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Anonymous on July 31, 2014
by Shawn Star on June 30, 2014
Just how environmentally friendly is your councillor?

According to a recent report from the Toronto Environmental Alliance, midtown councillors range from tree-huggingly terrific to oil-spillingly objectionable.

Leading the way were St. Paul’s councillor Joe Mihevc and...(More)
by Shawn Star on June 16, 2014
Mayoral hopeful and former TTC chair Karen Stintz says a provincial Liberal majority is good news for Toronto’s ongoing transit projects.

“With the Liberal government, I know that the transit plans that have been funded and approved will get built,” she said. “And for me, it ends...(More)
by Eric Emin Wood on June 10, 2014
North York community council has voted to oppose two unrelated tower proposals that would go up next to the iconic Postal Station K at 2384 Yonge St., and city council is expected to follow suit.

Ward 16 councillor Karen Stintz said developer Knightstone Capital Management, which has...(More)
by Shawn Star on June 3, 2014
Karen Stintz is promising that if she is elected mayor she will work with the Toronto District School Board to “prevent another Bannockburn” — keeping all existing playing fields, and keeping them in good repair.

During a morning press conference in front of the worn down field at...(More)
by Eric Emin Wood on May 26, 2014
Ward 16 councillor Karen Stintz models a snazzy pair of sunglasses she found May 10 at a charity garage sale put on by the Royal LePage West Realty Group at 306 Eglinton Ave. West.

Stintz was not the only celebrity to show up. Mickey and Minnie Mouse also made an appearance, and the...(More)
by Shawn Star on May 1, 2014
Mayoral candidate and Ward 16 councillor Karen Stintz said she’s appreciative of her constituents for their understanding following the latest Rob Ford debacle.

“I want my constituents to know I’m still working on their behalf, I will continue to represent them at City Hall, and I...(More)
by Brian Baker on April 25, 2014
Ward 16 councillor and mayoral candidate Karen Stintz runs in the Toronto Yonge Street 10K early on April 13.

The annual race started at Castlefield Avenue in North Toronto and occupied much of Yonge Street before veering west to the finish line at Fort York Boulevard.
by Eric Emin Wood on March 22, 2014
Ward 16 councillor and mayoral candidate Karen Stintz has come out in support of food trucks arriving on midtown Toronto streets, adding more local political weight to the notion as the city considers relaxing its food truck bylaws.

“I think we need to make it easier for food trucks...(More)
by Eric McMillan on March 21, 2014
Now that all the expected major candidates have declared themselves in the contest for Toronto mayor, the media is excitedly engaged in calling the horse race: “They’re off! And Stintz stumbles at the gate! Tory takes an early lead, but Chow comes up fast on the left side! Looks like Ford is...(More)
by Shawn Star on March 18, 2014
The race to replace outgoing councillor Karen Stintz in Ward 16 got a little busier on March 18 when criminal lawyer and teacher Dyanoosh Youssefi filed her nomination papers, becoming the sixth candidate.

Youssefi, who lives in the Eglinton-Lawrence riding with her husband and two...(More)
by Shawn Star on March 11, 2014
It may be early, but one city council candidate out to replace Karen Stintz in Ward 16 is hitting the ground running, already having announced a proposal to deal with pedestrian safety.

Citing 40 pedestrian fatalities in Toronto in 2013 — six of which occurred in midtown — Michael...(More)
by Shawn Star on March 7, 2014
There is a new TTC chair in town.

Ward 9 councillor Maria Augimeri edged Ward 15’s Josh Colle 23-21 in a council vote to find a replacement for Karen Stintz, who resigned the position on Feb. 19 to run for mayor in the Oct. 27 election. Augimeri will head the transit commission...(More)
by Shawn Star on March 6, 2014
Two North Toronto schools are on their way to getting upgraded playgrounds, thanks in part to an Avenue Road condominium development proposal recently given the go-ahead by the city.

John Wanless Junior Public School on Fairlawn Avenue and Allenby Junior Public School on St. Clements...(More)
by Shawn Star on March 6, 2014
UPDATE: Businessman Paul Spence, 52, has become a fifth candidate in the race to replace Karen Stintz in Ward 16. Transit, development and rent control will be his main issues, the Yonge and Eglinton area resident says, adding that he’s building on experience.

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