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You’d never know it these days with multiple condo buildings sprouting up. But the area west of STRACHAN AVENUE was once home to the CN Rail Yards, Central Prison, and acres of heavy industry.

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News for neighbours about the proposed development of the ODC lands

Hi everyone,

Thank you for offering to stay updated on the ODC development proposal.  Since the August 22nd community meeting at City Hall, a volunteer working group (who you are receiving this e-mail from!) was established to meet and liaison with ODC and GSP group.  727 more words

Midtown Kw

Yishun not that screwed up, CNA programme discovers

(Source: mothership.sg)

Channel News Asia programme, Talking Point, dedicated an investigative episode to Yishun and found that the estate in the north is still okay. 607 more words

Current Affairs

Ryerson Rezoning Result

The vote was yesterday, October 31st 2017. It passed unanimously. See: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/dunbar-rezoning-ryerson-1.4381283

It is over. We are proud that we did our bit and that our voices were heard. 33 more words


Holding tight, with condo construction all around, DRAPER STREET seems undisturbed – east of Portland, north of Front, south of Wellington. The semi-detached cottages and row houses once housed many of the labourers working for the nearby railroads.

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Nine things you'll love about 'The 9 Streets,' (De Negen Straatjes) Amsterdam.

The Nine Streets is a great quirky little neighbourhood in Amsterdam that has so much going for it. If your in the mood for a spot of shopping, or have some time to kill then its definitely worth checking out. 493 more words


How Community Service Agreements Can Make Toronto Better

Part of the rationale for amalgamating the six Metro cities into the new City of Toronto in 1998 was that it would realize cost savings and efficiencies. 630 more words