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Local MP part of Mandela delegation MIKE ADLER madler@insidetoronto.com As Nelson Mandela’s body lay in state in Pretoria last Wednesday, world leaders lined up to pay respects to the former South African president. Scarborough MP Roxanne James was with the Canadian delegation - which included Prime Minister Stephen Harper, four former prime ministers, two former governors general, provincial premiers and Opposition Leader Tom Mulcair - as it moved in one group toward the guarded casket. “You bow your head, you pause. It’s very hard to describe,” the Scarborough Centre MP recalled in an interview Tuesday after returning to Canada. “I honestly didn’t know how I’d feel, but it was very overwhelming.”

On our cover The painting on our front page today is by professional artist Jennifer Smithwell titled Snowscape, which is painted in the style of plein air in Highland Creek. Plein air painting brings the artist outside to paint – no matter what the weather. Here Smithwell has used acrylic, which if it is cold enough outside will freeze. And she said it was cold outside when she painted this scene. Smithwell has been living in Scarborough since she was in junior high school at J.B. Tyrell, and then went on to Sir John A. Macdonald C.I. where she was in the school at the same time as Mike Myers and in the same year as Eric McCormack. For more on the artist and her paintings visit www. smithwell.ca

On the previous day, James was at a stadium memorial service for Mandela in the township of Soweto, Johannesburg, witnessing thousands of South Africans dancing and singing for the anti-apartheid leader in the cold and rain. Back home, James said the entire journey was an experience she does not think she will equal in her lifetime. Told she could join a handful of MPs in the delegation, James, the parliamentary secretary to Canada’s public safety minister, was “beside myself” to have the honour of going. Once in South Africa, the Conservative MP felt she could understand more about what the struggle against the racist apartheid system must have been like. “You know what went on, but up close it hits you a little

bit differently.” In diverse Scarborough, there are residents who know what it’s like to struggle against inequality, and for many, their struggle was the reason they came to Canada, James added. Mandela, who died on Dec. 5 at age 95, was for decades the imprisoned leader of a banned African National Congress party, before he was released to become South Africa’s first democratic president. “He changed the country,” said James. “People all around the world can relate to what he did, what he achieved.” The delegation did not stay for Mandela’s burial Sunday in South Africa’s Eastern Cape Province, but Harper during the trip announced a pair of new scholarships because, he said, Mandela had believed

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Scarborough Centre MP Roxanne James, second from right, was among the members of the Canadian delegation that paid tribute to Nelson Mandela in South Africa.

education, “more than anything else, improved the chances of leading a better life.” The African Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarships Fund will help African public sector professionals study in Canada for one to two years,

while the Canada Graduate Scholarships to Honour Nelson Mandela will, starting in 2015, assist up to 20 graduate students of social sciences or the humanities each year at universities in Canada. James called the schol-

arships a terrific tribute to Mandela, “something to celebrate his life, how he fought for democracy and equality.” For more local news, visit us online at www.scarboroughmirror.com

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Ice dancer Gilles becomes Canadian citizen ANDREW PALAMARCHUK apalamarchuk@insidetoronto.com

Ice dancer Piper Gilles is one step closer to the 2014 Olympics after becoming a Canadian citizen at a ceremony in Scarborough Tuesday. “It’s just a very happy moment now,” she said just before the citizenship ceremony in Scarborough. “It’s cool to call me actually Canadian now.” Gilles, 21, skates with partner Paul Poirier, who resides in Unionville. They train with the Scarboro Figure Skating Club at the Centennial Recreation Centre on Ellesmere Road. Being a Canadian citizen allows Gilles to be eligible to represent Canada at the

2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. “It would be really cool to compete at the Olympics. I mean he (Poirier) has already done it before,” Gilles said. “It’s everyone’s dream to be able to get to that point...so hopefully we’ll be able to get there.” Gilles was born in Illinois and lived in Colorado. However, she has deep roots in Canada: her mom, grandmother and great grandmother are all Canadian citizens. “I somehow found my way back. The roots kept calling me back,” Gilles said. Gilles moved to North York two-and-a-half years ago to train with Poirier. They were silver medalists at the 2013 national skating

championships. “We knew obviously that the citizenship was going to be an obstacle and that it would be something that we would have to overcome,” Poirier said. “At the same time we knew in terms of skating it was the right match and those additional difficulties were worth it.” Gilles was among 99 people who took the oath of citizenship during the hourlong ceremony, which was attended by federal sports minister Bal Gosal. “It feels surreal. I feel like I need to keep pinching myself,” Gilles said of her new citizenship. “I feel very proud to be Canadian.”

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Write us The Scarborough Mirror welcomes letters of 400 words or less. All submissions must include name, address and a daytime telephone number for verification purposes. We reserve the right to edit, condense or reject letters. Copyright in letters remains with the author but the publisher and affiliates may freely reproduce them in print, electronic or other forms. Letters can be sent to letters@insidetoronto.com, or mailed to The Scarborough Mirror, 175 Gordon Baker Rd. Toronto, ON, M2H 0A2.

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et 2014 be the year of definition for Toronto’s transit future.

Circular discussion about transit options doesn’t ease gridlock. Insecure funding doesn’t build transit. Poor transportation doesn’t help us realize economic stability, let alone economic potential. And every day without a bona fide master plan agreed to by funders, builders and users is another day to fall behind an eager and competitive global marketplace. For the decisions made or not made today affect us for years to come – and hurt us as traffic gets increasingly problematic. You can’t build what you can’t fund. And nobody seems willing to accept responsibility for funding regional transportation plans. Back in May, Metrolinx, the our view provincial agency planning and Toronto must building transit improvements in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton meet its full Area (GTHA), estimated a $34-billion cost for priority projects. potential Funding methods suggested included a gas tax hike; increasing the HST in the GTHA by one per cent; hiking development charges to 15 per cent; and requiring commercial parking lot operators to pay a fee of 25 cents per space. Ann Golden, who chaired a provincial task force examining Metrolinx’s funding suggestions, has recommended to Premier Kathleen Wynne to either fund transit with a gas tax hike or a combination of a raised gas tax and HST hike. The thought of any tax hike is tough for many drivers – and politicians – to accept. Politicians who say they won’t support this tax, however, must offer their own credible solution for funding. We’ll repeat our great wish: Let’s see an ongoing and public meeting of representatives from all levels of government to meet and hash out a complete transit system and a complementary funding formula every level of government can live with. For this isn’t simply a Toronto problem. Canada does not succeed with a Golden Horseshoe weakened by transit woes. Ontario does not succeed when the manufacturing and population hub is staggered by lengthy commute and transport times. And Toronto does not reach full potential on a local or world stage if it develops a reputation as municipally dithering and indecisive in future planning.

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Texting in a Winter Wonderland

A song to inspire appreciation of our Canadian weather

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he snow is falling, what are you doing? In Canada, it’s must-see viewing. Why are you cooped up inside, so preoccupied, texting in a winter wonderland?

