Toronto – Toronto Mayor John Tory has formally submitted his resignation letter to the city clerk. He will leave the mayor’s office tomorrow but intends to spend the next two days in meetings with city staff. Deputy Mayor Jennifer McKelvie will step in his shoes to ensure orderly transition and smooth running of the city`s affairs.
John Tory resigns as mayor of Toronto amid affair news
Toronto – Toronto Mayor John Tory has resigned after having relationship with staff member of his office staff during the pandemic. In a surprise press conference at City Hall yesterday, he said: “I recognize that permitting this relationship to develop was a serious error in judgment on my part. I am deeply sorry and I apologize unreservedly to the people …
Providing recycling services amid Extended Producer Responsibility transition
Toronto – The City of Toronto has reached an agreement to continue to provide recycling collection services to the residents of Toronto throughout the transition of Ontario’s Blue Box Program to Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR), which will take place from July 1, 2023 to December 31, 2025. As part of the agreement, the City will also continue to provide transfer …
Tory attends Dragon Ball
Toronto – Toronto Mayor John Tory attended the Dragon Ball alongside Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, Raymond Cho, Minister for Seniors and Accessibility, and others.
Toronto homeowners to submit property occupancy status by Feb 2
Toronto – The City of Toronto is reminding all homeowners to submit a declaration of their property’s 2022 occupancy status by Thursday, February 2 to determine if the property is subject to the new Vacant Home Tax. Declarations of occupancy status should be made through the City’s secure online declaration portal at toronto.ca/VacantHomeTax. Those who do not have access to a …
Ken & Marilyn Thomson Patient Care Centre opens
Ontario – The Ontario government has said grand opening of the Ken and Marilyn Thomson Patient Care Centre is heartwarming. Toronto Mayor John Tory said: “It truly is the heart of the East, with incredible doctors, nurses and caregivers that help folks, right here in the East End. It is because of them that made this new care centre possible.”
Toronto is investing in public safety
Toronto – Toronto Mayor John Tory has said that the city is investing in public safety, including: Expanding the Neighbourhood Community Officer program Hiring 200 new Toronto Police officers Hiring more 9-1-1 operators Funding youth anti-violence programs Expanding the Toronto Community Crisis Service
Vigil for victims of PS752 air disaster
Toronto – Toronto Mayor John Tory attended a vigil in Mel Lastman Square in memory of the victims in PS752 air disaster. He said: “We remembered the victims alongside their loved ones and continued calling for accountability from those responsible.”
John Tory attends Winchester’s Open House
Toronto – Toronto Mayor John Tory attended Winchester’s Open House – a redevelopment project offering housing and wraparound supports to women in need. This project is a testament to the power of partnership – with all levels of government and community partners collaborating to deliver this service.
Tory introduces Mayor’s Heritage City Guides
Toronto – Toronto Mayor John Tory introduced Mayor’s Heritage City Guides. Tory said the guides are “kicking off with Tamil Heritage Month for January. This month’s Guide is presented in partnership with Pleased to introduce Mayor’s Heritage City Guides, kicking off with Tamil Heritage Month for January. This month’s Guide is presented in partnership with Canadian Tamil Association, CANTAMILChamber and …