Month: November 2018Page 1 of 3

Toronto Through the Eyes of Women Artists | Market Gallery now on

Toronto Through the Eyes of Women Artists | Market Gallery The City of Toronto Art Collection contains nearly 3000 works collected by the City between the 1850s and…

Parkdale residents Association seeks to be in the Toronto andEast York Community Council rather than the Etobicoke York CommunityCouncil, in new city government.

Date: November 15, 2018 8:57:46 AM Dear City Clerk, As a representative of a local community residents association in the new Ward 4, we request that Ward 4…

Shacklands Brewery, history of no booze in the Junction, it stated much earlier than you think, here’s a bit of the story to start you off.

  Event has already happened   Prominent among such issues was the relationship between tavern keepers and City Council. “As citizens of Toronto it is humiliating to confess…

The Junction homeless shelter will be the largest of the 3 the city is opening in 2019

69 Junction shelter beds, 22 more beds than in  shelter 2 and 39 more beds than in shelter 3.

tonight, Canadian Holiday Train Nov 29 in the Junction.

Tonight 6pm 2013 Canadian Pacific Railway Holiday Train, Nov 29th 8:15 pm 750 Runnymede Rd., in front of CP Lambton yard office, map image, click the read more…

Biking and cycling professional advise sought by City of Toronto in request for services out now.

The scope of work for the Professional Services includes consulting assignments related to the City’s Transportation Services Division. Projects may be at various stages of development; some will…

Moshe Safdie’s personal unit at Habitat 67, Restored

Safdie Architects has officially completed a two-year-long restoration of Moshe Safdie’s personal unit at Habitat 67, a landmark apartment complex designed by a young Safdie himself for Montreal….

Runnymede Homeless shelter clothing lockers ordered by city, to be delivered by mid-February 2019

Ordered 69 Single Clothing Wardrobes for the City of Toronto’s Shelter at 731 Runnymede Road, in the size  24W x 72H x 24D. Vendor must guarantee delivery of the…

Baby Point Gates BIA Has bid offer to construct “The Terrace:Windermere & Annette”

    Bidders are invited to provide quotations for the provision of all labour, materials and equipment necessary for the supply, manufacture, delivery, assembly and installation of all…

Type Books Junction Grand Opening! Saturday, Dec 1 at 10 AM – 6 PM 5 2887 Dundas Street w,

Type Books Junction Grand Opening! Saturday, Dec 1 at 10 AM – 6 PM 5 2887 Dundas Street w,

Why does the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan invest in major Chicago roads and not roads in Toronto.

  Photo, Chicago Skyway Bridge being repaired by Beier Engineering. The Skyway sure looks like the Gardiner Expressway, why these pensions, and the city cannot structure a public private partnership needs…

Toronto Firefighters use a Pompier Ladder, a incredibly dangerous rescue ladder.

As buildings were built in greater height, the ladder became a necessary tool for window rescues and scaling above the reach of ground ladders.  The ladder, shaped like…

Old Sweet Potato being converted to a restaurant with more than 30 seats.

2995 Dundas St West, most recently sweet potato grocery store and prior to that the high value discount store is becoming a restaurant. Work has been ongoing from…

George Stephenson's plans for the world's first locomotive-driven passenger railway found!

John Page discovered the notebook by chance while looking for another document in the archive’s deeds room in April this year. It includes Stephenson’s redesign and buddet for…

What they made, Chapman Double Ball Bearing Co.

    Chapman Double Ball Bearing Co. of Canada, Limited 339-351 Sorauren Ave., Toronto,

Image from the Deer Class at Toronto’s Native Centre Today, image show hung deer

Image from the Deer Class at Toronto’s Native Centre Today, image shows hung deer. About 200 people were present for the class on preparing a deer for the…

TTC Yard at King St West in Parkdale construction.

The benefit of having appoiments at St Joe’s Health Centre in the Morning

Canada’s Grand Cannabis Experiment Has Set Scientists Free Says, nytimes

    Summary of article full article here As the first G-7 nation to slacken cannabis laws, Canada has bolted to the front lines of the plant’s methodical…

29th Annual Mistletoe Magic, John B. Aird Gallery, Dec 13th

29th Annual Mistletoe Magic A holiday art fundraiser On View: December 6 – 13, 2018 Gala Fundraising Night: Thursday, December 13, 6 – 9 p.m. The John B. Aird Gallery…

THE Toronto WATERFRONTS' POTENTIAL, SEEING THE FUTURE FROM THE SHORE. Nov 21st

Waterfront for All is holding it’s first Annual General Meeting (AGM) and is open to all.Special guest speakers from Waterfront Toronto – Meg Davis (Development Officer) REALIZING THE…

Waterfront for All, a major citizen org working to better the Ontario water front across Toronto has NO High Park or Junction member groups

The Member organizations, running  across the city from the Humber area to the Far East f the city, with a big hole of missing Junction and High Park…

Economist , Reuters; State Toronto housing is overvalued by 49 % in relation to income

Upcoming Yonge-Dundas Square events. Nov 17 and Nov 24

Illuminite – Saturday, November 17th 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Illuminite features live music from the Devin Cuddy Band, a stunning tree-lighting performance by TDC Entertainment – known throughout…

How Canada’s 1st major cartoonist Portrayed Canada in 1873

  [st_icon name=’sun-o’ size=’icon-6′ color=’#d95e11′ type=’normal’ background=” border_color=” align=’ss-left’ icon_spin=’yes’] The first number of Grip appeared in May 24th, 1873, a magazine published by a very young J. IV BENGOUGH,…