December 12, 2013 11:54 am | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
Panel wants higher gas tax; Humbertown development gets green light; Metrolinx defends The Big Move; Councillor Josh Matlow wants Scarborough subway scrapped; and more news.
Panel calls for higher ... read more
Urban home mail delivery to end, Canada Post announces; Toronto police budget talks expected to reflect tension between Chief Blair, Ford family; use GO trains instead of building downtown relief ... read more
December 10, 2013 9:53 am | by James Bombales | Comments
Rob Ford's interview with Conrad Black; two former Toronto mayors warn against island airport expansion; TDSB not looking to sell any buildings, despite many Toronto schools having less than ... read more
December 9, 2013 9:33 am | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
Mirvish + Gehry's uphill fight; Smitherman endorses Chow; Rob Ford will take drug test; pedestrian fatalities are up in the city; and more news.
Frank Gehry and David Mirvish’s tall order in ... read more
December 5, 2013 8:00 am | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
New Rob Ford documents are released; suburban envy; deputy mayor wants to hold off on Porter proposal; Bixi program to get a new name, ownership; and more news.
Toronto to take over struggling ... read more
Deputy mayor, council at odds over Porter jets; Conrad Black to interview Rob Ford on weekly TV show; Kathleen Wynne makes clear she has little desire to work with Toronto Mayor Rob Ford; and more ... read more
December 3, 2013 1:35 pm | by James Bombales | Comments
Vaughan, Ontario-based developer Empire Communities was awarded two Overseas Property Professional (OPP) Awards of Excellence at an event held in London England's Museum of Natural History last ... read more
Toronto Deputy Mayor Norm Kelly is the anti-Ford; the high cost of GTA commuting; Toronto's 2014 mayoral election shaping up to be a battle of personalities.
The play-by-play on Sunday’s Rob Ford ... read more
Rob Ford could be denied entry to U.S.; TTC, Metrolinx estimate time for transfers; Rob Ford and brother Doug set to host online show called 'Ford Nation'; and more news.
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For the next week or so, UrbanToronto will be conducting our first-ever reader survey to gather your thoughts on how we are doing, get feedback on what you like best and receive suggestions for ... read more
November 28, 2013 10:30 am | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
More Rob Ford information to be released soon; Doug Ford doesn't have any respect for deputy mayor; Porter's jet proposal stalls; TTC CEO Andy Byford stands up to Doug Ford; and more news.
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November 27, 2013 10:38 am | by James Bombales | Comments
Home ownership increasingly out of reach; Rob Ford bus tour by performance artists includes alleged site of crack usage; Ontario transportation minister introduces legislation to build intelligent ... read more
SNL mocks Rob Ford for second consecutive week; Mayor Ford walks out of budget meeting; jubilant Liberals celebrate byelection victories; and more news.
Sidelined at Toronto budget debate, Ford ... read more
Rob Ford's behaviour jeopardizes deal with Rio, councillor says; Conrad Black comes to Ford's rescue; Jon Bon Jovi interested in buying Buffalo Bills and moving NFL team to Toronto; and more ... read more
November 22, 2013 2:30 pm | by Eddie LaRusic | Comments
Are the professionals who shape urban policy working with or against economic drivers? On November 20th, Ryerson opened their new Centre for Urban Research and Land Development, an offshoot of ... read more
Toronto budget chief backs away from Rob Ford's hard line on taxes; Ford scandal hurting Toronto's global brand, research finds; the City will probably start selling decommissioned street signs ... read more