Monday’s headlines

CITY HALL
• Hume: fixing Toronto’s democratic deficit [The Star]
• Centrists’ message to Mayor Rob Ford: if transit taxes are coming, build across Toronto [The Star]
• Mayor’s enlightened moment proves fleeting [Globe & Mail]
• Cut council in half: Mammoliti [The Sun]
• City budget’s new outdoor fees catch lacrosse club by surprise [The Star]
• Toronto inside workers face no-board request [The Star]
• With talks at a stalemate, countdown to inside workers strike or lockout begins [Globe & Mail]
• Tenants not buying sell-off strategy [NOW]
• A letter of support for Rob Ford [NOW]
• Dear councillors: please keep it together [Torontoist]
• What’s on city council’s agenda: March 2012 [Torontoist]

TRANSIT
• Stintz readies motion to fire Ford-friendly transit commission [Globe & Mail]
• Council showdown looms over who should be on the Toronto Transit Commission [The Star]
• Transit battle showdown looms [Globe & Mail]
• LRT or subway? Scarborough residents weight their options at town hall [The Star]
• Practical fixes for Toronto’s transit system [The Star]
• TTC board upheaval may alter course of transit [The Star]
• Making the TTC councillor-free: Rob Ford [National Post]
• James: if you want subway, Toronto, you must pay [The Star]
• TTC cleans up its act [The Star]
• One way to cheer up TTC riders [The Grid]

OTHER NEWS
• Creating the public library of the future [Globe & Mail]
• Some advice from the guy who helped save LA’s libraries [Torontoist]
• A look back at 50 years of the iconic House of Chan [Globe & Mail]
• Partition between many older semis wouldn’t meet building code today [National Post]
• Concerted efforts: choirs and educators make Toronto a live-music destination [National Post]