Category: News

City of Toronto launches 2019 budget process

The City of Toronto’s Budget Committee today began the process to review the staff-recommended tax-supported and rate-supported operating and capital budgets for 2019. The budgets will be reviewed and debated by Budget and Executive Committees before being finalized and approved by City Council at its meeting on March 7. The 2019 staff-recommended operating budget of… Read more »

Agnes Macphail Award

Agnes Macphail Award Nominations are open. The Agnes Macphail Award is given to someone who has made outstanding contributions as a volunteer, advocate, or contributor to community life. Do you know an East York resident that works to promote: women’s rights, fairness to seniors, criminal justice reform, international peace and disarmament, access to adequate housing,… 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 »

New Withrow Rink

The new Withrow Rink will be open on Monday, January 21st at 9:00 am for the first public skate, followed by the first all ages shinny at 12:00 pm. Please also join me and Mayor Tory on Saturday, January 26th 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for a Skating Party to celebrate the new rink. The… Read more »