Councillor McMahon’s opinion pieces in Beach Metro Community News

January 27, 2015 – Reviving Queen Street, and enjoying the season

May 28, 2014 –  Local shopping helps local business during construction

January 22, 2014 - Ice storm provides inspiration for preparation

March 5, 2013 - In support of term limits for City Council 

January 9, 2013 – Ask not what your city can do for you

November 6, 2012 - Introducing the new Queen Street East Urban Design Guidelines

July 24, 2012 - Looking more local legends to take the lead

May 29, 2012 - Looking past Lick’s to a new era of community input

May 1, 2012 - Good things really do grow in Ontario

March 21, 2012 - Taking a look at the cold, hard facts of Ward 32 development

February 7, 2012 - 2012 city budget: something for everyone


Media stories related to Councillor McMahon and Ward 32

February 2015

The Star – Vote Bay-Bloor pedestrian scramble closer to dying (February 23, 2015)

January 2015

The Star – ‘Warming huts’ to transform lifeguard stations on Toronto beach (January 13, 2015)

November 2014

Beach Metro - Four more years for incumbents (November 5, 2014)

October 2014

Beach Metro – Toronto election 2014: Ward 32 candidates (October 8, 2014)

The Star – Mary-Margaret McMahon again beats Sandra Bussin in Ward 32, Beaches—East York (October 27, 2014)

September 2014

The Star – Restaurant is Beach’s emblem of city council failure: Mallick (September 19, 2014)

August 2014

Beach Metro –  Path to accessibility at Woodbine Beach (August 26, 2014)

July 2014

National Post – Toronto Councillor Mary-Margaret McMahon says getting struck by a car while cycling reaffirms stance on separated bike lanes (July 30, 2014)

May 2014

Inside Toronto- Right turn restriction on Victoria Park to remain: council (May 07, 2014)

CBC News- Rob Ford in rehab: A private matter? (May 06,2014)

Toronto Star- San Francisco house crisis a warning for Toronto (May 02,2014)

April 2014

Global News- Homeowners handed $5K water bill spanning 7 years (April 25, 2014)

Toronto Star- East Toronto homeowners slapped with hefty water bills going back 7 years (April 25, 2014)

Canada News Wire- City of Toronto and TTC present collaborative community murals (April 08, 2014)

Toronto Star - Toronto has nothing to fear from food trucks, says Jennifer Bain (April 23, 2014)

The Globe and Mail - Toronto’s Beaches Easter Parade declared ‘political-free zone’ (April 08, 2014) 

Toronto Star - Beaches Easter parade declared a politician-free zone (April 08, 2014)

CP24 News - Politicians banned from Beaches Easter Parade amid election campaign (April 08, 2014)

National Post - ‘People got timid': Toronto council loosens restrictions on food truck vendors – but not by much (April 04, 2014)

The Globe and Mail - Toronto council’s vote for more food trucks seen as a ‘baby step forward’ (April 03, 2014)

Toronto Sun - City council food truck debate rolls on (April 03, 2014)

BlogTO - Food trucks rally for looser regulations at City Hall (April 02, 2014)

Toronto Sun - City council debates food truck rules (April 02, 2014)

Beach Metro - Front of Kew Gardens set for refresh (April 01, 2014)

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March 2014

Beach Metro - Corner pub planned for Beach Hill (Mar 19, 2014)

Beach Metro - Street named in honour of teacher (Mar 19, 2014)

The Globe and Mail - Toronto moves to loosen restrictions on food trucks (Mar 18, 2014)

The Globe and Mail - Toronto’s new taxi rules: a fix or a ‘disaster’? (Mar 14, 2014)

The Globe and Mail - Changes to Toronto’s food truck laws set to go to committee next week (Mar 10, 2014) 

Toronto Sun - City bureaucrats recommend food truck freedom (Mar 10, 2014)

Beach Metro - Deal struck for Queen/Woodbine condo (Mar 04, 2014)

