Tag: Labour

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 »

Jolt in Leslieville – Jobs, Opportunities and Housing

Councillor Paula Fletcher celebrated with the members of the Jolt Program at their “topping off ceremony” on Friday, February 24, 2017. The group has been working on a low-rise condo building at Queen St. East near Pape Ave in Leslieville. The Jolt Program run by the Canadian National Shelter Program (CNSP) which trains at-risk youth… Read more »

With trash talk over, privatization showdown set for city hall this week

A vote on garbage could hand Mayor John Tory his first major council defeat this week, with opponents saying the privatization plan for Scarborough is based on “an alternative truth.”  Betsy Powell City Hall Bureau Mon., Jan. 30, 2017 Mayor John Tory’s push to make good on a 2014 election promise to expand privatized garbage… Read more »