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HOSPITAL HELPERS: Sumaiyah Siddiqua, centre, joins the Scarborough Muslim Community’s ‘Heart of it All’ Family Day fundraising walk on Monday at the Scarborough Civic Centre in support of the Rouge Valley Health System’s cardiac department.

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To the editor: While there has been a lot of chatter about the new and expanded Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne cabinet, there is little discussion about the only non-retiring minister to be ousted from cabinet. I am talking about Margarett Best, the MPP for Scarborough-Guildwood. Best is an inspiration to her constituents, especially the low-income families of West Hill, Kingston Galloway and the Lawrence-Markham areas that she serves. Her constituents relate to her struggle as a single mom who has lived in the area and pursued a law degree. I believe, the ouster of Best from the Wynne cabinet is worth discussion. I want to know why she was left out. Best is the only black woman to be ever re-elected in any provincial legislature in Canada. I have had the pleasure of serving as an aide in her community office and handled communications and media liaison during her campaign. Aditya Iyer

The cold weather is always a hot topic I don’t know what it is about winter, but it seems like during the season a comment on the weather first is always mandatory before one is allowed to enter into any conversation. I also get more emails from readers about the climate at this time of year than at any other time for some reason. Here is just a sample of the kinds of inquiries that have come my way. Q. Jamie, meteorologists are saying that the snowstorm we had last week was the worst one in Toronto in the last five years? Is that really true? Agnieszka in the Annex. A. Not according to the kids in my neighbourhood. Ask any of them and they’ll tell you it was the best snowstorm in the last five years. Q. I really pulled something last week just after that big blast that blanketed the city. I’m not sure what I’ve

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done exactly, but as a result I had to give my wife the bad news that I wouldn’t able to do any shovelling for awhile and that she’d have to do it instead. I’m trying to downplay the whole thing, but my wife is very concerned. What do you think I pulled? Junior in the Junction. A. Given the circumstances your wife has every right to be concerned. I’ve heard this tale a few times this winter and I know exactly what you did. The technical term for what you pulled is: a fast one. Q. When I called and left a message on her voicemail that I wasn’t going to be able to get to work because

of that huge snowfall do you think my boss actually believed me? Nervous Nellie in North York. A. Not knowing you or your boss I couldn’t say for sure. But I’m guessing she believed you as much as she believed you if you left her a recording that you came down with a serious case of the flu on Tuesday and wouldn’t be able to make it in to work following the long holiday weekend. Q. Last night, the weather person on the tube said no two snowflakes are alike. How the heck could anybody possibly prove that? Pedro in Parkdale. A. Ah, don’t take everything they tell you too seriously. Much of what we get from meteorologists doesn’t add up. Or multiply up either for that matter as in what I witnessed last night. The forecaster on the channel I was watching said it was zero today and would

be twice as cold tomorrow and with the wind chill it would feel like it was three times as cold. Now, I’m no math whiz, but even I know two times zero and three times zero are still zero. Q. I just moved to Toronto last spring and I can already tell that people around here tend to really exaggerate about the weather conditions at this time of year. This is my first winter ever and I don’t know what all the fuss is about. It’s been great. I absolutely love it. My only question is how do I know when to wear earmuffs? Simran in Scarborough. A. Oh, that’s easy. You put them on the moment people start moaning and groaning that it’s soooo cold. They work like a charm every time. You won’t be able to hear a thing. Jamie Wayne takes writing very seriously. The topics? Not so much. Reach him at email jamie.wayne@sympatico.ca

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Agincourt students win skills competition at automotive show Pair will represent Canada at the National Automotive Technology Competition in NYC Two automotive technician students from Scarborough’s Agincourt Collegiate beat 16 other teams from Toronto-area high schools to win a skills competition at the Canadian International AutoShow. “Hansen Cao and Huzaifa Misbah performed a number of timed technical tasks and worked on a 2013 Volkswagen Jetta that had been rigged with a no-start condition by automotive instructors from Centennial College,” the college said in a release this week. Because they finished first, the pair will represent Canada at the National Automotive Technology Competition in New York City in April. In addition to the allexpenses-paid trip, Cao and Misbah received a trophy and equipment from sponsors, the college said. Centennial operates Canada’s largest transportation technology training centre at its Ashtonbee campus in Scarborough. Agincourt Collegiate students Hansen Cao and Huzaifa Misvah try to diagnose and repair a brake assembly that is rigged with operating problems at the 14th annual To r o n t o A u t o m o t i v e Technology Competition sponsored by Centennial College Thursday at the Canadian International Auto Show.

