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[URBAN NOTE] Seven Toronto links

  • Urban Toronto looked at indigenous uses being proposed for the West Don Lands, here.
  • That Toronto has become a major hub for Shopify is a significant economic factor. Global News reports.
  • There will be an emergency exercise held at Union Station. Global News reports.
  • Transit Toronto notes the opening of a new York Regional Transit bus hub at the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre.
  • Transit Toronto shared video of a recent TTC public art project, “A Streetcar Called Toronto”, here.
  • Venerable Toronto movie rental store Videoflicks will be closing. blogTO reports.
  • The Evergreen Brickworks in the Don Valley will be hosting a winter village this season. blogTO reports.

[URBAN NOTE] Five city links: Vaughan, Kingston, Youngstown, Washington D.C, Almaty

  • Urban Toronto notes the rising towers of the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre, at the western end of Line 1.
  • People in the city of Kingston are concerned by the implications of new Ontario government bills. Global News reports.
  • This CityLab article takes look at the potential, actual and lost and potential, of immigration to save the declining Ohio city of Youngstown.
  • Washington D.C, CityLab notes, is the latest city to be consumed by a debate over whether or not mass transit should be free.
  • Guardian Cities reports on the remarkable discovery of long-hidden public art in the former Kazakhstan capital of Almaty.