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• Ford brothers muse on radio about Canada Day parade [Toronto Star]
• Ford OK with on-street parking hike [The Sun]
• Kristyn Wong-Tam has big plans in store for Allan Gardens [Open File]

• Laurel Broten, Cheri DiNovo to be co-marshals in Pride parade [Toronto Star]
• Rob Ford says he is not available to attend Pride Week launch [National Post]
• Mayor Ford unavailable for Pride Week flag-raising [Globe and Mail]

• Five ideas that could make any neighbourhood great [Toronto Star]
• The Fixer: Neighbours transform neglected traffic circle into a blossoming point of pride [Toronto Star]
• Synagogue run from house in Vaughan has neighbours questioning zoning bylaw [Toronto Star]
• Game of Hoods: St. James Town vs. Kensington Market [National Post]

• Rescuing the Dineen: Developer brings back neglected Yonge Street heritage building [National Post]
• Leaside residents oppose proposed shopping centre [Globe and Mail]

• Downsview Park bustling with urgency in advance of official opening next week [National Post]
• Change is on the horizon for Downsview Park [Open File]

• Mandatory bike helmet laws: Are other cities hitting the brakes? [Toronto Star]
• Posted Toronto Political Panel: Are cyclists Toronto’s latest ‘marginalized group’? [National Post]
• Helmet debate dogs cyclists [The Sun]
• The great helmet debate continues, in our backyard and beyond [Open File]

• Hume: Parking fees should go to public transit [Toronto Star]
• First summer weekend tests your ferry patience [Toronto Star]
• Solving the St. Clair West bottleneck [Globe and Mail]
• The solution to Union Station’s squeeze play will shape the city of the future [Globe and Mail]
An LRT not meant to be [Open File]

• OMB: Good for developers, bad for cities? [Toronto star]
• Singing their hearts out to save Far Enough Farm [Toronto Star]
• With the AGO, Lightbox, Brick Works and more as classrooms, summer school is now cool [National Post]
• Ryerson president appointed to Waterfront Toronto board [Globe and Mail]
• New coins still a meter headache [The Sun]
Clock ticking on the sale of provincial land on Wellesley [Open File]