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TO Council makes Toronto Realty Agency a reality

May 24, 2017 “Our city’s real estate is our most valuable asset,” Councillor Joe Cressy said to city council Wednesday night, speaking about the formation...

Lawrence Park residents speak for trees and sidewalks

May 9, 2017 When it comes to preserving trees in Toronto, homeowners­ in the leafy Lawrence Park area may have found the key to effective...

Hundreds gather at City Hall to support Imam’s request

Feb. 1, 2017 “As communities, we want our Masjid and our schools to be close to where we live and where we work. This...

Imam: “Muslims are not alone,” after mayor visits local mosque

Jan. 30, 2017 Expressing his condolences and support, Mayor John Tory visited the evening prayers at the Muslim Association of Canada’s Masjid Toronto mosque on...

Politicians talk savings; Board Chairs talk strategy

Dec. 6, 2016 The Budget Committee held a special meeting to launch the 2017 public budget on Tuesday. City staff have structured this year’s budget...

Pharmacists make pitch to Board of Health to dispense medical marijuana

Dec. 5, 2016 The Ontario Pharmacists Association came to the Board of Health at City Hall on Monday to make a pitch for why Health...

Toronto City Hall Press Conference – Expo 2025 Feasibility Study

10:30a.m. Friday, Oct. 14, 2016 Full press conference from the business group behind the bid for Expo 2025.

Ward boundary review

Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016 Public consultation for ward boundary review draws residents to talk community lines at Metro Hall. Approximately 30 people came out to...

Toronto Atmospheric Fund hammers out deal to accept $17m from province

Board of the Toronto Atmospheric Fund, June 18, 2016 Toronto Atmospheric Fund hammers out deal to accept $17m from the province. This week, the Toronto Atmospheric...

Supervised injection services get almost unanimous support

City council meeting, July 2016 Supervised injection services get almost unanimous support. City council voted overwhelmingly to support a public health approach to injection addiction, with...

Outgoing Medical Officer Dr. David McKeown’s final push for supervised-injections sites

Board of Health, July 4, 2016 Supervised-injection sites issue goes to council following Board of Health Committee approval. The Board of Health had it’s final meeting...

Portable housing allowance will help big families who need to move

July 8, 2016 Portable housing allowance will help big families who need to move. Mayor John Tory, City Councillor Ana Bailao, and Councillor Pam McConnell announced...

A progressive property tax?

Executive Committee, June 28, 2016 Tax ideas to make you turn in your sleep. KPMG presented their report before the executive committee, including ideas for revenue tools...

Mes threatens committee with door-knocking campaign to protest digital signs

Planning & Growth Committee, June 15, 2016 Dave Meslin tells Planning Committee he'll start door-knocking to protest electronic sign. It’s now up to City Council whether a...

Mayor Tory, Premier Wynne, and other civic leaders attend the Orlando...

June 12, 2016 Mayor Tory, Premier Wynne, and other civic leaders attend the Orlando vigil. The night after the horrendous and tragic Orlando shooting, Mayor John...

Social procurement policy steps forward, but not before a little hickup...

City Council Meeting, May 2016 Social procurement policy steps forward, but not before a little hickup about Israel. The policy, meant to make sure bids for city...

Green bin video

Big green bins rolled out in Scarborough this week, followed by Etobicoke, North York and then finally the rest of Toronto. They are being...

Don’t dock your boat near my backyard.

April 15, 2016 Don’t dock your boat near my backyard. Mayor Tory responded to questions about a disputed backyard treehouse — in the shape of...

Skating Rinks

April 13, 2016 Skating a fine line. Creating community spaces at Toronto’s rinks was the topic of discussion at the Community Development and Recreation Committee...

OMB

  April 1, 2016 Local decision makers for a Local Appeal Body for planning and development disputes. Council decided how panel members will be chosen for...

Gardiner

April 1, 2016 City Council moved forward... Gardiner Hybrid option 3 . This is the most environmentally friendly and expensive option, and will create the...

Councillors remember a colleague.

April 1, 2016 Councillors remember a colleague. Tributes to the late mayor and councillor Rob Ford were given on the first day of council yesterday....

Planning for three pilot supervised injection sites

March 25, 2016 Amping up harm reduction. Three pilot supervised injection sites (buildings where heroin users can shoot up with clean syringes and in the presence...

Remembering Rob Ford

March 22, 2016 Rob Ford illness and death, in the media. The 46-year-old city councillor’s death on Tuesday was covered around the world this week, with...

Two Options for Ward Boundary Changes

A consulting company is holding public meetings to get feedback on whether the City should keep 44 wards (but refine them), or change to...

Community Meeting for Sheppard & Bathurst Development

The City of Toronto is holding a public meeting for a proposal for a 10-storey, mixed-use building for 700 Sheppard Ave. W. with 134...

Community Meeting for King & Adelaide Development

The City of Toronto is holding a public meeting to rezone land for a 56-storey tower planned for 8 Widmer St. at the rear...

Parades and festivals happening on streets in the 6ix

Toronto International Film Festival - King Street closed between Spadina and University Avenues (all weekend) Taste of the Kingsway - Bloor Street West between Prince...

City’s Poverty Reduction Strategy makes emergency dental services more accessible

(Aug. 29, 2016) Mayor John Tory and Deputy Mayor Pam McConnell announced expanded emergency dental services at 18 Toronto Public Health clinics for Ontario...