Wednesday’s Headlines

CITY COUNCIL
• The Minutes: Actions taken at Toronto City Council [The Star]
• Council mix-up swamps community boards with councillors [The Star]
• Peter Kuitenbrouwer: Spirit of One Love rages at city council [National Post]
• Waterfront CEO hits back at city critics [National Post]
• A victory for left-leaning bloc of Toronto council [Globe & Mail]
• Vaughan’s win good for Ford: Mammoliti [The Sun]

FEDERAL ELECTION
• Is Stephen Harper the federal Rob Ford? [National Post]
• Where are urban issues in this campaign? [OpenFile]

ENGINEERING VISIONS
• U of T students devise clever fixes for Toronto’s ills [The Star]
• Getting U of T engineering students engaged at civic level [Globe & Mail]
• U of T engineering students compete to make the city better [National Post]

ARCHITECTURE & DEVELOPMENT
• Metro Square renamed Pecaut Square to honour late city builder [The Star]
• Vacancy rate down as office real estate recovers from recession [Globe & Mail]
• Toronto’s waterfront might be a 2012 budget victim [BlogTO]

ROADS
• The Fixer: Sumach St. sidewalk needs smooth surface [The Star]
• Toronto’s construction nightmare: Levy [The Sun]

OTHER NEWS
• Accused G20 protester admits smashing police car [The Star]
• Toronto area could support two more NHL teams, report says [The Star]
• Critics urge Toronto board to move ahead with special-program schools [Globe & Mail]
• Pool temperature sparks petition [The Sun]
• Graffiti Artists on Tags, Murals, and Rob Ford [Torontoist]

One comment

  1. Ford needs to read up on the history of Battery Park City in Manhattan and learn how it developed under the aegis of an arms-length government agency working with private developers to gradually and successfully create a vibrant, attractive and financially valuable waterfront community.

    Only then will he be entitled to open his gaping maw on the topic of the Toronto waterfront.

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