The mayor sees a role for police participation in Pride and calls for conciliation. “I am hopeful that people of goodwill can find a way to resolve [police participation in Pride] and to ensure that we can continue to build those vitally...Show More Summary
At 61 per cent, Toronto shows the third-highest support for safe injection sites in the country. “Do you approve or disapprove of a safe injection site being opened and operated in Toronto?” Approve: 61% Disapprove: 28% Other/Don’t Know:...Show More Summary
It's not perfect, but here's to looking at the glass half full. I was angry and frustrated with the TTC this past week. Several times. Sometimes, I find the weaknesses in the system, which are overwhelmingly due to insufficient funding, get me down. Show More Summary
The venerable publication gets its facts wrong, and makes for a dangerous drinking game. Consider the following possible exam question: you and your classmates are each provided with a copy of an article published last week by the internationally respected news magazine the Economist. Show More Summary
Allenby by Dominic Bugatto. Photoist is a periodic photo series, featuring the best from the Torontoist Flickr Pool. The post Photoist: The Allenby Theatre appeared first on Torontoist.
Almost all of Toronto's dailies have the same thing on their front page today—with slightly different takes. In Front Page Challenge, Torontoist analyzes the best and worst of Toronto’s major dailies. Most of Toronto’s newspapers lead...Show More Summary
Aisle 4's coaster project is a step forward in the conversation about how bars and restaurants can do something about gender-based sexual assault In my six years of bartending, no one ever told me about a protocol if I thought a guest was being harassed. Show More Summary
“We’ll be at a pace of closing about one unit per day…We’ve been able to raise enough money to complete our capital repairs program for 2017. But we are out of repair dollars at the end of 2017 without support from somewhere.” —TCHCShow More Summary
This week, learn more about media relations, cycling infrastructure, and xenophobia. Urban Planner is your weekly curated guide to what’s on in Toronto—things that are local, affordable, and exceptional. Monday, January 16 FollowingShow More Summary
200 Wellesley Street East by Lori Whelan. Photoist is a periodic photo series, featuring the best from the Torontoist Flickr Pool. The post Photoist: 200 Wellesley Street East appeared first on Torontoist.
A new poll puts Tory at a 55 per cent approval rating. “Do you approve or disapprove of the way John Tory is handling his job as mayor?” Approve: 55% Disapprove: 36% Other/Don’t Know: 9% Poll taken: January 3–4, 2017 Sample size: 603...Show More Summary
Rival medical schools struggle to serve Toronto students. Dr. John Rolph arrived in York in 1831 with an impressive resumé. Having first earned medical and law degrees in England, he had spent 10 years in what is now southern Ontario,...Show More Summary
David Clark has been living in Toronto since 1985. He fishes along Toronto’s harbour and the city’s parks every week all year with a few of his friends. Not every part of the experience is pleasant. “We’re constantly hooking wet wipes...Show More Summary
It's cold, so get your beer delivered right to your door instead of going out. Home delivery beer isn’t exactly a new service. In recent memory there’s often been a kind of localized version of it, with Beau’s Brewing and Brew Donkey doing deliveries within the Ottawa region and new brewery County Road Beer Co. Show More Summary
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Councillor Jim Karygiannis thinks a foreign buyer tax could be a solution to Toronto's rising housing prices. Councillor Jim Karygiannis (Ward 39, Scarborough-Agincourt) has reiterated his support for taxing foreign homebuyers on properties they buy in the GTA. Show More Summary
Ten years ago today, Torontoist was proud to publish Jamie Bradburn’s first article with the publication. Since then, he has contributed 933 articles, been nominated for numerous awards, and earned recognition at the National Magazine Awards and Heritage Toronto Awards. Show More Summary
“The best option is to keep it in public hands—we don’t want to start selling off public services or public assets. This is ours. This is what we work for in Toronto.” —Matt Figliano, Vice-President of CUPE 416, argues for keeping waste collection east of Yonge Street in public hands. Show More Summary
Ness Lee's billboard-sized illustration takes on the meaning of feeling comfortable in your own skin. BY: Ness Lee INSTALLATION: Dec. 1, 2016. LOCATION: King and Spadina Body positivity takes on a heightened meaning in the hands of artist Ness Lee. Show More Summary
Snowy St. Lawrence by elsquirrel. Photoist is a periodic photo series, featuring the best from the Torontoist Flickr Pool. The post Photoist: Snowy St. Lawrence appeared first on Torontoist.