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• City of Toronto’s inside workers won’t strike this weekend if city doesn’t impose conditions [The Star]
• Inside workers vow not to strike – unless city imposes new contract [Globe & Mail]
• CUPE 79 strike vote doesn’t mean definite walkout [The Sun]
• Inside workers may strike Saturday if city imposes new work conditions, union says [National Post]
• Shushing not part of the modern library job, librarians want us to know [National Post]

• Mayor Rob Ford’s allies suggest tax hike for subways [The Star]
• Rob Ford allies to propose transit tax, with or without the Mayor’s support [National Post]
• Mayor Rob Ford’s subway plan suffers setback [The Star]
• St. Clair right-of-way: a rite of passage for a gentrifying avenue? [The Star]
• St. Clair streetcar commute: easy and fast in morning rush hour [The Star]
• James: Council must find way out of transit muck [The Star]
• Councillors look for way to fund subway plan [Globe & Mail]
• Scarborough councillors look to save subway plan [The Sun]
• Ford subway plan loses another council voter [The Sun]
• Things left unsaid at Scarborough transit forum [Torontoist]
• Retro T.O.: the Eglinton subway we almost had [The Grid]

• Bike theft revealed: Star hits the streets to test how easy it is to steal a locked-up bike [The Star]
• The never-ending bike lane [The Grid]
• Homebuyers: beware market sucker punch [Globe & Mail]