Doug Ford’s provincial government ‘sidesteps’ local community, overrules Toronto on developments in West Don Lands; Tall and thin, proposed tower good fit for evolving Yorkville area; Toronto Council debates provincial meddling, empty Ward 22 seat; and more news:

Doug Ford’s provincial government ‘sidesteps’ local community, overrules Toronto on developments in West Don Lands (Toronto Star)

Tall and thin, proposed tower good fit for evolving Yorkville area (Globe and Mail)

Toronto Council debates provincial meddling, empty Ward 22 seat (Toronto Star)

Meet the Toronto carpenter building insulated, mobile shelters for homeless people this winter (CBC News)

‘I want to stay here. This is my home’: Parkdale tenants fear huge new ‘campus of care’ will uproot their cherished community (Toronto Star)

New real estate players try to gain foothold in Canada’s hot market (Globe and Mail)