Tag: East End

Cracks in Sidewalk Labs’ Toronto waterfront plan after fanfare

Google affiliate’s plans for tech utopia face privacy, development concerns Jeff Gray CITY HALL REPORTER Published February 23, 2018 It was unveiled last fall by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, with the mayor of Toronto, the Premier of Ontario and Google executives on hand, and described as a plan to build a world-leading “testbed” on Toronto’s waterfront… Read more »

Port Lands Flood Protection

Flood protection presentation from the Port Lands community consultation on February 22, 2018. Enabling infrastructure presentation from the Port Lands community consultation on February 22, 2018.

Toronto council backs 50 per cent property tax reduction for culture hubs

By Samantha Beattie, Staff Reporter Mon., Feb 12, 2018 City council has voted to reduce property taxes by 50 per cent for some culture hubs and creative spaces. With these spaces facing significant increases in property assessments in recent years, much like businesses on Yonge St, Councillor Joe Cressy (Trinity-Spadina) led the effort to establish a… Read more »

505 Dundas and 506 Carlton Stop Changes

Beginning on February 18, 2018 the TTC is changing vehicle types on the 505 Dundas and 506 Carlton routes from streetcars to buses to maintain service on these routes during the ongoing streetcar shortage. To accommodate buses running on these routes, the TTC is making temporary stop adjustments. These changes will be in effect until… Read more »