On the first day of council, we take on the multi-billion dollar SmartTrack package.
We’re here to provide wall-to-wall coverage for the most important political event of the day: Toronto’s city council meeting. Oh, is there something else going on? Well, we don’t think CNN’s Jeffrey Lord and Brian Stelter could take you through all of the nuances of SmartTrack and the implications for Toronto’s transit future, so there.
Council will debate the SmartTrack package that could see the City assume at least $2 billion more in transit costs as well as extensive operating and maintenance costs many councillors did not expect. There’s also a lot of risks and assumptions that go along with the plan, and our team of livebloggers will unpack it all for you.
And if Mary-Margaret McMahon wins New Hampshire’s four electoral votes, we’ll be the first to let you know.
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