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Council at the Halfway Point

December 7 marks the second anniversary of the inauguration of new mayor Rob Ford and his council. This feature reflects on the past two years and what they have achieved in the community and what they hope to do in the next two years.


Ford’s first two years started...

Mayor Rob Ford has had a colourful first two years in office: starting from the moment he announced that Transit City was “dead,” then handed off the limelight in his swearing-in ceremony to a...

The City: Ford situation leads...

“Rob Ford did this to Rob Ford.” No truer words were spoken about our third (amalgamated city) mayor, than the sound-bite-ready quip from lawyer Clayton Ruby, who led the legal challenge to Mayor...

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Nov 30, 2012

Parks and rec, housing and retail: it’s happening in York

In a few short days, residents of St. Paul’s will be able to lace up skates and glide onto the ice of an outdoor skating...

York Guardian | Add Comment | by Fannie Sunshine
Nov 29, 2012

North York: Local gains outshine city-wide stagnation

While critics complain this term of city council has so far been plagued by bickering and lacklustre achievements, North...

North York Mirror | Add Comment
Nov 28, 2012

Councillors reflect on two years into term, share accomplishments and goals for next two years

It’s been an eventful last two years for east Toronto councillors Mary-Margaret McMahon and Paula Fletcher. “There’s...

Beach Mirror | Add Comment | by Joanna Lavoie
Nov 28, 2012

Downtown councillors reach the middle of their four-year term

While they may be the relative newcomers in City Hall, councillors Kristyn Wong-Tam, Josh Matlow and Mike Layton, as well as...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by Justin Skinner
Nov 28, 2012

Downtown west end councillors look back ... and forward

Looking back on the first two years of their four-year terms, councillors in the downtown west end of say, among other...

Parkdale Villager | Add Comment | by Erin Hatfield
Nov 28, 2012

Councillors weigh in on halfway mark of Mayor Ford’s term

The Ford administration’s second-in-command and a rookie Etobicoke councillor weighed in last week on their respective...

Etobicoke Guardian | Add Comment | by Tamara Shephard
Nov 28, 2012

East York councillors still have much work to do over next two years

An East York city councillor said she was determined to continue working with council to address local and city-wide issues...

East York Mirror | Add Comment | by Rahul Gupta
Nov 28, 2012

Transit, wise spending by city remain priorities for Scarborough councillors

In the early months of this year, Rob Ford walked a succession of Scarborough malls on weekends. The visits were said to be...

Scarborough Mirror | Add Comment | by Mike Adler
Nov 27, 2012

Politicians reflect on half-way mark of council term

There is a consensus among central west-area councillors – both veteran and rookie: the first two years of council since...

Bloor West Villager | Add Comment | by Lisa Rainford
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