Posts tagged Toronto

TTC Etiquette Campaign

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Just came across this National Post article on a new TTC etiquette campaign.   HILARIOUS!  You can see the posters here but click through to the article for links to print-ready versions.

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Hey Toronto, Want To Reduce Traffic? Invest In Telecommuting

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City of TorontoAccording to the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development), traffic congestion in the Toronto region costs Canada $3.3-billion in lost productivity a year. The news is reporting that the OECD is suggesting Toronto add congestion tolls, new taxes (parking and fuel) as well as high occupancy toll lanes in a move to reduce traffic on GTA (Greater Toronto Area) highways.

But will tax increases ever be enough?  What we need is a smarter solution to this, and the answer is telecommuting.

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Blog Action Day: Organizations Fighting Poverty in Toronto

In participation of Blog Action Day 2008, I’ve compiled a list of a few organizations that are fighting the battle against poverty in Toronto. Take a look at each of these and learn more about what they do and how you can contribute to their causes.
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4 Tips I Learned this Winter on How Not To Slip and Fall on Ice by Slipping and Falling on Ice

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Caution!Pride comes before destruction. It’s a well known Proverb that proved true for me this winter. Every year for 7-8 years I bragged about how I went all winter without slipping and falling as I watched countless victims succumb to the perils of winter, tasting the harsh, cold reality of slick concrete and icy asphalt.

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