TDSB Closes Budget Hole

After four hours of debate, the Toronto District School Board finally passed a balanced budget. Faced with closing a $109 million hole in its books, the board cut $58 million in spending including closing underperforming school cafeterias saving $600,000, reducing the operation, care and maintenance of school board buildings by $9.9 million and … [Read more...]

City To Sink School Pools?

Two of Midtown Toronto’s pools could be going off the deep end. The program funding at Hillcrest Community School and Bedford Park Public School’s pools, along with five others, may be axed as part of the city’s cost-cutting efforts. Former mayor and chair of the Toronto Lands Corporation, a real estate arm of the Toronto District School … [Read more...]