Mayor says elderly couple doesn't have to cut grass

June 12, 2018
Grass growing on a Toronto traffic island will but cut by city staff after the mayor was outraged upon learning the elderly couple living across from the patch were responsible for mowing it.
Grass growing on a Toronto traffic island will but cut by city staff after the mayor was outraged upon learning the elderly couple living across from the patch were responsible for mowing it.
June 12, 2018 – It took the clout of Toronto Mayor John Tory to intercede on a city ordinance that would have forced an elderly couple to cut the grass on a traffic island fronting their home. Disturbed by a newspaper story that said the couple – 91 and 88 years of age – were responsible for cutting the patch of grass, the mayor ordered city staff to tackle the job.

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