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Hot sauce may help: Toronto's new raccoon-proof green bins all chewed up

It seems Toronto’s new green bins aren’t so animal-proof after all — but have you tried using hot sauce?

A resident in Scarborough recently tweeted photographs to Global News showing the damage just days after the new bins were rolled out. 311 more words

Canada

Victim in Toronto scaffolding collapse plans to sue after life 'permanently altered'

A 66-year-old woman injured in a scaffolding collapsed in midtown Toronto last month plans to sue those responsible for causing the disaster that also hurt six others, including a six-month-old baby. 335 more words

Canada

Uber regulations approved after marathon session at Toronto City Hall

Toronto councillors voted 27-15 late Tuesday night in favour of new rules that would allow ridesharing companies like Uber to operate in the city.

After amendments were put forth by Mayor John Tory, the taxi industry and private transportation companies (PTCs) now have a legal framework where both sides can now compete for passengers. 398 more words

Politics

Proposed Uber regulations under debate at Toronto City Hall

It’s expected to be a long and heated couple of days at Toronto City Hall as councillors began their debate Tuesday on controversial proposed Uber regulations. 240 more words

Politics

Toronto's Free Tree Program @leaf

Toronto has adopted the goal of increasing tree canopy coverage from 26.6 – 28% to 40% across the city.  One of the primary ways of achieving this goal is through planting of new trees, with a focus on planting large canopy species. 196 more words

Community

Toronto Public Library workers may strike on Monday if deal not reached

Doors at Toronto Public Library branches may be closed on Monday if a labour deal isn’t reached with the union representing more than 2,000 staff members. 212 more words

Canada

Toronto Marathon road closures this weekend

Special events like the Toronto Marathon on Sunday are great for the city but it also means frustration to some due to the long list of road closures. 214 more words

Canada