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

September 18, 2018 7:10 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 7:21 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 9:58 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 7:10 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 9:00 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 7:13 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 7:25 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 7:30 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

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 10, 2018

September 10, 2018 7:22 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Superior Court judge strikes down legislation cutting the size of Toronto city council; TIFF and the TTC are giving frustrated riders free movie tickets; Voters want Toronto to ... read more

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

September 7, 2018 7:16 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Metrolinx settles lawsuit with builders of $5.4-billion Crosstown light-rail project; Doctors group launches road safety campaign, proposes bike lane ... read more

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

September 6, 2018 7:17 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Appeal stalls Toronto’s short-term rental rules for at least at year; Toronto housing sputters back to life as prices, sales grow in August; King Street closed ... read more

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

September 5, 2018 7:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
What does ‘effective representation’ look like at city hall?; Toronto's road safety 'vigilantes' take grassroots approach to building safer streets; TTC introduces ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for September 4, 2018

September 4, 2018 7:14 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ontario appoints special adviser for plan to take over Toronto’s subway; Ford’s council-slashing plan criticized from coast to coast; Tory takes aim at ... read more

MOCA Toronto Prepares to open in September in the Lower JCT

A new gallery floor, image courtesy of MOCA Toronto
August 31, 2018 5:09 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Next month, the Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto Canada, or MOCA Toronto for short, will open its doors for the first time in its permanent home. Born in 1993 as the Art Gallery of North York, ... read more

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

August 31, 2018 7:14 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto mayoral challenger Jennifer Keesmaat’s transit plan pitches fast-tracked relief line and enhanced bus service; Ontario moves to quash Toronto's challenge of bill cutting ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Bloor and Church

Throwback Thursday, Casa III, III Condos, One Bloor East, Toronto
August 30, 2018 9:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday turns the clocks back just over three years, for a southwest-facing view across Toronto's Bloor and Church intersection. Back in June of 2015, forming was well ... read more

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

August 30, 2018 7:22 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Eglinton Crosstown taking shape, despite legal tussle; Province had no duty to consult before cutting Toronto council size, lawyers argue; Rallying fellow tenants helped ... read more

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

August 29, 2018 7:17 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
When’s the worst time to find a rental in Toronto? Right now; Mayor appeals to public for housing, clothing for St. James Town residents displaced by fire; TREB threatens ... read more

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

August 28, 2018 7:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
August flooding damaged nine new TTC streetcars; TREB looking to ‘protect’ home-sales data, despite fact some realtors are already posting it; Toronto argues Doug Ford’s ... read more

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

August 27, 2018 7:18 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Experts fear for Toronto’s long-term transit plans if province moves to upload parts TTC; Meet Toronto’s ‘reverse commuters,’ the people going the other way while you’re stuck in ... read more