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CreateTO In the News

Five years after plan approved, construction begins on Toronto’s first ‘Housing Now’ site in Etobicoke

Ground has broken on Toronto’s first Housing Now project, a City Council approved plan to use surplus City of Toronto-owned lands to build affordable housing and mixed-income communities near transit.


Shortlist Announced for Transformation of Historic Toronto Coach Terminal

The City of Toronto is aiming to revitalize a series of its historic properties through the ModernTO program.


CreateTO embarks on 10-storey mass timber pilot project

When a 10-storey residence rises near Trinity Bellwoods Park on Dundas Street West in Toronto next year, it will mark CreateTO’s first foray into the mass timber world.


The bus doesn’t stop here anymore

While not in the most action-packed neighbourhood, the building is located steps from University Avenue’s “hospital row” and, to the east, all of that amazing shopping on Yonge Street.


Toronto’s St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts could get a stunning new redesign

A group led by Toronto architects has won an international design competition to remake a performing arts centre downtown.


From streetcar garage to cultural hub

Scale is a curious thing. When I lived in Scarborough’s Midland Park neighbourhood, a walk to Scarborough Town Centre – I think I did it twice in five years – felt fantastically far.


Indigenous community takes the lead on affordable housing for Indigenous elders and seniors

Toronto Mayor John Tory and Chief Jason Gauthier from the Missanabie Cree First Nation have announced the Missanabie Cree First Nation as the development partner for new housing at 140 Merton Street, by the Davisville subway station.


Toronto to build new long-term care home in Scarborough for 2026

City of Toronto officials say they have plans to build a new long-term care home in Scarborough with an expected completion timeline of 2026. Mayor John Tory made the announcement on Tuesday and said the home will be located at 4610 Finch Ave. E.


City plans to turn parking lot into affordable housing made of mass timber

A proposed new mass timber housing development, slated for what is now a surface-level Green P parking lot in Toronto’s downtown west area, will address affordability issues and climate concerns.    


George Brown College exploring possibility of new campus in Mount Dennis

A new campus could be in the works for students at George Brown College. The post-secondary institute is working together with the City of Toronto to explore the possibility of building a new facility in the Mount Dennis area.