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 330 new cases; and more news:

Toronto mayor reveals next steps for George Street makeover plan (CBC News)

There’s no such thing as affordable housing in Toronto (NOW Toronto)

No move to ban private gatherings in Toronto to offset risk from restaurants, gyms reopening (Toronto Star)

Toronto’s mayor backs reopening even as city sees 330 new cases (CBC News)

The City in Sight Podcast: The Case for Local Power (Spacing Toronto)

‘Incredible’: Why does this city sign still warn of construction that wrapped up two years ago? (Toronto Star)

Skyline View with Fading Fall Colours

Today’s Daily Photo takes us high above Varsity Stadium near St George Station for a view of the Downtown Toronto skyline. This view from Forum…

B.C. condo premiums rise through the roof

Condo insurance premiums in British Columbia have surged by 40%, claims a new report from the B.C. Financial Services Authority (BCFSA), because calamitous events are…

GTA condo rents declined in Q4-2020

Condominium rents in the GTA plunged by 14. 1% year-over-year last quarter, with an especially explained decline in downtown Toronto anywhere they fell by 17.…