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Provincial politics ramp up at city hall; Vision Zero summit; Is newspaper reporter the...

12:38 p.m. May 3, 2017. A traffic safety sign at a ‘Vision Zero’ summit held at city hall this week, attended by representatives from...

Tory does Sunday morning “God’s work” at TCHC; ‘Walk for Reconciliation” takes a u-turn...

Weekend News Brief: April 30, 2017 What happened at Toronto City Hall last week Tory says up to 150 TCHC units in Etobicoke North will close in...

Messaging around homeless shelters changing; Making child care visible; Relief line news

Weekend News Brief: April 17, 2017 What happened at Toronto City Hall last week City messaging around homeless shelters changing. Recently, when an emergency shelter opens...

How late can Toronto the Good stay up? Sheets in the streets. New process...

7:22 p.m. April 5, 2017. A new image fills the electronic sign in Zanzibar Tavern’s front window. Weekend News Brief: April 9, 2017 What happened at Toronto...

On Transit: “because the dead can read”; Landlords on notice: city inspectors are en...

Weekend News Brief: April 2, 2017 What happened at Toronto City Hall this week Landlords on notice: city inspectors are en route. A new bylaw affecting apartment landlords was...

Zanzibar turns off the boob tube; new Mirvish tower village; city audit reveals a...

11:03 a.m. March 23, 2017. This week one of the city’s advisory committees moved to take the words “disability” and “inclusion” out of its...

Seats for women on city’s new investment board? Bringing tech to the Big Smoke;...

Weekend news brief: March 12, 2017 What happened at city hall this week Landlord auditing. The Licensing and Standards Committee set out plans for the new apartment bylaw...

Scarborough subway takes on a heavy load; Fire Services takes heat for lack of...

Weekend news brief: March 5, 2017 What happened at city hall this week Scarborough subway. The increased cost of the Scarborough subway will be discussed...

Lawyer John Tory; Row over road tolls; Pre-show at Civic Theatres; From anti-Black racism...

Signal Toronto Weekly News Brief: Feb. 25, 2017 What happened at Toronto City Hall this week Revenue agreement offers ‘Clarity’ regarding who profits from sign by-law....

Street sweeping item tips city budget; Nunziata’s knockout: “He can’t suck and blow at...

Signal Toronto Weekly News Brief: Feb. 18, 2017 What happened at Toronto City Hall this week Street sweeping item tips budget There was a moment on Wednesday...

‘Grow up, and be responsible!’; Community Housing alarm system; Ride on ‘hot wheels ramp’...

Signal Toronto Weekly News Brief: Feb. 11, 2017 What happened at Toronto City Hall this week Ride on ‘hot wheels ramp’ about to end. After many...

Tory trumps Trump; Toronto police in focus; Twitter fuels fire engulfing heritage demolition; former...

Signal Toronto Weekly News Brief: Jan. 28, 2017 What happened at Toronto City Hall this week Tory trumps Trump with Toronto ‘diversity our strength’ motto. Mayor John...
Women's March Queens Park Toronto Jan 21

Girl power is political; coordinated road chaos; recovering former politicians at city hall; Twitter...

Signal Toronto Weekly News Brief: Jan. 21, 2017 What happened at Toronto City Hall this week Peter McKay pays city hall a visit. Four months after announcing he...
Toronto City Hall

Road tolls; dangerous dogs; Tory’s take-out-tear-down-tell-off moments; Property tax for non-Canadians; free shovelling; wheelchairs...

Signal Toronto Weekly News Brief: Dec. 17, 2016 What happened at City Hall this week Toronto city council rings through road tolls. Toronto city council moved...

Money talks; Shoppers weed mart; we’re not really talking about revenue tools; finding value...

Signal Toronto Weekly News Brief: Dec. 11, 2016 What happened at City Hall this week Money talks. The Budget Committee held a special meeting to launch...

Property tax increases; By-laws for bad landlords, Doug Ford’s non-appearance and who got played

Signal Toronto Weekly News Brief: Dec. 3, 2016 What happened at city hall this week Proposed revenue tools cut 20 years of property tax trends loose....

Taxes and tolls (criterion); Normnaments; Garbage privatization east of Yonge

Updated digs at Metro Hall; what do racialized communities and the Scarborough subway have to do with the TTC fare hike? Signal Toronto Weekly News...

New police policy on collecting information; ‘Cover your lumber, Jack’; Ira Rosenberg’s top 10...

