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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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“Unsweatered” Grants

Data shows cash-strapped TDSB diverts funds for disadvantaged schools to balance budget.

They are Toronto’s most vulnerable students, living in poverty, new to the country or arriving at school needing a healthy meal so they can focus on learning.

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Penny Oleksiak tweets support for pools amid potential budget cuts prompting John Tory to ask for review

Toronto Mayor John Tory said he has asked for a review after Olympic swimming star Penny Oleksiak tweeted her support for the city’s pools as the city considers potential budget cuts. 323 more words

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Blackmail?

Police oversight review, transformational task force report and new carding regulations will bring changes, says Chief Mark Saunders

For 15 days, protestors camped outside Toronto police headquarters… 226 more words

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Fake news and Lefty's

During the US presidential election it has become glaringly evident that the main stream media and the left have gone into overdrive with outrages claims against anybody or thing they felt as a threat to them. 522 more words

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Road Tolls

City council has given Mayor John Tory’s tolls the green light.

In a 32-9 vote, council endorsed Tory’s plan and gave city staff the go-ahead to begin an in-depth analysis which would pave the way to implementing tolls on the Gardiner Expwy. 125 more words

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Toronto’s executive committee endorses road tolls, other new tax proposals

Members of Toronto’s executive committee have voted to ask the province for the power to toll local roads, such as the Don Valley Parkway (DVP) and Gardiner Expressway, and to potentially impose several new taxes. 384 more words

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