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.
The push for tenant rights in Toronto gained momentum at a joint meeting of city council’s affordable housing and tenants issues committees.
A six-alarm fire devoured The Badminton and Racquet Club of Toronto at Yonge Street and St. Clair Avenue on Tuesday, closing one of the city’s busiest intersections, and forcing the evacuation of many residents from adjacent buildings.
Interim Toronto Fire Chief Matthew Pegg declared the blaze a five-alarm fire around 10:30 a.m., but then upgraded it to a six-alarm fire at 11:30 a.m.
New speed limit signs have replaced 40 km/h signage, reducing maximum speeds to 30 km/h in parts of Toronto and East York.
From Toronto’s downtown to East York, many drivers will see speed limit signs change to 30 km/h.
Toronto city councillors Karen Stintz and Josh Matlow co-hosted a town hall meeting Tuesday night as part of a campaign swirling around the future of light rail transit in the city. Residents, representing both sides of the subway vs. LRT debate, packed a meeting hall at the North Toronto Memorial Community Centre.
With a strong track record in public service and the support of the incumbent councillor, candidate Chris Sellors went into yesterday’s election expecting a victory in Ward 22. As it turned out, the race to fill Coun. Michael Walker’s seat was won by Josh Matlow. When the vote counting ended last night, Matlow had polled […]