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Past Episodes: June 2012 Archives

Queen's Park Not Jumping on OneCity Train

The One City transit plan is less than a week old but it may be on a dead end track. Queen's Park says Toronto ALREADY has a transit plan. Here and Now speaks with One City co-athor and city councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker. Listen audio (runs 7:20)

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Order of Canada in Innovation

How'd you like to celebrate Canada Day as a new recipient of the Order of Canada? This year's recipients have just been announced.The award recognizes a lifetime of outstanding achievement, dedication to one's community and service to the nation. Hadi Mahabadi received the honor for his contribution to innovation in this country.The Iranian born, Mississauga man propelled the research division of Xerox for many years. He now helps small business' take their inventions from the lab to the market. Listen audio (runs 6:06)

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Adult Entertainment Licensing

The City of Toronto wants to hear what you think about the Adult Entertainment industry. It's currently reviewing how it regulates strip clubs including issues like the "no touch" rule, visibility requirements, and the licensing of dancers. To do this they've issued a public survey, available online. Rudi Czekalla is the manager of Municipal Licensing and Standards. He'll see the results of the poll after it closes Monday. Listen audio (runs 7:29)

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