You know why we love this season. The picturesque setting is the reason. How can you be glued to a screen, unaware of this scene, texting in a winter wonderland? In the meadow You can build a snowman, if you’d pretend your cell just can’t be found. You can also ride a sled or a toboggan. The world’s your oyster when there’s white stuff on the ground.

so preoccupied. texting in a winter wonderland?

jamie wayne BUT SERIOUSLY And later on, you’ll perspire. It’s something exercise tends to inspire. It’s a pretty safe bet no one works up a sweat, texting in a winter wonderland. In the meadow you can also build a snow-woman. There can never be enough of those around. You can lie down an make an angel right beside her. Texting ain’t the only game in town. The snow is falling, what are you doing? In Canada, it’s must-see viewing. Why are you cooped up inside,

The snow is beckoning, don’t ignore it. The landscape’s inviting you can explore it. Make no mistake, it’s time for a break from texting in a winter wonderland. ... So, get off you duff, you’ve had more than enough texting in a winter wonderland. texting in a winter wonderland. texting ... in a winter ... wonderlaaaaaand. Jamie Wayne is a lifelong columnist, who takes writing very seriously. The topics? Not so much. His column appears every Thursday. Contact him at jamie.wayne@sympatico.ca

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Pay tribute to memories of Zivcic, Mandela with good works To the editor: As the world says farewell to Nelson Mandela, we must appreciate he overcame racism only to face ageism by those who will capitalize from his contributions with self-interest. Mandela’s message was simple: Listen, and then talk. I am sad upon hearing of the news of Mandela’s passing; this void must now be filled with compassion, not rhetoric. As Toronto says farewell to a local hero police officer John Zivcic, and Mandela, let us honour their memory with good works that are founded on mutual respect. Beth Taurozzi

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Competition, accountability are needed at school board To the editor: The recent revelation about the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) did not surprise me as we keep learning of overspending at TDSB. The problem of this board’s overspending of taxpayer money goes back to its formation. When all of Toronto’s school boards merged to form the TDSB, the Toronto Board of Education (Toronto Board) dominated the merger. The Toronto Board had a culture of entitlement and brought this same ideology to the merged TDSB. The TDSB is a white elephant that needs to be re-organized. TDSB spends little money and resources at the school level where it is needed most – directly for the education of our children. If the TDSB sends in an experienced forensic accountant and have them start from the top, they will find many high-paying upper manage-

ment that are creating red tape to justify their jobs. There are also large numbers of consultants working at TDSB that are not really needed. Trustees failing School trustees, who are supposed to be the guardians of taxpayers’ money, are not doing their job as we see from this latest over-spending revelation. If you ask any resident of this city who their area school trustee is, most would respond they don’t know, which is sad. Also, the TDSB must outline all major expenditures on their website. We must create direct competition for the TDSB. The province should encourage more private schools and allow charter schools, both of which have been successful.

We must also have a system of accountability. Parents should have the freedom to send their children to whatever school they prefer and should be given the appropriate education tax credit. If changes are made, the TDSB will change for the better, very quickly, as they will have to compete for the same students. Education suffers If we don’t take some drastic measures, our children’s education will suffer. We must provide the best education available to our children so they can have a better future and jobs. We owe it to them. Moe Irshad

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‘Strong mayor’ experiment a failure To the editor: Re: ‘Reader questioning our democracy,’ Letters, Dec. 5. The letter writer has a strange notion of democracy when she asserts that, because the mayor is elected, he should be allowed to do whatever he wants. Real democracies don’t elect absolute dictators. Everyone is supposed to obey the rules. People are expected to behave responsibly whether they anticipate getting caught or not. Moreover, more people voted for the elected city councillors than voted for Mayor Rob Ford (415,482

votes total against 383,501 for Ford). And unlike Ford, city council was elected by the majority of the voters. More than 53 per cent of voters are represented by candidates they voted for while Ford only got 47 per cent of the vote. Unfortunately, neither council nor Ford really can claim to represent the people of this city. Most cities in the world use proportional systems to elect councils that give at least 80 per cent of the voters representation. If we adopted such a system, there would be no

doubt about the primacy of council. Under such a system, giving a mayor the extraordinary powers once granted to Ford would be seen as an affront to democracy. Back when Toronto was the “city that worked”, Metro Council appointed the chair. We should return to that system and have city council decide who chairs its meetings. The “strong mayor” experiment failed. Let’s admit it and move on. Gary Dale

Reader worried about city’s future To the editor: I am disturbed by what some politicians seem to be doing in this city. They cut taxes and services that generally help “the little guy” and then use their wealth to give handouts to a

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Tamil Canada pageant in malvern wMiss Judges are set to crown “the Queen of Angels,” Miss Tamil Canada 2013, in a Malvern hall this Friday. Sponsored by a local beauty centre and others in the TamilCanadian community since 2005, the cultural beauty pageant for contestants aged 15 to 21 is described by organizers online as “a platform, a stepping stone for young girls to test courage, strength, and confidence.” “The Ideal Queen is not simply the most beautiful girl in our community - but rather, a young woman who will be an outstanding role model for the next generation of Tamil youths,” the description says. On Friday, the doors of the Scarborough Convention Centre, 20 Torham Pl. near Neilson Road and Finch Avenue, open for the annual event at 5 p.m. players needed at retirement suites wPiano

Retirement Suites by the Lake is looking for volunteers to play the piano. Youth are welcome to gain their volunteer hours by offering to play the piano at the residence.

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Please contact, activity director, Josie Dunn at 416267-2121 ext. 408, for more information. Retirement Suites by the Lake is located at 2121 Kingston Rd. Visit www. rsbl.ca for more on the facility. Public health giving flu shots wfree

As flu season approaches, Toronto Public Health will be giving free flu shots throughout the city. For a list of times and locations, visit the NoFlu4U website, www.toronto.ca/ health/flu The vaccine is free and available to people six months of age and older. Get the flu shot at Toronto Public Health’s community flu clinics, doctors’ offices, walk-in medical clinics and some pharmacies. Chess club meets wAgincourt

The Agincourt Chess Club meets this Sunday from noon to 6 p.m.

ments. Call Alex Knox at 416-493-0019 after 6 p.m. for more details. TCDSB adult ESL classes close for holidays All Toronto Catholic District School Board Adult English as a Second Language courses will close for a two-week period from Dec. 23 to Jan. 3, 2014. Classes resume on Jan. 6, 2014. For information, call 416397-6600 or email contact. adulted@tcdsb.org

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A Christmas Story on stage at local theatre Scarborough Players presents A Christmas Story Dec. 19 to 21 at 8 p.m. In the weeks leading up to Christmas, Ralphie Parker wants a Red Ryder BB Gun and will do anything to make sure he gets it. All this amid

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seasonal mayhem and family shenanigans in this stage adaptation of the beloved film. Tickets: $20. For tickets, call 416-267-9292. The Scarborough Village Theatre is located at 3600 Kingston Rd.

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Dr. Paul Caulford is the director of the Scarborough Community Volunteer Clinic for the Medically Uninsured.

