Extra, Extra: Peace Out, Two Solitudes; Executive Committee Revisits Woodbine; Pancer's Deli Is Back

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Extra, Extra: Peace Out, Two Solitudes; Executive Committee Revisits Woodbine; Pancer’s Deli Is Back

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  • “The two solitudes are over,” said Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre today in a morning press conference with Mayor John Tory, assuring denizens of both mayors’ cities that when it comes to seeking international investment, the historically rival cities will assume a team effort. Because nothing mends frenemyships like cash money money.
  • Do you know how to pony like Boney Maroney? Council’s executive committee might: they’ve reopened the debate on expanding gaming at the Woodbine Racetrack, which might include the development of a controversial casino. Councillors and Mayor John Tory voted almost unanimously to commission a report highlighting potential risks, merits, and planning requirements involved in the project.
  • And here’s some meaty news to wrap up your workday: the iconic Moe Pancer’s Deli is back in family hands, and will be reopened by Lorne and Michael Pancer—grandsons of Mo—under the name Pancer’s Original Deli this Friday. The deli was first sold by the Pancer family in 2010, and recently shut down.

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