City of Toronto

Toronto Axes Plan for Cheap, High-Speed Internet for Low-Income Households

According to The Star, the City of Toronto is abandoning plans for a municipal broadband service that would provide low-cost, high-speed internet to low-income residents. Following skepticism from members of Mayor John Tory’s executive committee and lobbying of politicians and officials by Canada’s telecom giants over the last month (particularly Bell and Rogers), the city administration...

City of Toronto Wants your Help in Understanding the Appeal of Uber

According to a report by CityNews, Toronto City Council has asked its staff to perform a review on ground transportation in the city, particularly the controversial Uber ride sharing app, in addition to Taxis and limousines. City staff has been told to report their findings to Toronto’s Licensing and Standards Committee by Sept. 18. The goal of the review...