Refugee health care decision praised Scarborough doctor runs clinic for refugees without health coverage MIKE ADLER madler@insidetoronto.com

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ntario’s decision to provide temporary health care to refugee claimants cut off by the federal government is being hailed by a Scarborough physician as well as the City of Toronto. Canada’s immigration ministry, which pays for the care of asylum seekers, changed its system last June, cutting off many claimants in the city. The province last week announced it is starting a temporary program to fill the gaps created by the federal government’s cuts and “will send them the bill” for it in 2014. Starting this program while telling the federal government it has shirked its responsibilities “is a bold step,” said Dr. Paul Caulford, director of Scarborough’s Community Volunteer Clinic for the Medically Uninsured. Other provinces have done the same, but Ontario has the most at stake,

with more than half the country’s current and backlogged refugee claimants living here, he said in an interview. Ontario Health Minister Deb Matthews “has come down clearly and firmly on the right side of this issue for Ontario,” added Caulford, a member of a group called Canadian Doctors for Refugee Care, which is trying to reverse the cuts in federal court. Refugee claimants finding themselves without coverage in Toronto turn to the few clinics, including Caulford’s, which will help them for free, or wind up in hospital emergency rooms facing bills for treatments many cannot pay. Ontario’s decision to cover their care, as of Jan. 1, was also praised by Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr. David McKeown. The city has also called on the federal government to reverse its cuts. “Refugees and refugee claimants are an already marginalized group who

Refugees and refugee claimants are an already marginalized group who face health risks...and increased mortality risk than those born in Canada.

– Dr. David McKeown, Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health

face health risks, barriers to access and in some cases poorer health outcomes and increased mortality risk than those born in Canada,” McKeown said in a release. The province is unable to say what the “bill” for its program may be until effects of the federal changes are better understood. Before these were made last year, some 30,700 claimants were living in Greater Toronto, said David Jensen, a spokesperson for the health ministry. The province is certain its temporary program will

mean fewer emergency room visits – advocates say claimants’ health conditions worsen into emergencies because they are not treated earlier – and less stress for health providers, many of whom, according to Caulford, found the new rules confusing. The federal government last year created a list of Designated Countries of Origin, nations it considers sufficiently democratic and unlikely to produce genuine refugees. Claimants from DCOs have seen their health coverage cut, but the province hasn’t been told how many claimants in Ontario are from DCOs. A spokesperson for Minister Chris Alexander said the government changed refugee health care coverage due to “Canadian taxpayers’ concerns on the issue” and added a poll shows most citizens still support its position. “Genuine refugees continue to receive comprehensive health care coverage that is on par with

what Canadians receive, but failed asylum claimants and asylum claimants from liberal, democratic countries no longer receive gold-plated health care benefits that are better than what Canadian taxpayers, including seniors, receive,” Alexis Pavlich added this week. “Our government has increased provincial transfer payments to provinces, and provincial jurisdiction in health care services allows each province to decide which services it will or will not provide.” Though Pavlich said the changes are expected to save about $100 million over five years, Caulford argued the Conservative government has only downloaded the costs to the provinces, and when their bills are presented the “savings” will evaporate. In bailing out the federal program, Ontario has actually made improvements to coverage: claimants in a sustained appeal process are still covered, whereas they generally were not before, Caulford said.

Ontario continues to enforce a three-month wait period before providing health coverage to newcomers to the province, a policy also criticized by advocates for new immigrants. But despite this, Caulford said, the new Ontario program covers children and pregnant women seeking refugee status as well as all claimants who need “urgent and essential” medical care, and lets physicians and other health providers decide what qualifies as “urgent.” A family physician, Caulford said Ontario’s decision will reduce the number of refugee claimants overwhelming his Markham Road clinic, but predicted it will remain busy treating patients uninsured in Ontario for other reasons. For them, Caulford is trying to establish a larger clinic called the Canadian Centre for Refugee and Immigrant Health Care.

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it’s happening w Saturday, Dec. 21

Bodhi Meditation WHEN: 9:30 to 6:30 p.m. WHERE: Unit 21-22, 4500 Sheppard Ave. E., Unit 21-22 CONTACT: Inga Lai, 416-319-4898, putitor6@gmail.com COST: Free; lunch provided Beginner classes. Holiday Guided Walks in Rouge Park WHEN: 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. WHERE: Rouge Park Trailheads, please visit www.rougepark.com for meeting points CONTACT: Rouge Park, 905-713-3184, hike@rougepark.com COST: Free Walks are Dec. 21 and 22; Dec. 26 to 31 and Jan 1 at varying times and locations in the park. Saturday Night Dance WHEN: 7:30 p.m. WHERE: Birkdale Community Centre, 1299 Ellesmere Rd. CONTACT: Jim, 416-267-6621 COST: $6 Everyone welcome. Club SOLO WHEN: 7:30 p.m. to midnight WHERE: Cedarbrook Community Centre, 91 Eastpark Blvd. CONTACT: Pat, 416-447-1537 COST: $10 Everyone welcome. Couples and singles. Dress code.

Longest Night Service WHEN: 7:30 p.m. WHERE: Guildwood Community Presbyterian Church, 140 Guildwood Parkway CONTACT: Guildwood Community Presbyterian Church, 416-261-4037 COST: Free A quiet service of prayer and healing on the longest night of the year.

looking ahead w Wednesday, Jan. 8

5 Pin Bowling Seniors WHEN: Noon WHERE: Parkway Bowl, 67 Ellesmere Rd. CONTACT: 416-724-5162 COST: $12 No experience is required. Fun club.

w Sunday, Dec. 22

Christmas Production WHEN: 11 a.m. WHERE: Rosewood Church of the Nazarene, 657 Milner Ave. CONTACT: Rosewood Church of the Nazarene, 416-298-9932 COST: Free Adult choir and youth choir presentation. Nursery for children up to four years old will be available. Adult choir is at 11 a.m. and youth choir is at 6:30 p.m.

w Tuesday, Dec. 24

Christmas Eve Service WHEN: 7 p.m. WHERE: Guildwood Community Presbyterian Church, 140 Guildwood Parkway CONTACT: Guildwood Community Presbyterian Church, 416-261-4037 COST: Free Lessons and carols at 7 p.m. Late night communion at 11 p.m. Recreational badminton every Tuesday-night WHEN: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. WHERE: Immanuel Child Care Centre, 21

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Channel Nine Crt CONTACT: Bette Kamerman, 416-293-2938 COST: (call for details) Friendly atmosphere- three courtsspare rackets.

w Tuesday, Dec. 31

Women’s Cancer Support Group WHEN: 1:30 to 3 p.m. WHERE: St. Paul’s L’Amoreaux Centre, 3333 Finch Ave. E. CONTACT: Kenneth Nunney, 416-493-3333 Ext.289, kenneth@ splc.ca COST: Free Support group for women 55 years of age and over who have been diagnosed with cancer and are currently at any stage of the disease. Please call to register before attending. Light refreshments will be provided.

