Articles by Nazaneen Baqizada

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No snow tires on TTC buses: Riders at risk?

Imagine being on your way somewhere and the TTC bus you’re in is not moving, because it can’t get up the hill in the snow. That is exactly what happened to many passengers on Monday February 2, when at least one bus on York Mills Road east of Yonge Street was struggling to get up the hill, due to the 22 centimetres of snow that walloped Southern Ontario overnight Sunday and into the morning commute. The TTC buses do not use snow tires.

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Taking the psychic plunge

“I had premonitions when I was young and they were very strong…. I was 13 or 14 when my mother finally sat me down and explained that I have the same psychic powers she does,” Sonya said.

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Charlie Hebdo sells out in Toronto

Many Canadians were anticipating the arrival of the latest edition of Charlie Hebdo last week, but left the store the same way they entered: empty-handed.