Category: News

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 »

Riverside Bridge on this year’s Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon Finishers’ medals

TTC streetcar crossing iconic Riverside Bridge highlight Toronto’s commitment to transit and its vibrant neighbourhoods More than 100 Toronto runners accompanied Canadian Olympian Reid Coolsaet, Rachel Hannah of Team New Balance, and the RunTOBeer run crew on a “mystery run” last night. Starting from the Saulter Street Brewery and Eastbound Brewing the group ran to… Read more »