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Toronto Mayor John Tory, Premier Kathleen Wynne celebrates 50th anniversary of Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama'at in Canada

insideTORONTO.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
“We are commemorating 50 years of contribution, success and integration in Canada and look forward to celebrating this milestone with our friends and family across Toronto.” Sunday's celebration include congregational prayer and is expected to be the ...
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Justin Trudeau in Toronto to make transit announcement

Globalnews.ca - ‎4 hours ago‎
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be in Toronto to make a transit announcement on Friday. He will be joined by Mayor John Tory as they visit the Greenwood Subway Yard in the east end of the city. Global News will have a live stream of the event ...

Norm Kelly on Drake, Toronto, and Twitter Fame

Vulture - ‎21 hours ago‎
Prior to last summer, Norm Kelly's greatest claim to fame was serving as the interim deputy mayor of Toronto between 2013 and 2014 while the late former mayor Rob Ford sought treatment for drug addiction. As Toronto city councillor, the 74-year-old ...
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Toronto legalizes UberX in marathon meeting

Toronto Star - ‎May 4, 2016‎
Mayor John Tory convinced council to vote 27-15 in favour of the new rules. He got there by winning the support of formerly anti-Uber councillors, including Jim Karygiannis and Giorgio Mammoliti, with a package that rolls back 2014 taxi reforms long ...
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Toronto mayor says meeting with black leaders showed him 'sense of urgency'

CBC.ca - ‎Apr 23, 2016‎
CBC News Posted: Apr 23, 2016 9:51 AM ET Last Updated: Apr 23, 2016 4:35 PM ET. Toronto Mayor John Tory said he wanted to consult a broad range of people on racial equity issues today to draw up an agenda for a later public meeting.
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Our politicians lacked class with Prince Harry

Toronto Sun - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Toronto Mayor John Tory deserves a slap on the wrist for wearing a “We The North” jacket. What was he thinking? Look, I understand the Raptors won a big game the night before, but he was at the launch of an event celebrating amateur athletes who've ...
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Legalizing Uber may be Mayor John Tory's biggest test yet

Toronto Star - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Many, including Tory, believe it will be a close vote, signalling a continued struggle for the mayor who promised to end divisions with campaign slogans like “One Toronto.” It will be Tory's biggest test since he pushed to replace the crumbling ...
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Rob Ford's nephew to run for late mayor's vacated council seat

Globalnews.ca - ‎May 4, 2016‎
The nephew of Rob Ford says he will run for his late uncle's vacated council seat. This after Toronto city council voted unanimously to hold a byelection in Ward 2, Etobicoke North.

'Night Mayor' promotes peace between day and night interests

Toronto Star - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
There's a paucity of data on the dollars circulating in Toronto's “night time economy” (NTE), but studies in other cities suggest it could be significant.

Mayor Tory believes that community groups should have to register as lobbyists

NOW Magazine - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Well-organized citizen coalitions such as NoJetsTO and No Casino Toronto had been extraordinarily effective in countering the professional lobbying efforts of deep-pocketed industries, and some councillors felt the groups had an unfair advantage.
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Toronto Mayor John Tory declares 'war on the raccoon' as new green bins roll out in Scarborough

insideTORONTO.com - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Potter was one of the first Scarborough residents to receive Toronto's new, raccoon-resistant compost bins. It is bigger, stronger, more temperature-resistant than the current model.
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Mayor John Tory 'dismayed' by ongoing TTC streetcar production delays

Toronto Star - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
“Bombardier Transportation is taking decisive action to ensure deliveries of streetcars to the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) and its riders,” said a statement from the company.
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Mayor John Tory's staff working to come up with an Uber bylaw that will pass Toronto Council

insideTORONTO.com - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Toronto Mayor John Tory's office has been huddling with councillors through the weekend to come up with a taxi and ride hailing service bylaw that will pass Toronto Council.

Chris Selley: Air thick with hubris as mayor unveils new front line in battle against raccoon nation

National Post - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
“Independent-designed field testing done by an animal behavioural specialist showed the bin's ability to stop raccoons in particular from getting into the bin,” a City of Toronto fact sheet boasts. No longer will raccoons foul our sidewalks with their ...

Police, mayor hand out bravery awards to Good Samaritans

CBC.ca - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
What the teen calls a "tussling," Toronto police describe as a vicious assault. And they recognized Landau for his bravery, alongside 41 other citizens, who had their own stories of being a Good Samaritan, during a ceremony Sunday afternoon.

Gardiner Expressway to fully reopen in July: Mayor Tory

Globalnews.ca - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Councillor Jaye Robinson said Tuesday that the Toronto construction season will be particularly tough for the city's downtown core due to very little work being done last year due to the Pan Am Games.
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Why music is good for Toronto

Toronto Sun - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Our late Toronto mayor Rob Ford seemed to understand the importance of the music scene to Toronto and I think Mayor John Tory does, too.

'The city does have options': Edmonton mayor monitoring Bombardier delays in Toronto

Globalnews.ca - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
EDMONTON - With aerospace giant Bombardier having been awarded a contract to build LRT cars for Edmonton's new Valley Line LRT project, the city's mayor was asked about news Monday that the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is calling on the ...

Toronto Mayor John Tory, Scarborough MP Gary Anandasangaree meet with residents in transit town hall to discuss ...

insideTORONTO.com - ‎Apr 23, 2016‎
Scarborough Civic Centre's main chamber was packed Saturday, April 23 afternoon with attendees keen to provide their two cents to elected officials from the federal and municipal governments, including Mayor John Tory, on planned transit initiatives ...
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