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Friday, December 15, 2017

Activist group brings the active Accessible Icon “brand” to committee at city hall

Dec. 4, 2017 By Arianne Robinson A new accessibility symbol to reflect a more active lifestyle of people who use wheelchairs was presented at city hall...

Q & A with Councillor Michael Thompson

Dec. 5, 2017 By Arianne Robinson City Councillor Michael Thompson has been an elected Toronto politician for almost 15 years, chair of the Economic Development Committee...

City looks to infrared technology and microwave radar to problem-solve congestion

Nov. 24, 2017 By Arianne Robinson It’s been more than a year since Mayor John Tory announced a plan to relieve congestion with adaptive traffic signals....

TTC’s Andy Byford recorded whispering on mic about Matlow during council debate

Nov. 8, 2017 By Arianne Robinson Toronto City Council voted on Wednesday to accept the auditor general’s recommendations to implement information distribution protocols, sparked by a...

Toronto’s new Investment Board, with a portfolio of over $5.5 billion, has first meeting...

Nov. 14, 2017 By Arianne Robinson Toronto’s new Investment Board had its first meeting at city hall on Monday. The City of Toronto will be the...

Following controversy over human rights complaint, Aboriginal Affairs Committee holds first smudge ceremony at...

Sept. 25, 2017 The Aboriginal Affairs Committee incorporated their first smudge ceremony into the start of their meeting at City Hall on Monday. The ceremony...

Doug Ford criticizes King Street Pilot, admits it’s been “a little while” since he’s...

Nov. 20, 2017 By Arianne Robinson Mayoral hopeful Doug Ford was on a media blitz on Monday, criticizing the new King Street Pilot project in the...

Sign Variance Committee member: “this is a drilldown cross-examination… I’m observing a TV show”

Nov. 5, 2017 By Arianne Robinson When you first look at the Etobicoke apartment sign at 9 Crown Place on Google Maps, it’s hard to know...

On-demand global city or virtual reality?: City announces technology-focused development deal with Google’s Sidewalk...

Oct. 20, 2017 By Arianne Robinson Who will be the real winner in Waterfront Toronto’s partnership with Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs? This past Tuesday, at a large announcement...

Whose SmartTrack is it anyway?

At Scarborough rail construction site, mayor invites public input on future SmartTrack and GO stations across GTA Oct. 10, 2017 Mayor John Tory spoke to reporters...

Media mop up: Doug Ford and the next election

Sept. 15, 2017 One week ago, Doug Ford announced he intends to run for mayor in...

How late can Toronto the Good stay up?

Weekend brunch and dinner party talking points about nightlife in the 6ix April 8, 2017 At Friday’s...

“Because the dead can read” and what the city’s poet laureate can teach those that debate transit

Weekend brunch and dinner party talking points April 2, 2017 Last week, Toronto’s poet laureate read a poem...