NYE Family Countdown WHEN: 5 to 8 p.m. WHERE: Toronto Zoo, 2000 Meadowvale Rd. CONTACT: Toronto Zoo, http://www.torontozoo.com/Events/?pg=NewYears, COST: admission rates apply Ring in 2014 with new animal friends. Entertainment including The Decades and Majinx Magic Show and more. At 8 p.m. there is a Kids’ Countdown.

w Monday, Jan. 6

Gentle Fitness on a Chair WHEN: 1:45 to 2:45 p.m. WHERE: St. Paul’s L’Amoreaux Centre, 3333 Finch Ave. E. CONTACT: Sivanesan, 416-293-3333 Ext. 288, sivanesan@ splc.ca COST: $20 for members and $30 for non members

Increase the functional fitness of seniors. Exercise done in seated position. Program includes a range of motion exercise, light resistance, stretching and relaxation.

w Tuesday, Jan. 7

Garden Club WHEN: 10:30 a.m. to midnight WHERE: St. Paul’s L’Amoreaux Centre, 3333 Finch Ave. E. CONTACT: Elsa Uy, 416-493-3333 ext 227, elsa@splc. ca COST: Free Share gardening ideas. Tuesday Drop In WHEN: 1 to 3:30 p.m. WHERE: St. Stephen’s Presbyterian Church, 3817 Lawrence Ave. E. CONTACT: June Crawford, 416-724-9004 COST: Free Learn to knit or crochet hats and scarves. Everyone welcome. Tuesday afternoons.

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Family helps young hospital patients over the holidays ANDREW PALAMARCHUK apalamarchuk@insidetoronto.com

Rachel and Bob Kidd were given a special gift at Rouge Valley Centenary hospital on Sept. 19, 2008: a baby boy named Aiden. Now the Scarborough family is giving back to the hospital with gifts of their own. At noon on Friday, Dec. 20, more than 50 gifts will be delivered to Centenary’s children’s ward as part of Aiden’s toy drive. “Everyone forgets that there are kids stuck there over the holiday,” Rachel said. “You feel bad for the parents that they have to go through that, and it makes you feel blessed that you’re able to stay at home with your family for the holidays.” Rachel said her goal is to teach Aiden about giving back. “That’s what the holidays

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Aiden Kidd, 5, stands with some of the many toys collected for Aiden’s Gift Toy Drive. The Kidds will bring some holiday cheer, and a load of toys they have collected through donations, to children at Rouge Valley Health System’s Centenaary hospital tomorrow.

are all about.” This is the fourth year the Kidd family has collected toys for Centenary. This year, Aiden’s school,

Eastview Public School, also got involved in the cause.

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AUTO, 4 CVL, 2.5 LITER, POWER WINDOW, POWER LOCKS, KEYLESS ENTRY, ALLOY WHEELS, PREV DAILY RENTAL, LOADED. 50,402 KM (SILVER)

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2013 CHEVROLET EXPRESS 1500

V6, AUTO, AIR, CD, TILT, CRUISE, P/WINDOWS, P/LOCKS, P/MIRRORS/ P/SEAT, ABS, REMOTE START, ALUMINUM WHEELS, PREVIOUS DAILY RENTALS, REMAINING FACTORY WARRANTY, 34,800 KM

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������ �������� TDSB BOYS BASKETBALL – EAST DIVISION SENIOR/TIER 2 MONDAY, JAN. 6 ◗ L’Amoreaux CI vs. Sir Robert L Borden BTI (Sir Robert L Borden BTI 200 Poplar Rd., 3:30 p.m.) TUESDAY, JAN. 7 ◗ Stephen Leacock CI vs. Agincourt CI (Agincourt CI, 2621 Midland Ave., 4:15 p.m.) THURSDAY, JAN. 9 ◗ SATEC @ WA Porter CI vs. Stephen Leacock CI (Stephen Leacock CI, 2450 Birchmount Rd., 3:30 p.m.) ◗ L’Amoreaux CI vs. Agincourt CI (Agincourt CI, 2621 Midland Ave., 4:15 p.m.) FRIDAY, JAN. 10 ◗ Sir Oliver Mowat CI vs. SATEC @ WA Porter CI (SATEC @ WA Porter CI, 40 Fairfax Cres., 4:15 p.m.) MONDAY, JAN. 13 ◗ SATEC @ WA Porter CI vs. L’Amoreaux CI (L’Amoreaux CI, 2501 Bridletowne Circle, 3 p.m.) ◗ Dr. Norman Bethune CI vs.Sir Oliver Mowat CI (.Sir Oliver Mowat CI, 5400 Lawrence Ave. E., 3:30 p.m.) SENIOR/TIER 1 MONDAY, JAN. 6 ◗ RH King Academy vs. Birchmount Park CI (Birchmount Park CI, 3663 Danforth Ave., 4:15 p.m.)

active@insidetoronto.com TUESDAY, JAN. 7 ◗ Birchmount Park CI vs. RH King Academy (RH King Academy, 3800 St. Clair Ave., E., 4:15 p.m.) ◗ Woburn CI vs. Sir John A Macdonald CI (Sir John A Macdonald CI, 2300 Pharmacy Ave., 4:15 p.m.) WEDNESDAY, JAN. 8 ◗ West Hill CI vs. Cedarbrae CI (CedarbraeCI, 550 Markham Rd., 3:30 p.m.) ◗ Lester B Pearson CI vs. Stephen Leacock CI (Stephen Leacock CI, 2450 Birchmount Rd., 4:15 p.m.) ◗ Sir Wilfrid Laurier CI vs. RH King Academy (RH King Academy, 3800 St. Clair Ave., E., 4:15 p.m.) ◗ Winston Churchill CI vs. David & Mary Thomson CI (David & Mary Thomson CI, 2740 Lawrence Ave. E., 3:30 p.m.) THURSDAY, JAN. 9 ◗ West Hill CI vs. Sir Wilfrid Laurier CI (Sir Wilfrid Laurier CI, 145 Guildwood Pky., 4:15 p.m.) FRIDAY, JAN. 10 ◗ Winston Churchill CI vs. Lester B Pearson CI (Lester B Pearson CI, 150 Tapscott Rd., 2740 Lawrence Ave. E., 3:15 p.m.) JUNIOR/TIER 1 MONDAY, JAN. 6 ◗ Winston Churchill CI vs. Birchmount Park CI (Birchmount Park CI, 3663 Danforth Ave., 3 p.m.) ◗ West Hill CI vs. Sir Oliver Mowat CI (.Sir

Oliver Mowat CI, 5400 Lawrence Ave. E., 3:30 p.m.)Wilfrid Laurier CI, 145 Guildwood Pky., 4:15 p.m.)

MAKING THE BLOCK

TUESDAY, JAN. 7 ◗ Birchmount Park CI vs. RH King Academy (RH King Academy, 3800 St. Clair Ave., E., 3 p.m.) ◗ L’Amoreaux CI vs. Sir John A Macdonald CI (Sir John A Macdonald CI, 2300 Pharmacy Ave., 3 p.m.) ◗ Stephen Leacock CI vs. Agincourt CI (Agincourt CI, 2621 Midland Ave., 3 p.m.)

