Category: In The Media

Around the World in East Chinatown: #StreetARToronto

StreetARToronto (StART), in partnership with the Toronto Police Service, asked 22 of Toronto’s outstanding street artists to create large-scale murals of world monuments in the East Chinatown (Broadview Avenue and Gerrard Street) community to add colour and vibrancy to the neighbourhood, help reduce graffiti vandalism, and showcase Toronto’s creative street art talent. StART is a… Read more »

Fletcher weighs in on Commonwealth Bid

In an interview with CP24 Sunday afternoon, Coun. Paula Fletcher agreed that council would need lots of information from staff before moving forward, but she said the idea is worth examining. “I think we should look at it,” Fletcher said. “It would be just reasonable since we had the Pan Am Games and we have… Read more »

Will East Harbour be the city’s hot new business hub?

Development calls for 10M square feet of office space, and 2M square feet of retail Andrea Janus, CBC News Feb 25, 2017 5:00 AM The city calls it the former Unilever site. But the developer that’s taken over the 60 acres of land down near Lake Shore Boulevard and the Don Valley Parkway has a… Read more »

Film, television and digital production in Toronto hits record-breaking $2 billion in 2016

February 27, 2017 Domestic and foreign film, television, digital and commercials production investments in Toronto had a third record-setting year in 2016 and achieved the $2.01-billion level for the first time. “The epic growth of our creative screen sector illustrates that Toronto is a compelling and competitive global production hub with a long-term, sustainable success story,” said Mayor… Read more »