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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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Peel garbage collectors on strike, affecting thousands News,Politics

By: David Tuchman Close to two thirds of households in the Peel region won’t have their garbage picked up on Thursday, as garbage collectors in the region went on strike. Talks between the union representing the workers and Emterra Environmental, the contractor responsible for about 60 per cent of garbage collection in the Peel Region,

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Toronto police fight disability parking permit fraud News

By Phil Witmer Toronto police have begun a new initiative to stop the misuse of accessible parking permits. The two-week-long program launched Monday and is known as “Abuse It and Lose It”. It will attempt to lower infractions caused by parking in disabled spots without a permit or using a counterfeit permit to park, among other

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Tory “frustrated” over subway extension cost overruns News,Politics

By Ryan Poirier Toronto mayor John Tory voiced his frustrations at a press conference Friday on how much extra money has been pumped into the York-Spadina subway extension. The Toronto Star said in a published report early Friday that an additional $400 million has been added to the funding of the six-stop subway extension that

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