Regular guest Alan Kan joins us again to chat about the latest news from the municipal election trail. And leading the pack for ‘oh, good grief, really?’ moments in this election are the good cities of Brampton and Hamilton.
We look at the latest stories from those two cities, asking whether Patrick Brown’s main challenger is much of an alternative, and whether what some assumed was a ‘slam dunk’ win for Andrea Horwath is being undone by, well, Andrea Horwath.
Alan Kan writes the #munipoli matters newsletter, focusing on the news and politics of municipalities not just here in the 905 but across the country as well. Today we talk with him and ask him to share his take on what he predicts will be the more interesting municipal elections in the region.
TVO has today published a leaked details of the Ontario Government’s Housing Affordability Task Force Report, due to be published next week.
If the draft were implemented, it would fundamentally change development in Ontario cities. Roland Tanner argues there seem to be some very good, some potentially good, and some terrible recommendations.