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May 25, 2017

Council, as expected, supports staff recommended 2018 budget freeze direction which critics warn could lead to deep service cuts, vote 30-14

May 25, 2017

As council backs Cllr Mammoliti's motions to upload transit etc to Queens Park Perks yells to the former NDPer "can we send you back too."

May 25, 2017

Council refers staff supplementary report to bgt committee, 42-2

May 25, 2017

Also deafeated Holyday's motion calling for deeper bgt reduction targets, 9-35

May 25, 2017

Voting underway. Council rejects Layton motion 17-27 to exempt shelter services etc from budget direction freeze

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