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Proposed Rail Deck Park clears first hurdle at Toronto city council

Proposed Rail Deck Park clears first hurdle at Toronto city council

The vote to move ahead with studying the feasibility of Rail Deck Park passed unanimously with 38 votes on Wednesday at Toronto city counhttp://globalnews.ca/news/2986039/rail-deck-park-clears-first-hurdle-at-toronto-city-council/cil.

The current plan is for a 21-acre elevated park over the rail lines between Bathurst Street and Blue Jays Way.

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Should Toronto start taxing foreign home buyers, Councillor Jim Karygiannis asks

Should Toronto start taxing foreign home buyers, Councillor Jim Karygiannis asks

Scarborough Mirror September 21, 2016 Mike Adler

 As its real estate market stays piping hot, a Toronto councillor is asking people whether the city should use Vancouver-style measures to cool it.

Jim Karygiannis started by asking his own Scarborough-Agincourt constituents whether Toronto should tax foreign buyers of its homes.