Rare Books Library gets exterior makeover; Yonge Street project in North York might become casualty of budget debate; $80M TTC budget hike not quite at ‘record’ level; and more news:

Rare Books Library gets exterior makeover (Metro News)

Yonge Street project in North York might become casualty of budget debate (Toronto Star)

Everything you ever wanted to know about street sweepers (Metro News)

Rethinking King Street: Is Toronto ready to move forward?​ (Globe and Mail)

$80M TTC budget hike not quite at ‘record’ level (Toronto Star)

Chaos at Council (Torontoist)

Toronto's first short-term rental fine considered exception to the rule (Metro News)

The Metrolinx Fetish For Fare By Distance (Steve Munro)

Honouring Hurricane Hazel as a work of art (Toronto Star)

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