Toronto demographics…

The Toronto Region’s population base is one of the fastest growing in Canada; growth between 2001 and 2014 equalled 87% of the total population of Calgary in 2015. More than half of the global population (54%) now lives in cities, and by 2050 it is expected to grow to 66%. Toronto has more than twice the proportion of recent […]

News for the Gardiner Expressway..

Can we learn to love the Gardiner Expressway again?  For decades, the Gardiner Expressway has been a barrier between downtown Toronto and Lake Ontario. That promises to change in 2017, as a 10-acre space under the highway becomes a network of pathways and gathering places that binds a fast-growing part of the city together. This is […]

Distracted driving penalties increase…

Maximum $1K fine and three demerit points for Ontario drivers who text, email or talk on handheld phone Ontario unanimously passed legislation Tuesday increasing penalties for drivers who text or use a handheld phone while on the road, and who open their door into the path of a cyclist. The update to the Highway Traffic […]

Renting out your parking spot by the hour?

Parking apps will allow owners to rent out parking spots by the hour… Rover, a new Toronto startup app, will match drivers with private parking spots they can rent by the hour. Rover will take 20 to 30% from every transaction, split equally between owner and renter. Uber is shaking up the taxi industry. Airbnb […]

$700M Daniels’ project

$700M project at site of old Guvernment nightclub set to transform the Toronto waterfront The Daniels Corporation unveiled its plans for the Guvernment footprint on Thursday — a whopping $700-million development that includes two mid-rise commercial towers, two sky-high residential ones and post-secondary academic space. Dubbed the “City of the Arts,” it has already secured as tenants […]