Tag: City Council

With trash talk over, privatization showdown set for city hall this week

A vote on garbage could hand Mayor John Tory his first major council defeat this week, with opponents saying the privatization plan for Scarborough is based on “an alternative truth.”  Betsy Powell City Hall Bureau Mon., Jan. 30, 2017 Mayor John Tory’s push to make good on a 2014 election promise to expand privatized garbage… Read more »

Stricter safety measures demanded at electronic music events in Toronto

Councillor Paula Fletcher is asking electronic music promoters to cover the cost of emergency paramedics at dance parties. Metro  May Warren Published on Wed Jan 11 2017 A Toronto councillor is calling for electronic music events to step up safety for partiers. Councillor Paula Fletcher will be asking the city’s Community Development and Recreation Committee… Read more »

Residents invited to join discussion about Toronto’s 2017 budget

Residents invited to join discussion about Toronto’s 2017 budget. The City of Toronto’s Budget Committee will hear public presentations on the preliminary 2017 tax supported budgets next week. Members of the public can make a presentation at sub-committee meetings on January 5, 9 or 10 at locations across the city. Two sessions will be held… Read more »

City Council Highlights – October 2016

Council Highlights Toronto City Council meeting of October 5, 6 and 7, 2016        Council Highlights is an informal summary of a selection of decisions made by Toronto City Council. The City Clerk’s formal documentation is available at http://www.toronto.ca/council.  Work plan for rail deck park    Council approved funding to study the feasibility of a… Read more »