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OMB mediation allows 34 storeys at Yonge-St. Clair

A 34-storey tower will be built at the Yonge Street and St. Clair Avenue intersection now that the developer has reached an agreement with the community through an Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) mediation.
July 17, 2017

Stintz on Midtown: Long live the republic of Rathnelly

In 1967, while the rest of Canada was celebrating 100 years, an upstart neighbourhood near Casa Loma declared its independence.
July 14, 2017

Plan for midtown Toronto site surrounding Five Thieves unveiled

A development plan for Scrivener Square, which surrounds a strip of retailers in Summerhill affectionately dubbed the Five Thieves by locals, has some residents opposing the proposal’s height and density.
July 13, 2017

RioCan pulls Sobeys plaza condos in favour of low-rise commercial development

Thornhill residents are relieved that the Springfarm Marketplace at Hilda Avenue and Clark Avenue will not be the site of a highrise development after years of opposition. Instead, RioCan, the developer of the site, is now proposing a 10,000-square-foot low-rise commercial building instead of a highrise apartment building.
July 13, 2017

Student sings in Yorkville for tuition

On a busy street corner in Yorkville, Ian Sabourin can often be found singing classical music a cappella to the passing crowds with a bucket and sign that reads “tuition fund.”
July 13, 2017

What is Nathan Lawr's favourite protest song?

Toronto musician Nathan Lawr's favourite protest songs
July 13, 2017

What is Ron Hawkins' favourite protest song?

Toronto musician Ron Hawkins on his favourite protest song.
July 13, 2017

Protest songs alive and well 50 years after Summer of Love

It’s the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love — you know, those godless hippies dancing around in their birthday suits to politically charged tunes on the Hair soundtrack. And with it comes a renewed focus on the role of the protest song, thanks to the likes of Donald Trump, climate change, Islamophobia and Black Lives Matter.
July 13, 2017

Second City gala features the legendary Bob and Doug McKenzie

July 11, 2017

Dr. Jess on Sex: Why happy couples fight

Happy couples fight. Sometimes they even go to bed angry. Research suggests that fighting is a normal part of healthy relationships. By engaging in conflict with truthful outbursts, you relieve relationship tension, assuage frustrations and foster a deeper bond by communicating your needs, boundaries and expectations.
July 11, 2017

Air bee-n-bee generating some buzz for Hillcrest Mall in Richmond Hill

Thousands of bees are saying “Honey, I’m home!” to their new digs at Hillcrest Mall in Richmond Hill, though visitors in the parking lot may never even realize it.
July 10, 2017

How CP24 Breakfast's Pooja Handa met her husband Paul Pathak

July 07, 2017

Lytton Park home hits the market for $5.15 mil

July 07, 2017

Carole King musical is some kind of wonderful

Just as Carole King returned home to New York in 1971 to sing at Carnegie Hall, so too has Toronto’s Chilina Kennedy, to reprise her role as the celebrated singer and songwriter in a performance that earned the cast a standing ovation on Wednesday night’s showing of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical.
July 06, 2017

Survey finds 90% of area respondents oppose condo proposal in Thornhill

Thornhill residents overwhelmingly opposed a development proposal from Torgan Group to build seven 27-storey condo towers on the site of the Promenade shopping centre, and local residents groups now have the hard data to prove it. Over 1,200 residents (comprising 90 per cent of respondents) said they didn’t want to see the building height increase from the official plan–approved 14 storeys to the proposed 27 storeys.
July 06, 2017

North Toronto’s community centre to close for $9 million in renovations

The North Toronto Memorial Community Centre is in a state of disrepair, with renovations slated to begin this fall.
July 06, 2017

Richmond Hill councillor pulls motion on shark fin ban

A Richmond Hill Town Council motion to support a Senate bill to ban the importation of shark fins in Canada was withdrawn. Ward 5 councillor Karen Cilevitz felt she would not get enough support for the motion to pass.
July 05, 2017

Betting on pot in the stock market

July 05, 2017

Editor's Note: Toronto needs a clean, green Lake Ontario

July 04, 2017

Too Close to Call: I’m a lumberjack and that’s OK

These axe-wielding men are chopping into T.O to take down cedars with one fell swoop. Which lumberjack rules?
July 04, 2017