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A long-term Carrville Road makeover

Town of Richmond Hill planning staff has developed a draft secondary plan and is seeking comments from the public on the town’s plan that will shape the 39-hectare parcel of land around Yonge Street and Carrville Road and increase the population from around 200 to up to 14,600 people and add up to 8,500 jobs by 2031.
June 30, 2017

Leasiders propose Jersey barriers for Bayview

After a two-year investigation into curbing non-residential traffic on the community’s streets, the North Leaside Traffic Committee (NLTC) has recommended a year-long trial measure of placing concrete barriers at the Bayview Avenue entrances of Glenvale Boulevard, Broadway Avenue and Craig Crescent.
June 30, 2017

Richmond Hill man saves three from house fire

June 22, 2017

Couple withdraws from Wychwood Park levy

Two Wychwood Park residents have successfully withdrawn from a century-old agreement that required them to pay an annual levy for the upkeep of the community’s private common areas.
June 22, 2017

New Wychwood Library for 2019

Built in 1916 as a gift from philanthropist Andrew Carnegie, Wychwood Library, designed by Eden Smith & Sons, is one of Toronto’s first libraries.
June 20, 2017

Rosedaler named Police Officer of the Year for 2016

Last month, Mayor John Tory offered his personal thanks to Rosedale native Staff Sgt. Joe Matthews, who was named 2016 Police Officer of the Year.
June 19, 2017

Stintz on Midtown: Old stomping grounds

One example of a true heritage house is the Snider House at 744 Duplex Ave. The house, built in 1820, was originally owned by Martin Snider and is one of the oldest in the city.
June 19, 2017

Temple vs. townhouses

June 16, 2017

Real Estate: Buyers on sidelines, but for how long?

The mighty Toronto real estate boom of the past decade seems to be changing as government measures designed to cool the market that was logging annual price increases of more than 30 per cent begin to take effect.
June 15, 2017

Chinese community forms neighbourhood watch

After a rash of break-ins in the Bayview Avenue and York Mills Road area, Chinese residents have taken it upon themselves to form a neighbourhood watch group to keep tabs on any suspicious activity.
June 15, 2017

City grants Mt. Pleasant theatre heritage status

June 14, 2017

Reimagining the future of Yonge Street

Re-Imagining Yonge, a cityscaping project helmed by Ward 23 councillor John Filion, has received $2 million in design and infrastructure money from Toronto City Council.
June 13, 2017

Construction beside John Fisher P.S. to begin this summer

June 12, 2017

End of OMB puts power in residents’ hands

Long story short, in neighbourhoods like Thornhill and Willowdale, the starter home is a thing of the past.
June 12, 2017

Agnes Macphail featured on Canada's new $10 bill

June 09, 2017

Developers submit proposal for Scrivener Court, two towers in Summerhill

As reported this week by Urban Toronto, the site is between Yonge and Price streets and just south of the Summerhill LCBO in the historic North Toronto Railway station building.
June 08, 2017

The OMB’s reign is over

Stakeholders offer their input on the long-criticized Ontario Municipal Board and its new, less powerful replacement: the Local Planning Appeals Tribunal
June 08, 2017

Sewell on City Hall: Toronto is on an economic roll and increased housing prices is a predictable result

I think the biggest cause of the increased cost of housing, rental and ownership, is the extraordinary growth spurt Toronto finds itself in. The economy around here is booming, with unemployment rates lower than they have been for many years. People want to be here in this city.
June 08, 2017

Yonge Street subway extension back on track

Putting the subway back in the news was a Toronto City Council report last month updating the status of the extension, which will bring the train from Finch up to Highway 7, and the Downtown Relief Line, which we’ll come back to in a second. Thereafter, Mayor John Tory announced that if the province or anyone else dared to fund the Yonge extension before the DRL he’d block it.
June 06, 2017

CNIB weighs in on lack of sidewalks in Lawrence Park

Hundreds of age-old trees in Lawrence Park will be spared the axe when the City of Toronto begins its overhaul of the area’s sewer system in the next few years. While some residents have expressed their relief, others argue the plan prioritizes the neighbourhood’s tree canopy over pedestrian safety.
June 02, 2017