R. H. King Academy’s Briana Hogg volleys the ball over the net while SATEC@W. A. Porter Collegiate’s Sweet Cunanan looks to block during senior girls volleyball east region Monday at SATEC@W.A. Porter Collegiate. Porter defeated King 27-25, 27-25.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 8 ◗ Dr. Norman Bethune CI vs.Sir John A Macdonald CI (Sir John A Macdonald CI, 2300 Pharmacy Ave., 3 p.m.) ◗ Sir Wilfrid Laurier CI vs. RH King Academy (RH King Academy, 3800 St. Clair Ave., E., 3 p.m.) ◗ Stephen Leacock CI vs.David & Mary Thomson CI (David & Mary Thomson CI, 2740 Lawrence Ave. E., 3 p.m.) THURSDAY, JAN. 9 ◗ L’Amoreaux CI vs. Agincourt CI (Agincourt CI, 2621 Midland Ave., 3 p.m.) ◗ Sir Oliver Mowat CI vs. Sir Wilfrid Laurier CI (Sir Wilfrid Laurier CI, 145 Guildwood Pky., 3 p.m.) ◗ Dr. Norman Bethune CI vs.Woburn CI (Woburn CI, 2222 Ellesmere Rd., 3:30 p.m.) GIRLS HOCKEY EAST REGION/TIER 2 TUESDAY, JAN. 7

Staff photo/DAN PEARCE

UPCOMING GAME In TDSB, boys hockey, east region, varsity, Sir Wilfrid Laurier CI plays Birchmount Park CI at Canlan Ice Sports Scarborough on Jan. 14 at 2 p.m.

◗ Wexford CI vs. Earl Haig SS (McGregor Park Arena, 2231 Lawrence Ave E., 3 p.m.)

Park Arena, 2231 Lawrence Ave E., 2 p.m.) ◗ Wexford CI vs. Cedarbrae CI (McGregor Park Arena, 2231 Lawrence Ave E., 3 p.m.)

TUESDAY, JAN. 14 ◗ Earl Haig SS vs. Cedarbrae CI (McGregor

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Pair of Pope John Paul players at national hoops camp Three Toronto players invited to national youth hoops camp at Humber College this week. Three Toronto high school students will be right at home participating in a preChristmas Canada Basketball women’s national assessment camp for under-18 players being held at Toronto’s Humber College Dec. 16 to 20.

The three local players, among the 39 invited, are: * Two from Scarborough’s Blessed Pope John Paul II Catholic Secondary, who earned the silver medal at the recent Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associations (OFSAA) 4A championships: Danielle Garven and Eternati Willock; * And one from Toronto District School Boad (TDSB)

champion (and OFSAA p a r t i c i p a n t ) No r t h e r n Secondary from midtown: Julia Chandler. The camp will help determine the make-up of next year’s national youth teams.

the winter for players born in 2001-02. The team is looking to add several strong players to its core team. The coaching staff is preparing the team for play next season in the Central Girls Soccer League L41 division. The winter preparation will include multiple weekly training sessions and as well as competing in the Major

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Sundays from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Ultra Sports Centre, 1510 Birchmount Rd. For more information about the team and a tryout date, please call coach John Montecinos at 416-347-2270 or email to scarbunited@ gmail.com

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West Hill bantam A team tops at Detroit hockey tourney The West Hill Golden Hawks bantam A boys hockey won the 2013 Motown Cup held in Detroit recently at the iconic Joe Louis Arena. The Hawks started their

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Josh Polera, Ben Jansen, Ryan Pardoe, Oak Milne and Adam Lyne shut down any chance of a Nitro come back. Late goal Late in the period, D’Andre Wooldridge set up Anthony Moffat’s goal to seal the 3-1 victory the championship for the Golden Hawks. Team members are Adam Lyne, Jason Deacon, Luke

Reaume, Paul Carss, Anthony Moffat, Joshua Polera and D’Andre Wooldridge. Nancy Wooldridge, Peter Lee, Oak Milne, Ryan Pardoe, Aidan Hercules, Michael Fattore, Adrian Greene, Ben Jansen, Steven Antonucci, Justin King, Morris Polera and Mark Lyne.

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Expansion of time-based TTC boss apologizes for rash of service delays transfers to be considered w RAHUL GUPTA rgupta@insidetoronto.com

The TTC’s top executive apologized to transit riders for a series of lengthy delays Monday morning. A statement from CEO Andy Byford was posted on the transit commission’s website in response to five separate incidents in the subway and at street-level which caused lengthy delays during the a.m. rush. “I fully understand the frustration multiple delays of this nature can cause, especially during morning rush hour. Getting information to you so you’re able to then make decisions about your travel is vital,” the statement from Byford reads. “Please accept my apologies for the poor service this morning.” The frustration for commuters began at the start

of rush hour when subway service at Lawrence station was halted for several hours after water from a burst city watermain near Yonge Street and Lawrence Avenue started to flood the platform. Streetcar derailed

Around the same time, an east-end streetcar derailed leaving the TTC’s Russell storage yard near Queen Street East and Greenwood Avenue, causing disruption to the 510 Spadina cars prevented from leaving the Russel yard. Then around 7:30 a.m. a streetcar at the intersection of Queen and Broadview Avenue broke down affecting both 501 Queen and 504 service and causing further delays to streetcars already delayed by the Russell derailment. The result was a 90-minute delay which left a long row of bunched up streetcars unable

to move. Only seven of 17 scheduled Spadina streetcars were able to provide peak-time service, according to TTC spokesperson Brad Ross. “Once those cars are on Queen heading west, there’s no other place where we can take them off and divert, there’s no other routes,” said Ross, the TTC’s head of communications. Further delays were at the intersection of Dundas and McCaul Streets, affecting 505 Dundas streetcars, as well as separate incidents at Kennedy and Donlands subway stations. This is the second official apology from the TTC for a major delay made by Byford in the last year. He has promised service improvements in 2014.

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The TTC may expand the use of time-based transfers. At its December meeting set for this week, the transit commission’s board is expected to approve a motion from chair Karen Stintz for a review of the TTC’s current transfer policy, which allows riders to take unlimited trips within a two-hour window – but only along the 512 St. Clair West streetcar line. Time-based transfers were introduced in 2005 as part of a TTC pilot program. Independent research estimates the TTC would take a $15-million annual loss if the policy were expanded system-wide. Several GTA transit agencies already offer time-based transfers. appoints new CEO wCivicAction

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Power of arrest for transit officers TTC transit enforcement officers will have the power again to arrest unruly riders thanks to a new agreement with Toronto police. The Toronto Police Services Board and the transit commission reached a deal late last week to designate 40 officers, part of the TTC’s transit enforcement unit, as special constables. With the new status, the officers will be able to investigate incidents, conduct search and seizures and make arrests. The powers were removed by the board in 2011 following reports of special constables misusing their authority. The board agreed to return the powers after an application by the TTC in the fall. Rahul Gupta is the Mirror’s transit reporter. His column appears on Thursday. Reach him on Twitter: @TOinTRANSIT

