Posts Filed Under: Billboards
Opinion: Our Transit Agency Shouldn’t Be in the Business of Endangering Drivers
Metrolinx wants to allow eight new giant electronic billboards—right along the 401 and 427. How is an agency that's supposed to make travel better issuing such an absurd proposal?
Toronto Should Say No to More Digital Billboards
Soon council will consider recommendations that would allow more digital billboards in parts of the city where they're currently prohibited. One public-space activist explains why that's concerning.
CBC Reporting Loans Given to Giorgio Mammoliti by Real Estate Investors He Backed at City Hall
Loans totaling $275,000 were extended to the city councillor by real estate investors, after he supported their applications to install lucrative billboards.
Supreme Court Lets Toronto’s Billboard Tax Stand
The City can collect its due from outdoor-ad companies.
Vandalist: Love It or Hate It
Are billboard takeovers good, bad, or irrelevant?
Ontario Court of Appeal Upholds Billboard Tax
In a 3–0 decision, judges find that the City of Toronto was within its authority to create the tax, and extend the City's scope of application.
LED Billboards Threaten Safety and Public Space, Say Critics
More than mere annoyances, these big signs may have big implications for the future of outdoor advertising in Toronto.
Torontoist has been acquired by Daily Hive
Civic Tech: We tried to get a copy of the Sidewalk Toronto agreement
Habitat: Environmentalists eye city’s investment policies
Another Glass Box: The Stalinist “Bunker” Edition