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New Garrison bridge connects people and parks in Toronto’s Fort York area

Garrison Crossing — a new bridge linking parks in the downtown area of Toronto — officially opened to residents on Tuesday.


Garrison Crossing bridge now open, connecting Trinity Bellwoods to Fort York

Pedestrians and cyclists will be able to walk from the north of Trinity Bellwood’s Park to the south of Fort York using the Garrison Crossing Bridge, which opened earlier Tuesday.


Mayor Tory’s affordable housing plan moves forward with four projects across Toronto

Mayor John Tory’s signature affordable housing plan is moving forward after the city’s realty agency signed off on business cases for four sites, the details of which are being kept from the public.


City plans to build affordable housing with park space on Birchcliff Quarry Lands

The City is proposing to build affordable housing with park space on its portion of a Scarborough site known as the Birchcliff Quarry Lands.


Toronto plans to axe ‘outdated’ office spaces in hopes of saving $30M

The city plans to reduce the number of offices it operates by more than 60 per cent over the next five years, savings tens of millions of dollars in the process.


Why is the City of Toronto downsizing its office space? Millennials have something to do with it

How many square feet people are willing to live in has been shrinking for years, and now their offices are shrinking too.


Mayor John Tory announces launch of new urban design competitions

In the city’s latest initiative to improve urban design, Mayor John Tory announced the launch of two new competitions at the 2019 Toronto Urban Design Awards.


Garrison Crossing Pedestrian and Cycle Link Prepares for Opening

A new pedestrian and cycle link will soon connect Toronto’s Niagara, Ordnance Triangle/Liberty Village, and Fort York areas, as work nears completion on Garrison Crossing.


Affordable housing becomes singular focus of Toronto’s new real estate czar

The new CEO of Toronto’s centralized real estate agency, CreateTO, says success in his new job will be measured by just one yardstick: how much affordable housing the city manages to build.


Stantec awarded contract to support Rail Deck Park development

Stantec has been selected to provide the technical consulting and costing services to CreateTO for the next stage of planning for Toronto’s Rail Deck Park, an urban oasis in the heart of the city.



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