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Perfect City: Planner Joe Berridge Looks for Urban Magic

April 29, 2019 11:33 am | by Andrew Johnson | Comments
The perfect city. Seems like an illusive goal, no? Joe Berridge's new book, released on April 24th, takes a look at eight cities around the world (Toronto, New York, Singapore, London, Manchester, ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 29, 2019

April 29, 2019 7:46 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Summit to examine toughest issues facing Toronto including housing affordability; Toronto suspends loan program for Regent Park, other community housing areas; The Toronto St. Clair ... read more

Hot Films for UrbanToronto Types at Hot Docs 2019

Image from Havana, From On High, courtesy of Hot Docs 2019, Toronto
April 26, 2019 9:00 am | by Craig White | Comments
Time flies between Hot Docs: summer, TIFF, leaves change colour, the Holidays, politicians make all the wrong choices… and then it's Hot Docs all over again, where we get to dissect the last ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 26, 2019

April 26, 2019 8:14 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC, Bombardier reach settlement over delayed streetcars; City of Toronto staff to explore cost of climate change, legal options for compensation from greenhouse gas ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 25, 2019

April 25, 2019 8:04 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Everything to do, see, eat and drink at Stackt, Toronto’s new outdoor market made of shipping containers; Toronto's Bentway starts artist residency program; 1 in 10 ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 24, 2019

April 24, 2019 7:51 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Affordable housing project in Leslieville cancelled as construction costs escalate; Cost rises again for new St. Lawrence Market building; Landlords should keep better tabs on ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 23, 2019

April 23, 2019 8:14 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Rise of ghost hotels casts pall over Toronto rental market; "Secrets of the TTC" videos explore subway lines; 'Don't Mess with the Don' ravine cleanup expected to draw over 1,000 ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 22, 2019

April 22, 2019 8:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto appoints transit ‘czar’; TTC unveils floor decals telling commuters how to board trains at Bloor-Yonge station; How Ford’s clawback of gas tax revenues could ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 18, 2019

April 18, 2019 8:06 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto’s Dufferin Galleria: The ‘mall that time forgot’ gets its moment in the spotlight; Toronto has the world’s 12th most expensive housing market, report says; Toronto City ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 17, 2019

April 17, 2019 8:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto has 61 questions about province’s transit plans; Canadian Civil Liberties Association files lawsuit over Sidewalk Labs project in Toronto; ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 16, 2019

April 16, 2019 8:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Over the Don and under Fort York — where experts say building the Ontario Line could get tricky; Partially collapsed east-end house to be demolished after city ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 15, 2019

April 15, 2019 8:14 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
How vacant Toronto buildings destined for condos are being transformed into unique, temporary spaces; Toronto’s two front doors issue pits neighbourhood character against renters’ ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 12, 2019

April 12, 2019 8:03 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Province could absorb skilled TTC staff if subway upload goes through, Toronto’s city manager says; New reality dawning on Toronto’s aspiring condo-sellers; Doug Ford draws a subway ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 11, 2019

April 11, 2019 8:03 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ontario unveils $28.5-billion transit plan, vows to double length of Toronto’s downtown relief line; What exactly is the Ontario Line and what does it mean for riders’ ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 10, 2019

April 10, 2019 8:02 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Premier Doug Ford to make $28.5-billion transit announcement Wednesday; Three developers are chosen to bid on Regent Park project; Mississauga residents at town hall voice ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 9, 2019

April 9, 2019 8:16 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New affordable housing project in Weston still too pricey for seniors, advocate says; Suburban transit suffers from lack of investment, say advocates; Is being 'house poor' the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 8, 2019

April 8, 2019 8:05 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC’s full transition to Presto may be delayed again: Thornhill condo owners move to turf board amid $1.3M in assessments, rising fees; Majority of Canadians believe it’s ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 5, 2019

April 5, 2019 8:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
How 'renovictions' are forcing renters to the edge of bankruptcy; TTC subway closures planned for 2019; Key TTC subway project delayed years, $100 million over ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 4, 2019

April 4, 2019 8:04 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Tory says it’s time to 'push ahead and build’ two subway projects worth roughly $11-billion; Toronto group wants Google sister company removed from Quayside project; Poverty ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for April 3, 2019

April 3, 2019 8:22 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto's tall towers are making the wind worse; King Street transit pilot working, must continue, Toronto Mayor John Tory says; Toronto has spent $200 million on the four transit ... read more