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by Karolyn Coorsh on March 31, 2010
Frustrated St. Clair business owners have banded together to launch a $100 million suit against the province, city and TTC, claiming negligence and mismanagement during the construction of the dedicated streetcar line and saying the process had a detrimental effect on their livelihood.
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by Jackie Allan on July 10, 2009
Life’s not fair for St. Clair Ave. West.

The street has been hit by a double whammy. First the ongoing construction of the streetcar right-of-way caused problems for businesses and now the ongoing municipal workers strike has filled the area with garbage.

“We’re not happy at all,”...(More)
by Kris Scheuer and Karolyn Coorsh on July 6, 2009
“The situation is pretty bad. Customers say: ‘Well, I’m sorry I got fed up going around and you don’t have no parking. I’m going to a mall.’ And they’re right. I can’t even pay my rent anymore.” – AnnaMaria Buttinelli, owner of Curactive and Tulip




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by Kris Scheuer and Karolyn Coorsh on July 6, 2009
The fire on St. Clair Ave. West is still raging.

Three years after construction began on the controversial dedicated streetcar lanes, many St. Clair businesses are considering suing the city for compensation after what they say has been a disastrous project that’s driven patrons...(More)
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