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Civic crowdfunding in Hamilton

Civic crowdfunding in Hamilton

Funding shortfalls are common among cities, as this year’s municipal elections have shown. While many governments are turning to public-private...

Position Primer from Women in Toronto Politics

Position Primer from Women in Toronto Politics

For those of you confused by the plethora of candidates in Toronto’s upcoming election, Women in Toronto Politics has developed...

Untapped demand for transit-accessible housing

Untapped demand for transit-accessible housing

According to the 2014 Home Location Preference Survey, conducted in the Toronto area by Environics for RBC and the Pembina...

Crowdfunded bus enters the fray in Toronto

Crowdfunded bus enters the fray in Toronto

A couple of enterprising folks are proposing a crowdfunded bus from Liberty Village to Union Station in Toronto, to provide...

Green bonds will help fund Eglinton LRT

Green bonds will help fund Eglinton LRT

The Province of Ontario will issue green bonds to help raise money for construction of the Eglington Crosstown LRT, making...

Breaking news: Rob Ford withdraws from mayoral race

Breaking news: Rob Ford withdraws from mayoral race

Mayor Rob Ford has dropped out of Toronto’s mayoral race following this week’s shocking news on his health. Following severe...

Sherbourne bike lanes a hit

Sherbourne bike lanes a hit

The City of Toronto officially opened separated bike lanes on Sherbourne Street in June 2013. Six months later, The Grid...

Vote carefully…very very carefully. But read first

Vote carefully…very very carefully. But read first

Municipal elections are still over a month away, so voters have plenty of time for a little light reading. I...

Big infrastructure news for small municipalities

Big infrastructure news for small municipalities

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne is taking dead aim at the province’s crumbling infrastructure. Last month, she asked for $12 billion in...

TTC gets with the times

TTC gets with the times

The Toronto Transit Commission is pondering the innovative ideas of allowing all-door boarding on streetcars and transfers that would be...

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