Where does John Tory stand on Toronto’s waterfront? – MetroNews Canada


MetroNews Canada
Where does John Tory stand on Toronto's waterfront?
MetroNews Canada
Things escalated further after Waterfront Toronto publicly disclosed a budget overrun on the Queen's Quay revitalization project. Though the news didn't come with a request for additional government funds and they don't have a history of blowing

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5 Toronto mega projects set for completion in 2015 – blogTO (blog)


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5 Toronto mega projects set for completion in 2015
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Elsewhere the first portion of the West Don Lands will be unveiled during the Pan Am Games and Queens Quay, for so long a tangle of construction hoarding and closed lanes, will finally reopen in its new, improved format. Here are 5 major Toronto

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Waterfront Toronto’s future in question as revitalization project funding set … – National Post


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Waterfront Toronto's future in question as revitalization project funding set
National Post
Waterfront Toronto revealed last week the reconstruction of Queens Quay is $36-million or 38% over budget, 10 months after it approved the increase in a closed-door meeting. The amount of money spent on granite sidewalks shot up by $4.4-million alone, …

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Things to know for Saturday in Toronto: traffic, weather, events – Toronto Star


Toronto Star
Things to know for Saturday in Toronto: traffic, weather, events
Toronto Star
One year after the ice storm that brought down trees and knocked out power for thousands of people across the GTA, the City of Toronto has applied for $64.2 million in funding from the province and announced major changes to how it will respond to

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Spending for public benefit is no scandal: Keenan – Toronto Star


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Spending for public benefit is no scandal: Keenan
Toronto Star
For example, during discussion this week about the cost of improvements to Queens Quay carried out by Waterfront Toronto, some poked around at the price of the granite sidewalks. There's the Toronto Sun headline: “$11.9 million granite costs for Queens …

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Waterfront Toronto was wrong to keep cost overrun secret: Editorial – Toronto Star


Toronto Star
Waterfront Toronto was wrong to keep cost overrun secret: Editorial
Toronto Star
Waterfront Toronto has endured considerable — and largely undeserved — criticism for going more than $35 million over budget in its revitalization of Queens Quay. That's unfair. But there's good reason to blame the agency for keeping this spending

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#SantaBomb: Catchy term means messy winter weather ahead for Toronto – Yahoo News Canada (blog)


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#SantaBomb: Catchy term means messy winter weather ahead for Toronto
Yahoo News Canada (blog)
A jogger runs along ice-encrusted Lake Ontario on Monday south of Queen's Quay in Toronto. (CBC). Winter is coming…alright it's here already, temperate though it may be. And with winter comes, of course, winter weather. And conversations about winter …

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What’s On: Marking the winter solstice and more – CBC.ca


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What's On: Marking the winter solstice and more
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The shortest day is being marked by a cinematic celebration, and that's just one of the many events to check out this weekend: The Shortest Day. December 19 to 21, Various Locations. This three celebrations brings some of the best Canadian shorts to a …

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Deputy Mayor accuses Waterfront Toronto of trying to bury its budget woes – National Post


National Post
Deputy Mayor accuses Waterfront Toronto of trying to bury its budget woes
National Post
Delayed work by Toronto Hydro, meanwhile, had meant even more problems for Waterfront's timelines. In order to complete the Queens Quay work on time for the Pan/Am Games next June, the agency eventually had to cram four years of work into three, …

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Critics challenge John Tory’s views on Waterfront Toronto – Toronto Star


Toronto Star
Critics challenge John Tory's views on Waterfront Toronto
Toronto Star
Critics challenge John Tory's views on Waterfront Toronto. A day after Waterfront Toronto officials explained a $35 million budget overrun on its Queens Quay project, Mayor John Tory still wary. Share on Facebook …

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