Flooding is Canada’s most expensive and
frequent natural disaster, and over the last year, Toronto’s waterfront parks
suffered a combined $28.3 million worth of flood and wind damage.
However, the city’s Parks, Forestry and
Recreation budget plan only allocate funds for about 13 per cent of the repair
Currently, the capital funding includes $3.5 million to repair flood and ....
Bay street, located in the heart of Toronto’s bustling financial district is second only to New York’s Wall street in terms of the many job opportunities the strip offers North American businesspeople; it is also the biggest major centre for Finance in Canada. According to the Financial Post, employment in the area has even risen 25% over the last ten years. Its history dates back to the late 19th century where some of the country’s first banking entities established their headquarters; now Cana ....
The government wants your home to be more energy efficient. The Ontario government has committed to a Climate Action Plan, a strategy for shifting Ontario into a low-carbon economy with a minimal impact on industry. That means everything from carbon taxes and cap-and-trade to a generous rebate fund that provides homeowners new resources for energy efficient renovations.
Taking on energy efficie ....
Has there ever been a more exciting time to live
in Toronto? Our food and retail scenes are booming, cranes cover the
sky, and almost every livability study that's published cites what a
great place this is. All this activity and attention must have other
cities positively green with envy.
Here are 10 reasons why other cities should be jealous of Toronto.
1. We're the best city to live in the world. No, really, ....
The top street festivals in Toronto this spring
will have you partying on the streets of Kensington Market and gorging
on pasta in Little Italy. In celebration of the warmer weather the
city's neighbourhoods are hosting their annual sidewalk soirees,
preparing us for the host of festivals that'll roll in as temperatures
Here are my picks for the top street festivals in Toronto this spring.
Perusing old postcards of Toronto
is a surefire way to invoke a heavy dose of nostalgia, but it's not as
if the this bit of ephemera has completely disappeared. Sure, locals
don't buy them, but pass through a souvenir shop or even a convenience
store in a touristy area, and you're bound to see a rack of of them
depicting the city's skyline.
If you go way, way back, some of the earliest postcards of Toro ....
The most tranquil places in Toronto are often secluded or nestled among nature where you can do some serious relaxing or contemplate the meaning of life. These are restorative spots that we can all benefit from visiting on occasion when our day to day lives have worn us out.
Here are my picks for the most tranquil places in Toronto.
The oldest bridges in Toronto harken back to a time when the city relied on the railway for its livelihood. The earliest examples of elevated infrastructure are over/underpasses that were designed to separate traffic on the road and the rails. Not only were the busiest at-grade crossings dangerous, but they caused huge traffic jams due to the frequency of trains passing.
These are the oldest bridges in Toronto.
For everything that gets introduced in th ....
This Holiday season skittles is putting a little colour in your life
Splendido Restaurant continually ranks as one of Canada's top dining restaurants
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