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Should the speed limit on Pharmacy Avenue be lowered? – 应该降低Pharmacy大道的限速吗?

Should the speed limit on Pharmacy Avenue be lowered?

Recently, City of Toronto staff prepared a report which indicated that lower speeds on residential streets will reduce the risk of major injuries to pedestrians and cyclists in the event of a crash. The report also indicated that noise reduction is usually associated with lower speeds. Pharmacy Avenue is a major thoroughfare in our community comprised of small businesses, high rises, residential homes, a church and a school.

April 9, 2016 – 99th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge

I would like to join all Canadians in commemorating the 99th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge.

Easter Monday, April 9, 1917, marked the beginning of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, with all four divisions of the Canadian Corps, fighting together for the first time.  The Commander of the 28th Battalion at Vimy, Brigadier-General Alexander Ross, said of the battle at the unveiling of the new Vimy Memorial in 1936, “It was Canada from the Atlantic to the Pacific on parade.  I thought then…that in those minutes I witnessed the birth of a nation”.

April 9, 2016 – 99th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge

I would like to join all Canadians in commemorating the 99th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge.

Easter Monday, April 9, 1917, marked the beginning of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, with all four divisions of the Canadian Corps, fighting together for the first time.  The Commander of the 28th Battalion at Vimy, Brigadier-General Alexander Ross, said of the battle at the unveiling of the new Vimy Memorial in 1936, “It was Canada from the Atlantic to the Pacific on parade.  I thought then…that in those minutes I witnessed the birth of a nation”.

Toronto’s sellout to Uber takes us back to the days of bandit taxis: James

New regime for Uber drivers frees them from rules about driver training, snow tires, strict inspections and price-gouging.

Toronto Star April 7, 2016  Royson James

Once upon a time, bandit taxis roamed Toronto streets in unsafe, unregulated vehicles.

The modern taxi bandit is back. Officially. With city imprimatur. Disguised as a respectable, benign, mayor-backed, citizen-loved, warm and fuzzy transportation service.

April 7, 2016 – “Where is the fairness?” – Karygiannis

TORONTO – Jim Karygiannis, Toronto City Councillor for Ward 39 – Scarborough-Agincourt, expressed his concern about the recommendations in the staff report with respect to the regulating of Uber/UberX which will be discussed at the Licensing & Standards Committee on April 14, 2016.

“These recommendations do not create a level playing field.” said Mr. Karygiannis. “They do not live up to my July 2016 Motion which was seconded Mayor John Tory.”