Property tax hike to stay at 2%; Toronto's Chief Planner on city growth and infrastructure; Ford supports casino at public information session; Liberal candidates pledge money for regional transportation; Ford on 'sustainable' budget; smaller bus shelters; regional politicians want more Go transit; and more news.

‘This is not a Rob Ford budget’: ‘Middle’ councillors have won control of Toronto’s 2013 budget, Adam Vaughan says (National Post)

From a growth to climate change: Five highlights of the Toronto Chief Planner’s speech to the Board of Trade (National Post)

Ford attends meeting to back downtown casino (Globe and Mail)

Ontario Liberal candidates open to new transit funding (Globe and Mail)

Budget 2013: What Mayor Rob Ford said (Toronto Star)

The Fixer: New transit shelter has bus riders yearning for the good ‘ol days (Toronto Star)

Halton politicians to Metrolinx: Beef up our transit if you want us to pay (Toronto Star)

2014 fare hike won't be 10¢: TTC chair Karen Stintz (Toronto Sun)