Tag Archives: City Hall

A Living Wage for Toronto

August 28, 2014 There is a profound misconception among politicians and voters in this city and elsewhere, that spending money is a bad thing. Our current mayor, (and now two of his main competitors) uses most of his energy fighting every instance in which money might be involved, stating that it is better to keep


Using the Vehicle Registration Fee for Good

Friday, August 1, 2014 As Mayor, one of the first things I am going to do is reinstate the Vehicle Registration Tax. And I even believe it should be boosted to $75. That sucks, right? Yeah I know. But I challenge you, right now, to hear me out. Whether you hate me or love me,


City Hall: Lord of the Flies

Friday, July 11, 2014 This week, someone brought a conch shell into City Hall and blew it. Now this might not seem so unusual, since this great civic hall has also seen meowing, temper tantrums from the Ford brothers, blatant displays of hatred, negativism and petulance (again from the Ford brothers), spontaneous dance parties to