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Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 29, 2014

August 29, 2014 9:56 am | by Craig White | Comments
Toronto bureaucrats bypass politicians to make waterfront transit pitch (The Globe and Mail) City council term ends with broken voting machines, Rob Ford lone votes (The Star) Manhattanization ... read more

Winners Announced for 2014 Carpenters Apprentice Competition

United Brotherhood of Carpenters, National Apprenticeship Competition
August 28, 2014 2:55 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
This past weekend, Roundhouse Park in Downtown Toronto played host to the 22nd annual National Apprenticeship Competition (NAC), held by United Brotherhood of ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 28, 2014

August 28, 2014 8:03 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Downtown development growing at ‘mind blowing’ rate; Rob Ford only a few points behind Tory in new mayoral poll; Will new $1.2b streetcars mean less public transit agony in ... read more

Cityfest Returns to Concord CityPlace for Second Year

Concord CityPlace, Cityfest, Toronto, Canoe Landing Park
August 27, 2014 4:40 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Concord CityPlace, a master-planned high-rise community by developer Concord Adex, continues to see new growth, new residents and most importantly, new levels of community spirit and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 27, 2014

August 27, 2014 9:24 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
City council votes to target ‘excessive motorcycle noise’ after years of complaints from citizens; Power restored in East York; Slower speeds a quick fix for Toronto ... read more

Public Art To Improve Westin Conference Centre Bay Street Wall

StART photographic mural, 11 Bay Street, Westin Harbour Castle
August 26, 2014 2:00 pm | by Craig White | Comments
The City of Toronto's StreetARToronto (StART) program has announced that it has been selected by volunteer-based not-for-profit group of contemporary art supporters named 'Partners In Art' to ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 26, 2014

August 26, 2014 9:04 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Is John Tory’s SmartTrack on track for seven-year delivery?; Toronto city council approves new Raptors training centre; Pink protest shows Rob Ford still a ‘lone wolf’ as ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 25, 2014

August 25, 2014 7:50 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
City manager Joe Pennachetti to step down in December; Captain John’s ship to be towed away from Yonge Street slip; Toronto island airport one step closer to allowing ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 22, 2014

August 22, 2014 9:19 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Stintz bows out of mayoral race, won’t endorse anyone else; Pearson employees outraged at steep airport-link fares; Councillor Josh Matlow to present motion on reducing ... read more

Shayne Dark's 'Double Take' Public Art Installed at X2 Condos

X2 Condominiums, Lifetime, Great Gulf Homes, Wallman Architects, Toronto
August 21, 2014 1:25 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
At the intersection of Jarvis and Charles, X2 Condominiums is now in the process of topping off with structural work being completed on the mechanical penthouse above the 49th ... read more

Throwback Thursday: Charles and St. Thomas

Throwback Thursday, Charles and St. Thomas
August 21, 2014 12:05 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
The Bloor-Yorkville neighbourhood continues to see dramatic growth in the form of new high-rise residential towers. Back on April 13, 2003, the northeast corner of Charles and St. Thomas ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 21, 2014

August 21, 2014 8:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Is Karen Stintz dropping out of Toronto mayoral race?; Toronto’s executive committee approves construction of $30M basketball training facility for Raptors; Mayor Ford’s ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 20, 2014

August 20, 2014 8:55 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Island airport activist bids for Toronto council seat; TTC endorses a wish list of improvements to ‘save’ public transit, but next council will need to approve ... read more

Carpenters Annual Apprentice Competition On This Weekend

August 19, 2014 1:50 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
A few days remain until the United Brotherhood of Carpenters (UBC) holds their 22nd annual National Apprenticeship Competition at Roundhouse Park, located immediately ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 19, 2014

August 19, 2014 9:17 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Vancouver, Toronto and Calgary neck-and-neck in 'liveability' ranking; TTC riders on their first impressions of new Union platform; Toronto’s ‘exploding’ raccoon ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 18, 2014

August 18, 2014 9:12 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Pan Am Games tickets priced for average fan; Toronto health officer wants to restrict usage of e-cigarettes; Rob Ford does ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 15, 2014

August 15, 2014 9:02 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Tax promise is ‘unreasonable,’ Mayor Ford’s budget chief says; Mayoral candidate Sarah Thomson robocalls residents at 1:00 a.m; East end Toronto a developer's dream; and ... read more

Leafs Unveil Plans for 'Legends Row' Sculpture at Maple Leaf Square

Legends Row, Toronto Maple Leafs, sculpture, art
August 14, 2014 2:20 pm | by Jack Landau | Comments
Many sports fans are already aware of the Toronto Maple Leafs' hiring of new President and former NHL great Brendan Shanahan. Shanahan, an Etobicoke native, spent years playing in the league as a ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 14, 2014

August 14, 2014 8:04 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
UP Express terminal at Union Station nears big reveal; Six ATM-like bitcoin teller machines installed across GTA; Honest Ed’s cancels parking lot charity party over ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for August 13, 2014

August 13, 2014 8:31 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Rob Ford thinks that the jobless don’t need transit; Bill Blair serves Doug Ford with defamation notice; Many more subway closures to come from TTC; and more ... read more