Commentary

Toronto is a divided city. Here’s how to repair it

As he prepares to officially take over the mayor’s office on Tuesday, John Tory is already signalling that he will make good on his election night promise to tackle the city’s long-festering divides and build “one Toronto.” In a “state of the city” speech on Thursday, he identified housing, unemployment and transit as some of the most pressing challenges the city faces.

Tory is the business-savvy, hands-on leader the city needs. But as the election night map reminds us, Toronto remains a deeply divided city.

Acknowledging these problems is a step in the right direction, but it will take more than words to remedy these deep divides.

Read more in the Toronto Star.