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20 12, 2010

Toronto Sun: Speaking out part of the job — Matlow


By DON PEAT,  Toronto Sun Published On December 3, 2010 An outspoken school board trustee for seven years, rookie councillor Josh Matlow has no plans to quiet down anytime soon. He won the race in his ward — St. Paul’s (Ward 22) — handily in October’s municipal election, beating out incumbent Michael Walker’s executive assistant, [...]

20 12, 2010

Toronto Sun: Feds, province need to fund subways, Ford says


By DON PEAT and JONATHAN JENKINS, Toronto Sun Published On December 3, 2010 Mayor Rob Ford has put the brakes on Transit City but he’s adamant that his subway push relies on the feds and the province funding it. “If we can’t get federal or provincial money to pay for it, like I said, then [...]

20 12, 2010

Global News: City Hall Agenda [Video]


JACKSON PROSKOW for Global TV News 3 Dec 2010 An ambitious first week agenda at City Hall will include cutting councillor expense accounts, eliminating the vehicle registration tax and making the TTC an essential service. Jackson Proskow reports. To view the video link, please click here

20 12, 2010

Toronto Star: The brains behind Rob Ford


By BRETT POPPLEWELL, Toronto Star Published On Fri Dec 10 2010 He is the calculated brain behind the gravy train. A big man with a small stomach. A bare-knuckle political boxer with a dash of charm and a gruff demeanor and one of only a few people able to keep Toronto’s self-proclaimed “rebel” mayor in [...]

20 12, 2010

Toronto Star: City hall rookies 2010: Josh Matlow


By CYNTHIA VUKETS, Toronto Star Published On Tue Nov 23 2010 Josh Matlow may be new to city council, but he’s no stranger to politics. He ran against former premier Ernie Eves in the Dufferin-Peel-Wellington-Grey by-election in 2002, at the age of 26. He was a school board trustee for seven years. He has no [...]

20 12, 2010

Toronto Sun: New city councillors learn the ropes at City Hall


By JONATHAN JENKINS, Toronto Sun Published On Tuesday November 9, 2010 At least they know where the washrooms are now. A parade of earnest new council faces, fresh from an orientation session complete with protocol binders and a tour of the building, held court at City Hall Tuesday and vowed to work together. But despite [...]

20 12, 2010

InsideToronto: ‘First day of school’ for several first-time councillors


By DAVID NICKLE, InsideToronto Published on Tuesday November 9, 2010 It was the “first day of school” Tuesday for some of the 14 newly-elected city councillors getting ready to take office in December. Toronto City Hall opened its doors to the new councillors, who will soon join 30 incumbent councillors and Mayor Rob Ford in [...]

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