Tag Archives: John Tory

Toronto mayor unveils plan for tolls on DVP, Gardiner Expressway News,Politics

By: David Tuchman Toronto Mayor John Tory on Thursday announced plans that would introduce road tolls for the Gardiner Expressway and Don Valley Parkway, two of the city’s busiest commuter arteries. “Traffic is a growing nightmare,” Tory said in a statement Thursday afternoon. Commuters coming in and out of Toronto, will have to pay $2 every time they use

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Bathurst Station gets an Honest Ed’s makeover Lifestyle,News

By: Kylie Vaillancourt & Laura Dart In dedication of Honest Ed’s, the TTC has redecorated Bathurst station to honour the legendary retail establishment. Toronto Mayor John Tory, David Mirvish – the son of Ed Mirvish, the creator of Honest Ed’s – and Toronto Councillor and TTC chair, Josh Colle, spoke outside of Bathurst Station at

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Super Park to be made in Toronto News,Uncategorized

By: Allyyssa Sousa-Kirpaul and Chris Besik The City of Toronto is in the progress of making a huge park in the Don River Valley area. The project will connect the Evergreen Brick works site to the Don River Valley Park, creating a corridor of forested area. Evergreen is a not-for-profit organization that has worked hard for close to

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Mobile payment for street parking comes to Toronto Business,News

By: Kylie Vaillancourt The Toronto Parking Authority (TPA) has released an app called, “Green P” that allows people to pay for parking on city streets and in paid lots through their mobile devices. Mayor John Tory and the parking authority announced Monday that motorists are now able to pay for on-street parking through their mobile device. It

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Toronto housing summit includes news of $150 million from Ontario government for affordable housing News

By Sargon Jajjo The City of Toronto is receiving a financial boost from the province of Ontario to improve the quality of social housing. Mayor John Tory announced on Friday that the city will receive get $154 million this year and next, through the new Social Infrastructure Fund. “Investing in housing will relieve the strain on

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Justin Trudeau celebrates with pandas at the Toronto Zoo News

Jess Villaflora Prime Minister Justin Trudeau welcomed the new baby pandas at the Toronto Zoo today and said they are more than just a fuzzy attraction. “The panda is a symbol of peace and friendship which is fitting considering Canada’s ever-growing relationship with China,” he said. Trudeau says today is a historic day for the

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