Opinion

Developers run roughshod over city

By Stig Harvor – Is the preservation of a single historic building worth the destruction of the wider and also historic district around it? This is a question raised by the proposal of a high-rise condo development known as Five ...

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Project clean sweep

By Stig Harvor – Mayor David Miller’s famous election campaign symbol of a broom has become a focus of his priorities in his first 3-year term in office. The broom symbolized a clean out of dubious backdoor practices and deals ...

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Will we be Toronto the tacky?

By Stig Harvor – There are currently two significant development projects at opposite ends of the St. Lawrence Old Town area. The first is the monster condo proposal at the west end at 40 The Esplanade directly behind the St. ...

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Liberals play havoc with our waterfront

By Stig Harvor – The federal government is playing devious political games with the ongoing efforts to revitalize our long-neglected waterfront. Toronto Waterfront Revitalization Corporation (TWRC) depends wholly on funding by the federal, provincial and municipal governments. Despite these governments ...

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