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Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for November 3, 2014

November 3, 2014 9:10 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Liberty Village needs another pedestrian-cycling bridge, developers believe; Traffic light synergy an elusive dream in Toronto; SmartTrack delays could dent credibility of John ... read more

Toronto Skyscraper Stair Climb Raises Funds for the United Way

October 31, 2014 2:28 pm | by Erin Cassidy | Comments
Toronto is a city full of office towers and sky-scraping condominiums, with more going up on what seems like a daily basis. More and more of us ride elevators to our offices and homes every day ... read more

East VS West: Intelligent Discussion on a Not So Important Topic

River City, Urban Capital, Saucier + Perrotte, West Don Lands, Toronto
October 31, 2014 10:05 am | by Nicolas Arnaud-Goddet | Comments
The Saucier + Perrotte Architects-designed River City plan is reshaping a part of Toronto's East side, bringing thousands of new residents to an area that was once abandoned industrial lands. With ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 31, 2014

October 31, 2014 6:46 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
John Tory says councillor support for SmartTrack will play role when he selects executive committee; Rob Ford’s 20-year-old nephew says he’ll make a good school trustee because he ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 30, 2014

October 30, 2014 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Five of the biggest issues John Tory needs to tackle now that he’s made it to Toronto City Hall; The Search Is On for a New Toronto Police Chief; The continuing power of ... read more

Insider Q&A: Hunter Tura of Bruce Mau Design

Hunter Tura, Bruce Mau Design, Insider Q&A
October 29, 2014 2:42 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
There are several individual industries that work together in building our city. Developers, architects, planners, and public relations professionals are just some of the many professions working ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 29, 2014

October 29, 2014 6:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto election results show a city split into three — but Ford support is thinning in Scarborough; Uniting a divided Toronto will be a key task for Tory’s transition ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 28, 2014

October 28, 2014 9:33 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto election results 2014: A ward-by-ward breakdown of the vote; John Tory’s election win: 11 years in the making; Mayors re-elected in Burlington, Oakville, Milton, ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 27, 2014

October 27, 2014 8:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto, here’s all you need to know about voting on Oct. 27; Rob Ford is one absentee candidate that no one dares to count out; Council candidate Russ Ford wants voters ... read more

Changing the Planning Process: Toronto Considers A Development Permit System

Discussion was held at Ryerson's engineering building, image by Marcus Mitanis
October 24, 2014 3:42 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Toronto's current planning process can be confusing for residents eager to know how their neighbourhoods will be developed. The bylaws governing zoning, height and other standards are routinely ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 24, 2014

October 24, 2014 8:01 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
John Tory racks up endorsements from fashion insiders, Olivia Chow buys ads and Doug Ford works Rexdale; Old and new clash in Markham election that could see a changing of the ... read more

Winners Announced at 40th Annual Heritage Toronto Awards

John F. Taylor House snags Award of Excellence, image by Marcus Mitanis
October 23, 2014 5:35 pm | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
Despite the loss of many significant heritage buildings in the past, there is a recognition that the architectural, cultural and natural heritage of the city is worth preserving. Heritage Toronto ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 23, 2014

October 23, 2014 8:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Wards to watch: A cornucopia of credible choices to replace Karen Stintz in Eglinton-Lawrence; John Tory doubles his lead over Doug Ford in new poll as Toronto mayoral race nears ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 22, 2014

October 22, 2014 8:07 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Neon palm tree El Mocambo sign up for sale on eBay; Doug Ford took a rather embarrassing photo with a gentleman he didn’t realize was mocking him; Incumbents mostly ... read more

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

October 21, 2014 8:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Rob Ford kicked out of three polling stations, warned by officials about breaking election rules; Turnout at Toronto advance polls sets record; Sponsorship a factor in ... read more

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

October 20, 2014 8:03 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New Toronto downtown South Core is rising fast; Toronto’s affordable housing shortage sparks growth of illegal suburban rooming houses; Train car converted to library a ... read more

Sukkahville 2014 Combines Architectural Flair with Religious Roots

October 17, 2014 1:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The week-long festival of Sukkot is an important celebration in the Jewish faith, occurring annually during the harvest season. While reporting on religious celebrations would normally fall beyond ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 17, 2014

October 17, 2014 8:31 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Catch up on Toronto’s mayoral race in a minute; Susan Fennell’s support slipping as Linda Jeffrey holds steady in new Forum poll; Hospital discovers privacy breach on Rob ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 16, 2014

October 16, 2014 6:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Chow’s analysis to dissect Tory’s SmartTrack transit plan; Brampton mayor Susan Fennell on phone bills, nice cars and “smear campaigns”; Record-number of Toronto voters ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for October 15, 2014

October 15, 2014 8:15 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Ford slams political endorsements as Chow, Tory win new support; Carl’s Jr will find a home on Queen West; John Tory pledges immediate repairs at Toronto’s crumbling ... read more