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Who Asked Andy Byford for the Scarborugh Subway vs LRT Report?

At the July 13, 2016 Toronto City Council meeting, TTC CEO Andy Byord twice said someone asked him (minute 2:00 - 2:20) to do a comparison between the costs of the Scarborough Subway and the Scarborough LRT. On June 29, at 6:21 p.m., TTC spokesperson Brad

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wB_zdGR4FCA

Scarborough Transit Panel Discussion

Scarborough, and all of Toronto, is at a critical moment in its history. Transit use is stagnant and the people that need it the most have the hardest time accessing it. Scarborough is in the unique position of having $3.56-billion earmarked to it for tran

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YBZWp8m-v2E

John Tory On Funding Eglinton East LRT & Scarb Subway -March 2, 2017

On March 2, 2017 John Tory assured that there was a sizeable down payment for the Eglinton East LRT (Scarb LRT) from the $3.56 billion original funding envelope intended for the original 3 stop Scarborough Subway (now one stop). That one stop subway is now

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BtQ3AsApKlk

Planning for the Eglinton East LRT

The City of Toronto is advancing the Eglinton East LRT to support the transit priorities for Scarborough, provide local connections and support the development of complete communities. The Eglinton East LRT extends the Eglinton Crosstown LRT from Kennedy S

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yWyaLtzmruA

Toronto to Share Costs for SmartTrack, Other Transit Projects | Urban Toronto

Toronto City Council has agreed to pay a share of the cost to build SmartTrack and other upcoming transit projects, while not yet determining where the funding will come from.

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http://urbantoronto.ca/news/2016/11/toronto-share-costs-smarttrack-other-transit-projects

Building the Workforce of Tomorrow in Scarborough

We know Scarborough is bursting with talent. But how can area businesses tap into this talent to build the workforce of tomorrow? Join us Thursday, December 1st as the Scarborough Community Renewal Organization (SCRO) and Centennial College present a livel

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https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/building-the-workforce-of-tomorrow-in-scarborough-tickets-28733772487

City of Toronto Long-Term Financial Plan Consultation

The City of Toronto is conducting a public consultation on the development of its Long-Term Financial Plan. Follow the conversation:

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http://www.investinginto.ca/

City of Toronto Long-Term Financial Plan Consultation

The City of Toronto is conducting a public consultation on the development of its Long-Term Financial Plan. Follow the conversation:

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http://www.investinginto.ca/join-the-consultation/current-state-and-guiding-principles

City of Toronto Long-Term Financial Plan Consultation

The City of Toronto is conducting a public consultation on the development of its Long-Term Financial Plan. Follow the conversation:

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http://www.investinginto.ca/join-the-consultation/

Mayor Don Iveson wants feds, province to cover 90% of LRT expansion capital costs

Mayor Don Iveson said Edmonton's rapid population growth is an example of why the city needs to expand its LRT system, and he wants to the provincial and federal governments to pay for most of it.

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http://globalnews.ca/news/3241284/mayor-don-iveson-wants-feds-province-to-cover-90-of-lrt-expansion-capital-costs/

A primer on the seven-stop Scarborough LRT | Toronto Star

It's hard to keep up with morphing transit plans in Scarborough. Some are proposing a return to the original seven-stop LRT plan.

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https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2016/07/11/a-primer-on-the-seven-stop-scarborough-lrt.html

Toronto Council Backs Key Aspects of City's 15 Year Transit Plan | Urban Toronto

After an at-times rancorous day-long debate dominated by debate over the Scarborough subway, Toronto's Council voted by sizeable majorities for several of the key planks of the City's 2031 transit network plan.

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http://urbantoronto.ca/news/2016/07/toronto-council-backs-key-aspects-citys-15-year-transit-plan

Top Syrian rebel killed in airstrike near Damascus

BEIRUT (AP) — An airstrike near the Syrian capital on Friday killed top rebel commander Zahran Allouch, the head of one of the most powerful Saudi-backed insurgent groups fighting against President Bashar Assad's government near the seat of his power Damas

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http://bigstory.ap.org/article/85d790d0bd0d4ff68695862a87bb0c18/top-syrian-rebel-killed-airstrike-near-damascus

Bid-Rigging - Competition Bureau

Bid-rigging is an agreement where, in response to a call or request for bids or tenders, one or more bidders agree not to submit a bid, or two or more bidders agree to submit bids that have been prearranged among themselves.

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http://www.competitionbureau.gc.ca/eic/site/cb-bc.nsf/eng/03152.html

Planning for the Eglinton East LRT

The City of Toronto is advancing the Eglington East LRT to support the transit priorities for Scarborough, provide local connections and support the development of complete communities. The Eglinton East LRT extends the Eglinton Crosstown LRT from Kennedy

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Q9fqa75Fow

Was the memo that killed the LRT deliberately misleading? | Toronto Star

All studies leading up to council’s decision in July to support a subway showed the LRT to be the best choice based on comparisons of benefits and cost

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https://www.thestar.com/opinion/commentary/2016/10/26/was-the-memo-that-killed-the-lrt-deliberately-misleading.html

Metrolinx, Mississauga Firm Up Plans for the Hurontario LRT | Urban Toronto

The City of Mississauga hosted an open house this week to showcase plans for the Hurontario LRT through that city west of Toronto, and into Brampton.

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http://urbantoronto.ca/news/2016/10/metrolinx-mississauga-firm-plans-hurontario-lrt

TO Debate on Sheppard Transit Mar 21 2012 - Part 4 - Baeremaeker's Motion

Councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker's Tables a Motion to Endorse the Sheppard Transit Panel's recommendation to build the Sheppard LRT. This includes the disagreement of the "Shovel in the Ground" comment and also includes Doug Ford's (incorrect) budgeting for

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LH8Qk4f2MIY

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