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How Toronto’s Papers Covered the Brexit Fallout

In Front Page Challenge, Torontoist analyzes the best and worst of Toronto’s major dailies.

What a difference a few days make. Since the last edition of Front Page Challenge, the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, a stunning turn of events leading to the resignation of the prime minister, revolt within the Conservative and Labour parties, the collapse of the pound, skyrocketing racial tensions in the U.K., Britain’s AAA credit rating dropping down two levels, and the British empire becoming a laughing stock. It culminated metaphorically in their football team’s defeat in the Euro quarterfinals to…Iceland?

Which of Toronto’s papers is all over this developing story, and which one has its fingers in its ears saying, “Lalalala this isn’t happening I can’t hear you”?

Keep reading: How Toronto’s Papers Covered the Brexit Fallout

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The CN Tower Turns 40, Pot Shops Get An Unlikely Ally, and More Bike Share for Toronto

Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not to miss.

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TORONTO Sign Safe For Now, Don’t Sell Fake TTC Tokens, and You Can Finally Stop That Speed Walk at Intersections

Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not to miss.

  • The TORONTO sign has stayed off the chopping block—at least until the fall. It’s been a rough few weeks for the popular backdrop of countless selfies after City Council figured out they’d actually had to pay to maintain it. Yesterday, the City’s economic development committee voted to have City staff take another look at the request for the $150,000 it will take to maintain the sign and “fine-tune” it by October 24. While the big sign is safe until then, the idea of a miniature Toronto sign rolling around the City to special events was killed yesterday. May the small sign rest in peace.
  • Keep reading: TORONTO Sign Safe For Now, Don’t Sell Fake TTC Tokens, and You Can Finally Stop That Speed Walk at Intersections

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Maple Leafs Fight Snoop Dogg Over Trademark, Assault by Pee, and Another Startup Leaves Toronto

Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not to miss.

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Gardiner Construction Done Early, Crackdown on Dogs Underway, and A Destroyed Phone Booth

Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not to miss.