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Provincial cuts looming: TSH >>>from page 1 unable to have that meeting,” he said. At last count, 109 doctors, a dentist and an oral surgeon associated with TSH had signed a letter warning the proposed changes, including a loss of pediatrics and obstetrics to the Birchmount, would in time render the campus “a glorified walk-in clinic.” Sherman said he’s relied on the opinions of physicians and other professionals at the hospital, but also criticized the TSH administration’s consultation strategy, which he argued involved the public in what are “pretty much one-way communication sessions.” The Friends group doesn’t want to tell the administration “how to run a hospital” and recognizes some things have to change, the Agincourt resident said, but added turning the Birchmount into a specialized hospital campus “doesn’t make sense to me” while keeping it a full-service campus does. Administrators at TSH have maintained for months that campuses offering all services will run out of money as the province cuts health costs, and concentrating many services in Scarborough is more efficient and better for patients. The hospital also insists their current proposals won’t endanger the continued operation of 24-hour emergency deparments at the Birchmount or the General. “We want to engage people in a meaningful conversation about how they will receive health care. We need them to be involved in the decision-making,” Dr. Sandy Finkelstein, corporate chief of medicine and medical director said Tuesday of this week near a TSH display at the Bridlewood Mall. It appeared difficult, though, to “involve” Scarborough residents who did not have a thorough knowledge of the hospital. A poster at the mall display and on the TSH website (www.tsh.to/pages/Review-the-Options) asks people to “review the options” without listing any options they can choose from. In fact, the only option residents were asked about at Bridlewood is where to put the new combined birthing centre and “centre of excellence.” One woman tilted her head back and forth for a while, considering her answer. “Because

I’m living nearby, I choose the Grace,” she said, using the Birchmount campus’s former name. The implications of the proposals aren’t easy for even well-informed people to understand, and it’s clear many decisions have yet to be made. Care in Scarborough Fracture clinics exist on both campuses, for example, but when asked Finkelstein said it’s possible they may consolidate on one campus and it’s possible they may stay the same, though he added what’s important is “people will know the care they need in Scarborough is going to be provided in Scarborough.” Visiting the mall, Rosemarie McDermott said she found the TSH representatives open to people’s questions, and suggested it was important to ask some, but added the issues being talked about are complicated. “I don’t know how the public can really be helpful,” said McDermott, who took a survey on the hospital’s future and other material with her. In a letter this week, Jim Karygiannis, Scarborough-Agincourt’s longtime MP, said he was dissatisfied with the care a family member recently received at the General campus and appeared to support the Friends group’s stand. “We have been fighting for a few years to keep our hospital, the Grace campus on Birchmount Road, open and make it a hospital which would be the envy of Canada,” Karygiannis said, encouraging his constituents to go to next Thursday’s forum, “listen and work to make sure we save our hospital, the ‘Scarborough Grace.’” Senior TSH officials have been invited to the event and are still considering their response, Toni Adey, a spokesperson said Wednesday. The hospital held their last community information meetings Wednesday, though work with focus groups continues and staff will be at a display at Agincourt Mall next Tuesday, Feb. 26, from noon to 7 p.m. An online survey on the TSH website closes next Wednesday.


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arring any more run-ins with the law, it looks as though Mayor Rob Ford has at least one serious fight ahead of him as he attends to the last two years of his term: the land transfer tax. The mayor has made it clear he would like very much to shave 10 per cent off the tax on real estate transactions. The plan is a dilution of his 2010 election promise to scrap the tax entirely – something even the tax-cutting Ford soon realized would be financially impossible. The tax brings in in the neighbourhood of $350 million a year, and since Ford’s predecessor David Miller introduced it, has become a crucial element in balancing the budget. The 10 per cent cut, on the other hand, is a battle the mayor might conceivably win. Held against budgets that run in the neighbourhood of $10 billion, $35 million can exist in a margin of error – and such a cut would just be added into the other pressures the city’s budget com-

