February 20, 2014 3:20 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto is pleased to say congratulations to Melanie DeSouza and Ryan Deonarine, who each won a pair of tickets to tour Ripley's Aquarium of Canada in our recent write-in contest. We know ... read more
February 20, 2014 10:07 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
Toronto taxi overhaul initiates shift to owner-operated cabs; Karen Stintz to make it official, become third major Toronto mayoral candidate; Councillor Maria Augimeri to replace Karen Stintz as ... read more
Battle lines form in contest for TTC chair's job; Toronto street-food trucks could finally be on the way; the Rob and Doug Ford Web Show recap; and more news.
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Cities running out of cash for snow removal as icy Canadian winter hits hard; Soknacki campaign prepares to drop the gloves in Toronto mayoral battle; Mulcair names NDP urban affairs critic; and ... read more
We're not mushy Valentine's types here at UrbanToronto (well, not most of us anyway...) but we couldn't resist sending all of our dear readers this special greeting — UrbanToronto style, of ... read more
Municipalities caught off guard by details of $14-billion infrastructure fund; developer backs away from plan to put Walmart in Kensington Market; Rob Ford predicts mayoral election will be "war"; ... read more
February 13, 2014 12:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
Anyone driving in or out of Downtown Toronto via the Gardiner over the last couple of months will have seen a dynamic new artwork—still a work in progress—on the facing wall of a condo rec centre ... read more
Councillor wants Toronto bars to serve liquor at 6 a.m. for Olympics; dozens arrested for selling fake Toronto transit passes; Toronto ombudsman reports spike in complaints about city services; ... read more
Rob Ford's former campaign mastermind sides with John tory; Toronto subways lead over LRTs, Forum poll shows; Teens protest at Rob Ford's office; and more news.
Rob Ford’s former campaign ... read more
February 11, 2014 10:14 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
GTAA announces recommendations for Pearson shutdown procedures; Karen Stintz wants launch of Presto sped up; Etobicoke GO Transit station to be upgraded for $5M; 5 streets that used to have ... read more
Rob Ford explains lying about crack scandal on YouTube show; this winter, Toronto stands on a stage of ice; Queen St W Loblaws a curse for some, blessing for others; and more news.
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February 7, 2014 10:26 am | by Simon Li | Comments
The future of Toronto's Gardiner is still in debate but the public forum is in favour of tearing it down; CEO of TTC is not in favour of driverless subway trains; Rob Ford is not homophobic; and ... read more
February 6, 2014 10:01 am | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
Lots of news on the Gardiner Expressway takedown proposal; new streetcars are put to the test; cleric probed for hate crimes; and more news.
Gardiner Expressway removal would increase commute ... read more
Toronto home prices surge, again 'outpacing family incomes'; Union Station has earned the right to keep its name; Council split over the next step for the crumbling Gardiner Expressway; and more ... read more
Rob Ford admits jaywalking ticket in Vancouver; Toronto's mixed-use boom coming to a 'hood near you; fighting against the condo tide along Restaurant Row; and more news.
Fire damage to former ... read more
January 31, 2014 10:20 am | by Nada Laskovski | Comments
Council passes 'phantom budget,' Ford says; Cumberland Terrace a dying mall sitting on prime real estate; veteran city hall councillor Norm Gardner comes out of retirement to run for Mayor of ... read more
January 30, 2014 10:30 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
City council approves tax hike on property; Toronto gets down on A-frame sign violators; Rob Ford meets with criminal lawyer; and more news.
Rob Ford meets with criminal lawyer as city council ... read more