Advertising unapproved project draws community ire

A new development proposal in North Toronto is drawing the ire of neighbours and the local councillor after collaborating developers advertised units for sale in a local publication only days after the release of a city planning report that expressed reservations about the project.

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How much did your councillor spend?

Joe Mihevc was the biggest spender on city council for the first three quarters of 2014, according to figures released by the city clerk’s office. The St. Paul’s Ward 21 councillor spent $33,578.59 from Jan. 1 to Sept. 30 this year, versus $4,106.11 spent by Peter Leon in Etobicoke Centre Ward 3, the lowest spender of those who served the full three quarters

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Robinson celebrates end of a long campaign

After six months of knocking on doors, recruiting volunteers whose ages ranged from 5 to 85, and organizing “sis-boom-bah” events at seemingly every street corner and transit hub in her ward, councillor Jaye Robinson watched tonight’s municipal results at home with her family before taking off to celebrate with hundreds of supporters at the Miller Tavern on Yonge Street.

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