Signal Toronto Weekly News Brief: Nov. 18, 2016 What happened at City Hall this week Illegally obtained information? The new policy on police carding was unveiled to...
Premier Kathleen Wynne & Mayor John Tory spoke at Northlea Public School on Thursday morning about intended legislation for automated speed enforcement (photo-radar)

A transit rose; murky question at Toronto Hydro; does a poster campaign about race...

  Signal Toronto Weekly News Brief: Nov. 12, 2016 What happened at City Hall this week Regional transit rail links with city plan. City council did move forward with...

Smart network; Nunziata and Augimeri talk boys club at city hall; Reconciliation Canada in...

Signal Toronto Weekly News Brief: Nov. 6, 2016 What happened at City Hall this week Smart rail network strategy on track? City staff brought a plan...
Toronto Employment & Social Services centre

Expo bid exposed; creative definitions of “service animals” at committee; and why you could...

  Signal Toronto Weekly News Brief: Oct. 28, 2016 What happened at City Hall this week Working on workforce development. The latest trends at employment centres across...
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.

More of what’s behind Expo, exposed; heritage tax perks and (association) problems; studying surveillance...

Signal Toronto Weekly News Brief: Oct. 22, 2016 What happened at City Hall this week Expo2025 press conference tries to generate buzz before mayor’s executive meeting...

Tax arrears relief will be a political decision; councillors’ Twitter accounts about Donald Trump,...

Signal Toronto Weekly News Brief: Oct. 15, 2016 What happened at City Hall this week Story preview. There’s a little storm brewing in North Toronto revolving...

Privately licensed public park?; three awesome councillor moments; op-ed on council transparency

Signal Toronto Weekly News Brief: Oct. 7, 2016 What happened at City Hall this week Privately licensed public park? A controversial east-end property that houses a...

National housing strategy forms at Toronto summit; Indigenous Health Strategy; licensing cyclists broken down

Signal Toronto Weekly News Brief: Sept. 30, 2016 What happened at City Hall this week Housing Talk in TO. Councillor Ana Bailão and Mayor John Tory...

Planning Central Park North; Cressy teased on taxes; are we post-gender (yet) at City...

Signal Toronto Weekly News Brief: Sept. 23, 2016 What happened at City Hall this week A future Central Park (North)? The first proposal for a massive billion-dollar...

Port Lands funding; Lego analogy for planning; younger generation weighs in on Ford book

Signal Toronto Weekly News Brief: Sept. 16, 2016 What happened at City Hall this week Envisioning development on the industrial Port Land south of the Don...

First day jitters at City Hall; kudos for city staffer; weekend traffic clears for...

Signal Toronto Weekly News Brief: Sept. 9, 2016 What happened at City Hall this week First day of school jitters not just for kids, says Councillor...

Rob Ford seat to be decided Monday; citizen calls out police board; mayor on...

  Signal Toronto Weekly News Brief: July 22, 2016  What happened at City Hall this week Ward 2 seat to be decided on Monday. It’s been four months...

Who else is running for Rob Ford’s seat?; Mel Lastman sounds off on the...

  Signal Toronto Weekly News Brief: July 15, 2016  What happened at City Hall this week One-stop Scarborough subway decision passes at city council. A decision to build...

Pride matters, supervised-injection sites coming to a neighbourhood near you? Sweeping up savings on...

Signal Toronto Weekly News Brief: July 8, 2016  What happened at City Hall this week Portable housing allowance will help big families who need to move. Mayor...

Marijuana dispensary politics; Scarborough subway; Leslieville residents concerned over relief line; progressive tax ideas

allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen"> 10:12 a.m., June 27, 2016. Marijuana advocates yell “shame” at Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti, who moved a motion to defer consideration of licensing dispensaries this...

Latest transit branding, serious NIMBYism?, and a slow news week lights up the TORONTO...

Signal Toronto Weekly News Brief: June 25, 2016 What happened at City Hall this week Mayor John Tory debuts “GO SmartTrack”: a platform about more than...

City councillors respond to Orlando, Dave Meslin says he’ll campaign in Leaside, innovative ideas...

June 12, 2016: Torontonians gather at Barbara Hall Park at a vigil the evening after the massacre in Orlando. (Desmond Cole) Signal Toronto Weekly News...

Licensing landlords, a blockbuster hit about city planning, cycling plan peddles through dust

Signal Toronto Weekly News Brief: June 10, 2016 What happened at City Hall this week Attention landlords: city council wants to license you. Just when Tracey Cook...