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City council resumes meeting

April 25, 2018 City council resumed its meeting on Wednesday meeting. Council recessed the first day of the meeting on Tuesday morning, a day after what...
9:53 a.m, April 24, 2018. Local city Councillor John Filion speaks to city council on Tuesday, the day after the tragic incident that left 10 dead from a van attack in Willowdale. Fillion commended nearby residents who helped in the aftermath of the event. “People who were watching from their balcony and rushed down to help… and stay with them and comfort them.”

City council recesses first day of meeting to “show our respect”

April 24, 2018 Almost all councillors were present in council chambers on Tuesday morning, a day after what Mayor John Tory called a “horrific and...

Wong-Tam to talk about her experience, diversity, and women at city hall at Tuesday...

March 12, 2018 Less than a week after International Women’s Day, Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam is speaking at a public event at City Hall to talk...
10:26 a.m. Nov. 3, 2017. City Manager Peter Wallace at the Aboriginal Affairs Committee at Toronto City Hall in November.

City Manager Peter Wallace leaving city hall to become secretary of Treasury Board

Feb. 15, 2018 The Prime Minister’s Office announced on Thursday afternoon that City Manager Peter Wallace will become the next secretary of the Treasury Board...

Toronto councillors take baby steps on gender and diversity on corporate boards

Feb. 3, 2018 By Arianne Robinson A tricky issue came to council this week, resulting in councillors cementing a procurement policy that pays no heed to...

Toronto Parking Authority receives advice surrounding controversial land deal in camera, but still no...

Nov. 21, 2017 By Arianne Robinson A last-minute additional item to the Toronto Parking Authority agenda about a controversial land deal was held in camera on...

Bloor Street store owners say business is down and data is wrong, but bike...

Oct. 18, 2017 By Arianne Robinson “If we had our choice we’d like to see automatic gates go up and automatically go down or put...

City considers policy on recognizing genocide while community groups are told to wait

Sept. 26, 2017 A report to address which genocides will be recognized at city hall came to Executive Committee on Tuesday, bringing to light an...

Good to know – HOW TO speak up at city hall

Citizens of the 6ix: want to change your city? Don’t know how? Here’s a guide. Many issues get passed at council in a two-step process....

WATCH Mayor John Tory blow the shofar at a Rosh Hashanah celebration at Toronto...

6:28 p.m. Sept. 18, 2017. Mayor John Tory blows the shofar at a Rosh Hashanah celebration for Toronto’s Jewish community at Toronto City Hall. Watch on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/signaltoronto/

Toronto city council rings through road tolls

Dec. 13, 2016 Toronto city council moved for road tolls to be under the jurisdictional ownership of the City, in a historic council vote of...

What happened at City Hall this week

Proposed revenue tools cut 20 years of property tax trends loose. In a break from traditional Toronto budgets stretching back 20 years, the City...

Garbage privatization east of Yonge

Public Works Chair: “The landscape has really changed” Hours before representatives from CUPE Local 416 spoke at city hall about privatizing garbage collection east of...
Chief R. Stacey Laforme of the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation and Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam after Expo 2025 Press Conference at Toronto City Hall.

WATCH Expo 2025 press conference: Councillor Wong-Tam says, “let’s get real, let’s get naked”

Oct. 21, 2016 Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam gathered with Chief R. Stacey Laforme of the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation, writer/activist Andray Domise, as...

Jays playoff game against Rangers to be screened outdoors at City Hall Thursday

The Toronto Blue Jays will face off against the Texas Rangers at 4:30 p.m. The game will screen at Nathan Phillips Square (a.k.a. the “Bird’s Nest”).  In response...

Mayor John Tory impresses with his shofar-blowing skills at pre-Rosh Hashanah ceremony at City...

Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016 Mayor John Tory blew not one, not two, but three different shofars at the annual pre-Rosh Hashanah Ceremony at Toronto City...

Sweeping up savings on city cleaning

Audit Committee, July 4, 2016 The Cadillac of cleaning services? Auditor General finds possible $2 million in savings. A report from the Auditor General’s department shows...

New Peace Garden and landscaped seating area at City Hall

  A re-dedication ceremony happened on Wednesday at lunch to officially open the Peace Garden and landscaped area on the west side of Nathan Phillips...

Moving toward regulation of multi-residential buildings

Municipal Licensing and Standards Committee May 17, 2017 Moving toward regulation of multi-residential buildings. This Thursday, the Municipal Licensing and Standards Committee voted to move multi-residential...

Toronto sign

April 12, 2016 Signifying Toronto? This week the idea of creating a mobile version of the popular Nathan Phillips Square “Toronto” sign  was discussed at the...

Café on the Square

April 4, 2016 Back burner business. The Government Management Committee moved closer to finding a new tenant for the restaurant space inside City Hall this...

First day jitters for the new Councillor Ford

Government Management Committee, Sept. 6, 2016 First day of school jitters not just for kids, says Councillor Michael Ford. Tuesday was the first day of school...

“My first question is do you have any guys involved?”

Parks and Environment Committee, Sept. 9, 2016 “I did visit your website. My first question is do you have any guys involved?” asked Councillor Sarah Doucette to...