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Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 16, 2018

May 16, 2018 8:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New TTC and GO stations difficult, dangerous for people with disabilities, advocacy group says in new video; Downtown rent is ‘out of control.’ So these four guys are ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 15, 2018

May 15, 2018 8:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mayor Tory’s executive committee blocks speakers on controversial Scarborough subway item; Carters Landing leaving Beach amid lease controversy; New Mount Dennis daycare ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 14, 2018

May 14, 2018 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
How Burlington’s growing pains became an election issue; Don Mills temporary homeless shelter sparks local outcry, which others are calling ‘NIMBYism’; City to complete ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 11, 2018

May 11, 2018 8:26 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Mammoliti's move to delay work on Finch light rail may not survive council; Ford’s transit promises have nothing to do with transit; Toronto’s lost architectural history ... read more

Throwback Thursday: New Downtown Density

Throwback Thursday, skyline, construction, Toronto
May 10, 2018 10:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This week's Throwback Thursday turns the clocks back 20 months for a southeast-facing view captured from high above Toronto's Yonge and Bloor intersection. Back on a hazy morning in September ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 10, 2018

May 10, 2018 8:34 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto marks start to construction season with $720 million in projects; Chief planner says there ‘may be evidence’ the Scarborough subway is not a good use of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 9, 2018

May 9, 2018 8:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
U of T’s School of Cities looks to tackle problems of growing urban centres; TTC board approves extra bus service, subway train to deal with overcrowding; Designers turn ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 8, 2018

May 8, 2018 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
This is what Brampton could look like in 2040; Mayor John Tory promises rapid transit for Malvern despite funding uncertainty; Governor-General’s Medals award the best new ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 7, 2018

May 7, 2018 8:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Metrolinx Mulls Fare System Changes; Inside Sun Life Financial’s new high-tech office on the water; TTC buses now serving Bluffer’s Park in Scarborough; and more ... read more

Heritage Toronto Launches 2018 Tour Season

Heritage Toronto Launches 2018 Tour Season
May 4, 2018 11:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Just in time for the arrival of warm weather, Heritage Toronto is kicking off their 2018 tour season with a series of walks across the city, running until October. Sponsored by TD Bank Group, this ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 4, 2018

May 4, 2018 8:21 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Details on Sidewalk Labs’ waterfront tech district remain fuzzy; Rosedale apartment proposal sparks war between residents and developer; St. Clair West public art installation ... read more

King Street Public Space Design Competition Winners Announced

Everyone is King, King Street Transit Pilot, King Street, Toronto
May 3, 2018 4:48 pm | by Julian Mirabelli | Comments
The City of Toronto has released its plan for new public space installations within the King Street Transit Pilot area, including the results of a design-build competition announced in the winter ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 3, 2018

May 3, 2018 8:14 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
TTC keeps reports about Scarborough RT safety secret from the public; Critics decry lack of ‘democratic participation’ over Sidewalk Labs’ proposed ... read more

Last Half Hot Docs Gems to Catch

The Traffic Separating Device: Helping to push, image by Johan Palmgren
May 2, 2018 11:14 pm | by Craig White | Comments
With about 260 documentaries being shown this year at Hot Docs, it's been quite the task, despite all of the summaries in the event's guide book, to get a full picture of what's available in ... read more

DTAH-Designed Celebration Common Coming to Ontario Place

Celebration Common, Ontario Place, DTAH, Toronto
May 2, 2018 10:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Back in February, it was announced that Toronto architecture firm DTAH had been awarded the contract to design Celebration Common, a 20-acre flexible green space planned as part of the ongoing ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 2, 2018

May 2, 2018 8:14 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
A final peek at the former Weston Bakery in Leslieville before its condo conversion; TTC looking for more ways to ease overcrowding on Yonge subway; Toronto group wants to ... read more

Doors Open to Celebrate Toronto's Film and Television Industry

Doors Open Toronto, City of Toronto, Great Gulf
May 1, 2018 5:25 pm | by Nicholas Del Prete | Comments
Doors Open Toronto returns later this month for its 19th annual event, providing an opportunity to see inside over 130 of the most historically, architecturally, culturally, and socially ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for May 1, 2018

May 1, 2018 8:30 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Doug Ford promises ‘big chunk’ of Ontario’s Greenbelt to developers; With Toronto's new ward map, here's what you need to know for the 2018 municipal election; Why Toronto ... read more