Jane Pitfield should send a thank you card to Royson James’ office. The Star columnist must’ve hit a nerve with the mayor’s office with yesterday’s column. It accused the mayor’s office of sitting on a proposal to buy the Green Lane landfill and possibly costing the city millions. The mayor denies this and talked to the Star’s publisher. Jane Pitfield’s campaign is capitalizing on this mistake.
The fire department is estimating that yesterday’s huge warehouse fire at Dupont and Dovercourt caused about $750,000 worth of damage. Sadly many of the things lost in the fire, like artwork, were irreplaceable.
The demolition of Regent Park is now complete. Now it’s on to the reconstruction.
11 former cops that were on the drug squad are facing disciplinary charges for beating up suspects and stealing money. Six of them are facing criminal charges. Critics charge that the cops are getting off lightly.
A runner-up for this year’s Miss Universe Canada pageant is running against councillor David Shiner in North York. We’ve seen David Shiner and Sanaz Amirpour is much easier on the eyes.
The University of Toronto is making moves to redevelop its residential properties and asking for exemptions that will allow them to evict tenants without providing replacement accomodations.
Wow, if Pitfield is mayor we’ll never be sure what she’ll do. Judging from recent stories it doesn’t seem like she knows what she’s going to do either. This time it’s her contradictory positions on selling Toronto Hydro.