Has John Tory Discovered Life After SmartTrack?; You can fool Toronto's new subway gates with an umbrella; Hot housing markets could drag down Canada’s economy if unchecked, RBC chief warns; and more news:

City staff pitch plan to save frontline shelter positions (Toronto Star)

What books did people want Toronto Public Library to ban? (Toronto Life)

Once Upon A City: Rochdale College and the hippie dream (Toronto Star)

Has John Tory Discovered Life After SmartTrack? (Steve Munro)

Hot housing markets could drag down Canada’s economy if unchecked, RBC chief warns (Financial Post)

You can fool Toronto's new subway gates with an umbrella (CBC News) 

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