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Toronto mayor urges federal, provincial governments to help pay for Relief Line

Toronto Mayor John Tory is calling on the federal and provincial governments to help fund the downtown Relief Line for a subway system transit officials say will be “saturated and overwhelmed” by 2031. 559 more words

Canada

Visit to Vicenza and indoor climbing in Italy

Vicenza is definitely a great place to visit, but our timing was this time just really bad. We did do still some indoor bouldering, ate self made gnocchis and good pizza. 264 more words

Bouldering

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

News

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

IN THE NEWS

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

Consumer

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

Politics