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mittee and council have to deal with each year. The real battle will be convincing council to support adding that $35 million to the tally. Ford’s former budget chief Mike Del Grande, as staunch a fiscal conservative as the mayor in most respects, was deeply skeptical about the plan. His replacement, Frank Di Giorgio, is comparatively cheerful at the prospect of at least looking. But he’s unwilling to make any cut to the tax without finding some offsetting revenue. And the rest of council? Over the past three budgets, council as a whole has been unwilling to follow the mayor and his agenda too far down the road to privation. With an election coming up, will 23 councillors jump

onto the land transfer tax bandwagon as readily as they did in 2010, when they supported the freshlyelected mayor’s plan to scrap the vehicle registration tax? There’s very little percentage that they will do so. Unlike the vehicle registration tax, which all car-driving voters had to pay every year they continued to own a car, the land transfer tax is relatively invisible. Property-holding Torontonians pay it every time they move house. Given that, shaving 10 per cent off in the 2014 budget will take an enormous amount of political capital from the mayor’s office – more than David Miller used to get it installed in the first place. It may take all that Ford has at this point in his mandate. It will likely take even more. n David Nickle The Mirror’s city hall columnist. His column appears every Thursday. Contact him at dnickle@insidetoronto.com

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proposal for term limits, in this instance to prevent members of council from seeking a fourth consecutive term of office, is back in the news. This time, two new councillors convinced Toronto’s executive committee to bring their idea to council. Even if council approves the measure, this decision is outside of its

responsibility, and requires new legislation from Queen’s Park. Those who presented the concept did so with a mixture of naiveté, idealism and perhaps self-interest. It is touching they believe council’s anger, divisiveness and lack of productivity is due to those who bring “old feuds and stale approaches” to Toronto City Hall. They

hope elections with fewer incumbents will inspire more names on the ballot and greater turnout. Also they must have noticed most of council’s key positions go to veterans. Support for term limits is popular: pollsters report about three-quarters of respondents think they are a good idea. Advocates justify limits as an antidote to the “poison” of the careerist

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one level to another. Experience shows voter participation rates are as likely to decline as increase after term limits are put in place. Dysfunctionality and polarization may be found in jurisdictions with and without term limits. In summary, term limits may not have the desired effects of creating more productive legislatures, better policy or higher voter turnout. They seem to have little impact other than to

n David Soknacki is a former City of Toronto councillor and budget chief. He can be reached at www. soknacki.com

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politicians who conspire with bureaucrats, the media and interest groups to increase the reach of government. Advocates argue term limits moderate the advantage of incumbents at election time, so more new candidates will have a chance. Citizens, seeing a greater ability to effect change, will vote in larger numbers. There is a different view. We can start with the basic principle that restrictions on voting are undemocratic: any citizen ought to be able to stand for any office, and vote for any other citizen. From there, every argument on one side has a counter view. Against the need to stop careerist politicians, one can see politicians, in our system and others, continuing their vocation by hopping from

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Osborne said. “I think the most gratifying part that everyone sort of feels is that they are capable of coming together and, with a collection of volunteers, put on an amazing event. ” Scarborough Gym Elites is a nonprofit organization that was founded in 1999, by a group of parents. The club is governed by a board of directors, which consists of parents of athletes.

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He said youth get excited when they hear the idea of creating a mascot. It just takes some pencil crayons and paper and they will get to work, he added. “This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be part of history,” Wallace said. “It’s a wonderful opportunity for kids to work together and be a part of history.” Entries have been submitted by the Girl Guides of Canada Chill Fest Camp, a Grade 4 class at Glen Park Public School in Stouffville and a First Nations School of Toronto. Creating a mascot for a sporting event isn’t new, he said, adding the Olympics creates mascots for its Games. “It was a natural choice to have the contest,” Wallace said. “We are the people’s games. It was only appropriate for the people to create the mascot.” Having teams work together on the contest also mimics the focus of the Games. We need to collaborate with people, groups, sporting organizations and communities to make the Games happen, he said, adding without teamwork the Games couldn’t

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function. Teamwork is also appropriate since some youth are good at drawing, while others might be great storytellers, he said. The mascot is the official ambassador of the Games and will visit communities and schools throughout Ontario and Canada to welcome athletes and visitors from 41 coun-

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This 1956 aerial photo shows the intersection of Brimley and Ellesmere roads, looking west along Ellesmere. The site would become home to the Scarborough Civic Centre and Scarborough Education Centre in the 1970s. Many photos from the Scarborough Archives will be on display Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Scarborough Town Centre as part of Heritage Week celebrations.

