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Toronto commuters sit while drivers in China's 4th largest city keep moving

WATCH: See how one of the most densely populated cities in China is managing their traffic congestion.

CHENGDU, China – In the sprawling, growing, densely-populated Chinese city of Chengdu, commuters face the same challenges as anyone living in an urban environment like Toronto. 754 more words


Rob Ford to begin fourth round of chemo Monday

TORONTO – Mayor Rob Ford will begin his fourth round of chemotherapy Monday as he continues to battle a rare form of cancer diagnosed in September. 348 more words


Donna Quan: Bureaucrat at the centre of TDSB’s political storm

She is an unlikely soul to be at the eye of a political storm.

At 56, Donna Quan has charted a career path far from the limelight, from principal to superintendent to the top of the most headline-grabbing school board in Canada. 1,684 more words


Is John Tory facing an Uber battle at city hall?

WATCH ABOVE: (Nov 18) The city of Toronto has filed a court injunction to shut down Uber within city limits. Cindy Pom reports.

TORONTO – Is John Tory facing a council fight over Uber? 377 more words


Tory promises 'consequences' if you block rush hour traffic

TORONTO – Mayor-Elect John Tory said the city can’t adopt a business as usual approach to congestion while meeting with his Transition Advisory Council on Wednesday morning to discuss plans around his commitment to relieve and reduce traffic congestion on city streets. 213 more words


Should city councillors have term limits?

Tired of watching municipal incumbents hold power for years, even decades, Vass Bednar is leading a push for term limits on city councils.

“Isn’t it undemocratic to elect the same people over and over again?” asked Bednar, who works as a researcher at the  340 more words


Toronto attempting to shut down Uber service within city limits

WATCH ABOVE: Cindy Pom explains why Toronto wants to shut down Uber. 

TORONTO – The city wants to drive Uber out of Toronto.

The city filed a notice of application with the Superior Court of Justice in Ontario Tuesday seeking a court injunction against Uber Canada Incorporated. 518 more words