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ULI Symposium: Harnessing the Vitality of 'Toronto Urbanism'

ULI Toronto, ULI Symposium, Toronto Urbanism
October 2, 2018 5:12 pm | by Stefan Novakovic | Comments
Richard Joy is bullish about Toronto. "We're at the heart of the fastest growing urban region in North America, and the most diverse," ULI Toronto's Executive Director tells me, tallying Toronto's ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 28, 2018

September 28, 2018 8:17 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New chair of Metrolinx transit agency says austerity isn’t his goal; Shopify will invest up to $500-million in new Toronto office; Mammoliti among several incumbents that could lose ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Sixty Colborne

Throwback Thursday, Sixty Colborne, Freed, architectsAlliance, Toronto
September 27, 2018 10:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us back almost 4 years for a southwest-facing view from King and Church streets in Downtown Toronto. In October 2014, a temporary presentation centre at the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 27, 2018

September 27, 2018 8:09 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Parkdale tenants granted stay of eviction by Landlord and Tenant Board; Faith Goldy doesn’t want to be mayor of Toronto; Decade-long battle pays off for Rexdale ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 26, 2018

September 26, 2018 8:16 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Nuit Blanche exhibit aims to bridge divide between downtown and Scarborough; Jennifer Keesmaat, John Tory spar over housing, gun violence in Toronto mayoral ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 25, 2018

September 25, 2018 8:17 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New Metrolinx chair discusses the company’s vision; Most Presto card holders taking advantage of TTC’s hop-on, hop-off transfer; Tory to miss transit activists’ debate to attend cocktail ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 24, 2018

September 24, 2018 8:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
King St. pilot project saves riders $11.5 million in time per year; Hotel workers fear condo conversions threatening jobs; What happened to Seth Rogen’s voice? TTC stopped ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 21, 2018

September 21, 2018 8:17 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ontario Finance Minister open to idea of a casino on Toronto’s waterfront; Key transit projects in limbo as PCs do ‘line-by-line audit’; Many Questions About A Subway ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Bay and Lake Shore

Throwback Thursday, Bay, Lake Shore, Backstage, L Tower, CIBC Square, Toronto
September 20, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday looks back just over 3 years, comparing a 2015 view east from just north of Bay and Lake Shore intersection with the same one revisited in 2018. Back in August 2015, ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 20, 2018

September 20, 2018 8:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ford’s court win sets off fresh battles in Toronto civic election; Council candidates asked to sign affordable housing pledge ahead of planned Oct. 22 election; Gambling industry ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 19, 2018

September 19, 2018 8:04 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ford government will not exploit override clause if stay is granted, provincial lawyer says; Step into a Toronto reclaimed by nature in Indigenous artist’s highly realistic virtual ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 18, 2018

September 18, 2018 8:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Regent Park programs left in lurch as community centre used to shelter displaced residents; TTC CEO rejects claim that uploading Toronto’s subway would be ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 17, 2018

September 17, 2018 8:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Tory suggests he wants Queen’s Park to pass Bill 31 as soon as possible; Taking over TTC subway would be ‘quite straightforward,’ says Metrolinx CEO; Candidates learning to ... read more

Open Streets Returning to Toronto This Sunday

Open Streets TO, City of Toronto
September 14, 2018 10:58 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Following a successful return last month, Open Streets TO is back again this weekend, where people traffic will replace car traffic as portions of Bloor and Yonge become temporary "paved ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 14, 2018

September 14, 2018 8:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Fair Toronto election ‘virtually impossible’ amid council-cutting fight; Durham votes against motion calling for expansion of Greenbelt; Uber revs up ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Avenue and Bloor

Throwback Thursday, Bloor Street, Avenue Road, Exhibit, Park Hyatt, Toronto
September 13, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes a look at three years of change at Toronto's Avenue and Bloor intersection. Back in August 2015, during that year's Open Streets TO celebration, a ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 13, 2018

September 13, 2018 8:13 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
John Tory gets signals crossed on GO expansion timeline; Doug Ford presses on with plan to slash Toronto City Council; Coun. Sarah Doucette not running ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 12, 2018

September 12, 2018 8:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto election 2018, What is going on? A guide; TREB sends members cease-and-desist letters over publication of GTA sales data; The notwithstanding chaos of Doug Ford; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 11, 2018

September 11, 2018 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ford plans to invoke notwithstanding clause for first time in province’s history and will call back legislature on Bill 5; Ford is ‘using sledgehammer on a fly,’ Tory ... read more