Ford official outlines major changes to Toronto transit as costs of Scarborough subway, relief line soar; Mayor Bonnie Crombie says Mississauga owes Brampton nothing if her city quits Peel Region; Ottawa announces $150M for flood mitigation across GTA; and more news:

Ford official outlines major changes to Toronto transit as costs of Scarborough subway, relief line soar (Toronto Star)

Premier Doug Plays With Toronto’s Train Set (Steve Munro)

Mayor Bonnie Crombie says Mississauga owes Brampton nothing if her city quits Peel Region (Toronto Star)

Future subways for Toronto will cost more than expected, letters from the province indicate (Globe and Mail)

City considers adding heaters in some TTC bus shelters (Toronto Star)

Ottawa announces $150M for flood mitigation across GTA (CBC News)

How the TTC’s new Weston express bus is leaving some riders with mobility issues out in the cold (Toronto Star)

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