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pbi said:John Tory, the Mayor of Toronto, is a moderate conservative in great contrast to the bombastic populist who preceded Tory, but who would also have styled himself as a "conservative".
Mayor Tory re-established a sense of stability, respect, integrity and honesty in the office of the mayor.
For the first time ever, the city has an agreement on a long-term network transit plan. Including $150 million from the province to begin planning work on the Downtown Relief Line.
Free transit for kids 12 and under. A low-income transit pass. Two-hour fare transfer. Hundreds of new buses. Restoration of the dozens of bus routes cancelled by Ford Nation. Sunday subway beginning at 8 o’clock.
The Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension. Bloor Street bike lanes and the King Street transitway project.
A thousand new affordable housing units a year, and $300 million for the repair of Toronto Community Housing.
In electing Mayor Tory, the people of Toronto made the choice of going forward in a calmer environment, rather than go back the angry chaos of the Ford Nation era.
Mayor Tory did that while keeping our property taxes low.