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Chow boasts new endorsements

Four sitting councillors and three candidates announced their support for Olivia Chow Tuesday in a media event. The councillors, all hailing from Toronto’s west end, include Sarah Doucette (Ward 14, Parkdale-High Park), Mike Layton (Ward 19,…

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City daycare funding on chopping block in budget debate

Christina Gilligan says she’s having a hard time finding affordable childcare space for her little girl in Toronto. Her toddler, she says, is on a long waiting list to get into Bellevue Child Care Centre, one of the centres slated to close if the city’s proposed operating budget passes.

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Toronto ambulances lead Caravan of Hope

As the sun sets over Houston, Texas a road weary convoy of do-gooders turns in for the night. Father Hernan Astudillo is leading a team of volunteers dubbed “The Caravan of Hope” from Toronto to Soyapango, El Salvador. Their mission is to deliver two decommissioned Toronto EMS ambulances to the impoverished town.