‘People are being kicked out of elections’: Why Barrie may be heading for a drop in municipal candidate registrations

Is it apathy towards government and election cycles? Fear of reprisals? The lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic? What is stopping potential candidates from running in the upcoming municipal elections in the City of Barrie? Candidates have until August 19 at 2 p.m. to register to run for the seats of mayor, ward councilor or … Read more

Who is running for Mississauga council in the 2022 municipal election?

Wondering who is running for election or re-election to Mississauga’s 12-member city council? Here are all of the candidates running for Mississauga City Council as of Monday, August 15 and when they were nominated. CANDIDATES FOR MAYOR Bonnie Crombie — Nominated May 2 Derek Ramkissoon — Nominated May 30 David Shaw — Nominated May 2 … Read more

Guide to municipal elections: Here’s everything you need to know about voting in Toronto

Toronto residents, along with Ontarians, will go to the polls this fall to decide who will represent them at the Toronto City Council table and at the local school board level. The 2022 municipal and school elections will take place on Monday, October 24. We’ve put together this comprehensive guide that highlights key dates and … Read more

Neighbors concerned about townhouse development in north Scarborough promoted by former councilor

Townhouses are proposed for this lot at the corner of Huntingwood Drive and Birchmount Road. Is what is proposed for 750 Huntingwood Dr. a blueprint for the future of Scarborough? Townhouse construction projects are not uncommon in the old borough, especially along major highways. One reason 750 Huntingwood is arguably different is the number of … Read more

‘I don’t see how we can refuse this’: Mississauga development approved amid concerns from councilor and residents’ group

Nearly 20 new single-family homes have been approved for a Mississauga neighborhood despite opposition from the local councilman. The Mississauga Planning Committee has approved a proposal to build 19 single-family homes at 1583 Cormack Cres. in the Orchard Heights area of ​​the Lakeview neighborhood. The development, which is being proposed by Elm Cormack Inc., will … Read more

Toronto City Council Supports Reconciliation Through Denison Avenue Land Transfer for Indigenous-Led Affordable Housing

To demonstrate the City of Toronto’s strong commitment to truth, reconciliation and justice with Indigenous peoples, Toronto City Council has approved a motion to transfer the city-owned site to 15 Denison Ave. to an Indigenous housing provider to design, build, finance, own and operate a new mixed-use affordable rental housing project. The City worked with … Read more

Toronto City Council approves 32 more electric vehicle charging stations this year

Use of electric vehicle charging stations has increased month-over-month for the past two years in Toronto, City Council said Wednesday, June 15, when council approved the installation of 32 new charging stations. A 20-month-old pilot found a total energy consumption of 127,923 kilowatt hours in the city from October 2020 to April 2022. According to … Read more