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Kensington Responds to City’s Rooming House Consultation

With a multi-neighbourhood consultation, the City hopes to develop an improved policy for often contentious rooming house issues.

Residents of the Kensington Market, Grange, and Harbord Village neighbourhoods shared their views about local rooming houses Monday night in the second of 14 neighbourhood consultation sessions the City has planned on the contentious issue between April 7 and May 7.

Patchwork rooming house rules need overhaul, say critics

Idea of broader look at Toronto taxi regulation shot down by council Add to …

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The Globe and Mail 

Deputy Mayor Denzil Minnan-Wong’s attempt to have the city take a broad look at taxi regulation was shot down by council on Thursday, leaving the controversial issue to advance piecemeal in the coming months.

The councillors leading the opposition to Mr. Minnan-Wong are members of a city hall committee that is trying to wash away some of the most bitterly debated changes of previous rounds of taxi reforms.