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John Tory Replaces Vince Crisanti As Deputy Mayor

Vincent Crisanti has been ousted by John Tory as one of his four deputy mayors. Last Friday night Giorgio Mammoliti and Crisanti spoke at the 23rd Annual Ford Fest backyard bbq bash where Doug Ford announced his intentions to run

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Toronto Sign’s New Animated Light Sequence

Canada’s 150 Birthday is July 1st and Mayor John Tory posted a sneak peak video on his twitter of the iconic Toronto sign’s new animated light sequence. Check it out below

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According To A New Poll Tory Leads Ford In Mayoral Election Rematch But Gap Is Closer

Would John Tory defeat Doug Ford if the two squared off in a rematch of the 2014 mayoral election? According to a recent poll Tory would win but the gap is closer. Forum Research asked 840 randomly selected residents who

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Toronto Council Approves Road Tolls for Gardiner and DVP

After nearly 12 hours of debate City Council passed Mayor John Tory’s proposal to implement road tolls on The Gardiner Expressway and Don Valley Parkway by a vote of 32-9. John Tory tweeted “City Council has voted strongly in favour

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The New Raccoon Proof Green Bins Go Into Circulation Today

Starting today the city of Toronto is distributing the newer, bigger and raccoon-proof green bins. The rollout starts in Scarborough. Etobicoke will get them in the fall and North York early next year. The swap will happen on collection days.

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Justin Trudeau Will Be First Prime Minister To Attend Toronto Pride Parade

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that he’s going to march in this year’s Pride Parade in Toronto, making him the first PM to do so.  Premier Kathleen Wynne and Toronto Mayor John Tory are also expected to be there.

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Toronto’s Indoor Workers On Work-To-Rule

Toronto’s 20,000+ indoor workers will begin a work-to-rule campaign today after failing to reach a contract settlement over the weekend. The union says there will be no reduction in services. (Inside workers include daycare workers, lifeguards, long-term-care attendants and more). However,

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Drizzy Started From The Bottom And Now Getting a Key To The 6!

Toronto Mayor John Tory will present Drake aka The Global Ambassador of The Toronto Raptors with a ‘Key To The City” tomorrow night. John Tory made the announcement saying The Key is the “highest honour we can give.” This is

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Massive Taxi Protest Planned For NBA All Star Weekend

Toronto and GTA taxi drivers have announced a massive protest, set to happen this weekend when thousands of fans and celebrities are visiting our city for the NBA All Star game. “We are going for a heavy duty strike much

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The Scarborough Subway Extension Gets Chopped – SmartTrack Replacing It

Yesterday Mayor John Tory announced major changes to the transit plan for the east end. The Scarborough subway extension plan is being cut down to one stop, (instead of 3), and only at Scarborough Town Centre. The remaining corridor will be serviced by

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[Pics] The First Plane Of Syrian Refugees Arrived Last Night

The first large group of Syrian refugees coming to Canada by government aircraft has arrived in Toronto. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was on hand to welcome them at a temporary processing centre at Pearson Airport. Trudeau was joined by the ministers of

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Toronto Taxes Are Going Up

Toronto Mayor John Tory is proposing a new tax to fund transit and housing. Starting in 2017, after the Scarborough subway levy expires, Toronto residents would pay 0.5 per cent more each year. The proposed tax would add $13 to

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Pinkberry Is Opening Another Toronto Location Tomorrow

Pinkberry, the world famous frozen yogurt brand from Los Angeles, California is expanding in the GTA. Pinkberry’s second store in less than a month opens at Sherway Gardens tomorrow. Mayor John Tory and Virginia to Vegas will be on hand for

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Toronto Will Not Bid For The 2024 Olympics

Toronto will not enter the bidding process to host the 2024 Summer Olympics. According to the Toronto Star Mayor John Tory made the decision after he received a lack of firm support from the province and lukewarm enthusiasm from potential sponsors. Toronto

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So You Got Towed In Toronto. Now What?

This morning an aggressive ticket and tow campaign begins downtown Toronto. Mayor John Tory wants to get traffic in the core moving so anyone caught parked or even stopped illegally is going to get a fine and will

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