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[URBAN NOTE] Five Toronto links: green Designers Walk, Hearn, property taxes, U of T, renoviction

  • Narcity reports that the 27-story Designers Walk condo tower in Yorkville is going to be a green vertical forest.
  • The owners of the Hearn generating station are upset the building has received heritage protection from the City of Toronto. The Toronto Star reports.
  • David Rider at the Toronto Star notes a new study suggesting there is substantial leeway for Toronto to increase property taxes.
  • The Varsity notes that the University of Toronto now receives more funding from international students’ tuition than from the Ontario provincial government.
  • The tenants of 394 Dovercourt Road fear they might face renoviction from their affordable homes. The Toronto Star reports.
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