Tag: save

  • Expert advice on how to save downtown Toronto right now

    Downtown Toronto is not in a death spiral, not yet anyway. But  the city needs to get its act together right now according to some experts.  A study showed that Toronto is lagging behind other major cities in recovering from the pandemic.  We checked in with urban theorist Richard Florida and former chief city planner…

  • Community pushes to save massive 300-year-old oak tree starved for water

    The Harbord Village Residents’ Association, a community organization with a history of local activism dating back to the late 1960s, is spearheading a campaign to preserve a Bur Oak tree in downtown Toronto, estimated to be over 300 years old. The tree, situated at the bottom of Chapel Hospice Laneway between Brunswick and Major, south…