Effective July 1, 2017, landlords in Toronto are expected to register with the city for the units they rent out, and pay a $10.60 annual fee for each unit. Landlords are also subject to do cleaning, maintenance and implementing security protocols, and must regularly conduct pest inspections. The bylaws will affect over 3,500 buildings across the city.
Robi Hamilton hasn’t been on her balcony for four months due to balcony construction. Only able to open her balcony door by four inches, the space equals about a tenth of her apartment rent at 1501 Woodbine Ave. Hamilton, who has not been compensated financially for the inconvenience, estimates a loss of approximately $360 to $400 since […]
A resident from the Cosburn and Cedarvale area calls the intersection a “time bomb” when it comes to pedestrian safety.
On Thursday afternoon police say a 69-year-old woman crossing at that intersection in East York was struck and killed by a moving truck.
Ward 27 councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam is calling for a hold on tall building developments until planned area assessments can be completed.
Janet Davis has discovered new importance in the annual Remembrance Day, in personal wartime correspondence she inherited.
“I found all the letters that my father and brother wrote to my mother during the war,” Davis said. “They talked about not being sure what was going to happen next.”
City of Toronto unionized inside and outside workers are on the verge of a strike.
This comes after a deadlock in negotiations between the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) and the City of Toronto. Tim Maguire, president of CUPE Local 79, offered an assessment of the talks.
“While there has been some progress in some areas, (but) we still remain far apart on the key issues,” he said. “There has been no movement on the issue of reversing stability for many of our frontline workers.”
When the children from Saint Brigid Catholic School line up in the hallway at the East York Arena, they can thank Angelo Moutoulas for the day’s winter class skating trip. “I love the community. I love being at the rink,” Moutoulas said. “Whenever you can do something positive, do it.” For several years now, Angelo Moutoulas and his son George, at The Real Edge Pro Shop, have volunteered their time and talent to Saint Brigid as skate-sharpeners.
Davis ended up with 12,697 votes — 9,674 more than closest contender George Papadakis, who had 3,023 votes, or 14 per cent of the total.
Davis captured over 60 per cent of the votes in a nine-candidate field, or 12,697 of the 20,546 votes cast. She finished almost 10,000 votes ahead of runner-up George Papadakis, who captured only 3,023 votes, or almost 15 per cent of the total.