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CHATTER: U of T proposes laneway housing pilot on Huron Street (Spring 2018)

May 1st, 2018 · Comments Off on CHATTER: U of T proposes laneway housing pilot on Huron Street (Spring 2018)

The City of Toronto has received an application to build three residential buildings just west of Robarts Library on 366, 368, and 370 Huron St. The applicant would like to build one three-storey residential building facing Huron Street and two residential buildings on the laneway off Huron Street near Glen Morris Road.

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CHATTER: Bike swap returns to Bathurst Street (Spring 2018)

May 1st, 2018 · Comments Off on CHATTER: Bike swap returns to Bathurst Street (Spring 2018)

Bateman’s Bicycle Company will host its Spring Bike Swap at its flagship store at 913 Bathurst on April 14 and 15. Anyone can bring their used and working bikes before April 13 and Bateman’s will evaluate their value within minutes. Sellers can choose to get their bike’s value in store credit or 80 per cent of the value by cheque.

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NEWS: Freshening the field (Spring 2018)

May 1st, 2018 · Comments Off on NEWS: Freshening the field (Spring 2018)

Improving Huron Street to make a positive impact

Huron Street Junior Public School’s Big Tree, a heritage tree that is about 150 years old, is at the centre of a plan to revitalize the schoolyard. School representatives want to create a welcoming space around the tree, clean up the tennis courts, and remove the fences. GEREMY BORDONARO/GLEANER NEWS

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EDITORIAL CARTOON: How Nice (Spring 2018)

May 1st, 2018 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL CARTOON: How Nice (Spring 2018)

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EDITORIAL: Lessons to be learned from Excessive Force (Spring 2018)

May 1st, 2018 · Comments Off on EDITORIAL: Lessons to be learned from Excessive Force (Spring 2018)

Sometimes a mea culpa comes in the form of a memoir. Such is the case with Alok Mukherjee, who was the chair of the Toronto Services Board from 2005 to 2015, a period that included the G20 economic summit in June 2010 in Toronto.

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FORUM: Provincial government is developer-friendly (Spring 2018)

May 1st, 2018 · Comments Off on FORUM: Provincial government is developer-friendly (Spring 2018)

Affordable housing missing from proposed inclusionary zoning

By Mike Layton

Over the past five years, the City of Toronto could have built nearly 10,000 new affordable housing units, according to the former chief planner. How? By mandating affordable units in new developments.

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FOCUS: Davenport development goes to mediation (Spring 2018)

May 1st, 2018 · Comments Off on FOCUS: Davenport development goes to mediation (Spring 2018)

Councillor aiming for negotiated settlement

By Geremy Bordonaro

The Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) has completed its pre-hearing process for 321 Davenport Rd., where Alterra Developments has applied to build an eight-storey glass building including 16 penthouse condominiums and a two-level parking garage on the site. The development would require a by-law amendment, as the application as it stands now exceeds restrictions on height and density for the area.

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ARTS: Heralding spring with film and music (Spring 2018)

May 1st, 2018 · Comments Off on ARTS: Heralding spring with film and music (Spring 2018)

Hot Docs returns and eclectic sounds abound

Yoko Ono’s The Riverbed, continuing at the Gardiner Museum until June 3, is an interactive exhibit that invites viewers to participate. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE BLOOR STREET CULTURE CORRIDOR

By Heather Kelly

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GREENINGS: Car-free parenting is not rare (Spring 2018)

May 1st, 2018 · Comments Off on GREENINGS: Car-free parenting is not rare (Spring 2018)

Toronto is busy planning for yesteryear

Mayor John Tory doesn’t think much of me. He doesn’t even acknowledge my existence. In fact, he said there are incredibly few of me.

The “me” in this case is a parent without a car.

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FROM THE ARCHIVES: Marking the end of the beginning (Spring 2018)

May 1st, 2018 · Comments Off on FROM THE ARCHIVES: Marking the end of the beginning (Spring 2018)

A look back to when the Barns first opened its doors

As we come up to the tenth anniversary of the opening of the Artscape Wychwood Barns, we thought it an opportune moment to reprint an article about its opening. The following appeared in our October 2008 issue.

By Patricia Marcoccia

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