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Anne Golden touts benefits of gas tax to raise transit funds RAHUL GUPTA rgupta@insidetoronto.com Residents and businesses can choose to stomach proposed tax increases or face the consequences of paying more in

increased congestion costs in the future, said the co-author of a report recommending how to best fund transit expansion in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area. Speaking to the Toronto

Region Board of Trade on Friday, Anne Golden, chair of a blue-ribbon panel tasked by the province to come up with ways to raise an estimated $34 billion for priority transit construction projects as

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part of Metrolinx’s Big Move plan, said her group’s findings were fair since they balance the burden of paying equally on the private sector, transit riders, drivers and government alike. “Here’s the choice, we can all pay a little now or a whole lot later,” said Golden in her speech. The report calls for an initial three-cent-per-litre increase to the provincial gas tax, resulting in an average household increase of $80. That would be followed by additional percentage increases capping out at five or 10 per cent within eight years, upping the maximum increase to $260. (There are two options for the gas tax hike: Option 1 is to cap at 10 cents a litre, with a three-cent increase to start followed by percentage increases every year after; Option 2 caps the hike at five cents and makes up the difference by raising the HST by 0.5 per cent.) Golden said the cost was small compared to the loss created by traffic gridlock, estimated by the report to equate to $700 per driver.

“If you can’t move your car or truck, that’s a lot more costly than an extra cent a litre,” she said. After extensive research, Golden said the panel concluded gas taxes should be part of proposed measures to raise almost $2 billion annually in new transit funding beginning in 2015, noting even with a modest price hike, the rates will still be lesser or comparable to cities like Montreal and Vancouver. ‘gas and fuel taxes’ “We favour the gas and fuel taxes because they match usage, affect travel behaviour, are simple to administer, raise a lot of money, and haven’t been raised in more than 20 years,” said Golden. News of the transit panel’s formation in September combined with the ongoing Scarborough subway “fracas” resulted in a cynical attitude from the public and media alike with accusations made that the initiative was simply a stalling tactic for the minority government of Premier

Kathleen Wynne to put off making politically unpopular decisions on transit. “However, the panel was not cynical,” said Golden. “We were determined to figure out the best way to generate the needed funds to create the regional network so urgently needed in the GTHA. We were committed to coming up with a viable plan. And we believe we have done so.” Golden’s remarks were received warmly from the audience of business and transportation professionals eager to know more about the funding proposals. However, Martin Collier, the founder of Transport Futures, an industry-supported advocacy group that organizes events on transportation construction and funding, said raising the gas tax would not succeed in reducing congestion despite claims made to the contrary. “The gas tax is a very blunt instrument and it’s not going to reduce congestion,” said Collier.

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Local links to cult classic A Christmas Story JUSTIN SKINNER jskinner@insidetoronto.com Though it’s now heralded as a quintessential all-American holiday movie, A Christmas St o r y h a s a d i s t i n c t l y Canadian tinge to it. The film’s status as a television staple belies its origins as a little-recognized cult classic back when it was released 30 years ago. Those with a keen eye might note some Toronto landmarks – both past and present – when they gather around the set to watch young Ralphie as he avoids bullies and obsesses over getting a Red Ryder BB gun for Christmas. Scarborough studio Tyler Schwartz, owner of Christmas pop culture store Retrofestive and a leading expert on A Christmas Story, detailed the film’s Toronto backdrops in a film titled Road Trip for Ralphie. “Literally, 90 per cent of the movie was filmed in Toronto,”

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Owner of Retrofestive, Tyler Schwartz, displaying his leg lamps, has written a book titled A Christmas Story Treasury.

he said. “The scenes from the interior of (Ralphie’s) house were shot on a Scarborough

sound stage, but there are a lot of other places where, if you know what you’re look-

ing for, you think ‘wow, yeah that’s from this scene or that scene.’”

Schwartz and his wife Jordie spent about two years tracking down the locations, fueled by a mutual adoration of the film. “It was a bit of an odyssey, but we even managed to track down the original costumes used in the movie,” he said. “They were in a costume shop called Thunder Thighs costumes (in Leslieville).” Other Toronto sites that were the setting for familiar scenes from the film include the lot where the family bought their Christmas tree at 232 Queen Street East (now Everest Restaurant), a laneway off Eastern Avenue where Ralphie and his friends had their run-ins with bully Scut Farkus. One of the film’s most memorable outdoor scenes, in which Ralphie says “the queen mother of all dirty words” was also set in Toronto. “That flat tire scene was shot near the Cherry Street Bridge, just on the south side (by Polson Street and Unwin Avenue),” Schwartz said.

Chop Suey Palace Restaurant, the Chinese eatery where the family finally winds up eating an unusual turkey dinner, was also filmed in Toronto, on a site on Gerrard Street East that currently houses French restaurant Batifole. S c h w a r t z’s l ove o f A Christmas Story is clear in his newly-released book, A Christmas Story Treasury, which includes details about the films, audio clips from the movie and a grab-bag of assorted goodies related to the movie. It’s available at major booksellers or at www. retrofestive.ca/treasury As for Toronto’s role in the American classic, Schwartz said the fact that it hasn’t been much-publicized comes as little surprise. “It’s a very Canadian thing to not even realize that what is now a world-famous film was shot mostly right here,” he said. A Christmas Story Treasury is available at major booksellers or online at www. retrofestive.ca/treasury

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Jennifer entered the online nation-wide competition on her grandmother’s behalf nearly two months ago and was chosen as one of seven finalists. 1,996 votes She finished the contest with 1,996 votes, more than 500 ahead of the runner up. “We got the call Friday night,” Jennifer said. “She (Rogers) had this big smile on her face. It was a very, very special moment to be able to share with her. It was incredible.” Rogers bought her first season tickets for 25 cents a piece from hockey great Red Horner in 1946. Her home is decorated in blue and white with Leafs memorabilia throughout. The contest winner receives $10,000. Because of her condition, Rogers can’t go to live games anymore; but she watches them while tucked in her Maple Leafs blanket.

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Since their win, Jennifer said her grandmother is somewhat different. “She’s got the twinkle in her eye,” said Jennifer, noting her grandmother can “definitely feel” that something special is going on.

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Tracy Pham portrays the angel Gabriel during Holy Spirit Catholic School’s Christmas pageant on Thursday evening.

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Teachers Patricia Ho-Asjoe, left, and Anne Marie Dominguez sing along with the choir during St. Jean de Brebeuf Catholic School’s community Christmas carol event on Thursday evening. Joshua De Souza, left, and Jalen Lamanna, both 9, sing along with the rest of the Grade 4 choir during Holy Spirit Catholic School’s Christmas pageant.

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Trinity Ramsperger, 8 sings along with the choir during St. Jean de Brebeuf Catholic School’s community Christmas carol event.

