Category: News

Danforth Avenue could be in for planning makeover in 2019

May 29, 2018 By David Nickle, Toronto.com Danforth Avenue could be in for a massive planning makeover in 2019. That’s if Toronto Council approves the money for a comprehensive, overarching study of the seven kilometres from Broadview to past Victoria Park Avenue. On May 28, Toronto’s budget committee sent a letter from Ward 30 (Toronto-Danforth)… Read more »

City of Toronto launches filming pilot program at TDSB locations

The City of Toronto, in collaboration with the local screen industry, is launching xoTO Schools, a pilot program with the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) to enable enhanced access for location filming at 11 pre-approved TDSB properties as well as interactive educational opportunities for students. Mayor John Tory made the announcement today with Councillor Paula… Read more »

Council votes to simplify traffic-calming … in a roundabout way

By Ben Spurr, Tranportation Reporter, Toronto Star Thurs., May 24, 2018 In a controversial last-minute decision at the end of a three-day council meeting on Thursday, councillors voted to streamline the process for installing traffic calming measures on local streets. Under a motion put forward by Councillor Paula Fletcher (Ward 30 Toronto-Danforth), community councils will now… Read more »

The beats are back on Toronto beaches after a shaky, soggy 2017

By BEN RAYNERPop Music Critic Fri., May 18, 2018 Dance music is coming back to Toronto’s beaches this summer after a shaky — and somewhat waterlogged — 2017 and there’s a renewed sense of optimism in the air along with the beats. This Sunday, the Electric Island electronic-music series returns to its longtime home at Hanlan’s Point on… Read more »