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A half-billion dollar project could dramatically change one of Toronto's oldest and neediest streets, and local advocates want to make sure it's done right.
For a 150th birthday present, Kristyn Wong-Tam wants Toronto to throw a big arts party.
A city councillor shares what Pride means to her, and the underlying principle that makes the party meaningful.
With a lack of funding, the TTC projects to miss accessibility requirements that they must meet by 2025. We map what this system will look like to a person with accessibility needs.
Portland has told its city planners to scrutinize development proposals for neighbourhood compatibility, nature preservation, and other factors. Here's why Toronto can't be that firm.
Here's what city council will be debating at this month's meeting—the last of the current term.
This August, Open Streets TO will turn two iconic routes into hubs of activity and exploration.
City honours work of former mayor and human rights advocate with park renaming.
A video from City Hall to make you smile, because everyone likes mass weddings.
Almost a year after protestors took over Metro Hall for the homeless, the City has opened it up voluntarily.
Goodwill generated by rainbow flag-raising in stark contrast to latest controversy surrounding the mayor.
Mayor thinks we should give up on the bike-sharing program.
The 2013 edition of Jane's Walk, the annual urban-exploration festival, is happening this weekend. Here are some highlights.
Toronto's homeless shelters are struggling to meet long-term housing needs the system was never intended to address.
Urban advocate Gil Peñalosa and councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam are working to bring "open street" periods to Toronto.
Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam got the 75th anniversary of the infamous atrocity put on the City's official calendar, but she says doing so was unusually hard.
Thursday night, more than 50 of Toronto's business leaders—including a city councillor and the police chief—slept on the street to help raise funds for the city's homeless youth.
Advocates say City officials and politicians failed to communicate a strategy to protect homeless residents from Monday night's severe weather.