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The (Lane)way Forward: 2016 Laneway Summit and Exhibit

The Laneway Project invites you to join us for an evening of art, entertainment and lively discussion, exploring the potential of Toronto’s laneways.    The third annual laneway summit will bring together designers, planners, artists, decision-makers and l

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https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/the-laneway-forward-2016-laneway-summit-and-exhibit-tickets-28959808567

First Hill Streetcar Opens With Lessons For Future Lines

The First Hill streetcar loads passengers on Jackson Street at Fifth Avenue. (Photo by the author) Seattle’s new streetcar route, the First Hill line, finally opened on Saturday. Despite the cold and rain, months of tantalizingly empty test runs and the pr

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https://www.theurbanist.org/2016/01/26/first-hill-streetcar-opens-with-lessons-for-future-lines/

Standing Rock by Trevor Hall with footage #NoDAPL #StandingRock

New video with footage. Pulled from Buzzfeed. Original youtube video without footage was originally uploaded 8-31-16 and its description is copied and pasted here: "Published on Aug 31, 2016 Donate to help https://trevorhallmusic.bandcamp.com/... Dear Vill

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dyzzEnRR8f8

Toronto's laneways to take centre stage in 2016 | Metro News

Formerly home to rats, raccoons, garbage and broken streetlights, Toronto’s myriad laneways are increasingly being seen as untapped sources of public space.

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http://www.metronews.ca/news/toronto/2016/01/04/toronto-laneways-to-take-centre-stage-in-2016.html

Anonymous Ṫḧḕ ḦḭṽḕWikileaks Compromised Update

Published on Nov 28, 2016 ▂▃▅▇█▓▒░Anon(Ḧḭṽḕ)░▒▓█▇▅▃▂ ====================================================== Wikileaks Compromised (Update) ====================================================== R[̲̅ə̲̅٨̲̅٥̲̅٦̲̅]ution #Wikileaks is compromised Where is Juli

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=caZQTZPqhpI

City of Toronto Long-Term Financial Plan Consultation

The City of Toronto is conducting a public consultation on the development of its Long-Term Financial Plan. Follow the conversation:

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http://www.investinginto.ca/

City of Toronto Long-Term Financial Plan Consultation

The City of Toronto is conducting a public consultation on the development of its Long-Term Financial Plan. Follow the conversation:

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http://www.investinginto.ca/join-the-consultation/current-state-and-guiding-principles

City of Toronto Long-Term Financial Plan Consultation

The City of Toronto is conducting a public consultation on the development of its Long-Term Financial Plan. Follow the conversation:

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http://www.investinginto.ca/join-the-consultation/

Public Space for Public Life: Conversations about the Future of Downtown

As Downtown continues to grow – with more people living, working and visiting the core – we need to make sure that growth is complemented by the things that will make and keep Downtown great for all. Public spaces set the stage for daily social interaction

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https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/public-space-for-public-life-conversations-about-the-future-of-downtown-tickets-24272323172

Helping the down and out in downtown Toronto

TORONTO — Simon Kalkstein, supervisor of the Gordon S. Wolfe branch of Jewish Family & Child, laughed when asked if his job is 9 to 5. On the day of his interview with The CJN at the downtown branch, located on Madison Avenue in Toronto’s Annex neighbourho

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http://www.cjnews.com/news/helping-downtown-toronto

Re-indigenizing Public Spaces in Toronto

Healing the Land, healing our selves It's time for change--for Toronto, for our species. This is an emblematic opportunity, with an imperative to step up.  A huge opportunity has emerged to act on the understanding and insights we have gained through the “

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https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/re-indigenizing-public-spaces-in-toronto-tickets-28712166864

Toronto to Standing Rock: #NoDAPL

Carrie Lester, Mohawk Land Defender and Water Protector, expresses solidarity from Toronto to Standing Rock/Tkarónto to Oceti Sakowin: #NoDAPL, and sings a Water Song in their honour, at the Standing With Standing Rock, #NoDAPL Solidarity March on November

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K0ur97IjgzE

Toronto making a big push for more laneway housing

Toronto has about 250 kilometres of laneways. These hidden, street art-filled thoroughfares are often overlooked, except when Torontonians use them for parking or graffiti tours. However, two city councillors are trying to open our laneways up to new possi

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http://www.blogto.com/city/2016/11/toronto_making_a_big_push_for_more_laneway_housing/

Could Toronto's laneways be solution to the city's housing crisis?

The solution to Toronto’s housing affordability crisis could be found in your own backyard. In response to skyrocketing home prices, the city's looking to one of its few sources of underused land: laneways.

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http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/toronto-laneway-homes-housing-crisis-1.3882923

Site Plan Submitted for Seaton House Redevelopment | Urban Toronto

With a site plan now submitted to the City of Toronto, the long-awaited redevelopment of the Seaton House shelter is taking an important step forward.

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http://urbantoronto.ca/news/2017/02/site-plan-submitted-seaton-house-redevelopment

Actor Mark Ruffalo Returns From Standing Rock To Call Out Obama’s Refusal To Stop Native American Land Theft

Protests escalated in North Dakota as police moved in with armed vehicles and rubber bullets. Standing Rock youth also tried to deliver a letter to Hillary Clinton's headquarters. Actor and activist Mark Ruffalo, who just returned from North Dakota, where

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http://countercurrentnews.com/2016/11/actor-mark-ruffalo-returns-standing-rock-call-obamas-refusal-stop-native-american-land-theft/

Le consentement expliqué avec une tasse de thé

La notion de consentement sexuel expliquée le plus simplement du monde: avec des bonhommes allumettes et une tasse de thé.

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http://www.journaldemontreal.com/2015/05/13/le-consentement-explique-avec-une-tasse-de-the

'We Don’t Go Until They Do': Cautious Celebration and Skepticism At Standing Rock

STANDING ROCK—On Sunday, the Army Corps of Engineers announced that they won’t allow a section of the Dakota Access Pipeline to be drilled under the Missouri River, near tribal lands belonging to the Standing Rock Sioux. In one sense, it’s a triumphant end

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http://jezebel.com/we-don-t-go-until-they-do-cautious-celebration-and-sk-1789676946

A Souvenir from Placemaking Week

Photo: Kenneth Chan, Daily Hive This past week, Vancouver experienced a large convergence of urbanists from around the world - all here to attend Placemaking Week, a week-long event to promote...

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http://thiscitylife.tumblr.com/post/150689361377/a-souvenir-from-placemaking-week

City of Vancouver is playing catch-up after waste collection delays

Some residents in Vancouver are seeing their waste bins fill up with garbage, after their icy laneways are proving too dangerous for city crews to access.

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http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/city-of-vancouver-is-playing-catch-up-after-waste-collection-delays-1.3899348

We Stand with Standing Rock!

WE STAND WITH STANDING ROCK! Emergency IntersACTION As we continue to organize against Trudeau's approval of the Kinder Morgan pipeline, we also need to respond to an urgent call to action from those on the frontlines in Standing Rock fighting against the

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https://actionnetwork.org/events/we-stand-with-standing-rock-12

TOcore Parks & Public Realm Study: Making Cities for People

Toronto’s Downtown is growing. As more growth comes, we need to make sure it’s joined by all the things that will make and keep Downtown liveable for all. TOcore is developing a comprehensive plan for Downtown, and on October 12, we want to share the work

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https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/tocore-parks-public-realm-study-making-cities-for-people-tickets-28296046236

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