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Ravine Strategy Implementation
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January 24, 2020, Comments Off

City of Toronto’s executive committee greenlit the city’s comprehensive Ravine Implementation Strategy yesterday, setting it up for consideration at city council January 29-30. The strategy seeks significant funding from the …

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GUIDING GROWTH

January 22, 2020, Comments Off

City planning is looking to protect the planning vision for the area around Yonge Street and St. Clair Avenue in the face of intense development press ...

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TORONTO YEAR IN REVIEW

January 5, 2020, Comments Off

2019 was a year of significant dispute in Toronto as development proponents, industry members, planning experts, community advocates, and municipal an ...

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CENTRAL SCARBOROUGH INTENSIFICATION

December 26, 2019, Comments Off

The first proposal for a large master-planned development in central Scarborough that will help transform the area into a dense urban centre is advanc ...

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    Glover Hands Off
    December 13, 2019, Comments Off

    As the first urban design director of the amalgamated City of Toronto, followed by an almost twenty-year career as an urban designer and planner in private practice, Robert Glover has ...

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    THE CASE FOR MASS TIMBER CONSTRUCTION
    December 6, 2019, Comments Off

    As interest grows in using mass timber as a primary building material, its supporters are highlighting its substantial environmental advantages, along with several other major benefits. Building and construction experts ...

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    NEIGHBOURHOOD RENEWAL
    December 3, 2019, Comments Off

    A new land use policy proposal would allow greater heights and densities around a major transit node east of downtown and is intended to help revitalize the neighbourhood. To read ...

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    DIVERSIFYING USES
    December 3, 2019, Comments Off

    Redevelopment of a large city-owned site would bring more diverse uses to the Danforth-Coxwell community and would likely incent new development to the area. At its meeting December 3, Toronto ...

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    RETROACTIVE POLICIES
    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 downtown core, design experts are encouraging the city to consider ...