No belt-loosening required For many, the start of a new year is all about "clean eating", but what’s the point if it doesn’t actually taste good? Rest assured that the restaurants below offer healthy options that taste just as good as...Show More Summary
Not a good look, Deputy Mayor. @kristynwongtam @kristynwongtam prepared to waste and risk millions on a fanciful Expo bid and now is concerned about $500000 #crocodiletears — Denzil Minnan-Wong (@DenzilMW) January 25, 2017 Deputy Mayor...Show More Summary
The budget still faces another hurdle before it's finalized. “I think it’s a miraculous budget.” Glenn De Baeremaeker (Ward 38, Scarborough Centre) comments on the City budget, which won approval from the City Council budget committee on Tuesday. Show More Summary
No more lease equals no more restaurant Much-loved Mile End restaurant Hôtel Herman is set to close at the end of February. The restaurant made the announcement via Facebook on Wednesday afternoon. Headed up by Marc-Alexandre Mercier...Show More Summary
Police officers tried to stop the witness filming the arrest. A bystander-recorded video of Toronto police restraining and Tasering a man during an arrest also shows the witness being threatened by officers that his phone would be seized as evidence. Show More Summary
But they’re happy the server wage is staying low The sizeable number of Quebec restaurant workers who earn the minimum wage (both the regular and “tipped” versions of it) are set to earn more starting from May this year — then a little more each year through to 2020. Show More Summary
And a bunch of places are expanding You want openings? Here are a bunch of recent ones. VILLAGE — Like a phoenix rising from the noodles, popular cheap-eats Thai spot Cuisine Bangkok is back in business. Bangkok was pushed out of the...Show More Summary
Mai’s Grocery by Dominic Bugatto. Photoist is a periodic photo series, featuring the best from the Torontoist Flickr Pool. The post Photoist: Mai’s Grocery appeared first on Torontoist.
Mental health is finally a priority on the health agenda, but we need to ensure that momentum continues. By Dr. Catherine Zahn This year, Bell Let’s Talk Day has extra urgency. Canadians have been watching our provincial and federal governments work to negotiate a new Health Accord. Show More Summary
Alley of Abandoned Dreams The post Photoist: Goodbye, Honest Ed’s Alley appeared first on Torontoist.
Feedback continues until January 31. Mike Connell has a strong opinion on how to cook the perfect steak. A cook for the Yonge Street Mission, he enjoys his job and is quick to say so. He also has an opinion about basic income, whichShow More Summary
From NAFTA to "alternative facts," it's all Trump, all the time. In Front Page Challenge, Torontoist analyzes the best and worst of Toronto’s major dailies. In these early days of the new Trump administration, it appears there will be a showdown between the Oval Office and the press to win the hearts and minds of the public. Show More Summary
All the budget analysis, context, and fact-checks you could want. Photo by Himy Syed from the Torontoist Flickr Pool. At this meeting, the Budget Committee does a final review of the budget before it goes to Executive Committee and then City Council. Show More Summary
Two years ago, changes to the Ontario Building Code upped accessibility requirements for multiunit residential buildings. Public Works looks at public space, urban design, and city-building innovations from around the world, and considers what Toronto might learn from them. Show More Summary
Also: less Egyptian food in the ‘burbs. ST-HENRI — Bad news for fans of hit Notre-Dame shawarma, falafel, and other Middle Eastern plates spot Sumac: you’ll have to get your spit-roasted meat and chickpeas needs sated elsewhere. An Eater...Show More Summary
This is Toronto by Sean Marshall. Photoist is a periodic photo series, featuring the best from the Torontoist Flickr Pool. The post Photoist: This is Toronto appeared first on Torontoist.
Also attend closing parties for The Central and The Hoxton; talks on safe streets and fake news; concerts from Kid Koala, Jason Collett, and Hooded Fang; and a surprise album release for the late Handsome Ned. Urban Planner is your weekly curated guide to what’s on in Toronto—things that are local, affordable, and exceptional. Show More Summary
George Brown will use their grant to help build an "Innovation Exchange." The federal government is rolling out more recipients of the Post-Secondary Institutions Strategic Investment Fund, and two Toronto schools are on the list. On...Show More Summary
And other Montreal food world reactions to the inauguration and Women’s March Perhaps unsurprisingly, the weekend’s double whammy of significant international events seems to have drowned out any meaningful dining world news. Between...Show More Summary
Trump's crowd had nothing on this. Video by Andrew Louis The day after Donald Trump’s inauguration, millions rallied and protested in cities worldwide as part of the Women’s March. An estimated crowd of 60,000 turned up in Toronto, many...Show More Summary