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DeSousa says parking spot tax will pay for public transport
As the man in charge of the city?s finances, Ville St. Laurent Mayor Alan DeSousa said the city?s new tax on downtown parking lots ?is a fair tax and a good way to show the province we?re doing our share to help finance the city?s public transport.? ? Page 7
Millions waited with bated breath. The world itself came to a practical standstill. Nothing would ever be the same again. Apple was about to unveil its newest gadget. ? Page 18
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The Pee Wee BB Verdun/LaSalle Boas had a crazy weekend at Quebec?s International Pee Wee Hockey tournament. ? Page 36
What winter blahs?
The Montreal High Lights Festival is truly the city's urban winter event par excellence, and Montrealers have until February 28 to head down to the Old Port to take in some of the action. More photos page 2.
Feds, Quebec help CSL build intergenerational/aquatic centre
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Danyluk and other mayors take fight to Quebec City
By P.A. Sévigny The Suburban Following last January?s soaring ?agglo? fee hikes, TMR?s Vera Danyluk and other city mayors have all decided to give Mayor Gérald Tremblay?s city hall administration a pass in order to take their fight to Premier Jean Charest?s government in Quebec City. During a recent interview, Danyluk told The Suburban she felt she had little choice because Tremblay ?isn?t listening, and what?s worse, he evidently doesn?t care.? ?