Tag: City Council

Metal detectors and baggage checks are coming to Toronto city hall

Thursday, June 28, 2018 By Samantha Beattie, Toronto Star Visitors to Toronto’s city hall will soon experience heightened security with baggage checks at main entrances and metal detector screening at council chambers. Council approved the enhanced security measures on Thursday night, and they will be put into place this summer, according to a staff report. The… Read more »

Car2Go’s departure from Toronto was a long time coming

May 30, 2018 By David Nickle, Toronto.com If I was still driving Car2Go cars like I used to, I imagine that I’d be upset as any car-share enthusiast at the company’s announced departure. The tiny two-seat Smart cars amounted to a much more affordable alternative to taxis when I was running late: I could grab… Read more »

Danforth Avenue could be in for planning makeover in 2019

May 29, 2018 By David Nickle, Toronto.com Danforth Avenue could be in for a massive planning makeover in 2019. That’s if Toronto Council approves the money for a comprehensive, overarching study of the seven kilometres from Broadview to past Victoria Park Avenue. On May 28, Toronto’s budget committee sent a letter from Ward 30 (Toronto-Danforth)… Read more »