Doug Ford’s government offers lowest-paid school staff a 2% annual pay increase

The county is offering school support staff earning less than $40,000 a year a two percent pay raise per year for four years, and everyone else a 1.25 yearly raise — an offer the county called fair and fiscally sustainable, but the union said. that it was “discouraged” to receive. In negotiation papers made public … Read more

TTC starts construction at Museum Station

The TTC will begin construction of the Museum metro station as part of a commitment to make transit stops more accessible. Installation of two new elevators and a second entrance to the subway station will begin Monday, a TTC spokesperson said in an email to the Star. The $26 million project is designed to make … Read more

TTC starts construction at Museum Station

The TTC will begin construction of the Museum metro station as part of a commitment to make transit stops more accessible. Installation of two new elevators and a second entrance to the subway station will begin Monday, a TTC spokesperson said in an email to the Star. The $26 million project is designed to make … Read more

Toronto mayor gets veto over city council with new legislation

The mayors of Toronto and Ottawa will be given sweeping powers that will allow them to veto city council decisions, set the city budget, and hire and fire the chief of police and the medical officer of health. . Home Secretary Steve Clark unveiled new legislation in Queen’s Park on Wednesday that would strip councilors … Read more

MPPs Defy Doug Ford, Re-Elect Ted Arnott as Speaker of Ontario Legislature

MPPs have defied Prime Minister Doug Ford’s wishes and returned veteran Ted Arnott as speaker of the Ontario legislature. Ford had backed challenger Nina Tangri, who competed to be the first woman to take the job refereeing legislative proceedings and overseeing operations in Queen’s Park. But in a secret ballot Monday, the opposition’s new Democratic, … Read more

Global News at 5:30 Toronto: July 29, 2022

Worldwide news at 5:30 Toronto The Caribbean Carnival returns to the streets of Toronto for the first time in three years. Tim Hortons is trying to win back customers after his mobile app takes legal action, we’ll explain. And turning old churches into new residential areas.

Ford government considers more powers for Toronto and Ottawa mayors

Canada Ontario Prime Minister Doug Ford is considering new legislation that would give Toronto Mayor John Tory and his colleague of Ottawa new powers and a possible veto over the city council, Global News has learned. As Marianne Dimain reports, the new powers would lead to reduced powers for councilors.

Police arrest seven after man shot dead in West London

d Investigators have made seven arrests after a man died in a West London shooting. Police were called around 1.56am on Tuesday for reports of a shooting in Bruckner Street, Queen’s Park, but along with paramedics, they were unable to locate a victim despite searching the area. Shortly after the initial call, a 26-year-old man … Read more

Toronto housing officer wants to demolish vacancy

Toronto’s top housing official wants to see the end of an Ontario rule that allows landlords to raise rents by any amount between tenants — arguing the change could help curb the financial incentive for landlords to evict long-term tenants . The rule, known as vacancy control, means that while current tenants in rent-controlled homes … Read more

Global News at 5:30 Toronto: July 15, 2022

Worldwide news at 5:30 Toronto The Toronto bomber’s killer is appealing his conviction — we’re getting a response from one of his victims. York police are looking for a suspect after a senior is violently assaulted – all caught on camera. And the Honda Indy is hurtling into Toronto for the first time since the … Read more