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for all to view. Included in the photo collection are hundred of aerial photographs showing the development of the communities during the boom years 1950 to 1975. The accompanying photograph, one of several hundred, which can be viewed at the Heritage Showcase, shows the rapidly changing landscape of Scarborough. At the top, one can see the new subdivisions which were slowly creeping upon the rural farmland seen in the rest of this 1956 aerial view. In the centre, right side, one can see the Bick’s Pickle property where Scarborough’s Walter Bick began his business, which eventually grew to be one of the largest pickle businesses in Canada. In the lower right hand corner is Bill Walton’s 100-acre farm which was to become the site of the Scarborough Civic/ Education Centre in less than 20 short years. The rural intersection in the middle is Brimley and Ellesmere, looking west along Ellesmere. To see more photographs, including those which have appeared in this column over the years, visit the Scarborough Heritage Week display at the civic centre Friday, Saturday and Sunday.


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OLD FINCH/ Morningside. 2 bedroom basement, bright, high ceilings, renovated. Separate entrance. TTC/ door. Family oriented. $950. Non-smoking/ pets. 647-774-8960 CLOSE TO Kennedy subway station. Bachelor basement apartment includes hydro. Furnished. Nice, clean. Separate entrance. $650. 416-752-7539 MIDLAND/ SHEPPARDBright 2 bedroom basement. Walkout to garden, separate entrance. Parking, cable, internet. March 1st. Steps to TTC. 416-315-6930

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Articles for Sale

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CONTENT SALE! Saturday & Sunday February 23rd & 24th 9am-4pm 15 Dalcourt Drive (Morningside & Coronation)

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Electrical CERTIFIED MASTER Electrician. Troubleshooting, new wiring, upgrades, lighting, receptacles, timers. ESA# 7004236, Call Leo 416-821-2153

Moving & Storage

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HOME RENOVATIONS

HEATING & COOLING

ELECTRICAL

Burton Electric Inc. 416 419-1772

Knob and tube replacement LED Lighting Aluminum wire reconditioning Permits and inspections

GAS FURNACES CENTRAL AIR Sales, Service, Installations.

www.airflexltd.com 416-439-7155

Pot lights Service upgrades Breakers/Panels FREE ESTIMATES

Master Electrician * License # 7001220 * Insured www.burtonelectric.ca mark.burton@burtonelectric.ca

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Adult Personals

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Professional Repairs of all brands of: Refrigeration, Stoves, Dishwashers, Washers, Dryers, Air Conditioning, & Heating. Free Estimates. Warranty, Credit cards accepted. Seniors discount. 416-616-0388

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• Basements, Bathroom & Kitchen Renos • General Repairs, Installation & Assembly • Deck, Porches, Sheds & Fences • Hourly and Contract Rates, Free Estimates

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FORD F150 SUPERCREW WITH LEATHER LEATHER HEATED SEATS, V8 ENGINE, 6 SPEED AUTOMATIC, AIR CONDITIONING, KEYLESS ENTRY, POWER WINDOWS, POWER LOCKS, POWER MIRRORS, TILT STEERING, CRUISE CONTROL, VOICE ACTIVATED SYNC, SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO, CHROME SIDESTEPS, FOG LAMPS, POWER HEATED SIGNAL MIRRORS, CHROME WHEELS, KEYLESS ENTRY PAD. SALE PRICE

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SALE PRICE

0.99% APR

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$35,488

1.6L GTDI ECOBOOST ENGINE, 6-SPEED AUTO TRANSMISSION, POWER WINDOWS, POWER DOOR LOCKS, CRUISE/TILT, ADVANCED TRAC SYSTEM, AM/FM STEREO WITH CD, MY KEY SYSTEM, PRIVACY GLASS, STEERING WHEEL AUDIO CONTROLS, COMPASS, MY FORD, SYNC VOICE ACTIVATED SYSTEM, ONE TOUCH UP / DOWN WINDOWS, KEYLESS ENTRY WITH KEYPAD, SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO, DUAL CHROME EXHAUST, FOG LAMPS, AUTO HEADLAMP SYSTEM, 17” ALLOY WHEELS, MUCH MORE.

