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Architectural Transformation Of The ROM To Break Ground This Month

Wednesday marked the launch of OpenROM: a three-year-long project that will see the Royal Ontario Museum’s main floor and Bloor Street entrance reimagined.

Urban Living

What's Open And Closed In Toronto On Family Day

February 19 may be a statutory holiday, but many malls, stores, and attractions will still be open, albeit with modified hours.


"A Godsend": Ontario Eliminating Double Fares Between GO Transit, TTC

The One Fare program will allow transit riders across the GTA to transfer between different regional agencies, including the TTC, GO Transit, and MiWay, for free.​


Toronto Finally Gets The Crosstown LRT Parody It Deserves

​Toronto-based actor Rodrigo Fernandez-Stoll (Priscilla, Blackberry, CBS Ghosts, etc.) posted a series of hilarious Eglinton Crosstown LRT “commercials” in his Instagram carousel.

Urban Living

What's Open And Closed In Toronto On New Year's Day

Although New Year's Day is a statutory holiday, many malls, stores, and attractions will be open on January 1, albeit with special hours.

Urban Living

What's Open And Closed In Vancouver On Christmas 2023

​It looks like the weather will not be frightful this Christmas, and there are plenty of things you can do to take advantage of that.


What’s Open And Closed In Toronto On Christmas 2023

​With both Christmas Day and Boxing Day being statutory holidays in Ontario, many stores will be closed or have reduced hours during the most wonderful time of the year.

Urban Living

Toronto Selects Park Design To Replace Rendezviews

Rendezviews, the colourful patio that has taken over 229 Richmond Street West, will be replaced by an illuminating public park.

Urban Living

Toronto’s Yonge-Dundas Square Renamed To “Sankofa Square”

The motion to rename the Toronto landmark was adopted with majority support, along with recommendations to rename three other City of Toronto assets, including Dundas and Dundas West subway stations and the Jane/Dundas Public Library.

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Ontario Dodging “Financial Train Wreck” By Scrapping Peel Region Dissolution, Some Say

Although full dissolution is off the table, City of Mississauga officials say that they remain “fully committed” to becoming an independent, single-tier city.

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Part Of The Solution, Not The Problem: Uber Is Driving Our Public Transit System Forward

Public transit users face a persistent challenge known as the "last mile" — the distance to your final destination that may be a bit too far to walk. Rideshare offerings like Uber and Lyft help fill that gap.