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 […]

Letters to the Editor for May 5, 2015

On farmers’ markets and Kew Gardens RE:  No Farmers’ Market for Kew, March 24: I would like to clarify some information concerning the Boardwalk Café lease and a potential farmers’ market stated in a March 24 opinion piece. Yes, the city solicitor was involved in the Tuggs/Boardwalk Café debate, however it was the parks department […]

Bussin weighs options for 2014 Toronto election

Three months before campaigns start for Toronto’s 2014 election, former councillor Sandra Bussin is testing the waters for a political comeback in Beaches-East York. “I’ve been approached by a number of residents saying they’re very unhappy with what’s happening at the city and urging me to run again,” Bussin said. “That’s where it started.” Now […]