After a public campaign and a stalled court order, the question of who owns Mount Pleasant cemeteries remains unanswered. But the ongoing investigation into whether Toronto’s largest group of cemeteries is privately or publicly owned land was given new life in December.
Hoarding has become a problem in virtually every Toronto neighborhood, and it often adversely affects the health and safety of the hoarder, animals and neighbours, along with the community’s property values and quality of life.
If you have travelled along Bathurst Street in the last few months, you may have noticed an explosion of colour and images on the west wall north of Davenport and at the underpass just north of Dupont.
For Soulpepper’s 17th season, founding member and artistic director Albert Schultz is scheduled to reprise his role in The Norman Conquests trilogy and to direct four shows. Busy, sure, but variety is the spice of this impresario’s theatrical life at the helm of one of the country’s most successful theatre companies.
Innovative use of shipping containers has been a hot trend globally for years, in progressive locales from Copenhagen to Paris, but it took Toronto’s Scadding Court Community Centre to get the ball rolling in the city. Now, with the growing popularity of pop-up shops as well as local and sustainable goods and services, the bin trend seems poised to take off.
As people in the Philippines struggle with the devastation and death from the worst storm to hit land in recorded history (typhoon Haiyan), world leaders met in Warsaw, Poland, to discuss the climate crisis.