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Daily Headlines: News From The Internet for January 28, 2014

January 28, 2014 11:15 am | by Editor | Comments
Loblaws moving into Kensington Market; TTC plan to cut some stops won't improve service, councillor argues; short film gives Toronto Woody Allen treatment; and more news. Tycoon shows his real ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet for January 27, 2014

January 27, 2014 11:00 am | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
Hudson's Bay to sell assets, open Saks in downtown flagship; GO orders more train coaches; Mississauga mansion finally sells; Pearson express train on track; Ontario minimum wage report out today; ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet for January 24

January 24, 2014 12:03 pm | by James Bombales | Comments
Rob Ford fame reaches Jeopardy; Gardiner Expressway discussions continue; GO Trains to get makeover; TTC considers time-based transfers; and more news. read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For January 23, 2014

January 23, 2014 11:30 am | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
Latest Ford videos a "setback"; New Ontario Place proposal; top five unbuilt mega-projects in Toronto; John Tory for mayor?; and more news. Ford calls latest videos and drinking a 'minor setback' ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For January 22, 2014

January 22, 2014 11:30 am | by Editor | Comments
Rob Ford arrives at City Hall, ducks questions on new videos; Toronto unveils steeper parking fines in bid to ease congestion; Ryerson University's $195,000 paint job washed away by snow; and more ... read more

PSR's Photo of the Day: View From Arcadian Loft

View of Old City Hall from Arcadian Court
January 22, 2014 1:00 am | by Editor | Comments
Today's photo of the day is a shot of Old City Hall as seen from the Arcadian Loft in The Bay. What used to be the iconic Arcadian Court has now been taken over by the Oliver & Bonacini ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For January 21, 2014

January 21, 2014 11:30 am | by Editor | Comments
Yonge Street trees can no longer be used to lock up bikes; Global Village Backpackers hostel closes doors in historic Toronto building; Adam Vaughan angry about sale of city hall chairs; and more ... read more

PSR's Photo of the Day: Westbound

Downtown Toronto at night
January 21, 2014 1:00 am | by Editor | Comments
This photo by Forum member rockandrollfreak captures downtown Toronto at night with a westward view overlooking the downtown core. Nighttime images of Toronto are especially captivating as ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For January 20, 2014

January 20, 2014 11:30 am | by Editor | Comments
Transit is on the minds of Toronto voters; harmful island airport expansion has been okayed; Karen Stintz gearing up for campaign in speech at women's conference; and more news. What’s on the ... read more

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

January 17, 2014 11:30 am | by Editor | Comments
Race to replace Mayor Hazel begins without key rival; Councillor Ford chides Ontario Premier, saying she should 'grow up'; Book City's flagship Annex store to close after almost 40 years; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For January 16, 2014

January 16, 2014 11:30 am | by Editor | Comments
Major city budgets fail to reflect actual spending, report says; Washington Metro subway buys Presto system; Toronto rejects proposal to tear down Hotel Waverly and Silver Dollar Room for student ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For January 15, 2014

January 15, 2014 11:30 am | by Editor | Comments
Advisory group weeks compromise on Gehry condo project; Toronto looking at loosening food truck laws; Leaside trees among hardest hit by storm; and more news. Toronto Mayor Ford seeks meeting with ... read more

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

January 14, 2014 11:33 am | by Editor | Comments
Canadian home prices return to record high; ugly scene at Toronto council a preview of October election; Toronto seeks ice storm funding from Ontario, Ottawa; and more news.Canadian home prices ... read more

Join the UrbanToronto Team: Internship Positions Available

January 13, 2014 12:45 pm | by Editor | Comments
Got a knack for writing and a passion for buildings? We're looking for urban-savvy and enthusiastic interns who have an excellent command of the written word, know social media and possess an ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For January 13, 2014

January 13, 2014 10:40 am | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
Rob Ford visits nightclub; aging Toronto hydro system isn't up to the task; pothole blitz commences with mild temps; the islands are Toronto's winter wonderland; TTC head Andy Byford wants more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For January 9, 2014

January 9, 2014 10:34 am | by Editor | Comments
Rob Ford hints at privatization after tax hike; ice storm cost Toronto $106-million, says city staff; Doug Ford wants to remove streetcars from downtown streets.  Rob Ford hints at ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For January 8, 2014

January 8, 2014 11:34 am | by Editor | Comments
More cancellations, delays at Pearson Airport amid deep freeze; Tories accuse Kathleen Wynne of ignoring Rob Ford during ice storm; mapping the 'frost quakes', Toronto woman tracking cryoseisms; ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For January 7, 2014

January 7, 2014 10:01 am | by James Bombales | Comments
Extreme cold grounds flights and cancels school buses in Toronto; Doug Ford 'leaning' toward running in provincial election; Liberals promise cash cards for residents outside Toronto who lost ... read more

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

January 6, 2014 11:23 am | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
House prices keep going up in Toronto; mysterious deaths at 200 Wellesley; Captain John keeps fighting; Bloordale undergoing changes; what's your issue for the upcoming municipal election; and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For January 3, 2014

January 3, 2014 11:30 am | by Editor | Comments
Toronto 'exploring' call to army for ice storm help, deputy mayor says; Toronto's $75-million storm cleanup could take two months; time of use hydro rates haven't changed habits, study finds; and ... read more