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Residents are urging the City to make heritage designation changes a priority

Some Midtown residents are concerned by the number of residential tear-downs in their neighbourhoods and argue the city should make sweeping heritage designation changes a priority.
February 02, 2018

We talk to Onyx Ronin, a licensed Toronto body rubber

Onyx Ronin has been a sensual massage attendant for five years. We talked to her about how her job affects her personal life, the outlook for legislating the industry and more.
February 01, 2018

Toronto in 10 Clicks: Supermoons, Raptors cruising, Doug Ford joins PC leadership race and more

From Doug Ford to the Raptors to Amazon — we round up everything you need to know about Toronto, so you don't have to.
January 31, 2018

City council could triple the number of body-rubbers licensed to offer erotic services later this month

Body-rub parlour premises are zoned to industrial areas, away from schools, places of worship and prying eyes, whereas holistic centres may occupy residentially and commercially zoned neighbourhoods.
January 31, 2018

Yonge and St. Clair is "making a comeback" with Mazzone mosaic and BIA plans

Toronto City Council will vote on Jan. 31 to approve a business improvement area (BIA) for the Yonge & St. Clair intersection.
January 30, 2018

Thornhill’s Baythorn Public School under fire for unsafe parking

Thornhill’s Baythorn Public School has recently come under criticism from residents for its unsafe peak periods, which often see blocked lanes and kids running across busy roads.
January 29, 2018

Stintz on Midtown: Blanket heritage designation is wrong and needs to stop

Although some Midtown buildings may have features worth preserving, the vast majority are simple two-storey buildings that will likely get redeveloped.
January 29, 2018

Residents concerned about proposed plans for new hotel and condos in Yorkdale

Ambitious plans for an expanded, mixed-use development at Yorkdale Shopping Centre, known as the Yorkdale Block Master Plan, have raised concerns from residents.
January 26, 2018

$35 mil Rosehill reservoir rehab will feature a $4 mil park

January 23, 2018

City to expropriate Bayview homes

Two Barberry Place residents may lose their homes as the city moves to make way for a new road connecting Rean Drive and Kenaston Gardens near Bayview Village.
January 18, 2018

How Vaughan's Metropolitan Centre subway could create a new downtown

The Toronto-York Spadina Subway Extension actually opened its chiming doors and started rolling down the tracks toward Union Station on Dec. 17.
January 18, 2018

New community centre & gym opens in Thornhill

A new community centre has taken over a now decommissioned St. Luke Catholic Learning Centre. Members of the community around Yonge Street north of Steeles can expect art exhibits, dinners, music shows and summer job fairs for youth, as well as use of the building’s amenities, including the gym and meeting rooms.
January 18, 2018

Richmond Hill turns down legal pot shop

Richmond Hill was identified as a possible host for a legal cannabis retail shop, but the chief administrative officer says they don't want to be the guinea pigs.
January 16, 2018

Home of the Week: Modern build on a skinny lot on offer for $1.95 mil near Wychwood Barns

The modern three-bedroom, four-bathroom home at 57 Hocken Avenue offers a creative use of space on a narrow lot. It’s been newly renovated and is on the market for $1.95 million with Freeman Real Estate Ltd., Brokerage.
January 16, 2018

Sewell on City Hall: 5 biggest issues council faces in 2018

January 15, 2018

Midtown Toronto needs more parkland, not park improvement money

The high costs of several park projects have some residents questioning how the funds from local wards are being spent.
January 12, 2018

According to MPAC, over 45 per cent of assessment appeals succeed

Homeowners who quibble with their property assessment could well be successful in reducing their taxes.
January 12, 2018

Public officials battle over Columbus Centre’s fate

January 11, 2018

In a growing trend, Toronto residents are taking public safety into their own hands

An increasing trend is seeing impatient Toronto residents take public safety into their own hands.
January 11, 2018

Stacked townhouse proposal in North Toronto heads to OMB

An appeal headed to the Ontario Municipal Board will decide if plans to build stacked town homes on Roehampton Avenue can proceed.
January 10, 2018