Sewell Wants In, Watson Wants Out, and Toronto Most Expensive in Canada
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Sewell Wants In, Watson Wants Out, and Toronto Most Expensive in Canada

2006_6_27sewell.jpgBig news on the municipal election front. Former mayor John Sewell wants back into the concrete clamshell. He’s running in Ward 21 against Miller ally Joe Mihevc. Sewell has the support of Margaret Smith and many from the Save Our St. Clair campaign that lobbied against the right-of-way.
Sylvia Watson, current councillor in Ward 14 (Parkdale-High Park), wants out of City Hall and is looking to fill Gerard Kennedy’s seat at Queen’s Park. This will mean another open race in November’s municipal election.
Caribana was in court again. This time it’s because one of the bands wasn’t included in a draw to decide marching orders during the parade.
The cash-strapped Toronto District School Board wants relief from the GST.
Two more shootings, one of the victims was a 15-year old boy. He’s in hospital and expected to survive.
Two major crashes gum up GTA highways.
Italy goes through to the quarterfinal on a controversial penalty kick. Little Italy doesn’t care.
No surprise to us, but Toronto is the most expensive city in Canada according to the Global Cost of Living Survey. We can take solace in the fact that we’re far far far less expensive than places like Moscow (ranked no.1), Tokyo (3rd) and New York (10th).