Category: In The Media

Toronto looks to acquire Hearn generating station

Jeff Gray, Toronto City Hall Reporter Published January 31, 2019 Toronto City Council has voted to start talks aimed at acquiring the mothballed waterfront Richard L. Hearn Generating Station to preserve it for public use, after provincially owned Ontario Power Generation sold the site to a private developer for $16-million last year. City Councillor Paula… Read more »

City should have a ‘bigger heart’ and give drivers a New Year’s Eve parking amnesty, councillor says

Michael Smee · CBC News · Posted: Jan 31, 2019 7:30 PM ET  It was  a not-so-happy start to the new year for hundreds of drivers downtown earlier this month, according to Paula Fletcher. The city councillor for Ward 14, Toronto-Danforth says as many as 600 motorists who left their cars on side streets overnight, rather than attempt to drive… Read more »

Tory unveils plan to speed up downtown relief line

By Antonella Artuso Mayor John Tory wants to put the downtown relief line on the fast track, moving up $162 million in funding to accelerate construction by at least two years. Factoring in the cost of congestion on the roads and on the transit system, this investment in an expedited relief line makes economic sense,… Read more »