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Toronto’s demographic shift was expected and predictable. But from housing to health care, it often feels like the city has been caught by surprise.
Aging in Toronto is expensive. And while there are government supports for older Torontonians, finding them can be hard.
Aging at home is what people want, and what governments have long said is the key to easing pressure on the health care system. So why is home care so broken?
Now in its fifth year, the program provides training and mentorship to aspiring and emerging journalists from communities underrepresented in Canadian media. Applications are now open.
Each year, over 500 seniors are reported missing to the Toronto Police. As the city ages and dementia rates rise, what can we do to ensure older Torontonians get home safe?
I’ve cycled in Toronto all my life. But when I had an accident, and was forced off my bike, I suddenly saw the city with new eyes.
Until this September, the TTC reported being on-track to meet its 2025 deadline for provincially mandated accessibility improvements. The transit authority had two decades on the clock—where did it go wrong?
Out of fear of discrimination, insensitive care, or even memory loss returning them to an earlier time, some LGBTQ2S+ seniors find themselves hiding their identities as they age.
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The former TDSB trustee beat out a field of 23 to become Ward 20's newest city councillor.
City council just approved a series of changes to Toronto’s Vision Zero program—but the improvements fail to address a key weakness in the way the program is run.
Six years after the ministry of education greenlit 28 new childcare centres, construction hasn’t even begun, leaving parents in underserved corners of Toronto struggling to find care.
While Ontario’s other court systems bounce back from their pandemic-era backlogs, analysis by The Local shows that “the people’s court,” where many low-income people seek justice, is lagging far behind.
Food charities started out as a temporary measure to alleviate hunger. But since COVID, demand has skyrocketed for services that were only ever meant to be a stopgap.
On issues from intergovernmental relations to housing, transit to taxes—we try to make sense of the mayor’s first months in office in the final column of our First 100 Days series.
With demand high and renters desperate, property management companies like Urby Housing are using non-standard rental agreements that try to sidestep the protections of the Residential Tenancies Act in creative, increasingly brazen ways.
85 Days In — a new message at the TTC Board, turning shuttle buses into shelters, and how to derail a train.