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Rob Ford, you will be missed.

Today, Rob Ford passed away after an 18 month battle with cancer. A father, brother, son, councillor and Former mayor of Toronto. Ford’s tenure as Mayor was one of the wildest rides of my life. 2,310 more words

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Toronto city councillors debate 2016 operating budget and funding for police

TORONTO — Mayor John Tory and budget committee chair Gary Crawford outlined their approach to this year’s budgetary process Wednesday, focusing on balance and investment in key areas in the face of a ballooning police budget. 305 more words

News

Talk.To.Me - Jan 31 -City Worker Strike

City contract negotiations are getting nowhere and a strike or lockout could happen within 3 weeks: I ask Toronto to Talk.To.Me about how this labour dispute will affect you. 9 more words

News & Politics

Talk.To.Me - Dec 27 - Year End 2015

As another year comes to an end I ask Toronto to talk to me about what they remember most about 2015 and their expectations for 2016… 10 more words

News & Politics

Nothing Ever Ends: Changing Toronto and the World

By: Daniel Reynolds

It may surprise you to learn the City of Toronto actually employs an intricate, multi-stage development review process for new building applications. Anyone with land–and financial means–can submit a proposal along with the appropriate drawings, studies and reports to various City departments for review. 1,029 more words

Urban Affairs

A Political Perspective with Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam

Part of an ongoing series profiling women in Toronto politics, community-building, activism, and other aspects of municipal or political life.

By Julia Chew

When Kristyn Wong-Tam chose to run for office in 2009, she surprised herself. 637 more words

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The Shared Economy II

https://beyondtheheadlinesdotnet.files.wordpress.com/2015/11/sharing-economy-ii64.mp3

Uber, AirBnb, Taskrabbit – all examples of businesses falling under the shared economy. In recent years, a plethora of companies have sprung up where individuals are able to exchange human and physical resources for a monetary benefit. 264 more words

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