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Participatory Budgeting is a city-run program giving people in certain Toronto neighbourhoods a say in how money is spent on small projects. In...
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Participatory budgeting lets two parts of Toronto choose small projects

Mike Adler

The City of Toronto is running a three-year experiment in Participatory Budgeting for Ward 33 (Don...

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Transit | Dec 03, 2016
Urban Issues Discussion

Toronto's chief planner calling for more diversity to reflect city

Despite a rapidly-changing city undergoing major shifts to its demographics, not enough is being done to engage all of...

North York Mirror | by Rahul Gupta
News | Dec 01, 2016
Mayor Tory supports DVP tolls

Toronto executive committee supports DVP/Gardiner road tolls, hotel tax

Mayor John Tory’s Executive Committee is recommending that Toronto Council go ahead with a long-term plan to put tolls on...

Beach Mirror | by David Nickle
News | Dec 01, 2016

New landlord bylaw will go to Toronto Council in December

Apartment building owners will have to pay an annual fee of $8 per unit and submit to a tougher regulatory regime if Toronto...

Beach Mirror | by David Nickle
News | Dec 01, 2016
Mayor John Tory

Tolls are 'a good first step' to righting Toronto's finances says Tory

Road tolls, a hotel tax and an end to tax breaks on vacant commercial and industrial property are “a good first step” toward...

Beach Mirror | by David Nickle
News | Dec 01, 2016

Committee approves tough new rules for dealing with dangerous dogs

The owners of dogs deemed dangerous will face tough new restrictions on their pets come March 1 2017 if Toronto Council goes...

Beach Mirror | by David Nickle
CityHall | Dec 01, 2016
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Veteran City Hall reporter becomes Mayor John Tory's chief spokesperson

Don Peat, a veteran city hall journalist, is Mayor John Tory’s new Director of Communications. Peat, who served as the...

Bloor West Villager | by David Nickle
Dec 01, 2016

THE CITY: Road tolls, hotel and property taxes are just the first steps

Toronto council will need to be brave to support revenue tools like road tolls to build major infrastructure. That doesn't...

Beach Mirror | Add Comment | by David Nickle
Nov 30, 2016

Davenport group seeks "pedestrian overpass" into Earlscourt Park

A group of Davenport residents want an elevated pedestrian bridge built to serve as a marquee entry point into Earlscourt...

Bloor West Villager | Add Comment | by Rahul Gupta
Nov 29, 2016

Councillor Paula Fletcher seeks task force to look at Rivertowne killing spree

A high-level city working group will be asked to look into the problems that have given rise to a rash of gun violence and...

Beach Mirror | Add Comment | by David Nickle
Nov 29, 2016

John Tory wants to toll roads, leave Toronto's parking spots untapped

Toronto Mayor John Tory wants to toll Toronto's two busiest roads to get the city $200 million a year. But why did he choose...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by Mike Adler
Nov 28, 2016

Proposal to let bars close later gets rough ride from downtown residents

A proposal to let bars stay open later might help the 'nighttime economy,' but it worried residents of downtown...

Beach Mirror | Add Comment | by David Nickle
Nov 28, 2016

Hotel industry reps balk at Toronto municipal hotel tax

Mayor John Tory’s Executive Committee won’t be dealing with a proposal to impose revenue tools like road tolls and a hotel...

Beach Mirror | Add Comment | by David Nickle
Nov 28, 2016

$2 road toll fairest way to generate money for Toronto: John Tory

Toronto's mayor is defending a plan to introduce road tolls for using both the Gardiner Expressway and the Don Valley...

North York Mirror | Add Comment | by Rahul Gupta
Nov 28, 2016

EDGES OF TORONTO: Toronto's public housing tenants ask for safety, just get cameras

Pelham Park Gardens isn’t alone in its problems. But if its tenants feel alone, especially at night, who could blame...

York Guardian | Add Comment | by Mike Adler
Nov 25, 2016

TTC drops expropriation plans, moves Scarborough subway work site

Neighbours of the planned Scarborough subway are celebrating an apparent decision by TTC staff not to expropriate homes or...

Scarborough Mirror | Add Comment | by Mike Adler
Nov 25, 2016

John Tory's Toronto road toll plan is "a distraction" says councillor

The debate over road tolls in Toronto is shaping up to an all or nothing proposition for a coalition of left-leaning Toronto...

Beach Mirror | Add Comment | by David Nickle

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