A pandemic is no time to be hyper-partisan, but deputy mayor Denzil Minnan-Wong saw to it that last week's budget debate ended in the crapper
Feb 21, 2021
The political fear of being seen as “soft on crime” often runs so deep that it overtakes more sensible and less expensive community safety responses to policing
Last year, the city was asked for an accounting of the money allocated to the Bike Plan – there still hasn't been an answer
Albert Koehl and Mary Ann Neary
A compromise motion by Mayor John Tory promising “alternative models for community safety response” was passed instead, but critics worry it’s a rehash of past failed reforms
Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam heads up meeting March 6 to identify key investment priorities for the city ahead of council budget deliberations
"We're literally taking money away from the poorest to keep property taxes low for people who are wealthy," says Parkdale-High Park Councillor Gord Perks. "It's reverse Robin Hood."