoral race. But Olivia Chow’s dream of finally stepping out of the shadow of her more politically talented husband, Jack Layton, has turned into a political and humiliating nightmare.

Toronto Transit Commission’s new slogan—‘Death to Israel’
 By Arthur Weinreb  Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Ok, so the headline is a tad misleading. But for anyone who has ever ridden the TTC’s buses, streetcars or subways, or drove behind five streetcars piled up at a stop, it is really no more misleading than their current slogan which is “the better way.”

Socialist Chow’s Past Subsidized Co-Op Continues to Cast Cloud on her T.O. Mayoral Campaign
 By Mitch Wolfe  Monday, June 30, 2014

The city of Toronto is currently experiencing a long, drawn out, almost year-long mayoral campaign.

Sportscaster ‘King of Fight’ Eddie Zawadzki facing his hospital fight alone
 By Judi McLeod  Monday, June 30, 2014

“I’m a tough guy, but it is tough being in a hospital bed having to look down at this stump that was my foot,” sports broadcaster, author and CFP columnist Eddie Zawadzki told me over the telephone from St. Joseph’s Health Care Center this morning.

Eddie, 53, diagnosed with the sudden onset of diabetes, having been rushed to hospital after collapsing at his home, underwent partial amputation of his foot on June 22.

Eddie did not know he was diabetic.  A gash that suddenly showed up on his foot took him to his doctor’s office.  Even with antibiotics, the gash only got worse.  Then he suddenly collapsed.

Politicians who cannot stop spending—an example
 By Arthur Weinreb  Monday, February 3, 2014

It is a well-known fact that many politicians, especially of the left persuasion, love to spend money as long as the bucks come from other people. The following is a perfect example of the mentality of spending money that does absolutely no good but achieves the stated objectives of making the politico feel good. And if by raising taxes to do it, making people who are less well-off struggle more, so be it.

Ice Storm Clean up Costs
 By Guest Column  Friday, January 10, 2014

Dear Editor:

I have heard a number of reports regarding the cost of the clean-up in Toronto after the ice storm, and I find it curious that the City is including the “replanting of trees” in those costs.  It may be an idea for all property owners who had trees come down on their property to do complete title searches to find out if in fact the trees that did come down, where on their property or the property of the City.

Canadian Red Cross helping those affected by ice storm
 By News on the Net  Sunday, December 22, 2013

Toronto—The Canadian Red Cross is mobilizing volunteers in Toronto and across the province to assist those affected by the ice storm.

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