City Passes Budget

City council approved its 2013 budget on May 13, and also implemented a base tax and a new $75 levy which will go toward constructing a long-term senior care facility. The city had a total of $13,768,245 in revenue and $13,762,553 in expenses which resulted in the budget being passed with a surplus of $5,692. Despite the surplus, the city … [Read more...]

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...]