Briefs

Downtown Yonge BIA wins top industry honour

  Courtney Charette — For the first time, a Toronto BIA has won top honours from the International Downtown Association (IDA). The Downtown Yonge BIA’s innovative Yonge Love consultation campaign was singled out for global recognition, receiving the IDA’s 2016 ...

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Mural blooms on Cabbagetown wall

Eric Morse— On August 23, by commission of the Old Cabbagetown BIA, Downtown artists Michael Cavanaugh and Poonam Sharma set forth to create Cabbagetown’s latest mural on the south wall of the Parliament St. Volunteers were Nicole Rogers, Dina Blanco-Pene, ...

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OMB hears 411 Church application and objections

The Ontario Municipal Board on Aug.22 heard Church/Wood Residences’ zoning by-law amendment for a 45-storey mixed-use condo building at 411 Church, at the south-east corner of Church and Wood. It’s on a half-acre site that’s currently a parking lot. The building would have ...

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Erosion of Gibraltar Point to be studied

The Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) has published a notice of intent to commence an addendum study to an Environmental Assessment (EA) that was completed and approved in 2008 to provide long-term erosion protection of the Toronto Island, along ...

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