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Heritage Toronto Unveils Commemorative Plaques for Houses of Don Jail

Gatekeeper's House facing Gerrard, built in 1865. Image by Marcus Mitanis.
March 25, 2014 10:05 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Amid the rehabilitation of the Don Jail complex as part of the Bridgepoint Hospital project, Heritage Toronto unveiled two plaques on March 22 commemorating the Gatekeeper's House and the ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For March 25, 2014

March 25, 2014 6:50 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The worst roads in Ontario; Karen Stintz's transit funding plan; Porter expansion debate lands at City Hall; and more news... Karen Stintz’s Plan to Fund the Relief Line by Selling Half of Toronto ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For March 24, 2014

March 24, 2014 6:31 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Melting snow creates problems on the road; Mayor Ford under fire yet again; Shedding some light on a misunderstood affordable housing alternative, and more news... Toronto's melting snow ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for March 21, 2014

March 21, 2014 7:58 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
BMO Field expansion sees support at City Hall; Mayor Ford comments on threatening rant video; a farewell to winter and more news... BMO Field upgrade endorsed by City council's executive ... read more

King-Spadina Heritage Conservation District Plans Progress

Toronto Councillor Adam Vaughan answers questions. Image by Marcus Mitanis.
March 20, 2014 4:20 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Community members, planning staff and other interested stakeholders came together on March 18 at Metro Hall to discuss the draft recommendations of the King-Spadina Heritage Conservation District ... read more

Throwback Thursday: The Growing View From The Eaton Centre

Throwback Thursday: The Growing View From The Eaton Centre
March 20, 2014 11:00 am | by Edward Skira | Comments
The Financial District has seen quite the transformation in the last few years, and in today's Throwback Thursday we can see some major changes have gone down in Canada's financial capital in only ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for March 20, 2014

March 20, 2014 9:48 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
Sarah Thompson enters the mayoral race; Hot Docs Turns 21; New developments in the Rob Ford drug scandal; and more news...  Target Canada to open downtown anchor store in 2016 at One York ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for March 19, 2014

March 19, 2014 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Royal Ontario Museum celebrates its centennial; Toronto MP to take over as Canada's new finance minister; Trouble at a Toronto construction site and more... Massive scaffolding falls off Toronto ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for March 18, 2014

March 18, 2014 9:27 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Toronto may get an indoor/outdoor theme park open year-round; Toronto Star weighs in on Toronto's amalgamation; Mayoral candidate David Soknacki answers questions from Torontonians; wet weather ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For March 17, 2014

March 17, 2014 9:20 am | by Editor | Comments
Cheers and jeers greet Rob Ford at Toronto's St. Patrick's Day parade; Chow hits suburbs, Ford joins parade to press mayoral messages; Wynne vows Ontario budget will have dedicated transit fund; ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For March 14, 2014

March 14, 2014 7:03 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Olivia Chow takes aim at Mayor Ford, Premier Wynne rules out gas tax and HST hike for transit, and more.... Premier Wynne rules out gas tax, HST hike for transit (CBC News) Toronto doctor ... read more

Submissions for 2014 Live Green Toronto Awards are now Open

2013 Individual Live Green Winner Justin Nadeau 'The Inventionator'
March 13, 2014 2:35 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
Yesterday Live Green Toronto opened up its call for submissions for its annual Live Green Awards. The Award  goes to the individual, group, business or organization that best ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for March 13, 2014

March 13, 2014 8:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New neighbourhood ranking system puts Lawrence Park in first and Black Creek in last, Olivia Chow kicks off her mayoral campaign, and more... Black Creek neighbourhood deemed Toronto’s least ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for March 12, 2014

March 12, 2014 8:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The self-serving case for expanding Billy Bishop Airport, Olivia Chow to launch Toronto mayoral bid Thursday, TTC ranked best transit system in Canada, and more..... Olivia Chow to resign as ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for March 11, 2014

March 11, 2014 7:58 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
City of Toronto reevaluates priority neighbourhoods; hundreds line up at Honest Ed's for hand painted signs; Toronto food trucks parking on street sides a possibility; and more news. Losers and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for March 7, 2014

March 7, 2014 10:48 am | by Editor | Comments
Ed’s hottest deal yet! Honest Ed’s is selling 1,000 of its iconic signs for charity on Monday, Toronto is 180 years old. Where's the birthday party? and more… read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For March 6, 2014

March 6, 2014 11:25 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
Toronto celebrates its 180th birthday; Olivia Chow is expected to join the mayoral race in less than two weeks; Toronto Zoo polar bear cub reveals his name; and more news.  Toronto Zoo polar ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for March 5, 2014

March 5, 2014 10:49 am | by Editor | Comments
Toronto council defers Gardiner decision, Cisco taps Toronto as one of four global innovation hubs, Shortage of new listings fuelling desperation among Toronto home buyers, and more. Toronto ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for March 4, 2014

March 4, 2014 10:35 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Gardiner demolition put on hold; Toronto Parks urges to keep rinks open; Pan Am Games security; extreme cold weather alert continues; Rob Ford makes his late night debut on Kimmel; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Neither Here Nor There

Train Departing from Bayview Station, TTC, Toronto, Sheppard Line
March 4, 2014 12:00 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
Today's photograph, taken by UT Forum member Jack Landau, shows a train departing eastward from Bayview Station. An image of a subway tunnel is superimposed on top of the departing train, ... read more