Doug Ford says he is officially running for mayor in 2018 rematch

As the song “Eye of the Tiger” by Survivor echoed throughout the backyard, Doug Ford got up on stage, took hold of the microphone and...

Scarborough residents 'heartbroken' as new skating rink delayed until next winter

Scarborough residents are demanding answers from the city after learning a new outdoor skating rink and trail scheduled to open in January 2017 will have...

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City of Toronto reopens the Lower Don Trail | Markets Insider

TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2017 /CNW/ - Mayor John Tory, joined by Councillor Mary-Margaret McMahon (Ward 32 Beaches-East York), Chair of the City's Parks and ...and more »...

Portrait of a portrait artist - maybe Toronto's last

Cesar Palacio asked the Licensing and Standards Committee to exempt portrait artists from the permit fee and insurance requirements, and allow them to work wherever...

Proposals to link Queens Quay and Union Station include a moving sidewalk, a cable car or more streetcars

Councillor Joe Mihevc, who sits on the TTC board, argued the city would be foolish not to maintain the streetcar link. He said it's ...

Warriors rip Lions

Quarterback T.J. DeShields led the Warriors completing 23-of-37 passes for 239 yards. He also rushed for 92 yards on 12 carries and two touchdowns. Cole...

Ombudsman to investigate Toronto's heating bylaw after landlords turn off AC amid rising temperatures

In the last week, both Matlow and Board of Health chair, Coun. Joe Mihevc, have urged landlords of buildings with air conditioning to keep it...

Peter Gammons: 2B MVP's, contending bullpens, and more late September notes

Back when the Red Sox hired John Farrell out of Toronto, if Farrell wasn't allowed out of his contract, Ausmus was the manager. And might...

Mayor to attend re-opening of the Lower Don Trail Saturday

Also present will be Councillor Mary-Margaret McMahon (Ward 32 Beaches-East York), Chair of the City's Parks and Environment Committee, Councillor Mary Fragedakis (Ward 29 Toronto-Danforth)...

Government gets serious about helping first-time home buyers

“For Build Toronto, this exemplifies our powerful commitment to the City of Toronto and undeniable ability to bring partners together to make things happen,” said...

Food fight at Ashbridges Bay as restaurant owners battle over prime boardwalk location

For local city councillor, Mary-Margaret McMahon, the new legal fight is “disappointing.” “At this point Beach residents are just keen to get back control of...

City to turn splash pads back on amid scorching heat - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

CP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsCity to turn splash pads back on amid scorching heatCP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsThe city's splash pads will be back in operation this...

Fight against graphic anti-abortion imagery continues in east Toronto

Carolyn Egan (left) of the Ontario Coalition of Abortion Clinics, Toronto-Danforth MPP Peter Tabuns, Ward 30 Coun. Paula Fletcher, Ward 13 Coun. Sarah Doucette, and...

It feels like 30 degrees outside, but the heat is on inside — why that may be thanks to a misinterpreted bylaw

"It makes no sense for landlords to keep their building's heat on or not turn centralized air conditioning on when tenants are baking in their...

Heart connects Humber Bay Shores community, driftwood artists

Two months after its installation, a few hundred people a day still take photos with the “Toronto” sign, residents said. “The Toronto sign created a...

Why it's wrong to ignore Doug Ford: Hepburn

There are few things Doug Ford loves more than the sound of his own voice. And there's nothing that many Toronto media outlets love more...

Councillors to landlords: Keep the air conditioning on

At a press conference Wednesday, tenant issues committee chair Councillor Josh Matlow and board of health chair Councillor Joe Mihevc urged landlords of buildings with...

Displaying St. Lawrence Market's 1831 drain could cost city $2M

The discovery of a stone drain from 1831 proves St. Lawrence Market has always been a market for Torontonians — long before kale was a...

City Council will debate East York flags on street signs

Toronto's policy towards such reminders of “the six” municipalities that formed Metropolitan Toronto is to get rid of them. In 2000, Toronto ... In the...

'Livid' residents call for new Woodbine bike lanes to be removed

... Avenue, which was ruled out because of the streetcar tracks, but a new east-end bike lane was badly needed. "I would just say to...

New Regent Park project aims to help house struggling musicians

A plan is in the works to offer struggling musicians their own building downtown, complete with affordable rental units, rehearsal and recording space, CBC Toronto...

Toronto urged to explore dockless bike sharing

Mike Layton introduced a proposal at Tuesday's public works and infrastructure committee asking staff to explore the possibility of introducing dockless bike-sharing technology. Currently the...

McCowan District Park rink delay leaves Scarborough out in the cold: Keenan

In an area of Toronto starved for outdoor skating rinks, McCowan District Park was supposed to be a major attraction by now. Its hockey rink...

Toronto car-share pilot project a step closer to reality

CBC.caSeveral Toronto councillors sharply criticized a potential pilot project that would allow "free-floating" vehicles operated by car-sharing companies to park on ...and more »...

Toronto councillor tables motion to save 110-year-old Centreville Amusement Park carousel

The antique carousel has been a fixture at Centreville Amusement Park for 50 years and while 2017 was supposed to be the 110-year-old ride's last...

