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Toronto to Look into Viability of Privatizing Waste-Collection Across City

Toronto has moved one step closer toward private garbage collection across the entire city.

The city’s public works and infrastructure committee unanimously passed a last-minute motion by chair Jaye Robinson Tuesday asking staff to report back on the viability of private garbage collection east of Yonge Street. But Mayor John Tory, who promised during his election campaign to contract out garbage across the city, appeared to back away from that promise, saying the move is not a foregone conclusion and that he still needs more information to make a decision.

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