Scarborough’s love affair with the Fords

The 2014 Toronto Mayoral Race may be well underway, but for Scarborough residents, it’s only just beginning. Scarborough has become the central topic of a heavy debate involving transportation, and it’s pretty clear that the residents of Scarborough want some sort of subway access, and are willing to vote accordingly. Chris Glenny has been a […]

Ainslie refuses to be ‘bullied’ by the mayor

Coun. Paul Ainslie’s ongoing differences with Mayor Rob Ford blew wide open during the Oct. 9 city council vote on the Scarborough subway, but the councillor says he will not be “bullied” by the mayor.

“I have never tolerated bullies and I have always taught my three children to do the same,” he said.

Business owners make case for Scarborough subway

Gary and Lena Do say they’re worried renewed talk of a new subway line downtown will derail any proposal for a Scarborough subway extension. The couple, who own James White and Sons Flowers, say they and other Scarborough residents and business owners have been waiting a long time for a Scarborough subway, and they want to see it boost their business.

Commuters welcome province’s $1.4B Scarborough subway plan with critical eye

Scarborough transit users are torn on the province’s recently announced subway extension plan. On one hand, improved transit of any sort would be a welcome thing, but on the other, the proposed two-stop subway extension to Scarborough City Centre might not be enough.