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MAJOR WINTER STORM TO MISS GTA

People in the northeast U.S. are preparing for what could be the worst winter storm in history.  The U.S. National Weather Service has issued blizzard warnings for the New York and Boston areas.  Forecasters say the massive Nor’easter could drop up … read more

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MAYOR TORY SAYS 2015 BUDGET WILL ADDRESS HOMELESSNESS AFTER A THIRD MAN DIES OUTSIDE

Toronto’s mayor says he’s committed to finding solutions to improve life for people who are homeless in Toronto, particularly during the extremely cold weather. John Tory was commenting this morning, following news that a man’s body has been found inside … read more

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TORONTO POLICE BEGIN CRACKDOWN ON VEHICLES THAT BLOCK RUSH-HOUR TRAFFIC

Some twenty drivers fell victim to Mayor John Tory’s zero-tolerance policy on stopping on downtown streets during rush hour this morning. They were ticketed as part of a new campaign the mayor announced last month as part of his plan … read more

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FIRST STORM OF 2015 IS ON THE WAY

We won’t have to wait long for the first storm of 2015. It’s going to hit us tomorrow. Environment Canada says a weather system will come up from the southwest and pass through southern and central Ontario during the weekend. … read more

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RINGING IN THE NEW YEAR – HERE AND THERE

New Zealand the Australia were among the first to say ”Happy New Year.” More than 1.5-million lined the shores of Sydney Harbour to watch a fireworks display. Vladimir Putin has a New Year’s message for Barack Obama. The Kremlin’s published … read more

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TORY SAYS GARDINER EXPRESSWAY WILL OPEN EARLY

Good news for anyone who drives on the Gardiner Expressway. Mayor John Tory has announced that the construction that has clogged the aging expressway for months is going to be finished two months sooner than expected. Tory says all lanes … read more

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G20 TORONTO POLICE COMMANDER SAYS VIOLENCE WAS CONTAGIOUS AS HE DEFENDS DECISION TO KETTLE PROTESTERS

Four and a half years after Toronto’s G20 weekend, Toronto Police Supt. David (Mark) Fenton took the stand yesterday at his own disciplinary hearing. In breaking his silence, Fenton described the city as he had never seen it in his … read more

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TORY’S SMARTTRACK RECEIVES FIRST ENDORSEMENT FROM TORONTO CITY COUNCIL

A major theme of John Tory’s election campaign is gaining traction at city hall. City Council voted to fast-track plans for the mayor’s SmartTrack transit plan. The proposed 22-stop above-ground route would run primarily on existing rails and is designed … read more

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METROLINX UNVEILS NEW RAIL SERVICE TO PEARSON

Metrolinx has unveiled its new express train service to Pearson Airport. Premier Kathleen Wynne and Transportation Minister Stephen del Duca were both on hand at the Pearson terminal to show off the new “UP Express” that will go into service … read more

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TORY ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO EASE CONGESTION ON KING STREETCAR

Toronto’s Mayor has announced another initiative to ease traffic congestion. John Tory joined TTC Chair Josh Colle and Commission CEO Andy Byford to announce that the King streetcar would allow riders to board by all doors beginning January first. Tory … read more

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