Category: In The Media

Rent subsidy needed to save main-street businesses amid COVID-19: survey

April 22, 2020 By David Nickle, Wage subsidies and small business loans are doing little to help small businesses on Toronto’s main streets — but rent relief would go along way to keeping those businesses running, a survey of more than 500 businesses across the city has found. “It’s the only thing they need,” said… Read more »

East-end councillors run off their feet addressing COVID-19 from home

April 16, 2020 David Nickle, Brad Bradford, Paula Fletcher #stayathome working at kitchen tables The workday for a Toronto city councillor got longer in late 2018, when the new 25-member Toronto council was sworn in, doing the work that had been previously done by 44. But in 2020, after Toronto council put committee and… Read more »