Public consultation leans towards no for a casino; cuts to the Fire Department deadly?; school Board director apologizes; Metrolinx wants to know what you think + more news.

Toronto casino consultation gets strong turnout from No side (Globe and Mail)

Toronto Fire Fighters Association president isn’t saying budget cuts caused deaths. But he isn’t not saying it either (National Post)

Toronto school board director apologizes after admitting he plagiarized opinion piece (National Post)

Metrolinx asks public how to pay for better transit: Tax? Toll? Fares? (Toronto Star)

Toronto police taking another look at photo radar to catch speeders (National Post)

Sour mood of TDSB’s trustees isn’t doing anyone any good (Globe and Mail)

Work may be first on west Gardiner (Globe and Mail)

Ontario prunes property – and joins a growing trend (Globe and Mail)

James: If Rob Ford is really out, here are 7 rules to salvage democracy (Toronto Star)

Online casino canada - best canadian online casinos (National Post)

The Fixer: Icy snow between crosswalks and sidewalks a step in the wrong direction (Toronto Star)

Ontario high school teachers to stage one-day walkout Jan. 16 (Toronto Star)

New in Toronto real estate: Union Lofts (blogTO)