Peng Zhang on September 21st, 2010

A few months ago, as I waited in line to get out of a parking lot at an Environmental Day event in Scarborough, I thought I would never vote for this Rob Ford guy – his campaign workers were handing leaflets into cars and chitchatting with drivers and causing the cars behind to move slow [...]

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Starting May 2010, Toronto Hydro will be charging different rates for electricity usage during different time periods: on-peak, mid-peak and off-peak. The rates for on-peak period is 9.1 cents, about double that for the off-peak period.

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Peng Zhang on August 13th, 2009

I Arrived in Time to Help and Was Stood Up One of the guys that my wife works with needed help with interpretation between English and Mandarin at the US consulate in Toronto. I was supposed to be there by 8:00am at 225 Simcoe Street.   I got up early and drove downtown in order [...]

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Peng Zhang on June 23rd, 2009

On top of the city workers’ strike, we are now made aware that LCBO workers will be on strike as well. Not that I drink that much alcohol. Yeah, maybe I really should do a glass of wine a day to keep the doctor away. Boy, they all know to pick the best of times [...]

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Peng Zhang on June 22nd, 2009

Today marks the first day of city workers’ strike. Those on strike include garbage workers, city-run daycare workers, central island ferry workers and more. Toronto is going to stink a lot as the temperature climbs, so much for a green city or one of the best cities to live and work in. Strikes have been [...]

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