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Heritage Toronto to Kick Off 2015 Tour Season

Heritage Toronto 2015 Tours
April 24, 2015 3:52 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Heritage Toronto's 21st season of tours kicks off tomorrow, running through October 4th. The walking tours give locals and tourists alike the opportunity to explore the history of the city around ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for April 24, 2015

April 24, 2015 8:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
PortsToronto dedicating land for waterfront-area hockey arena; Hot Docs is Here; 10 ideas to help solve Toronto’s parks acquisition crisis; and more ... read more

Toronto of the Future Arrives in June 2015 at Metro Hall

Toronto of the Future graphic identity courtesy of RJV Communications Inc.
April 23, 2015 2:50 pm | by Editor | Comments
Want to get a better idea of what the future holds for Toronto's streets and skyline? Sure you do, that's what UrbanToronto.ca is all about, and in that light we are one of the sponsors of a free ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Ryerson Ted Rogers School of Management

Throwback Thursday, Ryerson Ted Rogers School Management, Toronto, Bay, Dundas
April 23, 2015 10:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ryerson University has been rapidly expanding over the past several years, adding a collection of new buildings to the Downtown landscape in the process. Back on August 8th, 2005, construction was ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for April 23, 2015

April 23, 2015 8:13 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto’s airport-downtown rail link to start service on June 6; Reality rains on Mississauga's LRT celebration; Target Corp’s hasty exit from Canada leaves anger behind; ... read more

Great Gulf's Doors Open Toronto Announces Full 2015 Lineup

Doors Open Toronto 2015, Great Gulf
April 22, 2015 5:16 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Now in its 16th year, Doors Open Toronto—presented by developer Great Gulf—is becoming quite the tradition among urban enthusiasts. Every year, the festival allows curious members of the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for April 22, 2015

April 22, 2015 8:51 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
How two Toronto streetcars managed to crash into each other during rush hour; Air-quality project reveals Toronto’s most polluted neighbourhoods; Famed architect Moshe ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for April 21, 2015

April 21, 2015 9:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ontario willing to fund Mississauga-Brampton LRT without federal help; Toronto needs higher property taxes on most expensive homes; Pan Am Games baseball schedule ... read more

Internship Positions Available at UrbanToronto

Toronto 2030 District
April 20, 2015 12:00 pm | by Editor | Comments
Got a knack for writing and a passion for buildings? We're looking for urban-savvy and enthusiastic interns who have an excellent command of the written word, know social media and possess an ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for April 20, 2015

April 20, 2015 9:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Inside Toronto Community Housing’s uphill battle; An exciting glimpse at boring machines on Eglinton; Armed U.S. border guards could be coming to Union Station; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for April 17, 2015

April 17, 2015 9:09 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Premier moves Tory’s SmartTrack a little further down the line; Time for Gardiner to fall and Toronto to rise; Raccoon defies gravity, then thinks better of it; and more ... read more

Throwback Thursday: The Hudson at King and Spadina

Throwback Thursday, The Hudson, Toronto, King, Spadina
April 16, 2015 11:03 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The ongoing intensification of Toronto's Entertainment District has brought countless new residents and businesses to the area, filling in several gaps in the urban fabric in the process. Going ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for April 16, 2015

April 16, 2015 8:06 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Robarts Library Is Getting a Giant New Pavillion; Hybrid, rebuild options on the table for eastern Gardiner; City staff propose loosening food-truck bylaws again; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for April 15, 2015

April 15, 2015 9:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Apartment boom builds in Toronto in sign more are giving up on home ownership; Toronto must choose priority for Gardiner Expressway; UPX sticker shock starts to wear off; ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for April 14, 2015

April 14, 2015 9:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Price tag on Gardiner East proposal more than $900-million, assessment to say; TTC hires firm to manage troubled Spadina subway extension; How the Rogers Centre turns a ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for April 13, 2015

April 13, 2015 9:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto Uber users want service to stay; Donors to help spread reach of Pan Am Games tickets; Toronto striving for green spaces in a growing city; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for April 10, 2015

April 10, 2015 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Stage set for divisive debate on lower speed limit on Toronto streets; Canada’s mortgage wars hit new low as fixed rate dips to 1.49%; Stop-sign cameras proposed for ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for April 9, 2015

April 9, 2015 8:07 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
GO riders warned of Union Station platform changes; Artists to take over Chester station newsstand; Stuart Reid aims to redefine commuting with his large-scale art installation ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for April 8, 2015

April 8, 2015 9:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ontario awards $1.2-billion contract to build provincially-owned stretch of Highway 407; Toronto home prices surge 10% as sales activity heats up; Toronto to use big data ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for April 7, 2015

April 7, 2015 9:31 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto to consider lowering speed limits on residential streets; Doug Ford wants to fill his brother’s council seat, whether he’s allowed to or not; Smoke in tunnel shuts ... read more