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City contemplating washing away Occupy Toronto with a deluge of bylaw infraction tickets

The city is poised to take serious action against the Occupy Toronto protesters next week—or it might just write a whole bunch of tickets. According to the Toronto Sun’s sources, one idea for dealing with the protest (and Joe Pennachetti says the city will be dealing with the protest) is to dispatch bylaw officers to the site. Naturally, Giorgio Mammoliti would rather the police shut down the protest entirely, but deputy mayor Doug Holyday is worried an eviction could result in violence. Why? Because, um, he doesn’t want the incident to be on the front pages of newspapers across the continent. Sigh. Read the entire story [Toronto Sun] »

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