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[URBAN NOTE] Five Toronto links; transit, Jane-Finch, Rob Ford, Riverdale Park East, beaches

  • The federal government will provide a billion dollars in funding to Toronto transit, including to Bloor-Yonge station and GO Transit. CBC reports.
  • The Jane-Finch anti-violence barbecue has celebrated its tenth anniversary. CBC reports.
  • blogTO notes that people in Toronto can vote for–or against–naming a new street in Etobicoke’s Six Points after Rob Ford.
  • blogTO reports on the joys of Riverdale Park East.
  • Shawn Micallef writes at the Toronto Star about what the city can do to make it easier for Torontonians to get to their city’s beaches.

[URBAN NOTE] Five Toronto links: Drag Queen storytelling, Toronto FC, Eglinton, Parkdale, Jane/Finch

  • blogTO notes< that Christian fundamentalist news source Life Site News is unhappy with the drag queen storytelling hours offered by the Toronto public library system.
  • Why did Toronto FC fans set a fire in the stands in Ottawa while their team was playing there? Foolishness. blogTO reports.
  • Urban Toronto shares some insights about Eglinton Crosstown construction on Eglinton Avenue East, here.
  • NOW Toronto reports on a much-needed Toronto initiative to support rooming houses in Parkdale, here.
  • New Community Safety Minister Michael Tibollo’s claimed need to wear a bulletproof vest in visiting Jane and Finch is, at best, overkill. The Toronto Star reports.