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Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 16, 2018

November 16, 2018 8:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
El Mocambo sign lights up the night as snow tumbles down; Ward councils for Toronto?; Inside Doug Ford’s rule-breaking, foundation-shaking government; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 15, 2018

November 15, 2018 8:06 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Longtime spokesperson Brad Ross leaving TTC for city hall job; Three ways the King Street Pilot creates more livable communities; Ford government says it’s still undecided ... read more

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

November 14, 2018 8:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Council vote on whether to make King St. transit pilot permanent likely delayed until spring; Commuting costs eat up house savings in many GTA communities, study ... read more

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

November 13, 2018 8:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Why Toronto won by losing the bid for Amazon's new headquarters; TTC spent $26 million to save 30 aging streetcars. But majority of the vehicles are still in the ... read more

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

November 12, 2018 8:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
One year in data deems King St. pilot project a success; Sidewalk Labs to weigh input from millennial panel on Toronto smart-city project; Gripe over ‘too-tall ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 9, 2018

November 9, 2018 8:12 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
City to appoint ‘transit czar’ to oversee expansion; Fight for Oakville’s Glen Abbey Golf Course heading to Ontario Court of Appeal; North York Women’s Shelter building ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 8, 2018

November 8, 2018 8:13 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto is a ‘city state’ and needs to start acting like it; TTC using ‘gap trains’ to improve service on busiest subway line; Petition to bring back GO bus service to ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 7, 2018

November 7, 2018 8:23 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Copper, angles and surprises on Toronto’s Strachan Avenue; 66% of Toronto residents only know a few neighbours — or none at all, survey shows; North York Women's Shelter building new ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 6, 2018

November 6, 2018 8:13 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Metrolinx testing disposable, ‘limited-use’ Presto tickets on TTC this month; Evergreen’s revamped Kiln Building points to the future of cities; Is another luxury condo project ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 5, 2018

November 5, 2018 8:18 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Could Toronto be more colourful?; Tips for unelected Toronto municipal election candidates; Toronto stands by data showing almost 40 per cent of people in shelters are ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 2, 2018

November 2, 2018 7:22 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
City councillor Mark Grimes says Etobicoke-Lakeshore must manage growth wisely; Public supports province taking over Southern Ontario transit systems, survey says; John Tory ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 1, 2018

November 1, 2018 7:24 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC starts shipping new streetcars to Quebec for repairs; Work starting on Scarborough's new Milliken and Agincourt GO stations; Board of Trade says provincial ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 31, 2018

October 31, 2018 7:31 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
First Eglinton Crosstown LRT vehicle to be ready in November, Bombardier says; New road safety campaign ‘Art of Distraction’ launches in Toronto; New road safety campaign ‘Art of ... read more

2018 Heritage Toronto Awards Winners Announced

October 30, 2018 4:12 pm | by UrbanToronto Staff | Comments
Last night, Heritage Toronto recognized community organizations, book and short publication authors, and both private companies and public agencies for their contribution to preserving and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 30, 2018

October 30, 2018 7:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Lawrence Heights revitalization aims to weave the community back into the city; Ford addresses funding cut for post-secondary campuses; Historical ‘Loblaw’ house for sale in ... read more

U of T Proposes New 'Architectural Landmark' Planetarium

Image from http://www.astro.utoronto.ca/about/newtorontoplanetarium/
October 29, 2018 2:33 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The University of Toronto's Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics is in the early planning stages for a new Astronomy Building, likely to be built on the northwest corner of St. George and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for October 29, 2018

October 29, 2018 7:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Every night, an army of workers descends on the subway lines. It’s dangerous work that’s claimed 3 lives since 2007; New Toronto courthouse will increase risk of gang ... read more

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

October 26, 2018 7:22 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Low turnout in the municipal election is heartbreaking; Condo prices are rising more quickly than house prices in Toronto; Gord Perks vows to fight for Parkdale-High Park on ... read more

Dynamic 31-Metre Art Installation Underway at One Bloor East

One Bloor East, Great Gulf, Ron Arad, Safe Hands, public art, Toronto
October 25, 2018 10:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With condominium residents and retail tenants moved into Great Gulf's 76-storey One Bloor East at Toronto's Yonge and Bloor intersection, another finishing touch is being added to ... read more