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FORUM: Eventful new year at city council (Feb. 2024)

April 5th, 2024 · Comments Off on FORUM: Eventful new year at city council (Feb. 2024)

Budget, development planning, and safety, fill agenda

By Dianne Saxe

Winter weather is always challenging for city staff. Thank you again to all of our frontline workers in emergency response, shelter and outreach, and construction, who are hard at work in winter conditions. I arrived back at my desk more determined than ever to tackle the city’s challenges.

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FORUM: Building a progressive city budget (Winter 2022)

March 14th, 2022 · Comments Off on FORUM: Building a progressive city budget (Winter 2022)

Affordable housing, climate initiatives, road safety all on the agenda

By Mike Layton

The 2022 budget process will have wrapped up by the time this publication goes to print, but I still thought I could provide an update on some of the policy pieces I have been working on advancing through my role on the budget committee. 

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Operating budget $67 million short

February 2nd, 2016 · Comments Off on Operating budget $67 million short

Cancelled car tax could have made up difference for Toronto

By Annemarie Brissenden

The City of Toronto’s proposed tax-supported operating budget for 2016 rings in at just over $10 billion, but what’s remarkable is what it doesn’t include.

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Olivia Chow: Harper’s Ominous Omnibus

August 10th, 2012 · 2 Comments

This budget is not good for Canadians, nor is it good fiscal policy.

By Olivia Chow, Member of Parliament for Trinity-Spadina

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