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Downtown PATH sports improved signage

Navigating the PATH can be a constant source of frustration, particularly it’s your first time down there. But manoeuvring through North America’s biggest underground mall just got easier. Helpful new signage recently appeared, offering clearly labeled directions to specific buildings and transit services in the vicinity. This, in ...

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Gibraltar Point erosion-control update

Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) has commenced 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 the southwest shoreline, approximately located between Hanlan’s ...

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FREE Regent Park Film Fest Nov. 15-18

Regent Park is often remembered as a troubled community, poorly designed, and rife with poverty and crime, but it has also been a home, a playground, a welcoming, caring and safe community for many who have lived here.Regent Park Film ...

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Don’t put bike lanes on main streets

Bike lanes aren’t a 21th-century transportation solution if they’re placed on main streets. They become a politically correct obstruction to vital traffic flow in North America’s fourth largest working city. Further, bike lanes are for most a fair-weather option. Bike-users ...

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Taking the air out of Airbnb Toronto

Toronto and Vancouver have restricted Airbnb listings to a primary residence. The number of listings is dropping fast Airbnb Toronto is an online service for “Air bed and breakfast.” It’s for guests who want a cheap place to stay the ...

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Why young Canadians can’t afford to buy a home

Canada’s middle-income housing affordability crisis (unaffordable homes) is drawing considerable attention, with good reason. Families are being squeezed out of the market and the situation is only going to worsen. Frontier Centre publications, such as the Demographia International Housing Affordability ...

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