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Zoo treats walk on Boxing Day While the Toronto Zoo will be closed Christmas Day, it re-opens on Dec. 26 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm with its annual Boxing Day Christmas Treats Trek, where animals are fed special treats. The annual event is in its 38th year. Attendees will get to see the animals enjoy a number of holiday treats at their feeding times courtesy of the zoo

keepers. Attendees are asked to bring a non-perishable item for the food bank. Half price admission will be offered for everyone all day. Admission proceeds on this day will go to support the Toronto Zoo’s Endangered Species Reserve Fund. Here are a few animals that will be getting special treats and feeding times: n Giant Pandas 10 a.m

n Komodo Dragon 10:30 a.m n Arctic Wolves 11:30 a.m n Polar Bears noon n African White Lions 1:30 pm n Western Lowland Gorillas 2:30 p.m. Please note this is an outdoor event. For more information and to purchase tickets visit www. torontozoo.com

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Bridlewood hub moving closer to reality MIKE ADLER madler@insidetoronto.com A new YMCA and community hub in Agincourt’s Bridlewood area is moving towards a possible completion in 2016, close to 100 residents heard at a recent meeting. Though no firm decisions have been made, plans for the $29-million, 100,000-square-

foot complex on Bridletowne Circle include outpatient services of The Scarborough Hospital and space for perhaps a dozen community agencies. “What we have in mind is one of the nicest, finest community centres in the City of Toronto,” Deputy Mayor Norm Kelly, the neighbourhood’s city councillor, told an

audience at the L’Amoreaux Community Centre. Former Eaton school The city used $6 million from a reserve fund last year to conditionally buy 5.2 acres of the former Timothy Eaton Business and Technical Institute property, south of Lord Sydenham Court

and between Bridletowne and West Highland Creek. The United Way of Greater Toronto would contribute $2 million. Kelly thanked Lai Chu, a community leader in Agincourt, for convincing the hospital to lease a third of the building. Some of the negotiating took place in her backyard. “All I basically did was get the people together,” she said afterwards, pleased at the progress being made. “It’s becoming a reality. Two and a half years ago, it was only a concept.” Surplus land The 12 acres on Bridletowne declared surplus by Toronto’s public school board in 2010 wasn’t zoned for a community centre. Scarborough Community Council could approve a rezoning at a public meeting in February or March. A 390-unit townhouse

development is proposed for the property’s other seven acres, including the space where the old school building stands. Used by thousands People at the meeting heard the hub would get around 1,000 visitors a day, half of these going to the YMCA. The complex would generate fewer vehicle trips in the morning than the former high school, but more in the afternoon. They were told 200 surface parking spaces would be sufficient for those visits, and that congestion at nearby intersections should remain at “acceptable levels,” even after the Bridlewood Mall at Finch Avenue and Warden is expanded and a series of condominium towers and townhouses are built there. There were still concerns about the hub’s effect on traffic and parking, however.

Betty Thickett, who lives in an apartment building across from the former school, said she doesn’t think 200 spaces will be enough and the result could be “horrendous.” “When the school had a function, the whole street was lined on both sides,” despite the prohibition against parking on Bridletowne, she said. More consultation Ashby said the Finch Wa rd e n Re v i t a l i z a t i o n Study, meant to help guide neighbourhood development, identified the need for a community centre in Bridlewood. The city will conduct further consultation after a rezoning and will try to lessen any negative effects the hub could have on the surrounding area, he added.

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2010 MERCEDES BENZ ML350 4WD

✓ LOADED ✓ LEATHER ✓ NAVIGATION ✓ DIESEL ENGINE ✓ 4X4 ✓ SUNROOF ✓ AUTOMATIC ✓ AIR CONDITIONING ✓ POWER WINDOWS ✓ POWER MIRRORS ✓ POWER DOOR LOCKS ✓ ABS BRAKES ✓ FOG LAMPS ✓ AND MUCH MORE

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2012 FORD F250 CREW CAB DIESEL 4WD 2013 RAM QUAD CAB DIESEL 4WD 2012 LINCOLN NAVIGATOR ✓ DIESEL ENGINE ✓ FULL 4 DOORS ✓ AUTOMATIC ✓ AIR CONDITIONING ✓ POWER WINDOWS/ LOCKS/MIRRORS ✓ CRUISE CONTROL ✓ KEYLESS ENTRY ✓ EX RENTAL

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+ TAXES

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2011 DODGE JOURNEY SXT

✓ 4CYL ✓ AUTOMATIC ✓ AIR CONDITIONING ✓ POWER WINDOWS ✓ POWER DOOR LOCKS ✓ POWER MIRRORS ✓ ABS BRAKES ✓ KEYLESS ENTRY

13,988

OR

59

14,988

+ TAXES

2011 FORD MUSTANG

15,988

$

OR

$

69

+ TAXES

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2011 FORD TAURUS SEL ✓ LOADED ✓ LEATHER ✓ SUNROOF ✓ V6 ENGINE ✓ POWER WINDOWS ✓ POWER DOOR LOCKS ✓ POWER MIRRORS ✓ ABS BRAKES ✓ KEYLESS ENTRY ✓ ALUM WHEELS ✓ FOG LAMPS ✓ AND MORE

19,988

$

OR

✓ 7 PASSENGER ✓ AUTOMATIC ✓ AIR CONDITIONING ✓ POWER WINDOWS ✓ POWER DOOR LOCKS ✓ POWER MIRRORS ✓ ABS BRAKES ✓ KEYLESS ENTRY ✓ ALUM WHEELS ✓ FOG LAMPS ✓ AND MORE

5.99 $

$

90

+ TAXES

69

14,988

OR

OR

$

+ TAXES

69

5.99

20,988

89

16,988

$

WEEKLY 60 MONTHS

+ TAXES

21,988

5.99 $

WEEKLY 72 MONTHS

65

OR

$

90

OR

+ TAXES

2012 TOYOTA COROLLA

12,988

+ TAXES

5.99 $

OR

$

65

65

+ TAXES

+ TAXES

$

24,988

OR

15,988

99

+ TAXES

OR

+ TAXES

15,988

5.99 $ WEEKLY 72 MONTHS $

69

OR

$

85

+ TAXES

5.99

WEEKLY 72 MONTHS

✓ LEATHER SEATS ✓ POWER SUNROOF ✓ AUTOMATIC ✓ AIR CONDITIONING ✓ POWER WINDOWS ✓ POWER DOOR LOCKS ✓ POWER MIRRORS ✓ FOG LAMPS ✓ ALUM WHEELS ✓ KEYLESS ENTRY ✓ AND MORE

26,988

5.99 $

WEEKLY 72 MONTHS

+ TAXES

65

5.99

WEEKLY 72 MONTHS

$

OR

69

+ TAXES

5.99

WEEKLY 72 MONTHS

2011 LINCOLN MKZ ✓ LOADED ✓ NAVIGATION ✓ LEATHER SEATS ✓ POWER SUNROOF ✓ AUTOMATIC ✓ AIR CONDITIONING ✓ POWER WINDOWS ✓ POWER DOOR LOCKS ✓ POWER MIRRORS ✓ ABS BRAKES ✓ KEYLESS ENTRY ✓ ALUM WHEELS ✓ FOG LAMPS ✓ AND MORE

