Friday’s Headlines

Mayoral Race
• Rob Ford is Mr. Popular at City Hall [ Toronto Star ]
• Yours vaguely, Rob Ford [ Toronto Star ]
• Torontonians put economy ahead of cutting taxes: Poll [ Globe & Mail ]
• Mayoral candidate sanctioned [ Toronto Sun ]

City Building
• Plan to erect giant flagpole in City’s Northwest end gets a lift [ Toronto Star ]
• Puck will drop at the waterfront – if they find the cash[ Toronto Star ]
• City’s giant $8M flagpole may get lift from Viagra [ National Post ]
• Despite cost warnings, city approves $88M arena [ National Post ]

City Hall
• Council headed to appeal  court over legal tabs [ Toronto Star ]
• Parting words [ Toronto Star ]
• Council moves forward with waterfront ice rink [ Globe & Mail ]
• Augimeri says suburbanites on learning curve [ Toronto Sun ]
• Council called on to support gun registry [ Toronto Sun ]

Other News
• Malton shakes off a bad reputation [ Toronto Star ]
• Hundreds of cyclists, pedestrians caught in blitz [ Toronto Star ]
• Police search for the ‘worst of the worst offenders’ from G20 [ Toronto Star ]
• TTC meets to discuss new head office [ Toronto Star ]
• Toronto formally endorses harm reduction in drug use [ Globe & Mail ]
• 12 years later, Toronto gets its common zoning bylaw [ National Post ]
• Housing plan for starving artists [ Toronto Sun ]