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500% tax hike threatens historic Yonge Street

Toronto City Hall is helping both foreign and domestic developers denude Historic Yonge Street of its landmark merchants south of Bloor Street, replacing them with monster condos and cookie-cutter chain stores. It’s a disgrace.yonge tax grab Councillor Krystin Wong-Tam backs ...

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Save Moss Park from condos!

Sign the Petition and keep Moss Park a Park! The MoreMossPark project and The 519 plan to build a 9 storey building beside the Moss Park Armoury that will cast a shadow across the park to Sherbourne Street. Sign the ...

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Taste of Regent Park festival July 26-Aug. 30

Regent Park Community Food Centre’s Taste of Regent Park is now in full swing, offering a weekly family- and hipster-friendly festival of the community’s unsung best and brightest. Part food festival, part world bazaar, Taste of Regent Park, now in ...

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Toronto rooming houses: Public consultation #4

Anxious citizens voiced their concerns early and often at the final public consultatio—held at the Wellesley Community Centre—for the new rooming-house policies being considered by the city of Toronto. Mohamed Shuriye (senior policy and research officer from the Municipal Licensing ...

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Union Station rail corridor public meeting #1

Metrolinx held its first public meeting for the proposed expansion of the Union Station Rail Corridor last night at the Lucie and Thornton Blackburn Conference Centre on the campus of George Brown College. Manuel Pedrosa—Community Relations Manager for Metrolinx—began the ...

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Deputy Mayor Pam McConnell dies in hospital

Pam McConnell has died. The long-serving Downtown councillor and recently Deputy Mayor of Toronto has died in hospital from an undisclosed but “grave” illness. She had lately been suffering from a non-cancerous lung disorder, according to insiders. Mayor John Tory ...

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