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The $86-million operating deficit in the City budget is the product of bigger problems, and Toronto needs to address them.
Your primer to the monthly city council meeting.
The Draw the Lines ward-boundary review highlights a growing and changing city, and how it might achieve better representation.
What Tory's budget choices, or lack thereof, say about what we might expect from his mayoralty.
Staff-recommended budget focuses on transit, poverty reduction, and public safety.
David Soknacki writes that with its next budget, city council should look to make an impact.
Former mayor Art Eggleton to lead task force, and will look at restructuring the housing agency.
The 2015 budget process, Mammo's legal fees, and a waterfront lawsuit are just some of the items council will debate in the first session of the John Tory era.
He was joined by a new group of councillors that looks a lot like the previous one.
The selection of Minnan-Wong and a largely right-wing executive committee sets the stage for the next four years of city governance.
Once again, Toronto's representatives don't reflect the population that elected them.
Even if an LRT-friendly mayor is elected, Scarborough councillors aim to scrap the 13-kilometre route.
Six candidates write about inequality, investing in youth, and honouring the memories of those killed in Etobicoke and Regent Park on Monday.
It's not just the route and planning that creates problems for SmartTrack—paying for it is a big issue as well.
John Tory and Doug Ford are committed to a subway; Olivia Chow wants to stick with the original LRT. We've got some interactive charts, to help you figure out how much each one costs.
Snapshots of candidates running for city council in 2014.
Trade group's new discussion paper urges a more reasonable, de-politicized approach to transit planning.
Newly released documents show that the mayor was trying to help Ford family business client Apollo Health and Beauty Care acquire new property.