Jennifer Pagliaro Reporter
  • Toronto
  • Toronto Star

Jennifer Pagliaro is a city hall reporter at the Toronto Star, where she has worked since 2011. As a crime reporter, she was part of the team that covered the police investigation into former mayor Rob Ford in 2013. She then followed Mayor John Tory's successful 2014 election campaign. At city hall, she has investigated controversial plans to build a billions-dollar subway extension in Scarborough, documented life inside crumbling public housing and writes frequently about contested development in an increasingly vertical city.

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Focus Areas

  • Municipal Politics
  • Transit
  • Public Housing
  • Development

178 Articles
5 days ago
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‘We have the killer’s DNA, we just need a name’: Genetic ‘game changer’ offers hope for near-unso...

Already successful in tracking down the alleged killers of Christine Jessop, Erin Gilmour and Susan Tice, a new DNA t...

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13 days ago
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‘They’re nervous as hell’: Gun deaths highlight simmering traumas inside Toronto schools

The students of Woburn C.I. knew a fight was brewing.

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22 days ago
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Toronto police set to announce ‘significant’ drug bust

The press conference is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m.

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23 days ago
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Toronto Library closes popular hub The SPOT, praised as a safe space for Malvern youth

The hub was shuttered in 2020 when COVID-19 restricted the use of public spaces, and never reopened.

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about 1 month ago
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Disturbing eyewitness video shows deadly shooting at Toronto high school; police ID teen suspect

The short, blurry video shows a shocking sequence of events happening in broad daylight amid high school students lea...

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about 1 month ago
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Teen killed outside Scarborough’s Woburn Collegiate identified

Jefferson Peter Shardeley Guerrier, 18, was shot outside the Scarborough school on Monday.

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about 1 month ago
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Scarborough’s Woburn Collegiate in lockdown as police respond to shooting

Double shooting sends police to Scarborough high school

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about 1 month ago
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‘He was a human being’: Family wants answers from Toronto police after distressed man’s death

In an unusually detailed statement, Toronto police Chief James Ramer said police were initially called over reports o...

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about 2 months ago
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Toronto’s property tax rate is one of the lowest in the GTA. Here’s why that’s a problem

Use our tool to see how Toronto’s low tax rate measures up against the rest of the province and what it means for cit...

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about 2 months ago
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Women impacted by 2000 bathhouse raid voice opposition to new police chief

Group of women affected by the crackdown — described as a “flagrant” violation of charter rights — writes open letter...

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about 2 months ago
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$1.3 billion for police. A fraction for neighbourhood programs. Why is Toronto still not spending...

Study after study has pointed to investments in community-led solutions that remain chronically underfunded.

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2 months ago
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John Tory announces commitment to Toronto parks, critics cite encampment evictions, lack of basic...

Tory released a video message and platform over the holiday weekend on the city’s parks saying he “reaffirmed” his co...

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