Scarborough councillor Jim Karygiannis has written to Premier Kathleen Wynne to support taxing foreign home buyers.
Toronto budget chief Gary Crawford’s newly balanced budget has its share of critics. The spending package originally had a $91-million gap.
With the one-year anniversary of John Tory being elected Toronto’s mayor upon us, inevitably, comparisons between him and former leader Rob Ford are being made.
Tory built his campaign on city unification, upgrading transit and housing and ending the “circus” at city hall, while Ford wanted to improve the TTC and bring more transparency to city council.
With such differing agendas, how do the two compare?
Finance Minister Joe Oliver has announced a cut on employment insurance premiums for small businesses that is intended to lower payroll tax rates by 15 per cent.