Since a 2018 report found that large elevator companies were primarily responsible for declining elevator safety standards in condos, little has been done to resolve the issue; Toronto claims four out of ten spots on CAA's worst roads in Ontario list, with Eglinton Avenue West close to the top; Ontario farmers join in the opposition against Doug Ford's plan to construct housing in the Greenbelt, and may be driving results; and other news.  

Why are so many condo elevators out of service? Experts say just four companies control most of the market — and oversight is poor (Toronto Star)

Four Toronto streets crack CAA's top 10 worst roads in Ontario. Here's the list (CityNews)

Farmers pressure Doug Ford government to reverse course on housing plan (CBC)

East-enders seeing red over ‘postapocalyptic hellscape’ on Lake Shore. How will they cope with years of traffic turmoil? (Toronto Star)

Lone tenant in a $400-a-month apartment could hold up major Montreal condo project (CTV News)

Time running out for Ontario to formally request Pickering nuclear power station extension (Global News)

Stellantis makes counter-offer to Ottawa to salvage EV battery plant deal (Toronto Star)

What Toronto mayoral candidates promise to do about homeless encampments (CBC)

Velocity finds new digs in Kitchener’s rapidly growing Innovation District (Globe and Mail)

Are Canadian newcomers pushing real estate prices higher? The answer is surprising (Toronto Star)

What Danielle Smith’s Alberta election win means for the rest of Canada (Global News)

What can we expect from clean hydrogen in Canada? (CBC)