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Second Round Starts on Condo Consultation by the City of Toronto

E Condos, Toronto
May 28, 2013 1:05 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
Scheduled to occur from May 30th to June 5th, the City of Toronto is inviting condominium residents, members of condominium boards, property managers and business owners located within ... read more

RioCan Pursuing Zoning Amendment for Big-Box Proposal on Bathurst

420 Bathurst, RioCan, Turner Fleischer Architects, Toronto
May 3, 2013 3:50 pm | by Izabela Molendowski | Comments
Retail developer RioCan has applied for a zoning amendment to permit the construction of a big-box retail destination at 420 Bathurst between Dundas and College Streets in central Toronto. This is ... read more

The Interview: Kyle Rae, Part 3

November 15, 2012 3:07 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto sat down recently with former Toronto City Councillor Kyle Rae, now a lecturer at Ryerson University and a partner in development consultancy PQR Solutions. We wanted to get Kyle's ... read more

The Interview: Kyle Rae, Part 2

Kyle Rae, image by Jack Landau
November 8, 2012 3:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto sat down recently with former Toronto City Councillor Kyle Rae, now a lecturer at Ryerson University and a partner in development consultancy PQR Solutions. We wanted to get Kyle's ... read more

The Interview: Kyle Rae, Part 1

Kyle Rae, image by Jack Landau
November 1, 2012 3:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto recently sat down with former Toronto City Councillor Kyle Rae, now a lecturer at Ryerson University and a partner in development consultancy PQR Solutions. We wanted to get Kyle's ... read more

Is There A Casino In Toronto's Future? The Debate Is On

Toronto and East York Community Council Toronto
October 15, 2012 5:40 pm | by Dumitru Onceanu | Comments
Two days before news broke this past Friday that Oxford Properties is planning to redevelop the Metro Toronto Convention Centre lands and is proposing a casino on the block immediately ... read more

Photo of the Day: Skyline at Sunset

A view of downtown Toronto at sunset
July 4, 2012 11:00 pm | by Evan Manning | Comments
Provided to us by Forum member yonderbean, this evening shot of our skyline succinctly captures summer in the city. Humid, hot and brief, the appreciation of the season is heightened by the ... read more

Province to Re-examine 1998 Condominium Act

The provincial government is planning to review the Condominium Act, 1998.
June 12, 2012 12:40 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The Ontario government has announced it is planning to review the rules which regulate the condominium market, industry and community. The Condominium Act, 1998, has seen numerous challenges as ... read more

Waterfront Toronto Holds First Public Consultation on Port Lands Acceleration Initiative

Waterfront Toronto Port Lands public consultation
December 16, 2011 3:33 pm | by Dumitru Onceanu | Comments
This past Monday before a packed house at the Toronto Reference Library, Waterfront Toronto held the first of a series of public consultations intended to seek input and direction after City ... read more

The Ontario Municipal Board: Villain or Scapegoat?

December 13, 2011 1:11 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
Research on the Ontario Municipal Board shows that a poor planning system is behind the negative perception of the OMB, and improving the system would be more productive than eliminating the OMB. read more

TTC reaches out to riders as service cuts loom

Dufferin subway station Toronto
October 14, 2011 10:15 am | by Adam Hawkins | Comments
Few Torontonians lack a strong opinion on what’s right and wrong with the TTC, and now there’s a better way to make sure TTC brass know what separates a pleasant trip from a transit nightmare. ... read more

Transit in the Ontario Election Part 3: PC Transportation Critic Frank Klees

PC Transportation Critic Frank Klees, image supplied by his staff
September 30, 2011 2:34 pm | by Adam Hawkins | Comments
Ontario voters go to the polls next week and their choice for the next provincial government will have a big impact on how Torontonians get around. This week Urban Toronto has featured interviews ... read more

Transit in the Ontario Election Part 2: NDP Transportation Critic Cheri DiNovo

NDP Transportation Critic Cheri DiNovo, image provided by her campaign staff
September 29, 2011 12:00 pm | by Adam Hawkins | Comments
Ontario voters go to the polls next week and their choice for the next provincial government will have a big impact on how Torontonians get around. This week Urban Toronto intended to feature ... read more

Transit in the Ontario Election Part 1: Liberal Transportation Minister Kathleen Wynne

Urban Toronto writer Adam Hawkins interviews Ontario Transportation Minister Kat
September 28, 2011 10:00 am | by Adam Hawkins | Comments
Ontario voters go to the polls next week and their choice for the next provincial government will have a big impact on how Torontonians get around. This week Urban Toronto will feature interviews ... read more

CodeBlueTO Petition Aims to Save Lower Don Lands Plan

Lower Don Lands and Port Lands Plan by Waterfront Toronto
September 20, 2011 2:25 pm | by Arik Day | Comments
CodeBlueTO, a coalition formed over the past few months in light of looming (and at one point, secretive) plans to derail Waterfront Toronto's comprehensive plans for the Lower Don and ... read more

Photo Of The Day: Welcome To The Canadian National Exhibition Circa 1969

Photo Of The Day: Welcome To The Canadian National Exhibition Circa 1969
August 18, 2011 11:00 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
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Looking Up At Casa Condos By Cresford Developments

Casa Condos Toronto by Cresford Developments
July 14, 2011 11:00 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Today's Photo Of The Day, taken by UrbanToronto forum member androiduk, shows a very cool looking Casa Condos.  read more

Yonge & Eglinton Centre Under Siege: Residents Protest RioCan's Plans for Yonge & Eglinton

Open Corner of Yonge and Eglinton Centre, Toronto
September 29, 2010 12:16 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Protest is coming to Yonge and Eglinton today and Urban Toronto will be live blogging the event. Local residents are protesting plans by Yonge-Eglinton Centre's owner RioCan to replace open space ... read more

Mayoral Debate on Toronto Heritage Concerns

Next Mayor of Toronto?
September 1, 2010 4:09 pm | by Tyler Greenleaf | Comments
On Monday night Heritage Toronto hosted a mayoral debate in the lovely, historic, and packed-out Great Hall at St. Lawrence Hall, an appropriate location for the heritage topic. Text by Tyler ... read more

Parking Enforcement Officers Parking Illegally?

Peter Street, Toronto. Parking Enforcement Officers Parking Illegally?
August 26, 2010 11:10 am | by Craig White | Comments
Do parking laws not apply to the people who are meant to enforce them? On a day when CTV News is reporting that parking enforcement officers were caught parking their cruiser in the disabled spot ... read more