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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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JOHN TORY UNVEILS NEW PLAN TO REDUCE GRIDLOCK IN TORONTO

“There’s a new sheriff in town.” With those words, Toronto’s new mayor unveiled his plan to tackle traffic congestion. John Tory announced a six point plan this morning to reduce gridlock. He says clogged traffic is costing the city billions … read more

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TORONTO’S NEW MAYOR UNVEILS INNER CIRCLE

As of today, John Tory is Mayor of Toronto. He arrived at City Hall about 6:30 this morning for what is expected to be a busy day. One of the first official items on his agenda is something the mayor … read more

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FUTURE OF BILLY BISHOP AIRPORT WON’T BE DEBATED UNTIL LATE 2015

It’s going to be a while before the incoming Toronto city council has to deal with one of the more contentious issues on the future agenda. The city is still waiting on data from a number of sources to do … read more

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HORWATH’S LEADERSHIP UNDER REVIEW

The Ontario New Democratic Party kicks off its 2014 convention Friday in Toronto where Andrea Horwath’s leadership will come under an automatic review. Members will also hear and flesh out details of the goals and strategies of their next election … read more

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3-IN-10 TORONTO CHILDREN IN LOW-INCOME FAMILIES

Toronto has the highest rate of child poverty among big cities in Canada. That’s the finding of a new report from the Children’s Aid Society. “The Hidden Epidemic: A Report on Child and Family Poverty in Toronto” finds that three … read more

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