Stintz Drops Out

Toronto city councillor Karen Stintz has dropped out of the race to lead Canada's largest city. The right-leaning councillor had been polling in the single digits and was stuck at fourth or fifth plac...

Why Toronto Needs a Transportation Czar

Anyone who has been down to the Harbourfront recently knows that Queens Quay is under construction. The streetcar tracks are being replaced and Waterfront Toronto is building a new tree-lined promenade that will be spectacular once complete, but creates traffic chaos in the meantime. Although I expected the construction on Queens Quay, nothing prepared me for the trifecta of traffic interruptions that followed. Traffic was already heavy because it was the season home opener for the Argos. That would have been fine, if the rest of the transportation network had been working.

Ford's Voter List Stolen By Rival: Brother

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's voter list has ended up in the hands of rival mayoral candidate Karen Stintz, and the Ford campaign is calling it theft. Doug Ford has met with police after he says he found d...

So You Want to Be Toronto's Mayor? What's Your Transit Plan?

While the leading candidates for Toronto's mayoral elections -- Olivia Chow, David Soknacki, Karen Stintz, and John Tory -- were unanimous in realizing that mobility was the number one issue for the City. The transit plans they revealed had one thing in common: they only have partial solutions and pet projects for Toronto's mobility troubles.

The Show Goes On Without Ford

A roundtable discussion took place at city hall on Monday night involving nine people seeking to be the next mayor of Toronto. Each of the participants was given five minutes at the start of the round...

Dear Chicago, We're Sorry

Dear Chicago, You've had your share of bad politicians. Between 1976 and 2010, there were 1,531 convictions for public corruption in the "federal district dominated by Chicago." This guy was reported...