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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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TORY MEETS WITH ADVISORY COUNCIL

Toronto’s Mayor-elect is meeting with his transition advisory council at city hall this morning. Transition head and former deputy mayor Case Ootes opened the meeting by talking about what it has been like working with John Tory. He says the … read more

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LARGE TURNOUTS FOR REMEMBRANCE DAY CEREMONIES

The murders of Canadian soldiers Corporal Nathan Cirillo and Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent – on Canadian soil – were likely major reasons for the bigger crowds. It didn’t seem to matter whether it was the sunny, mild temperatures in Ottawa, … read more

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JOHN TORY BECOMES TORONTO’S 65th MAYOR

John Tory will become the next mayor of Toronto on December 2nd. Tory made up for a history of losses yesterday, including falling to David Miller in the 2003 mayoral race. He won the chain of office with 395,000 votes, … read more

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TEN-MONTH MAYORAL CAMPAIGN OVER: IT’S DOWN TO THE VOTE

And now it’s up to the voters. It’s municipal election day in Toronto and across the province. After ten months and more than 50 debates, one of the most hotly-contested mayoral races in years will be decided today. There are … read more

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NEW POLL NARROWS JOHN TORY’S LEAD IN TORONTO

With three days to go until the municipal election, a new polls shows the constant attacks by Doug Ford and Olivia Chow on John Tory may be having an impact. The new survey by Mainstreet Technologies still gives Tory the … read more

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DOUG FORD ACCUSED OF SEXIST INSULT AGAINST REPORTER

There was another mayoral debate last night, but the big news came during the scrum after the event. Toronto Star City Hall reporter Jennifer Pagliaro asked Doug Ford several questions, including some about his campaign financing. Ford refused to answer … read more

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TORONTO: A GREAT CITY? OR ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT?

Is Toronto the greatest city in the world? It depends which mayoral candidate you ask. Doug Ford says Definitely! At a debate last night, he said he doesn’t believe in “reinventing the wheel. If things aren’t broken, we move forward.” … read more

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