Suzanne MacDonald, a professor at York University, is currently researching the size of our urban raccoon population to see if the city’s new green bins will result in “skinny raccoons”. So far, she sees little evidence.
Toronto’s mayoral race of 2018 will be a test to see if Ford Nation still lives or has the city learned from past mistakes.
Train rescuer and historian slams plan to build $4b one-stop Scarborough subway. Jason Shron, of Rapido Trains Inc., also believes LRT is more important in Scarborough, not subways or streetcars.
Don’t be surprised if you get a sense of déjà vu as the mayor and Toronto city council wrap up the budget for 2017, this week. City council finalized the budget during a meeting scheduled for Feb. 14-15. On the chopping block for budget reductions are popular public services such as library hours, childcare and the potential closing of a men’s shelter in North York for people addressing substance-abuse. They’ve all faced similar threatened cuts in previous years.