The Cheat Sheet: Committee Meetings, Feb. 23-27

Wall-to-wall committee meetings this week! Following committee meetings is a great way to “preview” items before they go to City Council — and, if you want, voice your opinions. Also, petty drama is 100% guaranteed. Continue reading The Cheat Sheet: Committee Meetings, Feb. 23-27

Financial Facelift: Debt doubts cast shadow for world-class city with major expenses

Toronto chose to put low taxes ahead of infrastructure and services, but it has put her in a bit of a bind. She is 181 years old and has diverse thriving industries, a vibrant cultural scene, and well-loved municipal services like parks and libraries.

She has several major expenses, ranging from large-scale capital projects to everyday service improvements, all of which she wants to pay for without raising taxes or going into debt. As the nation’s economic hub, Toronto has substantial earning power — but she chooses to take in less revenue than she could. Continue reading Financial Facelift: Debt doubts cast shadow for world-class city with major expenses

The Year In Me

This year I started learning how to use my Wacom! These are a few illustrations that didn’t make it onto the blog.

After the jump, a look back at all the stuff I wrote. Continue reading The Year In Me

I Go On Reddit So You Don’t Have To: “Manspreading”

...Don't ask.
…Don’t ask.

Blame Desmond Cole. After Goldsbie tweeted about our local MRA group petitioning for the right to spread their legs on transit, I jokingly said I’d comb Reddit for the best reactions, but only with hazard pay. Here’s my finds so far…

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