How Can We Pay For It?

Most Torontonians agree the city could use better public transit. The real question is who will foot the bill? That question was the focal point of a packed town hall meeting in midtown Oct. 22. We’re arriving at long last at a critical, but far more intelligent moment,” said Ward 22 councillor Josh Matlow, who hosted the panel discussion on … [Read more...]

From Townhomes To Towers

Intensification advocates said build the subway and development will come. And has it ever. There are currently more than 60 development applications for Sheppard Avenue being reviewed by the city. They range from daycare approvals, additions to existing office buildings and rezoning applications to permit new buildings of varying … [Read more...]

North York #1 In Gridlock

Why does North York have the city’s worst gridlock? For years, residents have pleaded with councillors to slam the brakes on transit gridlock in the city’s north. Now a city staff list of the top 10 most congested intersections or sections of road confirms their grievances are well placed. Of the top five most congested intersections or … [Read more...]

Charities Get A Break

A special category has been created for non-profit organizations to exempt them from paying huge garbage collection fees. “At the beginning, it wasn’t really thought out how much this would have an impact on charities and organizations that are trying to provide services in our city,” said Ward 19 councillor Mike Layton. Organizations that … [Read more...]