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Sneaky Politics

Mayor John Tory publicly voted to support a gender equality approach to city budgeting while allied councillors were instructed by his office to vote against it. 161 more words

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Support for Wynne Liberals down, but lead in downtown core

A new poll suggests support for Kathleen Wynne and the Liberals is down in the former suburban areas of Toronto.

The Mainstreet Research poll found the provincial Liberals have a 42 per cent lead in Toronto, but support for them outside the downtown core is crumbling. 49 more words

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'Fuggedaboutit'

Young people across the income spectrum who would like to build lives in Toronto are choosing to leave rather than pay the city’s ever-increasing rents. 181 more words

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Conservative leadership 2017 - The Real Opposition

Wow! 14 leadership candidates looking to be the leader of the Conservative party of Canada and the next prime minister. Makes it hard to absorb everyone’s idea’s. 599 more words

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'Sanctuary City'

Toronto remains a “Sanctuary City”, open to immigrants and refugees.

City council voted Tuesday to reaffirm the city’s status as a place of safe harbour for illegal immigrants. 159 more words

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East Harbour*

Toronto could have a completely reshaped downtown over the next 15 years. In the same way that South Core pushed heavy commercial and retail development below Front St., a mega project on the former Unilever site at the foot of the Don Valley Parkway will pull the core of the city east. 192 more words

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Municipal Economics

It is the first principle of that branch of the dismal science we know as municipal economics that as the quality of a service declines those who use it must be charged more. 256 more words

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