Mayor John Tory’s proposed property tax increase clears major hurdle; Despite increasing clamour for housing, Toronto works to restrict density on iconic strip of Queen St. West; Ford government encouraging more home co-ownership to solve provincial 'housing crisis'; and more news:

Mayor John Tory’s proposed property tax increase clears major hurdle (Toronto Star)

Despite increasing clamour for housing, Toronto works to restrict density on iconic strip of Queen St. West (Globe and Mail)

TTC’s Service Plan 2020-2024: Too Much Gloss, Not Enough Substance? (Steve Munro)

A proposed development at Dupont St. shows Toronto’s mixed-up future (Globe and Mail)

Ford government encouraging more home co-ownership to solve provincial 'housing crisis' (CBC News)

Former Leaside auto manufacturing headquarters to become home for seniors (Toronto.com)

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