New Toronto development points to a shift in land and consumer car use

Currently home to a Toyota and Lexus dealership, a large new development with five towers ranging from 13 to 49 storeys, with 1,846 housing units is proposed for a 278,000-square-foot site at the intersection of Leslie Street and Eglinton Avenue in Toronto.BDP Quadrangle A proposed mixed-use development in Toronto, currently the site of a flourishing … Read more

DineSafe: Toronto health inspectors find major infractions at seven restaurants on Jan. 27

Toronto Public Health issued seven conditional passes to restaurants, cafés, bakeries, bars and grocery stores on Jan. 27. Charminar Indian Cuisine at 925 Warden Avenue received a conditional pass with seven major infractions: Fail to ensure equipment surface cleaned as necessary Fail to protect food from contamination or adulteration Fail to provide thermometer in refrigeration … Read more

This Toronto Man Spent 24 Hours In A Denny’s & Raised Over $5K For A Youth Shelter (VIDEO)

No one wants to spend 24 hours in a Denny’s, but sometimes an unlucky hero has to. Juan Delgado, a 39-year-old Toronto man, lost in his fantasy football league and was doomed to rot in a Denny’ for hours on end, but he decided to make the most of his syrupy situation. “Some leagues you … Read more

Toronto bakery’s start to new year keeps getting worse

A Toronto bakery has had a terrible start to its new year with two break-ins within one month. It’s an extra blow for Asian-influenced Millie Desserts whose break-ins have happened during the New Year and Lunar New Year season, and owner Christinn Hua is understandably feeling a bit defeated by the bad luck in an already challenging time.  … Read more

Breathtaking new Toronto waterfront district will be an architectural wonderland

A clearer vision is emerging for the futuristic Quayside project planned to transform a stretch of Toronto’s waterfront, one that is shaping up to be one of the most architecturally-distinct pockets of development in the entire country. Revived from the ashes of the ill-fated Sidewalk Labs smart city plan that parent company Google axed in 2020, … Read more

B.C.’s drug decriminalization experiment is about to begin

VANCOUVER—On Tuesday, British Columbia will begin a three-year decriminalization experiment, allowing drug users 18 and over to carry a up to 2.5 grams of opioids, such as heroin and fentanyl, as well as cocaine, methamphetamine and MDMA. It’s an experiment that’s likely to influence drug policy across Canada. While drugs have been used openly in … Read more

Ontario hospital nurses start contract talks, plan ‘escalating actions’

TORONTO – The Ontario Nurses’ Association has started bargaining a new contract today for hospital nurses and the union is planning a series of actions to bolster its push for higher wages. The nurses, and other broader public sector workers, have been subject for three years to a wage restraint law known as Bill 124, … Read more

Taxi drivers are asking for advance payment to go to ‘dangerous’ areas of Toronto

A seemingly endless wave of violent crime may have some would-be transit riders opting for other means of getting around the city, and even Toronto’s taxi drivers are on edge as shocking headlines continue to be published daily. Riders opting for the old-fashioned mode of taxis to get around town are finding some drivers reluctant … Read more

Toronto ranked one of world’s best cities for creatives to live and work in

Whether you’re a makeup artist or a graphic designer, cultivating a successful career in the creative industries may feel daunting. While there is a high demand for jobs in tech and business, the numbers show that the creative industry has an enormous impact on the economy, too. According to a United Nations report from 2021, … Read more

Toronto Police On Patrol Didn’t Stop More TTC Violence This Weekend & Here’s What Happened

A new plan to address TTC violence may have 80 Toronto Police officers scattered across the city’s transit system at all hours of the day, but various incidents are still taking place. Over the weekend, the Toronto Police Service (TPS) dealt with more problems on public transit as concern over TTC safety remained amplified, with … Read more