Toronto councillors back Ontario's marijuana plan in face of criticism from pot activists

Chair Cesar Palacio suggested "doing nothing is not an answer," and assured Karygiannis there would be more debate at city council, where the issue will...

Toronto Police defy chief's order to stop wearing union hat

Both Saunders and Mayor John Tory say work is already well underway to hire those officers. Councillor Shelley Carroll, who sits on the Police Board,...

Tory's traffic plan, Complete Streets, a complete mess

Fines will increase for drivers who block lanes to get their daily java fix (he didn't specify whether that included police cars or City of...

Why Port Antonio is the new Jamaican hot spot

Over the course of a three-day visit earlier this year I slid down a gurgling, shallow river on a wooden raft surrounded by lush vegetation,...

Allergy alert: Why aren't life-saving injectors everywhere in public?

This spring, a Toronto city council committee voted to “indefinitely defer” a motion to make the injectors mandatory in the city's 8,000 restaurants. City Coun.

Maple Leafs in a hurry with their vets

Bubble forwards, such as Josh Leivo, Ben Smith and Eric Fehr, won't have much of a window before the 23-man roster is finalized. ... Returned...

How politics, not evidence, drives transit planning in Toronto

It was Ford's chief-of-staff, Mark Towhey; unlikely ally, Councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker; and his hand-picked Speaker, Councillor Frances Nunziata, that together led to the reopening...

Rosedale community reverses stance on Glen Road stop signs just weeks after installing them

Rosedale residents' stop-and-go attitude towards the recently installed traffic signs in their neighbourhood has left city staff "confused," a Toronto city councillor claims. In July,...

Tory's road to re-election runs straight through downtown Toronto: Elliott

Mike Layton and things change quick — and that should worry Tory. In a hypothetical Layton-Ford-Tory match-up, Mainstreet finds Tory's support downtown dropping from 72...

Six of the best from the Toronto Film Fest heading our way

One of two Ian McEwan adaptations (Emma Thompson's The Children's Act was the other) at this year's festival, this devastating drama rivals Atonement as one...

Toronto cannabis lounges, in operation for 18 years, to ask for the right to exist legally

Glenn De Baeremaeker who also sits on the licensing committee, says the Cannabis Friendly Business Association "must be smoking something" if they expect the city...

City councillor pushing to keep Centreville carousel in Toronto - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

CP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsCity councillor pushing to keep Centreville carousel in TorontoCP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsFletcher said she believes the late Coun. Pam McConnell, who represented...

Federal Funding to Support New Gallery in Downtown Toronto

(press release)TORONTO, Sept. 16, 2017 /CNW/ - Adam Vaughan, Member of Parliament (Spadina–Fort-York), today announced $750,000 in funding for the Ontario College of Art...

City councillor launches petition to save Centreville carousel

Fletcher recalls the city attempting to sell Riverdale Farm and High Park Zoo in previous years until members of the public voiced their concerns. "Parents...

The return of Ford Nation

This is Ford Fest, "Canada's largest backyard BBQ," where "Everything is FREE." Big, blond Doug Ford is announcing that he is running for mayor of...

Creating more affordable housing must be a priority: Tory, Bailao

In July 2016, Councillor Ana Bailao speaks to the media in Regent Park about the implementation of Mayor John Tory's "Open Door Program," which was...

The status quo at city hall is failing us badly: James

Then-Toronto councillor Pam McConnell chairs a spirited Toronto Police Services Board meeting in 2005. Urban councillors such as ... Anthony Perruzza is a New Democrat;...

Daniels and Diamond Corp Break Ground on FirstHome: Markham Sheppard

s Executive Vice President and COO, Bob Blazevski; Councillor David Shiner (Ward 24 Willowdale and Chair of Build Toronto), and Simona Annibale, Vice President Marketing,...

Real estate board needs to get with the 21st century and embrace open data: Advocates

Advocates are not happy about the Toronto Real Estate Board shutting down a popular data project. Shafquat ... Coun. Paul Ainslie, who has promoted open...

West Rouge group honours late councillor with Ron Moeser Memorial Run

From now on, West Rouge's annual fun run will be named for Ron Moeser, a runner himself. The Scarborough East councillor, who died in April...

ANALYSIS: Doug Ford looks heavenward for help from little brother Rob

Now, the elder Ford may be channeling his brother's memory as he reaches for the Toronto mayoralty in 2018. - David ... And while he...

Lowering of lead levels in Toronto water 'promising,' but still work to be done, councillor says

City staff estimate that 31,000 of Toronto's 437,000 single-family dwellings have lead pipes. Coun. Janet Davis, who closely watches water issues at city hall, called...

Toronto to get 2000 market-rent and affordable units

Ontario Housing Minister Peter Milczyn, right and Mayor John Tory at Woodgreen community services on Sept. 11, 2017. On Wednesday, Tory and Milczyn announced that...

Neighbours hope Toronto's newest paramedic station will speed up response times, save more lives

The local city councillor, Maria Augimeri agrees that her Downsview neighbourhood was underserved and getting more paramedic resources into the community "has always been a...