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When City staff don't feel they have the freedom to offer professional advice without consequences, the process is compromised.
"I cannot and will not defend such incidents," writes TTC CEO Andy Byford.
TTC forgoes a long search, concluding that the best person for the job is already here.
Amidst a tumultuous week, a new initiative sets out to reward little acts of social good on the TTC.
"One councillor made the comment that the staff must do what the mayor says... [T]hat’s not the way it’s done here. We do not tell the staff what to bring forward in a report."
...and a hello from interim manager Andy Byford.
Isn't it great how the week just feels shorter after a long weekend? Tuesday is so the new Wednesday. Moving on: Gary Webster is fired without just cause; TTC riders give their two cents—but mostly grievances—at the weekly "Meet the Manager" event; LRT is opposed by the Emery Village BIA; and the Auditor General reports city employees have been fraudulent and wasteful this year, again.
Commission convenes for a special meeting to discuss the fate of Chief General Manager Gary Webster.
As TTC General Manager Gary Webster awaits his fate today, a look at a past power struggle over the TTC.
Happy Family Day! Do you even care about the news today? Are you even awake yet? Well good, 'cause today's a slow one, kids: Gary Webster may not be the only transit manager on the chopping block; old TTC buses are slated to retire; Ryerson Architecture professors confirm smartness; and U of T grad students are curating a collection of brass psychological instruments.
The mayor and his allies are trying to fire TTC Chief General Manager Gary Webster for giving advice they didn't like. In so doing, they are making a mockery of the institution they purport to lead.
Ten days ago, Gary Webster told city council that light rail was a better choice for Toronto. Today it seems the TTC is taking the first step toward firing him.
A few hundred riders gathered at City Hall to hear from TTC leadership and express their views about the state of transit in Toronto.
Yesterday in Ottawa, sympathy from all parties for TTC chief Gary Webster and his call for a national transit strategy—but will Harper's cabinet listen?
What TTC chief general manager Gary Webster will be telling the House of Commons today