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Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 27, 2017

September 27, 2017 8:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Arts and culture hub 401 Richmond getting property tax relief; City, developer lay out competing visions for downtown’s largest undeveloped space; Toronto real estate ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 26, 2017

September 26, 2017 8:45 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
More than $2 billion in capital projects unfunded; Ontario pledges $1M investment in bike parking at province's tourist attractions; Markham's cow statue on stilts to get ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 25, 2017

September 25, 2017 8:46 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
On the Toronto sign, read six-word stories about the Six for Canada 150; Proposals to link Queens Quay and Union Station include a moving sidewalk, a cable car or more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 22, 2017

September 22, 2017 8:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto Community Housing CEO says she’s ready for the challenges ahead; Dundas West TTC station to finally be connected to UP Express station; The top five intersections ... read more

Catch TimberFever at Ryerson Design-Build Competition

TimberFever 2017, Toronto, Ryerson University
September 21, 2017 2:30 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A number of factors are driving interest in wood-frame construction in the Greater Toronto Area, with changes to the Ontario Building Code now allowing taller wood-frame buildings, and a growing ... read more

Rat Film: Urban Dystopia Screens at the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema

September 21, 2017 1:34 pm | by Craig White | Comments
If you missed it at Hot Docs this spring, you have another chance to walk the dystopia blocks of Baltimore in Rat Film, a documentary playing the Ted Rogers Hot Docs Cinema on Bloor at Bathurst ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Skyline from the Port Lands

Throwback Thursday, Toronto, skyline, Port Lands, Polson Street
September 21, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Our weekly Throwback Thursday feature usually zeroes in on a specific Toronto streetscape, but this week's feature is pulling way back for a look at a bigger picture: a view from Polson Pier in ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 21, 2017

September 21, 2017 8:42 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Sorry Toronto, data shows Calgary and Denver are in a horse race to win Amazon’s HQ2; ‘Find a better way,’ Tory says of $1.64M drain feature at St. Lawrence ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 20, 2017

September 20, 2017 8:32 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
City of Toronto considers $1.64M glass viewing feature for 1831 drain; Metrolinx blames Bombardier for latest Finch West LRT delay; City urged to try dockless bike sharing; and ... read more

Indigenous Group UNCEDED to Represent Canada at 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale

UNCEDED, 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, Canada, Toronto
September 19, 2017 5:10 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
At a press conference Tuesday afternoon, Simon Brault, Director and CEO of the Canada Council for the Arts, announced that a collaboration of Indigenous designers joining under the name UNCEDED ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 19, 2017

September 19, 2017 8:19 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC seeks out alternative streetcar suppliers after Bombardier delays; Traffic wardens coming to Toronto streets in 2018 after successful pilot project; Sidewalks and the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 18, 2017

September 18, 2017 8:37 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto-Montreal corridor among finalists for hyperloop competition; Living nearly off the grid in Riverdale; What is the Kirby GO station and why did it get approved?; ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 15, 2017

September 15, 2017 8:37 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Foreign buyers retreat from Ontario market in wake of new tax; Metrolinx pledges greater transparency after GO station controversy; Toronto’s hotel scene is about to get ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 14, 2017

September 14, 2017 8:44 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
GTA municipalities team up in ‘blockbuster bid’ for Amazon headquarters; Free Wi-Fi goes live at all TTC subway stations; Sale of Centreville carousel could be in ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 13, 2017

September 13, 2017 7:26 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Crisanti out as Tory's deputy mayor after he throws in with Doug Ford; Metrolinx announces ‘thorough’ review of controversial GO stations; Moody’s predicts falling house ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 12, 2017

September 12, 2017 8:01 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
BetterTO organization turns focus on Toronto's social housing crisis; City must ‘talk the talk’ to make prudent planning decisions; Toronto Needs Stickier Streets; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 11, 2017

September 11, 2017 8:22 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Doug Ford, Rob Ford's brother, to run for mayor of Toronto in 2018; Doug Ford, Rob Ford's brother, to run for mayor of Toronto in 2018; Hamilton church aims to dig up ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 8, 2017

September 8, 2017 8:31 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Queen West’s Lisgar Park sets new standard for seating; Mattamy Homes CEO donates $10 million to St. Joseph’s Health Centre; Toronto’s Lower Don Trail to reopen later this ... read more

Throwback Thursday: 83 Redpath Avenue

Throwback Thursday, 83 Redpath, Benvenuto, Toronto
September 7, 2017 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday covers a condominium development tucked away on a side street of Toronto's Yonge and Eglinton neighbourhood. Back in April 2009, construction had recently risen ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 7, 2017

September 7, 2017 8:48 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Brampton council endorses $150M university plan; Toronto condo proposal opposed by Margaret Atwood should undergo mediation, community council votes; Cyclists are ... read more