Rail Deck Park
A view from the Bathurst Street bridge, illustrating the future location of Toronto's proposed Rail Deck Park. August 15, 2016.
Sep 22, 2016 | Add Comment | City Centre Mirror

Mayor John Tory's executive committee recommends studying proposal to build a Rail Deck Park in Toronto

David Nickle

Mayor John Tory’s executive committee voted to take the first $2.4-million step towards building a...

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News | Sep 22, 2016
Dog Park

Toronto committee puts even more bite into bylaw governing dangerous dogs

Toronto’s Licensing and Standards Committee has doubled down on recommended changes to toughen up the city’s bylaws...

Bloor West Villager | by David Nickle
News | Sep 22, 2016
David Nickle: THE CITY

THE CITY: Toronto's rail deck park is a good idea, and good ideas sometimes cost money

Today (Sept 22), Mayor John Tory’s executive committee turns its eye to an ambitious and expensive plan – to build a “rail...

Beach Mirror | by David Nickle
News | Sep 21, 2016
Jim Karygiannis

Should Toronto start taxing foreign home buyers, Councillor Jim Karygiannis asks

As its real estate market stays piping hot, a Toronto councillor is asking people whether the city should use...

Scarborough Mirror | by Mike Adler
News | Sep 20, 2016
Toronto police

Mayor John Tory announces phase 2 of police blitz of congested intersections

Police will be at seven Toronto intersections in October, working for the second time this year to help pedestrians and...

Beach Mirror | by David Nickle
News | Sep 20, 2016
Rogers Road BIA in works

A short cut to a Business Improvement Area gives Rogers Road a chance to shine

Rogers Road has what it takes to turn its old commercial areas around, but so do other places in Toronto where efforts to...

York Guardian | by Mike Adler
News | Sep 16, 2016
Body-worn video camera

Body cameras for Toronto police prove popular, but have their problems

It will cost the Toronto Police Service $71 million to equip the service with body cameras—and the technology might have...

Beach Mirror | by David Nickle
Sep 15, 2016

Plan to build rail deck park in downtown Toronto comes to executive committee

It’s still not certain exactly how much it will cost to build the 'Rail Deck Park' overtop the rail corridor between...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by David Nickle
Sep 15, 2016

Land Transfer Tax boosts Toronto's surplus despite tepid TTC ridership numbers

Toronto will finish 2016 more than $35 million in the black, thanks in large part to the still-overachieving land transfer...

Beach Mirror | Add Comment | by David Nickle
Sep 15, 2016

THE CITY: Pity the poor writers of the Doug and Rob Ford memoir

Watching Doug Ford announce that Harper Collins will soon be releasing another Ford book—Ford Nation, “the most exciting book...

Beach Mirror | Add Comment | by David Nickle
Sep 14, 2016

Get more Randy Arsenaults, meeting on future of Toronto police told

What the Toronto Police Service needs is more Randy Arsenaults, people agreed this week at a forum on modernizing the force...

Scarborough Mirror | Add Comment | by Mike Adler
Sep 14, 2016

Toronto looking at putting more teeth into its responsible dog ownership bylaws

Owners of dogs who’ve bitten could find themselves on a tighter leash with city bylaw enforcement officers if Toronto...

Beach Mirror | Add Comment | by David Nickle
Sep 13, 2016

Toronto Mayor John Tory says city's shrunken manufacturing sector is 'thriving'

We still make things in Toronto, and our manufacturing sector will continue to “thrive,” Mayor John Tory has told a business...

North York Mirror | Add Comment | by Mike Adler
Sep 13, 2016

City of Toronto leads study to review movement through 'inhospitable' Scarborough Centre area

Toronto politicians who backed the Scarborough Subway see Scarborough Centre as a urban node about to explode with...

North York Mirror | Add Comment | by Mike Adler
Sep 11, 2016

Ward boundaries public meeting set for North York

The public will have the chance to voice opinions about the future of the city’s wards and boundaries at a community...

North York Mirror | Add Comment
Sep 08, 2016

Etobicoke York Community Council unanimously endorses former home of Toronto Maple Leafs founder for heritage designation

Etobicoke York Community Council voted unanimously this week in favour of protecting the home of late Toronto Maple Leafs...

Etobicoke Guardian | Add Comment | by Cynthia Reason
Sep 07, 2016

Plans to build a condo tower on the site of the old World's Biggest Bookstore site sent back to the drawing board

Plans to build condos on the site formerly occupied by The World’s Biggest Bookstore hit a snag Wednesday, Sept. 7, as the...

City Centre Mirror | Add Comment | by David Nickle

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