Letter: Time to tug councillors on Tuggs transparency

Last fall, I became involved with a community activist group, Free the Beaches. Our goal was to stop the proposed sublease of Tuggs Inc. to Carters Landing – a franchise restaurant of Cara Operations Ltd. – with a view towards ending Tuggs’ control over our parkland. With an opportunity to legally end the city’s controversial […]

Opinion: Sick of secret deals

On October 5, 2016 Toronto City Council voted ‘Yes’ (21 Yes, 14 No, and 9 Absent) to assign the sole-sourced former Boardwalk Café from the current tenant Tuggs Incorporated (Tuggs) to Cara Operations Limited (Cara), the largest restaurant franchise in Canada. The discussion once again, as in 2010, took place “in camera”, meaning behind closed […]