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Minimum wage: A provincial election primer

Ontario is poised to increase the minimum wage from $14 to $15 per hour at the end of this year, after a larger increase of almost 30 per cent on Jan. 1, 2018, from $11.60.
April 13, 2018

Will Midtown dispensaries disappear after legalization, or just go underground?

Later this year, Canada will formally legalize cannabis across the country, making the future unclear for dispensaries.
April 10, 2018

#AfterMeToo report proposes nine recommendations to wipe out sexual assault

Individuals behind the #AfterMeToo initiative released a report outlining nine recommendations to wipe out sexual assault and abuse within the entertainment industry.
April 10, 2018

Does Markham need a bike share program?

Due to a number of unsolicited bike share program proposals that Markham City Council has received over the last year, a feasibility study has been commissioned by Markham’s transportation department to see if a bike-sharing program could work in the municipality.
April 09, 2018

Entire Richmond Hill residential block appealed to the OMB

After the OMB rejected the application at 9825 Yonge St., the owners at 9839 Yonge St. appealed their own application to the OMB.
April 06, 2018

Midtown teenagers targetted in a series of "swarming-style" robberies at Yonge and Eglinton

The midtown community is on full alert after a dramatic rise in swarming robberies in the Yonge and Eglinton area as young teenagers have been confronted by large groups and robbed, some at knifepoint.
April 02, 2018

Toronto resident launches cannabis delivery service Duber

Toronto resident Saul Silver launched Duber, a new app that allows cannabis users to order their legal marijuana products and have them delivered by former Uber drivers.
March 31, 2018

Anti-fur protestors rally against Drake and his Canada Goose partnership

Drake recently found himself on the wrong side of PETA because of his partnership with Canada Goose, the popular outerwear company that uses goose down and coyote fur.
March 29, 2018

York Region hopes inclusionary zoning can help create affordable housing

Last month, York Region was among the municipalities telling Ontario how its inclusionary zoning (IZ) regulations could be better.
March 26, 2018

Sonja Bata: A legacy of philanthropy and footwear

Sonja Bata, a Swiss-Canadian business woman, philanthropist, and museum founder, passed away earlier this year.
March 22, 2018

Stintz on Midtown: After years of construction, Midtown deserves a better public space

Nearly 100 years ago, the Toronto Transit Commission, then named the Toronto Transportation Commission, purchased nearly 10 acres of land at Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue.
March 20, 2018

Plan to build 14 storeys near Hogg’s Hollow met with criticism from North York residents

A development proposal for a 14-storey residential building in North York has been met with resounding criticism residents and the local councillor alike.
March 15, 2018

Toronto's swanky private golf clubs continue sweetheart deal on taxes while other courses attract developers

March 09, 2018

Midtown tenants struggle to compete in an unforgiving rental market

March 08, 2018

Proposal calls for five storeys on Chatsworth

March 07, 2018

Province halts tear down of Columbus Centre

March 01, 2018

Heritage status thwarts owner’s $3.1 mil investment

February 28, 2018

Club ready to rebuild after horrific fire

February 28, 2018

Time to pay attention to main street, Mr. Tory

If we aren’t careful, we might lose them forever and we’ll be stuck with every main street in our amazing neighbourhoods filled with bland and ordinary franchises owned by faceless corporations who care little for your kids’ soccer team.
February 23, 2018

Art for the underground set to wow Midtown in Crosstown LRT stations

In January, Metrolinx released the list of international and emerging artists that will have their work installed at six Crosstown LRT stations across Eglinton Avenue.
February 20, 2018