In the News

Snow clearing has become a contentious issue across the City of Toronto. Click on the links below to learn more:

‘I want every resident to have a safe and accessible city’: Josh Matlow wants the City to clear all sidewalks.  CBC Metro Morning. November 13, 2019.

The snow is here and some downtown residents say it’s time the city plowed their sidewalks. CBC News. November 13, 2019.

Mayor Puts Improved Sidewalk Snow Removal Plan On Ice Councillor Josh Matlow. November 1, 2019.

Toronto council won’t debate sidewalk snow clearing until 2020 budget.  October 30, 2019

Despite last winter’s plowing problems, Toronto council brushes off snow-clearing debate. Toronto Star. October 29, 2019.

Critics slam ‘disappointing’ recommendation to expand city’s sidewalk snow clearing CBC News. October 17, 2019.

Sidewalk snow-clearing pilot stays small on old Toronto streets October 17, 2019.

Promises to expand Toronto sidewalk snow removal may go unfulfilled October 10, 2019.

Toronto the piecemeal: From snow clearing to housing policy, why do the rules change in different areas? CBC News March 22, 2019.

City ombudsman monitoring snow removal concerns after hearing ‘many stories’ from public CBC News. February 19th, 2019.

Toronto doesn’t properly prepare for snowstorms Edward Keenan, Toronto Star. February 19th, 2019.

Deer Park joins chorus demanding the city clear their sidewalks David Nickle, February 14th, 2019.

Who pays when you slip and fall on someone else’s property?  Bob Aaron, Toronto Star. January 20th, 2018.

Deer Park residents leading fight for snow-clearing clarity Deer Park Residents Group, Letter to the Editor, Toronto Star. January 12th, 2019.

Snowplows or no plows? In Toronto, it depends where you live May Warren, Toronto Star. January 7th, 2019.

Toronto’s sidewalk snow-clearing policy makes no sense Star Editorial Board, Toronto Star. January 7th, 2019.

Toronto’s snow divide: Why the city might plow your neighbour’s sidewalks, but not yours May Warren, Toronto Star. January 3rd, 2019.