$

$

$

2011 FUSION HYBRID

$

19,988

2010 INFINITI EX 35 AWD 2013 FORD EDGE-LOADED ✓ ALL WHEEL DRIVE ✓ LOADED ✓ LEATHER ✓ SUNROOF ✓ AUTOMATIC ✓ AIR CONDITIONING ✓ POWER WINDOWS ✓ POWER DOOR LOCKS ✓ POWER MIRRORS ✓ ABS BRAKES ✓ ALUM WHEELS ✓ KEYLESS ENTRY ✓ AND MUCH MORE

13,988

OR

✓ GAS SAVER ✓ AUTOMATIC ✓ AIR CONDITIONING ✓ POWER WINDOWS ✓ POWER MIRRORS ✓ POWER DOOR LOCKS ✓ ABS BRAKES ✓ KEYLESS ENTRY ✓ AND MORE

18,988

+ TAXES

5.99

165 5.99

WEEKLY 84 MONTHS

2012 TOYOTA MATRIX

+ TAXES

2012 FORD E-250 ECONOLINE

WEEKLY 72 MONTHS

5.99 $

WEEKLY 72 MONTHS

65

+ TAXES

✓ 4 CYL ✓ AUTOMATIC ✓ AIR CONDITIONING ✓ POWER WINDOWS ✓ POWER LOCKS ✓ POWER MIRRORS ✓ ABS BRAKES ✓ KEYLESS ENTRY ✓ EX RENTAL

WEEKLY 72 MONTHS

✓ V8 ✓ AUTOMATIC ✓ AIR CONDITIONING ✓ POWER WINDOWS ✓ POWER DOOR LOCKS ✓ ABS BRAKES ✓ CARGO VAN ✓ STK#A2702

OR

46,988

$

OR

5.99 $

2010 TOYOTA CAMRY

5.99 $ WEEKLY 72 MONTHS $

✓ LOADED ✓ 7 PASSENGER ✓ NAVIGATION ✓ POWER SUNROOF ✓ LEATHER SEATS ✓ AUTOMATIC ✓ AIR CONDITIONING ✓ POWER WINDOWS/ LOCKS/MIRRORS ✓ ABS BRAKES ✓ POWER SIDE STEPS ✓ ONLY 27000KMS ✓ EX RENTAL

159 5.99 $ WEEKLY 84 MONTHS $

✓ 4 DOORS ✓ AUTOMATIC ✓ AIR CONDITIONING ✓ POWER WINDOWS ✓ POWER DOOR LOCKS ✓ KEYLESS ENTRY ✓ ABS BRAKES ✓ EX DAILY RENTAL

WEEKLY 72 MONTHS

2012 DODGE GRAND CARAVAN

✓ LOADED ✓ LEATHER SEATS ✓ V6 ENGINE ✓ AUTOMATIC ✓ AIR CONDITIONING ✓ POWER WINDOWS ✓ POWER DOOR LOCKS ✓ POWER MIRRORS ✓ ABS BRAKES ✓ KEYLESS ENTRY ✓ ALUM WHEELS ✓ AND MORE

$

$

✓ 7 PASSENGER ✓ AUTOMATIC ✓ AIR CONDITIONING ✓ STO-N-GO SEATING ✓ POWER WINDOWS ✓ POWER DOOR LOCKS ✓ V6 ENGINE ✓ KEYLESS ENTRY ✓ DVD PLAYER ✓ AND MORE

16,988

OR

OR

ONLY 5,000KMS

✓ AUTOMATIC ✓ AIR CONDITIONING ✓ POWER WINDOWS ✓ POWER LOCKS ✓ POWER MIRRORS ✓ KEYLESS ENTRY ✓ ABS BRAKES ✓ & MORE

2012 FORD TRANSIT CONNECT XLT 2010 MERCEDES BENZ C-250

5.99 $

WEEKLY 72 MONTHS

+ TAXES

5.99 $ WEEKLY 72 MONTHS $

✓ 4 CYL ✓ AUTOMATIC, ✓ AIR CONDITIONING ✓ POWER WINDOWS ✓ POWER LOCKS ✓ KEYLESS ENTRY ✓ ABS BRAKES

OR

11,988

+ TAXES

5.99 $

2010 MAZDA TRIBUTE

2009 FORD FLEX SEL

✓ MANUAL TRANS ✓ AIR CONDITIONING ✓ POWER WINDOWS/ LOCKS/MIRRORS ✓ ALUM WHEELS ✓ KEYLESS ENTRY ✓ FOG LAMPS ✓ ONLY 33,000KMS

60

✓ AUTOMATIC ✓ AIR CONDITIONING ✓ POWER WINDOWS ✓ POWER LOCKS ✓ POWER MIRRORS ✓ ABS BRAKES ✓ ALUM WHEELS ✓ KEYLESS ENTRY ✓ ONLY 50,000KMS

5.99 $ WEEKLY 72 MONTHS $

$

45,988

139 5.99 $ WEEKLY 84 MONTHS

✓ AUTOMATIC ✓ AIR CONDITIONING ✓ POWER WINDOWS ✓ POWER DOOR LOCKS ✓ POWER MIRRORS ✓ ABS BRAKES ✓ KEYLESS ENTRY ✓ AND MORE

WEEKLY 60 MONTHS

2010 NISSAN ROGUE

✓ POWER ROOF ✓ AUTOMATIC ✓ AIR CONDITIONING ✓ POWER WINDOWS ✓ POWER LOCKS ✓ POWER MIRRORS ✓ ABS BRAKES ✓ ALUM WHEELS ✓ KEYLESS ENTRY

$

OR

+ TAXES

$

2010 FORD FUSION SE

✓ 4 DOORS ✓ 4 CYL ✓ AUTOMATIC ✓ AIR CONDITIONING ✓ POWER WINDOWS ✓ POWER LOCKS ✓ POWER MIRRORS ✓ KEYLESS ENTRY

Punit (Prince) Sibal General Manager

OR

✓ DIESEL ✓ FULL 4 DOORS ✓ 4WD, XLT PKG ✓ AUTOMATIC ✓ AIR CONDITIONING ✓ POWER WINDOWS/ LOCKS/MIRRORS ✓ KEYLESS ENTRY ✓ ALUM WHEELS ✓ TOW PKG ✓ ONLY 5,000 KM ✓ EX RENTAL

OR

$

95

+ TAXES

5.99

WEEKLY 72 MONTHS

2011 LINCOLN MKT AWD ✓ ALL WHEEL DRIVE ✓ LOADED ✓ LEATHER SEATS ✓ POWER SUNROOF ✓ AUTOMATIC ✓ AIR CONDITIONING ✓ POWER WINDOWS/ LOCKS/MIRRORS ✓ CRUISE ✓ ALUM WHEELS ✓ STK # A3019

OR

$

109

+ TAXES

29,988

5.99 $

WEEKLY 72 MONTHS

PRICES ARE PLUS HST ONLY. IE. $10,000 FINANCED OVER 60 MONTHS, PAYMENTS ARE $50 PER WEEK AND COB IS $1813 VEHICLES MAY NOT BE EXACTLY AS ILLUSTRATED. SEE DEALER FOR DETAILS. *ON SELECT MODELS.

OR

$

119

+ TAXES

5.99

WEEKLY 72 MONTHS

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