A proposed bylaw, meant to clean-up empty and poorly maintained buildings, has its roots all the way in Manitoba. And if the success in Winnipeg is any indication, Toronto could get a lot more beautiful.
Of Toronto’s 44 wards, 10 are in Scarborough. Here’s a cheat sheet of some of the basics on each.
The City of Toronto has rejected Centennial College’s proposal to redevelop the historic Guild Inn in Scarborough. In 2008, the college had proposed to build a 120-room hotel with plans to restore the Bickford residence. The two-phase project also included adding a restaurant, banquet facility and spa.
SmartCentres, a Canadian real-estate developer plans to build an $18-million, 9,500-square-metre mall at the site anchored by a Wal-Mart at Markham Road and Eglinton Avenue East.
What was once an artist colony on the edge of Scarborough is now a recreational park with run-down, vacant buildings. Centennial College is about to sign a lease to revitalize the Guild Inn and restore it to its former glory.
He never felt in danger of losing his council seat, says winner Ainslie.
John Laforet sat and watched, his eyes showing clear disappointment, as incumbent Paul Ainslie took the victory in Ward 43.
Ainslie returned with 60 per cent of vote
Landslide victory returns Ainslie to council.
Ward 43 council candidate John Laforet collected 113 kilograms of non-perishable food items for the Toronto Food Poll 2010, placing first in the city’s east end and second overall.