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Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for December 1, 2017

December 1, 2017 9:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Late for work? The TTC can give you a note for your boss; Toronto relying on strong real-estate market to balance budget; Neighbours take street safety into their own ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 29, 2017

November 29, 2017 9:44 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Anger as City proposes the public donate to pay for road-safety plan; TTC board has approved time-based transfers; Let’s better harness our growth to pay for Rail Deck Park; ... read more

IIDEXCanada 2017 Returns to Toronto Tomorrow

IIDEXCanada 2017, The Buildings Show, Toronto
November 28, 2017 2:33 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Over 30,500 trade professionals will be attending the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) over the next few days for The Buildings Show, which brings together the Construct Canada, HomeBuilder ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 28, 2017

November 28, 2017 9:43 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
With Byford out and a new leader incoming — Metro asks what will bring real change to the TTC?; Montreal vote result shows why Toronto’s John Tory may be vulnerable in ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 27, 2017

November 27, 2017 9:23 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Province should take over TTC and other cities’ transit systems, says Toronto Region Board of Trade; How a strip of warehouses in Toronto became a ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 24, 2017

November 24, 2017 9:37 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Could crewless ships soon sail on the Great Lakes?; Toronto residents input sought on laneway housing; Toronto adds finance jobs while New York loses; and more news: New plaza ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 23, 2017

November 23, 2017 9:33 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Public transit in Toronto dangerously noisy, study says; Activists say Ottawa should deliver housing funds over two years, instead of 11; Toronto’s transit ridership is in ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 22, 2017

November 22, 2017 9:29 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Andy Byford leaving the TTC for a job with New York City Transit; Art classes to take place at Union Station; Toronto looking at rebranding homeless services as part of shelter ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 21, 2017

November 21, 2017 9:38 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Toronto and Google-owned Waze app agree to trade traffic data; Championing public art in an era of bean-counters; Gridlock on GTA highways costs each household $125 a ... read more

CityAge Conference Returns to Toronto This Week

CityAge: Toronto, conference, MaRS​ ​Discovery​ ​District
November 20, 2017 12:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Canadian governments are anticipated to pour as much as $750 billion into urban infrastructure projects across Canada over the next 10 years. With competing philosophies and differing needs from ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 20, 2017

November 20, 2017 9:25 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Why Mississauga wants to charge for parking; Time-based transfers to be debated as part of 2018 TTC budget; Which Toronto buildings deserve heritage protection?; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 17, 2017

November 17, 2017 9:40 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
King St. pilot project does what big cities around the world are doing; Documentary looks at Regent Park community’s response to revitalization; John Tory, TTC chair throw ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Eaton Centre Bridge

Throwback Thursday, Eaton Centre Bridge, Cadillac Fairview, WilkinsonEyre
November 16, 2017 11:02 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Since opening early in November, the WilkinsonEyre Architects and Zeidler Partnership-designed pedestrian bridge from the Toronto Eaton Centre to Hudson's Bay/Saks Fifth ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 16, 2017

November 16, 2017 9:28 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
'We bonded': Doug Ford and Jagmeet Singh rate their blind date; Pickering condo development under fire; Toronto committee calls for tighter Airbnb rules; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Rural Pocket

Photo of the Day, Mississauga, Britannia Farm
November 16, 2017 1:00 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Today's Photo of the Day features a view from above Britannia Farm, a pocket of undeveloped rural land surrounded by an increasingly urban Mississauga. Captured by drone and submitted to our Forum ... read more

ACO Charrette Speculates on Future of Toronto Coach Terminal

ACO NextGen Design Charrette, Toronto Coach Terminal, Art Deco heritage building
November 15, 2017 11:49 am | by Josie Harrison | Comments
On a cold, windy Remembrance Day, a group of students and young professionals gathered at historic Campbell House at Queen and University to speculate on the future of Toronto’s Coach Terminal. ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 15, 2017

November 15, 2017 9:49 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
King St. condo in Parkdale gets the go-ahead after protesters shut down city hall meeting; TTC budget proposal calls for fare freeze, no extra service in ... read more

IIDEXCanada: Design + Architecture Expo Returns This Month

November 14, 2017 2:48 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Touted as Canada’s largest National Design + Architecture Exposition & Conference, IIDEXCanada is returning to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) later this month. Part of a ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 14, 2017

November 14, 2017 9:27 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
First Impressions of the King Street Pilot; Transit advocates call for two-hour transfers on TTC; Reconstruction continues on first stage of Six Points Interchange; and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News from the Internet for November 13, 2017

November 13, 2017 9:33 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Despite Bloor bike lanes, Toronto lags on cycling infrastructure, critics say; King Street pilot project seeks to curb traffic congestion, prioritize TTC ... read more