Veteran engineers among the victims in fatal VIA train derailment; Fords kick into re-election campaign mode; TTC flushes stinky washrooms, bad service from the system; and more news.
Veteran ... read more
Brothers Ford taking it to The City; John Evans family donates $10-million to MaRS; stories about the origins of Toronto street names; and more news.
Ousted Ornge chief is creditor in Ornge ... read more
UrbanToronto has several new internship openings for the spring/summer season. We're looking for urban-savvy and enthusiastic candidates who have an excellent command of the written word, ... read more
Mayor's opponents building coalition to derail subways; York University, Balsillie think tank near $60-million deal on partnership; demolishing the Mimico Correction Centre; and more.
Rob Ford: A ... read more
February 22, 2012 12:49 pm | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. July 23, 1930. 59 Dundas St. East. An interesting neighbourhood at that time.
No one here has made mention of those "Laundry" signs that were so common in early Toronto (hint: it's in ... read more
Young, ambitious and house-hungry? Head to Milton; the dreams and realities of public transit in the GTA; Mayor Rob Ford making a mess of the TTC; and more news.Young, ambitious and house-hungry? ... read more
February 16, 2012 10:00 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Southwest corner of College and Palmerston, circa 1918. You all must recognize the "look" of the wwwebster-sourced pictures by now. I don't even mention where they come from anymore. Thanks ... read more
Casino would kill what's left of Toronto the Good; Mayor Rob Ford silent on buried Sheppard subway report; Bloor Cinema set to re-open in mid March; and more news.
Casino would kill what’s left of ... read more
February 15, 2012 12:30 pm | by Craig White | Comments
If you are a regular reader of UrbanToronto's front page, you will know that much of UrbanToronto's coverage of Regent Park to this point has focused on developer The Daniels Corporation and their ... read more
February 15, 2012 10:56 am | by Jeff Low | Comments
Then. Central Technical School. Bathurst and Harbord streets. Circa 1915. She was completed in 1915 so she's posing for her debutante photo here.
Now. August 2011. She's still there, on the ... read more
Mayor Ford's sacred cars become his cash cow; new poll shows Toronto divided on transit plans; Ford's executive pushes ahead with subway expansion dream; and more news.
Ford doesn't declare ... read more