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  1. Ontario Shouldn't Abandon its Shift to Renewable EnergyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Torontoist

    Donald Trump wants to breathe new life into the dying coal industry. So does Canada's deeply conservative Fraser Institute, which recently decreed that a little air pollution was nothing to get worked up about .

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  2. How Toronto's Newspapers Covered Another Week of You-Know-WhoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Torontoist

    This week's Front Page Challenge is the first hard-fought showdown of 2017, with all five papers clearly trying to win this weekly competition, using specific in-house tactics, ranging from high-minded journalistic endeavours to flat-out Page One audacity. The Globe 's top story concerns the paper's high-profile special investigation by Robyn Doolittle into how police institutions in this country handle victims of sexual assault.

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  3. How Accessibility-Focused Housing Design Benefits EveryoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 24 | Torontoist

    Public Works looks at public space, urban design, and city-building innovations from around the world, and considers what Toronto might learn from them. As municipal and provincial governments continue to work out what inclusionary zoning will mean for Ontario, another set of regulations is already transforming new homes across the province.

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  4. The Origin of Human Rights Law in OntarioRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | Torontoist

    The plaque for the Ontario Human Rights Code at Queen's Park Crescent and Wellesley Street. Photo by Alan L. Brown of torontoplaques.com .

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  5. The Ontario Municipal Board is Long Overdue for RepairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | Torontoist

    You've likely heard the stories-stories such as citizen group loses battle to stop sprawl from destroying wetlands. Or city plan for a mixed-housing neighbourhood overturned to allow a developer to build low-density homes instead.

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  6. How Condo Boards Work in OntarioRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | Torontoist

    Whether it's no feet on the table at your parents' place, $50 buy in at the craps table or no profanity in the barber shop, the rules influence your environment. Much like a family home, business or socio-political establishment, a condo's rules are the source of both its conflict and its cohesion.

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  7. Why We Should Stand Up For Trans Rights and Recognition at the University of TorontoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | Torontoist

    Being transgender is often difficult. In 2015, Ontario researchers found that more than half of trans people have clinical depression, while 43 per cent had a history of attempting suicide [ PDF ].

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  8. How Women Facing Violence Struggle to Access Safe HousingRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2016 | Torontoist

    Four and a half years ago, Billie W.* was living with an abusive father-but she couldn't leave. She experienced PTSD and alcoholism as a result of her abuse, and was unable to afford rent for her own place.

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  9. Violence is Still a Threat for Transgender Women in TorontoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Torontoist

    Susan Gapka answers my call on speakerphone, slightly out of breath. The Toronto trans rights activist just returned home from a jog and needs to grab something from the kitchen before sitting down to chat.

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  10. How the Greenbelt is Growing Into Toronto's RavinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Torontoist

    A group of 20 or so residents, mostly women, mostly newcomers, scribble down notes in between examining tiny white and purple flowers along the Betty Sutherland trail. "Dame's Rocket," they note, identifying the flower.

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  11. Celebrating the Past Year in Queer Legislation for LGBTQ TorontoniansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Torontoist

    For decades, the LGBTQ community has been fighting for protections at all levels of government. Whether it's for basic support in the Canadian Human Rights Act , or a legislative change that will make life safer and more comfortable for the community, elected officials play a huge role in ensuring that a vulnerable population that has historically be wronged enjoys equal rights to its cisgender and heterosexual counterparts.

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  12. Why Are Wages for Toronto's Early Childhood Educators So Low?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Torontoist

    It's no secret that childcare costs have-and continue to-skyrocket in Toronto. These days, the median cost of childcare for an infant is now more than $1,700 per month , and that number seems to be growing steadily.

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