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Chow tax hike on multi-million home sales would fund breakfast, transit

TORONTO – Olivia Chow says she’d hike taxes on Toronto’s priciest home sales to pay for transit and an expanded breakfast program for schoolchildren if she’s elected mayor. 279 more words


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TTC Launches New Streetcars

The Toronto Transit Commission introduced two new streetcar vehicles to their fleet today. The new vehicles will be used on the 510 Spadina line This streetcar model will replace the TTC’s aging fleet of streetcars. 35 more words


Poverty and Social Justice

I couldn’t believe what I was hearing. Oh, sure, a moment ago I’d been annoyed at having my body language ignored when the man had leaned toward me, hand out. 459 more words

Social Justice

The City That's Best for Everyone

I worry sometimes that urbanism, and specifically New Urbanism (if you are familiar with that movement) comes across as mostly thought-up by and crafted for wealthy young people. 520 more words

Justice For The City

Toronto bureaucrats ask province to fund light rail

Watch above:  TTC and city bureaucrats trying to resurrect the Waterfront LRT. Mark Carcasole reports. 

TORONTO – Mayor Rob Ford staked his term on killing plans for light rail transit. 348 more words


Labour day weekend road closures: Fan Expo, Open Streets, and more

ABOVE: What’s open (and closed) this Labour Day Monday?

TORONTO – Fan Expo, the Canadian National Exhibition, Open Streets TO, the annual Labour Day parade and several road closures will all affect transit and travel around Toronto this long weekend. 241 more words