As City staff gear up for the 2017 budget process, the mayor has declared that an above-inflation property tax revenue increase is off the table. Council has also successfully pushed off introducing any new revenue tools until next year. What does that mean for the budget? We read the City Manager’s latest report so you don’t have to.
This City Council meeting will be a busy one, with taxis, bike lanes, Rob Ford’s replacement, the TORONTO sign, and more. Read my full preview at Torontoist.
My Storify of the first leaders’ debate for the upcoming federal election. As promised, all fluff and snark, zero substance.
Risotto has been taking over my life ever since I realized I could make mushroom risotto—one of my favourite dishes—at home. This recipe has been a godsend.
I don’t need to know you to believe you. I don’t need to know what happened to you. I don’t need to know how “severe” or “serious” it was, because we should take all sexual assault seriously. Period.
For people I know, this is what I would say to them. And to people I don’t…I just felt we ought to have something, somewhere, on some semi-official platform, that isn’t blaming or questioning or denying.
Yesterday some lady complained about strollers and so everyone’s complaining about strollers and I complain about people complaining about strollers.