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City to Increase Enforcement of Construction Activity on Roads

Construction impacts traffic at York and Front Streets in Downtown Toronto
September 8, 2014 2:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Construction is reshaping Toronto for the future, and new commercial, residential and infrastructure projects can be found all over the region. We like to look at the positive side of all this new ... read more

Redevelopment Proposed for 60-Acre Celestica Site in Don Mills

Celestica, re-zoning, Eglinton Crosstown LRT
August 5, 2014 11:20 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
The largest redevelopment proposal triggered to date by the construction of the Crosstown LRT has been received by the City of Toronto. Electronics manufacturer Celestica ... read more

Grange Park Makeover Breathes New Life into a Storied Park

Grange Park, AGO, OCAD University, Art Galllery of Ontario, PFS Studio
July 29, 2014 5:30 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
Wealthy philanthropists, a booming economic base, and a population growth spurt might sound like a description of modern day Toronto. But this story has been told more than once over our city's ... read more

Neighbouring Homeowners Assemble Land Parcel on Coxwell

Land assembly, parcel, 51-61 Coxwell Avenue, Ashland Avenue, Toronto
May 13, 2014 2:00 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The redevelopment of Toronto's low-rise residential neighbourhoods is more often than not a contentious issue for people living in such areas. While developers are the ones who typically incur the ... read more

City of Toronto to Auction Off Decommissioned Street Signs

decomissioned street sign auction, City of Toronto
April 24, 2014 2:15 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
As Toronto continues to develop and change at break-neck speed, many residents are looking for ways to preserve memories of different parts of the city. In order to facilitate this, the City has ... read more

City of Toronto Promotes Incentive Programs for Businesses

Contact information for Economic Development Officers. Image by City of Toronto.
April 21, 2014 11:15 am | by Marcus Mitanis | Comments
As part of Toronto's strategy to attract businesses and foster growth, the City has built an arsenal of incentives for companies building within its borders. These include a variety of tax ... read more

Submissions for 2014 Live Green Toronto Awards are now Open

2013 Individual Live Green Winner Justin Nadeau 'The Inventionator'
March 13, 2014 3:35 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
Yesterday Live Green Toronto opened up its call for submissions for its annual Live Green Awards. The Award  goes to the individual, group, business or organization that best ... read more

Roundtable Seeks to take "Sub" out of "Suburbs"

Jennifer Keesmaat, Toronto
October 2, 2013 4:00 pm | by Eddie LaRusic | Comments
Since becoming Chief Planner of Toronto a year ago, Jennifer Keesmaat has been a shining star of the city, putting herself out there in a manner that we don't normally expect from public servants, ... read more

Metrolinx Successfully Makes Big Move at Junction Crossing

Metrolinx, Georgetown South Project, GO Transit, GTS, West Toronto Diamond
September 17, 2013 4:10 pm | by Brandon Leal | Comments
The GTA is in the midst of an infrastructure blitz. New roads, bridges, buildings, sewers and cables are being built all around us as the region's population swells. To make sure everybody can get ... read more

Toronto's City Planning Division Going Local

City of Toronto, City Planning Division, Planners in Public Spaces
August 9, 2013 5:00 pm | by Jacob D'Souza | Comments
The City of Toronto's Planning Division has announced a new month-long public outreach program called 'Planners in Public Spaces'. The program—which will run throughout the month of August—is ... read more

Upcoming Six Points Interchange Reconfiguration Public Meeting

Six Points Interchange
June 10, 2013 12:45 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
The City of Toronto is hosting a public meeting and drop-in event on Monday June 17 to discuss the upcoming reconfiguration of the Six Points interchange where Bloor Street West, Dundas ... read more

Neighbourhood Node: The New and Old Regent Park

Regent Park, Toronto, development, Dickinson
June 3, 2013 4:00 pm | by Jason Allen | Comments
It’s a rare occasion when urban enthusiasts get to watch a huge portion of their own city get razed and remade, but this is what's happening in Toronto currently. Reintroducing, Regent Park. read more

Our Disappearing Heritage: 267 Queen E Improperly Demolished

Queen Street East, demolition, City of Toronto, Ontario Heritage Act
May 29, 2013 12:10 pm | by Jason Allen | Comments
Property owner and contractor both summonsed to appear in court after demolishing a 19th century heritage building without a permit. read more

Tonight: City Planning Hosts Workshop on the Future of Eglinton

Toronto, Eglington Avenue
May 28, 2013 2:25 pm | by Stephanie Calvet | Comments
Toronto's City Planning division is currently conducting a study on Eglinton Avenue from Jane Street to just beyond Kennedy Station, called the Eglinton Connects Planning Study. Public ... read more

Second Round Starts on Condo Consultation by the City of Toronto

E Condos, Toronto
May 28, 2013 2:05 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

Waterfront Toronto Making More of the Water's Edge Accessible

Portland Slip Water's Edge Promenade, image courtesy of Waterfront Toronto
May 9, 2013 5:45 pm | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Waterfront Toronto continues to revitalize Toronto’s Lake Ontario shoreline, making the city's southern edge more enjoyable, accessible, and beautiful. The organization is driving one of the ... read more

Lanterra Buys 11 Wellesley West For Future Development

Image by Lanterra Developments of potential condo development at 11 Wellesley
March 22, 2013 3:57 pm | by Jason Allen | Comments
There are new developments in a downtown plot of land that has long been the subject of speculation. The Ontario Government has sold the site of 11 Wellesley Street West to Lanterra ... read more

Bay Street Abuzz With Development Activity

Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences, Toronto Condos, Lifetime, Menkes, Alc
November 30, 2012 3:30 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
High-rise development is happening all over this city, but a few major streets seem to have captured the bulk of large scale projects going on in the downtown core. One of those streets is Bay ... read more

City Infrastructure Plans for 2013 Online

T.O. INview, Cycling network construction, City of Toronto, 2013
November 28, 2012 4:15 pm | by Kelly Gervais | Comments
The City of Toronto has just released the 2013 update of its web-based mapping system, T.O. INview. This website, which stands for Toronto Infrastructure Viewer, shows all the planned construction ... read more

The King East Fits Into King-Parliament Neighbourhood Plan

The King East, Toronto Condos, Lamb Development, Hyde Park Homes, Sher, Core
November 26, 2012 4:32 pm | by Anonymous | Comments
The King East by Lamb Development, Hyde Park Homes and the Sher Corporation is nearly complete, adding more residential space to the King-Parliament neighbourhood. The City of Toronto has had a ... read more