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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

CPPIB 40% Owner of 407ETR Slammed for Hiding Expenses‏

By Tammy Flores September 10th, 2014 Edition Back in 2010, I noticed some questionable reports prior to Ferrovial selling 10% of its share in 407 ETR...

How to Sell the Public on HOT Lanes

BY TAMMY FLORES The private sector has been lobbying our leaders to be their champions for HOT Lanes. The private sector wants politicians and bureaucrats...

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: Paying government services to pass the buck!

By Tammy Flores August 28th, 2013 Edition In my last article I pointed out some sections in a 2005 judgment that I suspect was the Ministry...

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...

407ETR MATTERS: 407ETR’s Parent Company Acknowledges Things Could Have Been Handled Better

By Tammy Flores September 11th, 2013 Edition In July of this year, I wrote about an international protest for a member from UNITE, electrician and Shop...

Supreme Court of Canada Rules 407 ETR Cannot Deny Your Plate After Bankruptcy

BY TAMMY FLORES Today is a great day for consumers! In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court of Canada has dismissed 407 ETR’s appeal to...

Diplomacy Doesn’t Work with 407 ETR

BY TAMMY FLORES We have heard many stories in the media whereby 407 ETR incorrectly billed people due to 407 ETR’s equipment failure. Double billing,...

407ETR MATTERS: 407 ETR’s Argument to Supreme Court is Disrespectful

By Tammy Flores June 4th, 2014 Edition I have to say, my blood has not boiled over, EVER, so much as it has reading 407 ETR’s...

How is Comparing the Sale to 407 ETR an Argument in Selling Hydro One?

BY TAMMY FLORES Ontario’s new Financial Accountability Officer says privatizing Hydro One will be a bad deal for the Province. The Province says they are...

Community News

Tree of Hope. 16th annual We Believe Gala bringing awareness and hope for change

BY: JELANI GRANT  Throughout the night guests filled out their donation cards and had a ribbon signed with their name displayed on stage. The ribbons...

‘Take d Milk, Nah?’ Shines light on the question of identity

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO Who am I? How can I prove to the world who I am? Why do I have to prove my identity to...

Get ready to be FLOOR’D

BY: DELLIA RISMAY Raw energy. Blissful. Unique. These are just some of the words Natasha Powell, the artistic director and choreographer behind FLOOR’D uses to...

Head Girl play tackles difficult issues through comedy

BY: JELANI GRANT Presented by Real Queens Productions, Jamaican playwright Paul O. Beale debuted, The Head Girl, at the Jamaican Canadian Association. Robert Gordon, Kameka...

CACD Rewarded for volunteer excellence at awards ceremony

BY: KRISTINA RAMCHARRAN  In recognition of those using their spare time to create betterment in the community, the Volunteering Service Awards were created. The awards...