The next mayor of Toronto, elected in the fall, will shape the city for the next four years. The mayoral candidates talked to the East Toronto Observer about four major issues, and their vision for Scarborough.
About a half-hour before Rob Ford addressed a throng of supporters at a rally to launch his mayoral campaign, the old Trooper classic “Raise a Little Hell” blared over the sound system. And Ford’s entry into the crowded race to become Toronto’s next mayor might just deliver on the song’s promise.
Toronto homeowners are facing a four per cent tax hike today despite efforts Tuesday night by an opposition bloc of city councillors to soften mayor David Miller’s budget blow.
With a growing number of capital construction projects, infrastructure to maintain and new city investment, Toronto is going to continue to run a deficit in to 2009.
A special budget meeting at Toronto city hall was interrupted on Monday in order to hear an apology from Councillor Rob Ford for a perceived racist comment made recently.
Would you spend over $1,000 on a high backed leather office chair? Perhaps, if — like Ward 44 councillor Ron Moeser, who bought that chair earlier this year — you had $53,100 from the public purse at your disposal and very few measures to control how it’s spent.