A photo of the metallic green sweat bee, the Agapostemon virescens, pictured in the Toronto Pollinator Protection Strategy.

Seen and heard: puns at the Parks and Environment Committee

April 11, 2018 This week, the Parks and Environment Committee was asked to consider a Pollinator Protection Strategy for the city, including for council...
3:43 p.m., March 27, 2018. Deputy Mayor Denzil Minnan-Wong illustrates the decision council has to make for Yonge Street using images of Drano and lard.

Toronto council backs away from bold decision, deferring vote on whether to reduce traffic...

March 27, 2018 By Arianne Robinson Toronto council voted to defer the decision to reduce traffic lanes on the northern stretch of Yonge Street from just...
(An image of the proposed wall sign for 415 Yonge St. presented to the sign variance committee on Tuesday. The application was not granted. Image courtesy of Kahara Media.)

Sign Variance Committee rejects application for massive advertisement on Yonge Street

March 20, 2018 By Arianne Robinson An application for a massive wall sign that would hang on the south-facing wall of a building on Yonge, north...
3:01 p.m., March 22, 2018. The reflection in the front window of 307 Lake Shore Blvd., the site of Sidewalk Toronto’s new headquarters and engagement space, planned to open later this year. The sign on the front window is for Toronto Maple Leafs Network Ltd. (now MLSE).

This old production studio will be the new headquarters for Sidewalk Toronto’s new waterfront...

March 22, 2018 By Arianne Robinson At a public roundtable event at the Metro Convention Centre Tuesday, representatives from Sidewalk Toronto described the inspiration for the design of the futuristic...