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NO CHARGE LIFTIME MAINTENANCE PACKAGE APPLIES TO ORIGINAL OWNERS. FOC AXZ PLAN RULES APPLY. ALL REBATES ASSIGNED TO DEALER. VEHICLES MAY NOT BE EXACTLY AS ILLUSTRATED. SEE DEALER FOR DETAILS. **THESE OFFERS CANNOT BE COMBINED WITH ANY PREVIOUS ADVERTISMENTS. PRICES REFLECT ALL REBATES TAKEN. ALL LEASE PAYMENTS REFLECT RECYCLE YOUR RIDE $2500 (IF YOU QUALIFY) 2006 OR OLDER MODELS. LEASE BASED ON 0.99% FOR 24 MONTHS. 20,000KMS PER YEAR ALLOWED. 16 CENTS PER ADDITIONAL KM. ALL PRICES ARE PLUS APPLICABLE TAXES & LICENCING. ALL REBATES ASSIGNED TO DEALER.

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18,995

$

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18,995

$

+HST

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4X4

8 SPEED

AUTOMATIC • 17” ALUM WHEELS • 2.0 DOHC ENGINE • 60/40 SPLIT REAR SEAT • 6 SPEED AUTOMATIC • 6 SPEAKERS TRANSMISSION / • FLOOR MATS • POWER WINDOWS/LOCKS • INSTRUMENT CLUSTER MIRRORS DISPLAY SCREEN • TILT STEERING • PREMIUM CLOTH SEATS • TELESCOPIC STEERING • SECURITY ALARM • 10 AIR BAGS • STK# 130607 • HILL START ASSIST • AIR CONDITIONING

20,995

$ $

+HST

TERM

INTEREST RATE

96 4.99

DOWN

% $

PAYMENT

0 123. $

16

BI-WEEKLY + HST

2 – DOOR

• 2.4L 4CYL 16V DOHC DUAL VVT ENGINE • 4 SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION • AIR CONDITIONING • POWER WINDOWS/LOCKS/ MIRRORS TERM

INTEREST RATE

• TILT STEERING • CRUISE CONTROL • TELESCOPIC STEERING • AM/FM CD MP3 PLAYER • SECURITY ALARM • STK# 130229 DOWN

96 4.99% $0

$

PAYMENT

99.80

BI-WEEKLY + HST

• 3.6L V6 WT ENGINE • 6 SPEED MANUAL TRANSMISSION • AM/FM CD MP3 RADIO • 6 SPEAKERS • TOW HOOKS • FOG LIGHTS • SUNRIDER SOFT TOP TERM

INTEREST RATE

• ELECTRONIC ROLL MITIGATION • ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL • HILL START ASSIST • 17” ALUMINUM WHEELS • P255/75R17 OWL ON/OFF ROAD TIRES • STOCK# 136015 DOWN

• 3.6 LITRE V6 • PARK SENSE REAR PARK ASSIST • PARKVIEW BACK UP CAMERA • PREMIUM DISPLAY INCLUDIN G 7” TFT INSTRUMENT CLUSTER • UCONNECT BLUETOOTH AND 5.0” TOUCH SCREEN DISPLAY

32,995

$ $

PAYMENT

• ACTIVE GRILLE SHUTTERS • POWER REAR SLIDING WINDOW • POWER WINDOWS/LOCKS/ MIRRORS • TILT AND CRUISE • HITCH AND LOTS • LOTS MORE!! • STOCK # 135822

96 4.99% $0 $129.00 96 4.99% $0 $193.25 TERM

BI-WEEKLY + HST

RATE

DOWN

+HST

PAYMENT

BI-WEEKLY + HST

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All Chrysler incentives have been applied to sale prices. Finance example, $10,000 over 96 months at 4.99% = $58.41 b/w, C.O.B. = $2,149.28. Vehicles may not be exactly as shown. Ad valid on date of publication only.


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