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Oct 1, 2016

It takes money to produce the Toronto we want

John Cartwright
Maureen O'Reilly
Toronto needs new revenues -- to build subways and fix roads but also to increase social programs that prevent gun violence, increase access to child care and provide safe recreational opportunities.
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Jul 17, 2016

Toronto Mayor John Tory goes Full Austerity Jacket

Michael Laxer
Now heading into the midway point of his first term, and no doubt greatly emboldened by the lack of any effective or coherent opposition to his policies, Tory's real agenda is coming into its own.
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Jul 14, 2016

The new TTC youth fare rules are an attack on children

Michael Laxer
Have we lost all perspective in our grotesque rush to pass the buck for what really ails the system -- generations of chronic underfunding and terrible choices like the Scarborough subway?
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Jan 21, 2015
Image: Flickr/alexguibord

Toronto, you're richer than you think

Sheila Block
Toronto's budget season has begun in earnest, and it's yielding a mix of the predictable "we can't afford things" debate, along with some refreshing surprises.
Blog
Oct 24, 2014

Election Night in Toronto - are you ready to party?

Krystalline Kraus
While Torontonians are not sure what the outcome to Monday night's election will be - will people vote with their hearts on their sleeves, vote strategically or not vote at all? - one thing is for sur
News
Oct 9, 2014
Photo: flickr/Olivia Chow

Olivia Chow can win Toronto's mayoral race

Judy Rebick
John Tory isn't the only option to beat Doug Ford. If progressive women, people of colour and young people get out to vote, Olivia Chow can win. Here's why Judy Rebick thinks it's worth it.
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Sep 18, 2014
image by Natalie Lochwin

Bad Emperor: The saga of Rob Ford

Michael Laxer
While it may take many years to fully grasp or understand Rob Ford and what he meant as a political phenomenon, the entertainment is now over.

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