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Turner on Real Estate: making sense of the market’s numbers and headlines

Not long ago, in a sad office in North York, the GTA’s construction industry scrawled the latest media release. Year-to-date sales of condos and new homes are at the lowest point in a decade, running more than 30 per cent below average. Two years ago, by this time of year, 34,286 units had sold. So far in 2013? A scary 19,327.
December 16, 2013

Toronto Public Health’s chief medical officer talks about crack, calories and conditional passes

Last winter, the Fords pushed Toronto’s head public medical officer, Dr. David McKeown, into the limelight. Robbie was furious because a) the top doc wanted to lower Toronto’s speed limits and b) McKeown’s $300K salary enraged the fiscal conservative. We caught up with our metropolis’ top doc to gab about the projects he’s launched and planning to launch.
December 06, 2013

Jason Collett’s beloved Basement Revue Series returns this month

There are a number of holiday traditions in Toronto — from the National Ballet of Canada’s Nutcracker to Andy Kim’s festive concert. One of the best-kept secrets is Jason Collett’s Basement Revue Series. But after Feist backed up a reading by Michael Ondaatje at one of last year’s shows, the secret is out.
December 04, 2013

Filling belly and heart

November 29, 2013

Arts park could be ready in 2014

November 29, 2013

Willowdale is feeling congested!

November 29, 2013

Bold new plans for Casa Loma revealed

140-seat fine dining restaurant plus much more
November 29, 2013

St. Andrew’s under the microscope

November 29, 2013

Yonge & 401 flyover could ease traffic

November 29, 2013

Bayview Village Shopping Centre reportedly sells in $500 million deal

Report suggests high-rise condos could be in the cards for the site after a bidding war over the property
November 29, 2013

Consultations to begin for proposed Sheppard Centre tower

Local councillor says congested Yonge and Sheppard area could not handle a 39-storey tower
November 29, 2013

Toronto Without Borders

Working overseas to help the needy — or in the aftermath of a disaster — takes someone special. Doing it away from home over the holidays is an even greater sacrifice. Find out how these eight T.O. heroes are showing the world how much we care this season.
November 28, 2013

More proposed Bayview townhouses create stir

Two townhouse developments being proposed on Bayview Ridge at the corner of Bayview Avenue have some residents concerned.
October 31, 2013

Don Mills school land eyed for arena

A move by a Toronto City Council committee to defer a decision about the future location of a Don Mills arena brings local groups’ preferred location a step closer to fruition.
October 31, 2013

Pipeline hearing disrupted by protest

A National Energy Board of Canada (NEB) public hearing is underway in Toronto concerning the controversial application for Enbridge to reverse the flow and increase the capacity of an existing 639-kilometre-long section of its Line 9 from Ontario to Quebec, enabling Enbridge to pump bitumen from the Alberta tar sands to the east.
October 31, 2013

Willowdale councillor’s rent examined

The rent of an apartment leased to Ward 24 Coun. David Shiner is being scrutinized, as it has been alleged he paid far below market value for the apartment that is owned by a company that does business with the City of Toronto.
October 31, 2013

Yonge and Eg could see two more new towers

A proposed 28-storey tower on the first block of the recently approved Postal Station K project has gone before the Ontario Municipal Board.
October 30, 2013

Top Doc: Of manly matters

Dr. Stuart Edmonds, VP of research at Prostate Cancer Canada, on the most common cancer affecting Canadian men
October 30, 2013

School shortage looms as midtown development rises

The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) recently posted a notice on the fence surrounding the construction for a new condo development on Roehampton Avenue, just to the north of Eglinton, warning future residents it can’t guarantee space will be immediately available at a school in the neighbourhood. Instead, parents moving into the area might find that their children have to be bussed to less crowded schools elsewhere in the city.
October 30, 2013

Prime land up for grabs on Mt. Pleasant

There is prime real estate for sale at 415 Mount Pleasant Rd., which could see some unprecedented development go up in the area.
October 30, 2013