News Roundup for November 5, 2020

Greenbelt adviser quits over fast-tracking of Durham wetlands development by Doug Ford’s government; Toronto condo developer launches campaign to tackle racism in construction industry; Toronto to resume issuing new Fair Pass TTC discounts for low-income riders; and more news:

Greenbelt adviser quits over fast-tracking of Durham wetlands development by Doug Ford’s government (Toronto Star)

Toronto condo developer launches campaign to tackle racism in construction industry (CBC News)

Toronto to resume issuing new Fair Pass TTC discounts for low-income riders (Toronto Star)

Canadian real estate landscape ‘shaken to its core’ with downtown Toronto condo sales falling (Financial Post)

Toronto home sales rise 25 per cent compared to last year, breaking October record (CTV News)

Can the TTC Report Meaningfully on Service Quality? (Steve Munro)

Condo insurance premiums on the rise

Surging condominium corporation deductibles in Alberta and British Columbia caused condo insurance premiums to rise by 16% last quarter from Q3-2019, according to a new…

Quiet Days in the PATH System

Toronto’s extensive underground PATH system was a bustling hive of activity during pre-pandemic business hours, though 2020 has not been kind to the shops and…

News Roundup for November 4, 2020

Toronto asks for ‘a little more time’ as province rolls out new COVID-19 restriction guidelines; Home sales in Toronto and Vancouver surge in October; How the pandemic…

Sunrise from York Mills & Don Mills

Today’s Daily Photo takes us to the York Mills and Don Mills area of North York for a sunrise view. Captured by Forum contributor rudy from an…

Toronto GTA July Rent Report 2020

Greater Toronto Area The rental market in the Greater Toronto Area continues to be impacted by COVID-19, as job loss, economic uncertainty, and fear of…

News Roundup for November 6, 2020

Toronto mayor reveals next steps for George Street makeover plan; There’s no such thing as affordable housing in Toronto; Toronto’s mayor backs reopening even as city sees…