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A lot happens in the course of a workweek. Here’s a look back at the top stories from the past five days that you might have missed, or might care to revisit.
Following in the footsteps of Giorgio Mammoliti (Ward 7, York West), four lobbyists face penalties after donating more than $23,000 to a private fundraiser in support of the city councillor.
From the article:
Four lobbyists committed a “serious breach” by donating to a May 2013 private fundraiser for Giorgio Mammoliti (Ward 7, York West), according to a report from Toronto’s lobbyist registrar [PDF]. The lobbyists, who include prominent lawyer Ralph Lean, Sheldon Libfeld, Luigi Santaguida, and Medallion Developments, donated over $23,000 for a red carpet dinner in support of the councillor.
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- In perhaps the most bittersweet Canada Day to date, as Raptors favourite Amir Johnson took to social media Wednesday night to bid adieu to his Canuck fans after signing a two-year, $24 million deal with the Boston Celtics earlier in the day. He said in an Instagram post, “You guys are just as much a part of my life as I am yours. I love the city of Toronto and the fans immensely and I will never forget the times we had.” D’aww.
Happy post-Canada Day! As we recover from the midweek dominion-praising festivities, here's what's happening news-wise: WestJet addresses a string of bomb threats, the Leafs make a big trade, and the Judy Blume shouts out Toronto.
Today is a leap second day! Since we all have a spare second, let's catch up on the news: Olivia Chow could defeat Adam Vaughan, John Tory thinks weed should be decriminalized, and the Mystery Tunnel keeps on giving.
Monday morning news! There's a holiday in two days, so let's just get through this together. In the news: Pan Am Games security, contract agreements for Bombardier employees, and cigarette-butt recycling.
Today in the news: Jagmeet Singh violated parliamentary procedure but won't be penalized, a bike shop is searching for an expensive stolen bike, Neil Bantleman's mother wants more done to bring her son home, and SmartTrack might not bring all the transit solutions we want.
News today: a court case involving workers' deaths should be ruled on today, a government source says the province is working to make gender-reassignment surgery more accessible, and one of the city's biggest landlords agrees on a settlement with two evicted tenants.
It has now been five years since the G20 overtook Toronto. In the news: Bombardier is still delayed on those long overdue streetcars, Kathleen Wynne doesn't want you to watch this TVO documentary, and the Raptors get a minor league team in Mississauga.