MLS is responsible for the enforcement of over 29 bylaws and their services include everything from zoning to bringing animals to shelter. (more…)
There are challenges in each and every Division and questions abound about what exactly are the adequate staffing levels. (more…)
The work of the Divisions reporting through the Economic Development Committee underscores the importance of ensuring staffing levels meet community needs. (more…)
The Parks & Environment Committee and Council should reject service level reductions - Torontonians deserve better. (more…)
There are over 2,500 City jobs still unfilled halfway through the 2013 budget cycle. Local 79 President, Tim Maguire, asked why at the Service Level Review. (more…)
Dear Councillor Di Giorgio and Members of the Budget Committee: RE: BU43.2 – Operating Variance Report for the Six Month Period Ended June 30, 2013 Yes there is going to be another Budget surplus in 2013, but it comes at quite a price. That price is a service deficit. The City is facing ...
Dear Councillor Wong-Tam:RE: Redevelopment of Seaton House and the Revitalization of George StreetOn July 17, 2013 City Council adopted the Staff Report, with amendments, on the Redevelopment of Seaton House and the Revitalization of George Street.CUPE Local 79 would like to thank you for your keen and informed interest in ...
Toronto is rapidly becoming polarized by income, with greater concentration of wealth in some areas and a growing number of low-income neighbourhoods. Promoting quality jobs, rather than precarious, low-paying jobs, is essential for reversing this trend. Read our City Council Briefing Notes supporting recommendations that would make Toronto a more equitable ...