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

February 14, 2018 9:17 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Advocates call on province to close loopholes that allow landlords to hike rent; Learn more about the future of Toronto's port lands at upcoming meeting; John Tory will ... read more

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

February 13, 2018 9:19 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mayor John Tory's 10-point plan to alleviate TTC crowding; The TTC’s budget is rising, but will service improve?; Maven moves into Toronto’s crowded car sharing market; and ... read more

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

February 12, 2018 9:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
After timid rollout, Toronto’s King Street project enters pivotal phase; Province puts brakes on GTA West highway; Relief line subway riders’ priority, poll shows; ... read more

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

February 9, 2018 9:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Province announces new green space at Ontario Place; Danforth cafe fears expropriation for new Greenwood subway exit; Trudeau plays up Canadian diversity and education in ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Yonge and College

Throwback Thursday, Yonge and College, YC, Karma, Toronto
February 8, 2018 11:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday takes us to the Downtown Toronto intersection of Yonge and College streets, turning back the clocks only two and a half years to reveal some big changes. Back in ... read more

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

February 8, 2018 9:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Deco, modern and what’s next? The historic home of CIBC could get a dramatic revamp; Scarborough motel tenants seek return of rents as expropriation ... read more

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

February 7, 2018 9:34 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Bombardier sets up new streetcar production line in Kingston, gives TTC new delivery schedule; Why Toronto real-estate agents are sounding the alarm over the city’s ... read more

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

February 6, 2018 9:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New ‘King for All’ group wants you to show some love to the King St. pilot project; Ryerson University to close O’Keefe house; Issues with subway raise questions about ... read more

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

February 5, 2018 8:51 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Subway closings aggravate Yonge and Eglinton driving difficulties; Parkdale residents protest ‘loophole’ allowing landlords to drive up rent; Can Toronto turn a patch of urban ... read more

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

February 2, 2018 9:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
City to stick with Vision Zero, but some councillors question its commitment; Ontario real estate agents seek increased transparency in home sales; With Doug Ford out can John ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Entertainment District Skyline

Photo of the Day, Toronto skyline, Entertainment District
February 1, 2018 12:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday shows almost four years of change in what has become one of Toronto's densest concentrations of new high-rise development. Back in May 2014, this metamorphosis was ... read more

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

February 1, 2018 9:17 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The controversy over Google's futuristic plans for Toronto; Toronto’s downtown relief subway line cannot be put off any longer; What’s on the agenda for ... read more

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

January 31, 2018 9:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Museum of Contemporary Art plans housewarming party after ‘pretty intense’ relocation project; Road hockey game breaks out in heart of downtown Toronto; New bike-sharing ... read more

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

January 30, 2018 9:32 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
In a show of support, streetcar advocates dine out on King St.; Metrolinx looking for your ideas for naming light rail transit line stops; Doug Ford to run for leadership ... read more

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

January 29, 2018 9:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Commuters rejoice, the new Gardiner exit ramp is open; Here’s how to make sure Toronto’s King Street is king again; TTC struggling with Presto fare gate capacity; and more ... read more

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

January 26, 2018 9:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto’s been road-raging about cars, bikes and streetcars for over 100 years. We’re not about to stop; Ice Breakers installations transform Toronto's ... read more

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

January 25, 2018 9:18 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto drew record 43.7 million visitors in 2017; Campbell Soup factory in Toronto to close; Incoherent TTC service announcements soon a thing of the past; and more ... read more

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

January 24, 2018 9:20 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Transit priority plan could replicate King St. pilot on other TTC routes; Toronto proposes end to tax-breaks for downtown office towers; Can the TTC Gain More Riders?; and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 23, 2018

January 23, 2018 9:23 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
What would landing Amazon H2Q mean for Toronto's already red-hot housing market?; King St. business owner campaigns to shut down streetcar pilot project; Rental prices ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for January 22, 2018

January 22, 2018 9:34 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
After years of neglect, Old City Hall deserves Toronto’s attention; Yonge St. bike lane plan for North York to be debated next month; TTC unveils strategy to grow transit ... read more