The Toronto Star: “The premier recently said Tory has let Toronto’s finances “fester” and accused him of worrying more about the colour of the illuminated TORONTO sign in Nathan Phillips Square than in finding efficiencies for taxpayers.”Read More
Almost from the moment the election results were announced, John Tory has given every appearance of a guy in a hurry. Besides the endless cycle of public appearances and press availabilities and council sessions, he’s set in motion numerous studies, task forces and reviews.Read More
His first 100 days have included a crackdown on road rule scofflaws, approved studies of his SmartTrack transit plan, and he announced various initiatives at the TTC including the modernization of fare payment and poverty reduction proposals. He highlighted in particular his efforts to “bring back a sense of stability and respect at city hall… to represent this city in a way that makes us all proud.”Read More
Marcus Gee discusses the work pattern of our Mayor John Tory.
"As the first mayor in a very long time with no experience on city council, he has a lot to learn and he knows it. After the oblivious certainty of the last mayor, that is enormously refreshing."
Nine months and six days after launching his bid for mayor, John Tory takes the reins of the largest municipal government in the country on Monday, steering the sometimes complicated, sometimes confounding, never boring Toronto city hall.Read More