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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

407ETR MATTERS: Independent Arbitrators – 407ETR

By Tammy Flores October 9th, 2013 Edition In the past 3 years it has been discovered that neither the Ministry of Transportation nor 407ETR has been...

407ETR Asks Us to Do Them a Favor

BY TAMMY FLORES In my last article, I spoke about how 407 ETR started to send out what the company is calling a “discretionary interest...

407 ETR Ignores Consumer Protection Laws

BY TAMMY FLORES Between 2005 and 2007, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, made decisions that gave room for 407 ETR to ignore consumer protection...

407 ETR: Traffic Management Reduces Environmental Impact of Driving?

BY TAMMY FLORES  When it was free to travel on Highway 407, it was very noticeable how free flowing Highway 401 became. October 15th, 1997,...

407ETR MATTERS: The Premier wants policy ideas – change the 407 act!

By Tammy Flores October 23rd, 2013 Edition About a month ago, Premier Kathleen Wynne launched a website called Common Ground. She encouraged people to put...

The Fight to Reign in 407 ETR Continues

BY TAMMY FLORES An open letter to: Minister of Transportation, Steven DelDuca. In response to my repeated plea for you to intervene in the 407...

407ETR MATTERS: Is 407ETR a Government Sanctioned Monopoly?

By Tammy Flores December 4th, 2013 Edition Section 6 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms protects the mobility rights of Canadian Citizens. It...

407ETR MATTERS: Waiting on Appeal Court’s Judgment

By Tammy Flores November 20th, 2013 Edition On June 10th, 2013, the Court of Appeal heard submissions from the Superintendent of Bankruptcies office and Class Action...

407 ETR Sends Out a “Discretionary Interest Adjustment”

BY TAMMY FLORES I got home from work last week to open an invoice from 407 ETR for one of the three accounts the company...

Do You Have a 407 ETR Story?

By Tammy Flores September 24th 2014 Edition There are three cases before the courts that are of particular interest to the group Stop the 407 ETR's...

Community News

A Helping Hand to Childhood Education in Jamaica

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON In Jamaica, a central and popular belief is that “education is the key to success” and it all starts at the elementary...

Caribbean Tales International Film Festival 2017

BY: LEANNE BENN This year, the Caribbean Tales International Film Festival celebrated twelve years through the act of diversity and legacy in the city of...

Toronto All Stars Steel Orchestra Brings Home The Gold!

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO Steelpan or Steel drums are a musical instrument originating from the Island of Trinidad and Tobago. It is made from large 55-gallon...

A-Supreme Foundation Prepares To Host Gala In Support Of Seniors

BY: KABRENA ROBINSON A-Supreme Foundation, a charitable organization aimed at providing care and support to vulnerable and low-income seniors unable to afford adequate home care,...

Jamaican Diaspora Presents New Crime Prevention Strategies At Conference

BY: JELANI GRANT  On the Canadian Travel Advice and Advisories website, it is recommended that travellers exercise a high degree of caution when travelling to...