John Tory


Peter Biesterfeld

The mayor's "just right" financial blueprint for 2018 is not so magical for those forced to navigate the growing humanitarian crisis in Toronto's overcrowded shelter system more

Feb 21, 2018 7:41 AM News

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While discussions are still ongoing on opening the Moss Park Armoury, John Tory announced a temporary solution to the city's homeless shelter crisis more

Jan 4, 2018 5:06 PM News

The Dixon Hall Youth Centre will open in January 2019 more

Nov 9, 2017 1:59 PM Real Estate

Latest Ford fiasco illustrates that on issues of race, Tory's own record is one of, at times, dubious distinction more

Oct 3, 2017 4:34 PM News 3 Comments

The better option for Doug would have been to run for the PCs in Etobicoke North, but the PCs don't want him more

Sep 11, 2017 11:54 AM News 10 Comments

Now that the bar has been raised on transformative projects it is crucial to find a replacement who will continue the momentum more

Aug 31, 2017 9:07 AM News


Michelle da Silva

If Mayor Tory is willing to “consider anything” to stem overdose emergency he must call for an end to marijuana dispensary raids because the science-based evidence is in: cannabis can save lives more

Aug 14, 2017 2:41 PM News 2 Comments

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Paul Salvatori

The mayor's office has a rule for media about photographing the mayor in public: it should never be done while he's eating more

Jul 25, 2017 10:53 AM News 1 Comments


Peter Biesterfeld

Mayor who's tweeted photos of himself with homeless people has also been the overseer - some would say the architect - of the desperate crisis in our shelter system more

May 1, 2017 8:00 AM News


R. Jeanette Martin

Committee representing Toronto's LGBTQ officers ask city councillors to reconsider funding Pride after police float ban. more

Apr 19, 2017 4:47 PM News 13 Comments


Cheol Joon Baek

The mayor's got big dreams but refuses to heed the city manager’s warnings that the city is headed for an iceberg on needed repairs to transit, housing and other infrastructure more

Feb 28, 2017 10:32 AM News



Unfortunately, when it comes to relations between Black people and police, the mayor is not the man of evidence he claims to be more

Feb 15, 2017 4:58 PM News


Peter Biesterfeld

"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." more

Feb 15, 2017 4:06 PM News 8 Comments

After a string of pot shop robberies, Toronto police see only one option: keep raiding dispensaries if they don't voluntarily close up shop more

Feb 15, 2017 7:49 AM News 6 Comments


R. Jeanette Martin

In a statement issued in response to chief's remarks earlier today, the Ward 27 councillor says Pride's decision to disinvite police from annual event will likely be met with a threat from the city to revoke funding from the festival more

Feb 10, 2017 2:20 PM News

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Declan Keogh

Snub follows protest at police board meeting over cops' handling of altercation caught on video that critics say is another example of “how badly the police are interacting with queer, street-involved and racialized communities.” more

Feb 4, 2017 10:28 AM News

It's easy to blame the "cuck" tweet for Kouvalis's exit, but in the wake of the Quebec City mosque shooting, Leitch's campaign has been exposed as little more than a cynical, corrosive play for votes among the worst elements of the Conservative party more

Feb 3, 2017 10:48 AM News 6 Comments

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"We share the disappointment of musicians, music fans, and the music community at these recent announcements," reads the statement from Tory and the Toronto Music Advisory Council. more

Feb 2, 2017 3:34 PM Music 1 Comments


Ben Spurr

The mayor comes up smelling like a rose on road tolls, but if he had any political courage he wouldn't be asking the province to bail him out for his bad financial decisions more

Feb 1, 2017 9:05 AM Think Free: The NOW Toronto blog 1 Comments


Courtesy of TTC

Part of John Tory's answer to rising policing costs is to give them less work and hand traffic duties over to TTC enforcement officers more

Jan 18, 2017 5:20 PM News 1 Comments