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    Dirty money driving up Toronto real estate prices

    https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2019/03/21/dirty-money-is-driving-up-toronto-real-estate-prices-report-says.html Dirty money is driving up Toronto real estate prices, report says Toronto’s real-estate market welcomes criminals, giving them an easy way to invest dirty money and driving up...
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    Toronto shootings

    How many of those whom were shot were also killed though?? And I think another reason why there was so much outrage for Creba was because of the location of the shooting. Right near Yonge/Dundas, thats supposed to be the heart of the City and assumed to also be one of the safest parts of the...
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    Toronto shootings

    More shootings this week. We have on average about 1 shooting per day now. Its just a matter of time before we have another Jane Creba tragedy
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    Soufi's to close after receiving death threats

    Never mind, this CBC article covers the gist of it: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/soufis-toronto-closed-bernier-protest-1.5313443
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    Soufi's to close after receiving death threats

    Does anyone know whats going on here?? Were they threatened by right-wing extremists, or some other group?? https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2019/10/08/restaurant-founded-by-syrian-refugee-family-closes-amid-allegations-of-death-threats.html
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    Free speech or hate speech??

    By acting on it I mean assaulting someone or even going as far as terrorism They are still responsible for their own actions, regardless whether or not they felt empowered or encouraged by someone else's hate speech. Let me ask you, do you think everyone who tweets hate speech against Trump...
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    Free speech or hate speech??

    Farrakhan, the biggest anti-semite in America, still has his acct up...
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    Free speech or hate speech??

    If he was acting on his hate, yes I would. But he's not AFAIK, and freedom of speech should be just that, freedom to say whatever you want so long as you're not acting on your hate. There is not one person alive who hasnt hated on someone else (or a group of others). Anyone who says they...
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    Free speech or hate speech??

    Should this parking ticket officer be fired for his comments?? Or is it freedom of speech?? https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2019/04/04/toronto-police-investigating-racist-anti-immigrant-twitter-account-that-appears-to-belong-to-officer.html
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    Does Faith Goldy et al have a point???

    And yet many Liberals will still defend Islam to the death, and anyone who criticizes the religion is automatically labeled an Islamophobe
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    Does Faith Goldy et al have a point???

    The website is back up and you can download the .pdf file of the book if you want. Let me know what you think. You might not believe all (or any) of it though, but its an interesting read none the less
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    Is there a reason Toronto condo's are only allowed a certain height??

    Just for reference, Dubai is building a new tower which will be almost twice the size of the CN tower, and 100 metres taller than the Burj Khalifa: https://www.khaleejtimes.com/business/real-estate/emaar-to-build-tower-taller-than-burj-khalifa-in-dubai
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    Is there a reason Toronto condo's are only allowed a certain height??

    Excellent responses from the last 3 posters. There are probably a combination of different reasons, and you guys touched on all of them I think. It would still be cool if someone went ahead and built a 150-story monster though, just for kicks :)
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    Is there a reason Toronto condo's are only allowed a certain height??

    I never said they had restrictions, I'm asking WHY they have restrictions
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    Is there a reason Toronto condo's are only allowed a certain height??

    Okay, so please explain to me why someone in Dubai could make money on a building that size, and someone in Toronto could not??

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