Council begins with pomp, circumstance, and vastly expanded mayoral powers
City Hall Watcher #202: A preview of the first Council meeting of the 2022-2026 term, a look at whether John Tory needs stronger mayor powers to build housing & more!
Hey there! What a week.
The first Council meeting of the new term kicks off Wednesday. The first meeting is typically a happy occasion with a real first-day-of-camp vibe. There are photos. People dress a bit nicer than they usually do. There are speeches and back-slapping and a reception with snacks and drinks.
There are exceptions, of course. It’s not al…
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