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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


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


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


The Shared Economy II


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