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While Tory and Wynne battle over taxes and tolls, infrastructure will cost you more

You may have heard of the recent kerfuffle in my hometown of Toronto over the issue of road tolls. It’s a local story, to be sure, but one that speaks to a broader problem. 951 more words


In The News This Week - January 29

Hey Canada, Happy Sunday! While tales of Donald Trump’s first week in office continue to dominate headlines, the Canadian House of Commons is scheduled to resume activity tomorrow. 483 more words


Ontarians prefer road tolls to higher taxes, more debt to pay for infrastructure: poll

After Toronto City Council voted in favour of asking the province to approve tolling two major city-owned highways last month, a new poll suggests more than 60 per cent of Ontario residents support using tolls to help fund the cost of public infrastructure. 454 more words


Toronto Mayor John Tory’s first term could be defined by road tolls

Toronto City Council made one of the biggest decisions of 2016 earlier this month by endorsing Mayor John Tory’s push to toll the Gardiner Expressway and the Don Valley Parkway – an issue Tory acknowledges will define his administration. 574 more words


Big city mayors answered with silence following demand for fiscal power

The mayors of five big cities haven’t heard a word since releasing an open letter demanding more power over revenue streams.

“I’m not holding my breath,” Toronto Mayor… 499 more words


Road Tolls

City council has given Mayor John Tory’s tolls the green light.

In a 32-9 vote, council endorsed Tory’s plan and gave city staff the go-ahead to begin an in-depth analysis which would pave the way to implementing tolls on the Gardiner Expwy. 125 more words