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Toronto Transit Commission to run until 2 a.m. even if workers strike: chair

TTC to run until 2 a.m. even if workers strike

Published Jun 6, 2024 at 2:27pm

The Canadian Press
The Canadian Press
Toronto Transit Commission to run until 2 a.m. even if workers strike: chair
The Toronto Transit Commission says more homeless people are using its facility and vehicles as shelter in the winter. A Toronto Transit Commission sign is shown at a downtown Toronto subway stop on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

Toronto transit service will continue until 2 a.m. Friday even in the case of a strike, the chair of the Toronto Transit Commission said Thursday as labour talks hurtled towards a strike deadline.

Toronto city Coun. Jamaal Myers said in a statement that the agency and the union representing nearly 12,000 transit workers have agreed to keep the service running past the deadline "so everyone can get to their destination safely."

While no deal has been reached at this time, Myers said he's "encouraged" both sides remain at the bargaining table.

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