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Past articles by Oliver:

Toronto asks Ottawa, province for hundreds of millions to fill budget gap

Requests from Deputy Mayor Jennifer McKelvie made public Monday in a pair of letters to federal Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland and provincial Finance Minister Peter Bethlenfalvy → Read More

Metrolinx abandons rail yard plan in Don Valley after local pushback

The agency has not given a timeline for how long it will take to design and build the facility at the new location near York Mills Road → Read More

TTC board nearly doubles CEO’s spending power for security amid safety concerns

TTC board increases spending authority from $8-million to $15-million after serious offences against passengers jumped by 53 per cent in 2022 over the previous year → Read More

Atlantic provinces to change licensing rules for doctors filling vacancies throughout region

Atlantic Canada aiming to reform what premiers call onerous process for doctors filling in short-term in other provinces → Read More

As Toronto responds to rash of transit attacks, TTC and police offer little data to back approach

Neither the police nor John Tory’s office would produce any of the data upon which they based their decision to increase security, though both touted a data-driven approach → Read More

Toronto’s shotgun race for mayor already under way

Former deputy mayor Ana Bailao, Beaches-East York Councillor Brad Bradford, and midtown councillor Josh Matlow are lining up teams of campaigners after John Tory’s sudden resignation → Read More

John Tory lays out timeline for departure as Toronto mayor after chaotic budget meeting

The mayor will hand over power effective 5 p.m. on Friday to interim leader Jennifer McKelvie, with the next election expected to come within four to five months → Read More

Toronto Mayor John Tory should stay on despite resignation, Ontario Premier Doug Ford says

Ford says city has been going ‘tickety-boo’ and warns a left-wing mayor would be a ‘disaster’ for Toronto → Read More

Toronto council can amend budget as Mayor John Tory looks to lock in spending before resigning

Mr. Tory cruised to a third straight mayoral win in October but admitted to a lengthy affair and said he would tender resignation when the budget is finalized → Read More

Toronto Mayor John Tory prolongs his departure to preside over a budget meeting

John Tory’s office says he will see the budget process through, and that he will announce further details about his departure following the budget meeting → Read More

Toronto budget vote will be the first battle of city’s post-John Tory era

Battle lines are being drawn over whether Mr. Tory’s budget should be honoured when council debates it this week → Read More

Indigenous-run community developments taking shape in Winnipeg

A pair of major Treaty One Nation projects on sites that are former symbols of establishment power are a ‘reclamation’ of territory → Read More

John Tory resigning as Toronto mayor after admitting affair with former staffer

Toronto mayor says he would work with city staff toward ‘an orderly transition’ → Read More

Toronto police to boost TTC presence after spike in violent incidents

Toronto police announce 80 more officers will be patrolling the TTC daily after violent incidents have raised public fears → Read More

Toronto’s projected budget shortfall is $1.4-billion

The figure, released Tuesday, combines $933-million for this year with $484-million still being sought from Ottawa for 2022 → Read More

Calgary is losing ‘greenness,’ Statistics Canada data show

Calgary struggling to increase its modest tree cover, with budget woes hampering long-term plans to double the canopy → Read More

Toronto Mayor John Tory proposes transit fare, police budget increases

The mayor’s budget announcements for 2023 will be voted on by council next month → Read More

Holiday travel chaos persists for countless travellers

The winter storm has eased but there are piles of luggage backlogged in airports, delayed or cancelled flights, and stranded passengers left in its wake → Read More

Stormy winter weather wreaks havoc on Canadians’ holiday plans from coast to coast

Weather warnings from Environment Canada blanketed most of the country Friday, one of the busiest travel days during the holiday season → Read More

Ontario government pushes ahead with Greenbelt development despite broad concern

Ford government acknowledged most of feedback it received from consultations opposed changes to a swath of land that’s been protected since 2005 → Read More