Posts Filed Under: city hall column
The mayor's excited about Toronto getting up to $200 million a year from casinos. Based on all publicly available information, there's no reason to think that will happen.
Standing by your colleague is one thing. Being an apologist for driving drunk is quite another.
In the wake of countless controversies and a damning new report from the ombudsman, what is the state of the city under Rob Ford?
In less than a month, OneCity was unveiled, lauded, mocked, and sidelined. How to do better next time.
Pride Toronto deserves its funding, whether or not QuAIA marches in the parade.
In the wake of a heated confrontation between the mayor and a Toronto Star journalist: what we mean when we call someone a man.
The mayor's persistent refusal to make Pride an essential part of his calendar is indefensible.
Why are we still fighting about something evidence has made clear all along?
A lot of people are saying City Hall is in shambles. Don't believe them.
On Monday, city council will debate changes to the TTC. Councillors who are committed to rational transit planning must set aside personal ambition, and maintain their unity, in deciding who should sit on the new board.
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.
The Fords are trying to divide Toronto against itself. But the downtown vs. suburbs rhetoric is both wrong and irresponsible.
Rookie councillor stops flying under the radar, proposes a raft of motions that would reverse many of Rob Ford's proposed budget cuts.