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Homeowner convicted of bylaw infraction for listing Willowdale house on Airbnb

For more than a year, residents living near the house have been complaining about noise violations and disruptive behaviour by renters staying at the property.
December 12, 2016

Grade changes coming to York Mills public schools

December 09, 2016

T.O.’s Naughty List for 2016

Shining a light on the city shenanigans that made news in 2016 and landed these public figures on Santa’s coal-for-Christmas list.
December 08, 2016

North Yorkers await Line 9 court decision

After the National Energy Board’s (NEB) approval of the reversal of Enbridge’s Line 9B in 2014, North York residents have been standing in support of the Chippewas of the Thames First Nations (COTTFN) as they faced the Supreme Court of Canada to contest the decision Nov. 30.
December 08, 2016

OMB approves eight storeys for old Durant Motors site on Laird as heritage building’s facade preserved

December 07, 2016

Stintz on Midtown: City studying laneway homes

December 07, 2016

Vaughan Road Academy faces certain closure

Residents living in the Oakwood-Vaughan community want Vaughan Road Academy (VRA) to remain a public asset if the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) decides to close it at the end of this school year.
December 05, 2016

Eglinton Theatre receives national historical status

North Toronto landmark the Eglinton Grand Theatre has been recognized as a national historic site by Parks Canada, Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada, 80 years after it first opened in 1936.
December 05, 2016

Wilson subway station parking lot closed today

Commuters who drive to the Wilson subway station and use the west parking lot will have to find a new place to park as of today.
December 01, 2016

Developer withdraws construction staging proposal after locals protest

A Toronto developer has withdrawn its plan to lease a portion of the John Fisher Public School property to accommodate a construction staging area for a highrise apartment building, following significant opposition.
December 01, 2016

Stintz on Midtown: Transit trumps condos

However, the City of Toronto and Metrolinx have been trying to figure out how to make development over the LRT stations work for years.
November 29, 2016

Massive York Mills project heads to OMB

The proposal for 260 townhouses at 740–750 York Mills Rd. was rejected by Toronto City Council in June, and the developer, Minto Group Inc., appealed to the OMB shortly after. Despite being refused by Toronto City Council, the proposal earned a favourable report from city staff.
November 21, 2016

Post City roundtable on the rise of illegal dispensaries and what legalization should look like in Midtown Toronto

November 02, 2016

Guerilla Urban Repair Squad hits Toronto

A group of anonymous activists known as the Urban Repair Squad (URS) is using guerrilla-style techniques to reclaim Toronto’s streets for cyclists.
October 28, 2016

North York developer to replant 200 trees

Two months after a developer clear-cut 40 old trees at 103 and 108 Bayview Ridge without the necessary permits, the City of Toronto has concluded the first phase of its investigation. The Format Group was ordered to cover the costs of remediation to the site and replant 200 trees.
October 27, 2016

Residents complain city’s lack of regulations for portable toilets has left their street smelling foul

A new house on New Haven Drive, near Eglinton Avenue West and Bathurst Street, has been under construction since 2014, and the smell emitting from a porta-potty on-site has angered nearby residents.
October 18, 2016

Multi-building development proposed for Leaside

Seven buildings and community centre part of plan for Eglinton & Laird
October 17, 2016

Sewell on City Hall: Before community groups start raising thousands to fight developers, consider these simple steps

Community groups are rightly flummoxed when a development they are opposed to is pushed to the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) for a decision.
October 13, 2016

Backyard battlegrounds: four Midtown development proposals head to the Ontario Municipal Board

The fate of these Midtown development proposals will be decided at the OMB this October. Find out who the key players are, the issues they'll be debating and why each decision could help shape the future of our neighbourhoods.
October 12, 2016

Heritage review divides Lawrence Park locals

Toronto City Council voted to initiate a study to determine Lawrence Park West’s eligibility as a Heritage Conservation District on Oct. 5. But some residents argue a heritage designation would saddle homeowners with additional costs when undertaking home renovations.
October 12, 2016