Toronto Star - Toronto must protect trees as climate change makes for wilder weather, parks committee urges (Mar 03, 2014)

CP24 - Local group aims to encourage women in politics (Video) (Mar 01, 2014)

CBC News - Municipal politics boot camp draws Toronto women (Mar 01, 2014)

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February 2014

The Beach Mirror - Councillor McMahon works to connect leaders in Ward 32 (Feb 27, 2014) | Here and Now Toronto - Revamping Derelict Storefronts (Feb 22, 2014)

The Globe and Mail - Toronto’s taxi overhaul initiates shift to owner-operated cabs (Feb 19, 2014)

National Post - Taxi industry to get overhaul after council vote: single license, ‘vomit fee’ among changes (Feb 19, 2014)

Toronto Star - Toronto street-food rules might finally be cooking (Feb 19, 2014)

Toronto Star - Being on Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s ‘hit list’ is an honour:Editorial (Feb 19, 2014)

The Globe and Mail - Rob Ford declares ‘war’ on 10 opponents in latest campaign video (Feb 18, 2014)

Toronto Star - TCHC halts sale of Beach cottage listed at 1.375M (Feb 14, 2014)

Beach Metro - New bike lane may be coming to the Beach (Feb 04, 2014)

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January 2014

Toronto Sun - Mayor Rob Ford targets Councillor Mary-Margaret McMahon (Jan 31, 2014)

CBC News - Toronto city council passes budget 35-9 (Jan 30, 2014)

The Globe and Mail - Council passes ‘phantom budget’, Ford says (Jan 30, 2014)

The Toronto Star - City committee supports some taxi regulation changes, defers others (Jan 23, 2014)

Beach Metro – Beach hoarding case spurs co-ordination effort by city (Jan 21, 2014)

Beach Metro – Beach pitches in to meet recycling target (Jan 21, 2014)

The Globe and Mail – Toronto looking at loosening food truck laws (Jan 15, 2014)

Beach Metro – OMB ruling discounts Queen guidelines (Jan 7, 2014)

Beach Metro - Reflections on an OMB decision (Jan 7, 2014)

Beach Metro – Holiday blackout for Beach (Jan 7, 2014)

The Toronto Star - Councillor Mary-Margaret McMahon endorses term limits (Jan 6, 2014)

The Toronto Star - Toronto candidates for mayor should be asked to set their own term limit: Editorial (Jan 6, 2014)

The Toronto Star - Rob Ford’s council attendance: better than Miller’s, below average overall (Jan 03, 2014)

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Before 2014

Beach Metro – Silver Birch boathouse changes in the works

Toronto Star – Poll finds term limits for city council and mayor popular with Toronto residents

Toronto Sun – Term limits fight not over at City Hall

Toronto Star – Toronto should study term limits for city council: Editorial

Toronto Star – It’s time for term limits at City Hall – Term limits proposed for Toronto’s ‘dysfunctional’ council – Shops approve Leslieville BIA

National Post – Councillor Mary-Margaret McMahon wants to introduce term limits to Toronto city council

Global Toronto – McMahon to push for term limits on Toronto’s city councillors – Leslie Barns new name for LRV storage facility slated to open in 2014

Globe and Mail – Toronto had better find a sensible middle ground on climate change

Globe and Mail – ‘Mighty Middle’ take first step to organize

Globe and Mail – Toronto Council group stakes out middle ground

dandyhorse magazine – Heels on Wheels: Councillor Mary-Margaret McMahon

spacingtoronto – Headspace: Mary-Margaret McMahon

National Post – Leslie streetcard yard ‘utter boondoggle,’ says Mary-Margaret McMahon

Toronto Star – Councillor wants streetcar garage delayed

National Post – TTC votes in Ashbridge Bay facility, votes out ‘under-performing’ routes

Toronto Star – TTC moves ahead on east-end streetcar garage

National Post – TTC moving ahead with new facility in Leslieville

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