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Tory says Toronto needs more funding for transit, housing

ABOVE: John Tory delivers “State of the City” address

TORONTO – John Tory says the city’s transit system is “reeling” after recent cuts and its housing infrastructure is in “crisis.” 570 more words


Mayor-elect John Tory to report on the state of the city

TORONTO – Mayor-elect John Tory will join city manager Joe Pennachetti and TTC CEO Andy Byford to report on the state of the city ahead of the new term of council. 21 more words


Toronto voters want ranked ballots, smaller city council, poll finds

With the city’s newly elected officials preparing to take their seats in council for the first time next week, a new poll says the public would like to change how we vote and just how many seats there might be in 2018. 905 more words


After four chaotic years with the sledgehammer-wielding Fords, a new administration is about to take over at City Hall. Here’s a rough idea of what’s coming down the pike assembled from a few of Mayor-Elect JOHN TORY’s public comments.

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Transit group calls for lower fares on Union Pearson Express

WATCH: (Story aired on Aug. 19) Torontonians and councillors alike are upset about how much it might cost to get to Pearson on the new Union-Pearson Express. 216 more words


Auditor general finds Pan Am Games security budget too low

TORONTO – The security budget for next summer’s Pan Am Games in Toronto was far too low, and arrangements to protect venues and athletes are behind schedule, auditor general Bonnie Lysyk warned Wednesday. 725 more words


TTC advocacy group launches #grumpyrider social media campaign

WATCH: Grumpy selfies may help put fire under government officials’ feet on fixing public transportation in the city. Carey Marsden reports.

TORONTO – Are you tired of bad transit service in Toronto? 290 more words