The fate of the East Gardiner Expressway rebuild project is tabled for discussion at City Council today, with some councillors pushing to pause the project and do a cost update; TIFF announces that they have planned changes for their Downtown Toronto headquarters, the Bell Lightbox, which is slated to receive an interior and exterior update; Ford Government promises fare integration across GTA transit services by the end of this year; and other news. 

How much will we really pay for the Gardiner Expressway eastern rebuild? (Toronto Star)

TIFF plans ‘rejuvenation’ of Bell Lightbox headquarters, inside and out (Globe and Mail)

Ford government promises fare integration between Toronto, surrounding regions by end of 2023 (Global News)

In Ontario, it should be illegal to insist house-buyers be of a particular nationality (Toronto Star)

Critics call out a lack of measures in the federal budget to push down the high cost of housing (CBC)

TTC CEO calls for subway cell service amid public transit safety debate (Globe and Mail)

Doug Ford calls federal environment minister ‘a real piece of work’ (Toronto Star)

TTC will dip into reserve funds to address safety concerns (Global News)

Lack of data on transit violence amounts to 'blanket of ignorance': Researcher (CTV News)

Is the cottage real estate bubble bursting? Prices set to fall amid waning activity (Toronto Star)

Carbon price and rebates rising Saturday in Ontario, Prairies (Globe and Mail)

Tourism shot up in 2022, but still far short of pre-pandemic levels: StatCan (CP24)