Compassion Lost?

St. John the Compassionate Mission hasn’t been receiving much compassion lately. First, the charitable organization learned a new garbage collection fee for non-profit organizations would threaten their 25-year-old free meal program because they will have to pay thousands of dollars to haul away its waste. “I have to pay to dispose of garbage … [Read more...]

Toronto Council Splits Left And Right In Budget Battle

Toronto homeowners are facing a four per cent tax hike today despite efforts Tuesday night by an opposition bloc of city councillors to soften mayor David Miller’s budget blow. An ‘alternate budget’, calling for a two per cent tax hike instead of four, was brought before council by Peter Milczyn, Etobicoke-Lakeshore, on behalf of a group of … [Read more...]