'Arrest me,' Toronto Mayor Rob Ford dares police chief; Rob Ford's war leaves Torontonians losers: Hume; political advice from Calgary's Mayor; and more news.
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February 27, 2014 2:20 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Few streets in Toronto have seen as many new buildings over the last decade as Adelaide Street. Less than a decade ago Adelaide seemed like an express route between surface parking lots, but most ... read more
February 27, 2014 10:30 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
Rob Ford criticized by Montreal mayor for his absence at Big City Mayors' press conference; Karen Stintz proposes a way to expand the TTC without taxpayer dollars; Yorkdale Turns 50; and more ... read more
Rob Ford in Ottawa: "I want more money for subways'; poll shows tight early race among Chow, Ford, Tory; big private landowners have shocking proposal for the Gardiner Expressway; and more ... read more
February 25, 2014 10:30 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Toronto tourism numbers hit an all time high; new and quicker plan to fix the aging Gardiner Expressway; new political candidates for the 2014 city election; and more news.
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John Tory officially joins race to replace Rob Ford as Toronto mayor; urban walking is a legal high, so why are cities cruel to pedestrians; CN Tower built to last; and more news.
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February 21, 2014 10:05 am | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
Regent Park welcomes new homes; Augimeri takes on the TTC Chair; Doug Ford won't run in the next provincial elections; E-bikes allowed in bikes lanes; and more news.
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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.
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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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