This week on The City, Councillor Josh Matlow is joined by Councillors Sarah Doucette and Vincent Crisanti. In hour 1, they discuss the decision on the library budget, and Mayor Ford’s comments that cuts will still be coming. The city’s transit system is also discussed in depth, and the Councillors are joined by Gordon Chong, who will be reporting to the Mayor on the future of the TTC in the city.
In hour 2, Councillors Matlow, Crisanti, and Doucette are joined by budget chief Councillor Mike Del Grande to talk about the Land Transfer Tax, and the latest update on the 2012 budget. The councillors also discuss the latest news that Mayor Ford wishes to eliminate the bag tax, York Region Councillor Howard Shore, and some of their local ward issues.