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Keeping Gardiner as-is may no longer be a viable option, study says

WATCH ABOVE: City Councillor and TPW Chair Jaye Robinson told reporters on Wednesday that public consultations were underway to decide the future of the 2.4 kilometre stretch of the Gardiner Expressway… 629 more words


'Draft Bill Blair' campaign aims to convince outgoing Toronto police chief to run for federal Liberals

With Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair effectively getting fired at the end of the month, Liberals in his riding are angling to have the veteran cop stand as their candidate for the October federal election. 343 more words


Ford won't testify at Lisi extortion hearing until after surgery: lawyer

TORONTO – Alexander (Sandro) Lisi’s lawyer tells Global News former Toronto mayor Rob Ford will not appear in court today.

Ford had been subpoenaed to testify in Lisi’s extortion case but his lawyer has asked for his client to be excused from testifying until… 159 more words


Torontonians to be given three options for fate of Gardiner Expressway

City council will finally decide the fate of the Gardiner Expressway by June, the public works chair vows, with input from public consultations to launch Wednesday. 403 more words


Mayor Tory challenging employers to hire youths through PAYE program

TORONTO – Mayor John Tory has issued a challenge to¬†employers in the city to hire at least 10 per cent of its workforce through Toronto’s youth hiring program to curb the unemployment rate. 277 more words


Public relations war rages over Toronto taxi licences

As a teenager, Toronto businessman Lorne Anisman spent Saturdays washing the black and white Metro Taxis his father and uncle owned.

He grew up and flourished in the taxi business, owning a fleet of cabs and a variety of support services. 762 more words


Stop-sign cameras proposed for Toronto by Leaside councillor

Leaside councillor Jon Burnside wants Toronto to consider putting cameras by stop signs to make sure drivers observe safety laws in residential neighbourhoods.

Cameras have been installed by stop signs in Alberta, California and Australia, Burnside said in an interview on Tuesday. 297 more words