Mayor Rob Ford said he will propose that council instruct city staff for a report on the pros and cons of privatizing garbage pickup east of Yonge. The mayor said he hopes a decision would be made by the spring and, if not, then by 2015. Public works committee chair Denzil Minnan-Wong spoke about where he and Ford differ on the matter.
Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter remembered by friends and neighbours
Carter’s old friends and Bloor West Village neighbours praised the former boxer’s legacy of helping the wrongfully convicted. Carter died Sunday at the age of 76 after a battle with prostate cancer.