ETOBICOKE

Orchidpoet via Getty Images

Cracking Down On Public Sex Only Fuels Stereotypes

Over the last few weeks, while dressed in plainclothes -- though they promise it was work-related -- police officers approached certain individuals in Etobicoke's Marie Curtis Park and signalled that they were interested in getting it on. Project Marie represents the historical clash between so-called family values and gay fun that has been an endless source of discrimination and homophobia.
AP

Occasional Driver Arrested

Alessandro (Sandro) Lisi, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s friend and occasional driver, has been charged with possession and trafficking of marijuana, police confirmed this morning. Police have also charged...
AP

How the Rob Ford Story Became More About the Media

A funny thing happened on the way to the Rob Ford lynching. The Media became the story. The hunter became the hunted. The investigator became the investigated.And the messenger, was caught, red-handed and left-handed, writing the message.Instead of simply delivering it.
CP

We Hope Our Day in Court Will Help Eliminate Election Fraud

As the lawyers who represented Borys Wrzesnewskyj in his contested election application, the four to three Supreme Court of Canada decision to uphold the election result in Etobicoke Centre was, of course, disappointing. Hopefully the decision of the Supreme Court will lead to real and meaningful electoral reform which will reduce or eliminate the issues that led to this application. While the majority decision acknowledges that "imperfection" and "uncertainty" are a part of the electoral process, Elections Canada should always strive to eliminate them.
AP

Enbridge Fined For Fatal Gas Explosion

Enbridge Gas Distribution has been fined $700,000 in connection with an Etobicoke explosion that killed seven people in 2003. The natural gas explosion levelled a strip mall on Bloor Street West near...