No, he is not related to current Toronto mayor, Rob Ford… But for 30 years, resident Russ Ford, has been serving the Etobicoke – Lakeshore community as the executive director for LAMP Community Health Centre. Now, Ford is running as a candidate for the Ward 6 seat at city... Read more
Lakeshore Campus parking crush drives search for more lots
Humber College is cramped to find room for new and returning students who wish to park near campus. Along with limited parking along residential side streets, time restricted spots along Lakeshore Blvd. also make it difficult for students to find convenient parking spots. Not only this, but local residents... Read more
Traffic safety blitz around Toronto schools
Toronto Police Service and the Toronto District School Board are teaming up in a road safety blitz for students and motorists. The Back to School – Back to Basics, Remember Road Safety initiative runs through the first two weeks of school to promote safe driving habits. Toronto Police Traffic... Read more

The fire marshal is investigating what caused a six-alarm fire that destroyed a foam-mattress factory in northwest Toronto Thursday.
“We anticipate the fire investigation to be challenging due to the severe damage to the building the intense fuel load and the duration of the fire has destroyed much of the building,” Ontario fire Marshal spokesperson Carol Grabelle said today.

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Robots are taking over the Jamaican taxi industry as locals becoming increasingly dependent on the unlicensed taxis.

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TTC audit shows millions lost in unclaimed bus warranties
(COO of Bus Maintenance Garry Shortt reviews his notes at Monday’s TTC meeting./Photo by: Deanna Grant) TTC commissioners heard at Monday’s transit meeting that an audit shows the agency  has lost  $4 to $5 million a year from bus warranty claims that were not made. Skedline reporter Deanna Grant... Read more
Delayed train brings out the good in people

My mother always told me as a child to never talk to strangers. But on a cold day like today, I had to make an exception.

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Gone are the days when bikes were mainly found on noisy playgrounds or curbside in perfectly manicured suburban neighborhoods. Cycling is bigger today than ever, and it is enjoyed and employed by a wider range of North Americans with many using it as a mode of transportation as well as leisure and exercise.

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Toronto Taxi Alliance against proposed city reforms

“The whole purpose of the [TTA] campaign is that we feel that if Torontonians are aware of this taking place… the implications will result and the reforms will pass, we feel Torontonians will feel strongly enough about the issue will text their support.”

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