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January 14, 2019, Comments Off

The Local Planning Appeal Tribunal has granted a motion by GWL Realty Advisors confirming that three City of Toronto policies guiding development in the High Park Apartment Neighbourhood are not …

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VERGE OF GREATNESS

January 14, 2019, Comments Off

As billions of dollars continue to be invested in residential and commercial real estate, infrastructure and transportation planning in Toronto’s do ...

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CREATING UNCERTAINTY

January 4, 2019, Comments Off

2018 was a year of uncertainty with campaigns for both the provincial and municipal elections consuming much of the year. The election of the new Prog ...

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CULTURAL GATEWAY

January 4, 2019, Comments Off

Plans to build a new Estonian cultural centre in the Annex offers potential for a new community hub for Estonians across Toronto, as well as a gateway ...

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    ARCHAIC ZONING
    October 29, 2018, Comments Off

    Hampered by archaic zoning by-laws and limited transit connectivity, Mount Dennis is slowly evolving from its industrial past into a vibrant and sustainable community. Historically a working-class neighbourhood in Toronto’s ...

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    PARKDALE DEMANDS
    October 29, 2018, Comments Off

    A draft community benefits framework could be part of the solution to Parkdale’s affordable housing crisis. The Parkdale Community Benefits Framework is intended to shape development in a way that ...

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    REDEFINING NEIGHBOURHOODS
    October 15, 2018, Comments Off

    In the second of a four-part series on planning and development in each of the city’s community planning districts, NRU sat down with Etobicoke York District staff for a wide-ranging ...

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    TORONTO WITH A TWIST
    April 25, 2018, Comments Off

    The Twist Gallery on Queen Street West is showcasing Toronto’s architecture and streetscapes through art. Featuring Toronto artists who depict the city in a variety of different ways, the show—Cityscapes: ...

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    HENHOUSE PILOT
    March 12, 2018, Comments Off

    Local residents in four wards will be able to raise hens in their backyards until March 2, 2021, under a three-year pilot project announced this month by the City of ...

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    HEIGHT MATTERS
    January 26, 2018, Comments Off

    An innovative, mixed-use development, which incorporates the Bloor Street United Church, has been proposed for the corner of Bloor and Huron. While the proposal offers much needed renovation to the ...