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Ben Spurr

Long-time cradle of the city's most marginalized braces for development that critics say is already pushing poor people out more

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John Tory has Austin envy after visiting SXSW more

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Five good decisions John Tory has made more

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From taxing double-talk and borrowing terrible ideas more

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Mayor spars briefly with Rob Ford as fiscal plan gets near unanimous support more

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First day of council meeting featured a protest, a bag of dog poop, and a hilarious Rob Ford typo more

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The controversial group's most enduring legacy likely has nothing to do with the Middle East more

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Major project at Bloor and Bathurst would contain 1000 units, all of them rental housing more

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"These two guys in their 20s decided it would be a good idea to dig a hole to hang out in" more

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Loss of 124-bed Hope Shelter could frustrate recent efforts to reduce crowding in the hostel system more

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Former radio host not in court as lawyers set date for next stage of sexual assault trial more

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Fire chief says the city is well equipped, but a 20-year-old report obtained by island airport expansion foes is raising red flags about emergency preparedness at the airfield more

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Company picked to manage construction of contentious project even though it's still being studied more

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Underground chamber was sophisticated and secret, but cops don't know what it was for more

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Study of major cycling project was supposed to start last fall, but city staff quietly put it on the back burner more

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New report breaks down the amount of cash Toronto has decided to flush down the toilet more

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Experts say new mayor is already taking markedly different approach to fighting inequality than his predecessor more

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Mayor targets money for SmartTrack on first official trip to capital more

City's top bureaucrat Joe Pennachetti at odds with Mayor John Tory, wants authority to negotiate with province for more revenue tools more

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Transit agency releases suicide statistics as council weighs whether to spend over a billion dollars on platform edge doors more

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