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Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For March 14, 2014

March 14, 2014 8:03 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
Olivia Chow takes aim at Mayor Ford, Premier Wynne rules out gas tax and HST hike for transit, and more.... Premier Wynne rules out gas tax, HST hike for transit (CBC News) Toronto doctor ... read more

Submissions for 2014 Live Green Toronto Awards are now Open

2013 Individual Live Green Winner Justin Nadeau 'The Inventionator'
March 13, 2014 3:35 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
Yesterday Live Green Toronto opened up its call for submissions for its annual Live Green Awards. The Award  goes to the individual, group, business or organization that best ... read more

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

March 13, 2014 9:11 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
New neighbourhood ranking system puts Lawrence Park in first and Black Creek in last, Olivia Chow kicks off her mayoral campaign, and more... Black Creek neighbourhood deemed Toronto’s least ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for March 12, 2014

March 12, 2014 9:35 am | by Jack Landau | Comments
The self-serving case for expanding Billy Bishop Airport, Olivia Chow to launch Toronto mayoral bid Thursday, TTC ranked best transit system in Canada, and more..... Olivia Chow to resign as ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for March 11, 2014

March 11, 2014 8:58 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
City of Toronto reevaluates priority neighbourhoods; hundreds line up at Honest Ed's for hand painted signs; Toronto food trucks parking on street sides a possibility; and more news. Losers and ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for March 7, 2014

March 7, 2014 11:48 am | by Editor | Comments
Ed’s hottest deal yet! Honest Ed’s is selling 1,000 of its iconic signs for charity on Monday, Toronto is 180 years old. Where's the birthday party? and more… read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For March 6, 2014

March 6, 2014 12:25 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
Toronto celebrates its 180th birthday; Olivia Chow is expected to join the mayoral race in less than two weeks; Toronto Zoo polar bear cub reveals his name; and more news.  Toronto Zoo polar ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for March 5, 2014

March 5, 2014 11:49 am | by Editor | Comments
Toronto council defers Gardiner decision, Cisco taps Toronto as one of four global innovation hubs, Shortage of new listings fuelling desperation among Toronto home buyers, and more. Toronto ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet for March 4, 2014

March 4, 2014 11:35 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Gardiner demolition put on hold; Toronto Parks urges to keep rinks open; Pan Am Games security; extreme cold weather alert continues; Rob Ford makes his late night debut on Kimmel; and more ... read more

Photo of the Day: Neither Here Nor There

Train Departing from Bayview Station, TTC, Toronto, Sheppard Line
March 4, 2014 1:00 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
Today's photograph, taken by UT Forum member Jack Landau, shows a train departing eastward from Bayview Station. An image of a subway tunnel is superimposed on top of the departing train, ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For March 3, 2014

March 3, 2014 11:30 am | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
Can John Tory win the mayoral race?; mayoral candidates debate extending last call; Memes help Soknacki's race for mayor; subway plans baffles Nenshi; and more news. Calgary mayor baffled by ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For February 28, 2014

February 28, 2014 11:30 am | by Editor | Comments
'Arrest me,' Toronto Mayor Rob Ford dares police chief; Rob Ford's war leaves Torontonians losers: Hume; political advice from Calgary's Mayor; and more news. ‘Arrest me,’ Toronto Mayor Rob Ford ... read more

Throwback Thursday: No Trump As Bay Adelaide Creates A New Vu

February 27, 2014 3:20 pm | by Edward Skira | Comments
Few streets in Toronto have seen as many new buildings over the last decade as Adelaide Street. Less than a decade ago Adelaide seemed like an express route between surface parking lots, but most ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For February 27, 2014

February 27, 2014 11:30 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
Rob Ford criticized by Montreal mayor for his absence at Big City Mayors' press conference; Karen Stintz proposes a way to expand the TTC without taxpayer dollars; Yorkdale Turns 50; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet For February 26, 2014

February 26, 2014 11:45 am | by Editor | Comments
Rob Ford in Ottawa: "I want more money for subways'; poll shows tight early race among Chow, Ford, Tory; big private landowners have shocking proposal for the Gardiner Expressway; and more ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From the Internet For February 25, 2014

February 25, 2014 11:30 am | by Devon Johnson | Comments
Toronto tourism numbers hit an all time high; new and quicker plan to fix the aging Gardiner Expressway; new political candidates for the 2014 city election; and more news. Tory, Stintz give ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For February 24, 2014

February 24, 2014 11:30 am | by Editor | Comments
John Tory officially joins race to replace Rob Ford as Toronto mayor; urban walking is a legal high, so why are cities cruel to pedestrians; CN Tower built to last; and more news. John Tory ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For February 21, 2014

February 21, 2014 11:05 am | by Matthew Lavoie | Comments
Regent Park welcomes new homes; Augimeri takes on the TTC Chair; Doug Ford won't run in the next provincial elections; E-bikes allowed in bikes lanes; and more news. Regent Park residents feel ... read more

Congratulations to our Ripley's Aquarium of Canada Winners

February 20, 2014 4:20 pm | by Craig White | Comments
UrbanToronto is pleased to say congratulations to Melanie DeSouza and Ryan Deonarine, who each won a pair of tickets to tour Ripley's Aquarium of Canada in our recent write-in contest. We know ... read more

Daily Headlines: News From The Internet For February 20, 2014

February 20, 2014 11:07 am | by Salena Barry | Comments
Toronto taxi overhaul initiates shift to owner-operated cabs; Karen Stintz to make it official, become third major Toronto mayoral candidate; Councillor Maria Augimeri to replace Karen Stintz as ... read more