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John Tory wants Toronto event organizers to help prevent repeated road closures

TORONTO – Mayor John Tory plans to meet with the city’s event organizers to prevent repeated road closures on the same streets throughout the year. 156 more words


Construction breaks ground at Bayside Toronto development site

TORONTO – Developers and city officials are holding a ceremony to break ground on a $910-million residential and commercial development for Toronto’s waterfront on Friday. 153 more words


Precarious jobs on the rise in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area

TORONTO – Workers in precarious jobs are often caught in a cycle of lower wages, limited benefits and high levels of uncertainty, according to a new study released by McMaster University and United Way Toronto. 430 more words


Councillor pushing for non-Toronto residents to pay tolls on Gardiner

TORONTO – Some Toronto city councillors are once again exploring the use of road tolls on the Gardiner Expressway.

Councillor James Pasternak has brought up the possibility as a way to pay for either tearing down the Gardiner east of Jarvis Street or creating the new hybrid option being considered by city council in June. 192 more words


Taxi drivers swarm Toronto's downtown core in Uber protest

Most of the time, at least in this city, the taxi industry is divided into two camps.

There are those who oppose what they say is an unfair two-tiered system and those who are aggressively fighting to maintain it. 424 more words


Future of Gardiner Expressway debated at committee

WATCH ABOVE: A special committee meeting to discuss the future of the Gardiner Expressway gave those outside of city hall a chance to add to the debate. 571 more words


BREAKING NEWS: Operation to remove huge, malignant Fordoma from Toronto only partially successful.

Toronto, May 12th:   Toronto’s prolonged suffering appeared to be at best temporarily at an end today, after an operation to remove a gigantic lump which it has been harboring for the past four years was pronounced guardedly successful. 198 more words