Video: John Tory on how SmartTrack plan would benefit Liberty Village business
Toronto mayoral candidate John Tory was in Liberty Village on Tuesday speaking about his SmartTrack transit plan, which would see existing GO tracks electrified to add 22 new surface subway stops, including one in Liberty Village. Tory said business in that community is suffering because of a lack of transit options.
Video: Transit hot-button topic heading into municipal election
Transit advocate Steve Munro talks about why transit is the hot-button topic heading into the October 27th municipal election. Watch The 5 and CityNews at Six as Adrian Ghobrial breaks down each mayoral candidate’s transit platform.
Distracted-driving blitz underway in Toronto & York
The CAA and members of the Traffic Safety Coalition launched a six-week long distracted-driving initiative for Toronto and York Region on Tuesday. York Regional Police Sgt. Jason McIlveen spoke about the campaign and what fines drivers could face if they are caught breaking the rules.
Business Report: Dollar store wars, and US to talk interest rates
680News senior business editor Mike Eppel with the day’s top business headlines, including a US policy session on interest rates, West Jet’s earnings report, and competition heating up in the dollar store market.