Shawn Jeffords | Political Bureau Chief

A key city committee has narrowly voted to contract out trash collection in Scarborough, setting the stage for a major battle at city council over privatizing the service. more

Jan 29, 2017 12:00 AM News

The Liberal government’s cap-and-trade plan will not “significantly” lower emissions in the province by 2020, Bonnie Lysyk says, calling their forecasts “unrealistic.” more

Dec 8, 2016 12:00 AM News

Is it time to trash Toronto’s public garbage collection in favour of privatizing service? Councillor Jaye Robinson said she’ll ask Toronto’s waste management officials to investigate how to contract out trash collection on the east side of the city. more

Nov 24, 2016 12:00 AM News

The city wants business owners to butt out cigarette litter around their shops. New rules requiring business owners to pick up cigarette butts outside their establishments took a step closer to reality Wednesday. more

Sep 25, 2016 5:40 PM News