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New Research Highlights Vital Work of Toronto’s Nonprofit Community Services

October 6 – Social Planning Toronto is releasing a new research report, “Building Toronto, Creating Community: The City of Toronto’s Investment in Nonprofit Community Services“, this afternoon at Community Services Day at City Hall. The report documents the essential …

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How Did Your City Councillor Vote on the 2014 City Budget?

Check out SPT’s 2014 City Budget Councillor Voting Record spreadsheet to find out how your City Councillor voted on key issues affecting you, your family and communities across Toronto!  These votes took place at City Council’s January 29-30 meeting where …

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Budget Finale: C2C Makes Important Gains in the 2014 City Budget

Congratulations to all of the Commitment to Community members!  Together, we have made change, helping to build support for important investments in public and community services in this year’s City budget!  These new and enhanced programs will make a real …

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Day 1 – City Council Votes on Property Tax Increase, Starts Debate

Day 1 is over.  Council debated property taxes, municipal land transfer tax and began a debate on specific programs and services.  The residential property tax increase was set at 2.71% with a majority of Councillors supporting Councillor Kelly’s motion – …

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Toronto’s Poorest and Most Vulnerable Pay the Price for Years of Inadequate Investment in City Services

C2C member, community worker and ward 18 resident Linsey MacPhee shares her perspective on the City budget and the price that Toronto’s poorest and most vulnerable pay from years of  inadequate investment in City services.

January 29, 2014

Toronto Council …

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