‘Massive blunder’: TTC union turned down a deal in the benefits fraud scheme that could have saved money and jobs. Now everyone is paying the price; Doug Ford’s sneak attack on local democracy; His idea for patio domes seemed perfect for a Toronto winter with COVID-19 — except they weren’t allowed. So he called Doug Ford; and more news:

‘Massive blunder’: TTC union turned down a deal in the benefits fraud scheme that could have saved money and jobs. Now everyone is paying the price (Toronto Star)

Doug Ford’s sneak attack on local democracy (Globe and Mail)

His idea for patio domes seemed perfect for a Toronto winter with COVID-19 — except they weren’t allowed. So he called Doug Ford (Toronto Star)

Halton mayors tell premier that no new COVID-19 restrictions needed in their region (CBC News)

What’s up with Toronto’s whimsical garbage collection rules? Picking up a few oversized items shouldn’t be a two-trip job (Toronto Star)

Measuring and Illustrating Headway Reliability (Steve Munro)