One developer has found a way to build condos at $60,000 less than it costs the average Toronto developer. Through deferrals from the city, money is made available to assist homebuyers with their down payments.
Feb 18, 2009 The Tyee
Toronto, a land of cheap gas and unclear traffic reduction policies, has a long way to go in improving public transit, according to one architect. But designers are making progress as they make city's new subway stations as enticing as possible.
Feb 4, 2009 Toronto Star
The city of Toronto is considering a plan to fast-track the construction of a new downtown subway line.
Feb 2, 2009 The National Post
Ontario is set to join the electric era with the installation of recharging stations which would allow drivers of electric cars to swap batteries.
Jan 20, 2009 The Globe and Mail
Toronto is now the biggest city in North America to ban the sale of bottled water on city premises, a victory which advocates hope will spur a reinvestment in public water facilities, including drinking fountains in new buildings.
Dec 13, 2008 Toronto Star
The current economic downturn has meant a drop in commodity prices, including for recycled materials. Now Toronto is facing the prospect of warehousing their collected recycleables until the market improves.
Dec 5, 2008 The Globe and Mail
Toronto has created new public space where there was none, building a curvy wooden plaza designer Adriaan Geuze calls a 'WaveDeck' directly over the water.
Nov 27, 2008 Metropolis
The new master plan for Ottawa calls for a radical rethink of priorities, postponing at least $84 million in road building to focus on creating a 'compact, transit city'.
Nov 14, 2008 The Ottawa Citizen
Toronto's Art Gallery of Ontario is about to open its spectacular renovation designed by Frank Gehry.
Nov 10, 2008 The Globe and Mail
In a privately-owned plaza designed by Mies van der Rohe in Toronto, owners have sliced into benches to dissuade skateboarding. Some call it an affront to the legendary designer's work.
Nov 3, 2008 The Globe and Mail