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No new teacher contract talks scheduled
Windsor Star
Despite a new school year looming only a month away, there are no new contract talks scheduled to try and hammer out a deal between the province and its various teachers' unions. Officials with the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario confirmed there are no negotiations going on and no new talks set despite a recent meeting with Premier Kathleen Wynne aimed at getting the sides back together.
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Why tolling carpool lanes is the right move for Ontario
The Globe and Mail
Love 'em or hate 'em, carpool lanes on Toronto highways look here to stay — having gained the endorsement of the Premier of Ontario. Tolling these carpool lanes is the way to go.
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Get a jump on traffic during the Parapan Am Games
Government of Ontario
Commuters and businesses adjusted their travel plans to help make the Pan Am Games a great success, and now Ontario is set to welcome thousands of athletes and officials for the TORONTO 2015 Parapan Am Games. Drivers are reminded that roads will still be busier than usual and that they should continue to plan ahead to keep moving.
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1,735 HOV tickets issued during Pan Am Games
Toronto Sun
Police dished out nearly $200,000 in fines to motorists caught illegally using the controversial HOV lanes in the GTA during the Pan Am Games. Toronto cops and OPP officers issued 1,735 tickets for improper HOV use between June 29 and July 26, and an additional 2,000 tickets for other Highway Traffic Act offences along the Games Route Network.
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How to use reviews to size up the competition
Hotel News Now
TripAdvisor reviews aren't just for managing your hotel's reputation. They're for sizing up the competition, too.
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Report: Spending spiked in Toronto during Pan Am Games
Toronto Star
Big spending on tourist attractions, hotels and fast food in Toronto and surrounding event cities turned out to be the unofficial sport of the Pan Am Games, says a new Moneris Solutions report. The 16-day event also gave downtown Toronto businesses a 7.7 per cent bigger bang for their buck compared to the same period last year, says the study obtained by The Star.
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Weak dollar has Canadians opting for domestic vacations
CBC News
As Canadians try to squeeze more vacation time out of the remainder of this summer, more are opting for domestic vacations in light of the weak Canadian dollar. The loonie is sitting at about 76 cents US. Last month, the Canadian dollar dipped below 77 cents for the first time in six years.
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Think like a retailer: 4 tips for hoteliers
Hotel News Now
In this shifting distribution landscape, hoteliers would do well to think like online retailers, according to a distribution expert speaking during the Revenue Strategy Summit recently. "You need to start retailing differently," said Rebecca Bucnis, Kalibri Labs' executive VP and chief commercial officer. That means getting smarter about how you present products and pricing online, she said.
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MTO says new Highway 7 build has begun
The Record
The Ontario government has made good on a 2012 pledge that work would begin on the new Highway 7 between Guelph and Kitchener-Waterloo within three years. The Ministry of Transportation sees bridge work in Kitchener as a start to the major construction project.
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University of Windsor group monitoring bridge truck traffic
windsoriteDOTca
The University of Windsor Cross-Border Institute has started analyzing the first set of traffic data collected by remote sensors, which count trucks and cars crossing the Canada-U.S. border at the Ambassador Bridge. The data is being collected through five pole-mounted solar-powered remote traffic microwave sensors installed near the Ambassador Bridge crossing.
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Ouch! How low loonie and Ontario fee hikes will hurt this fall
Toronto Star
There are two things on the horizon that are going to cost you more this fall. One is collateral damage caused by a limping loonie, the other is a long-forgotten add-on from this spring's provincial budget.
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