Building a ‘mini-city’ on Toronto’s Waterfront

Lake views aren’t the only thing this Toronto waterfront community has going for it. By converting an under-developed stretch of Queens Quay into four blocks of new condominium, office and retail space, Menkes Developments promises to bring new life to an 11.5-acre site just a 15-minute walk from the Harbourfront […] Read more »

Condos are the Future — NOT Single-Detached Homes

SHANNA HUNTER/THE VARSITY We need to face the reality of affordable housing in Toronto, especially as we strive to retain communities and prevent gentrification. Implementing rent-to-own programs, suggested by former mayoral candidate and chief city planner Jennifer Keesmaat, is of course, a way we can provide lower-income earners and those […] Read more »