Saturday, May 27, 2017

Crossing safely!

Making good use of the light at Roxborough and Yonge!

Friday, May 26, 2017

Waiting for the Big Three?

Seen in the alley behind Starbucks a.k.a. Paul Hahn Lane

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Finishing touches?

At Macpherson and Yonge. Looks like the end is near!

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Canadians obsessed with home onwership: Report

A neighbourhood house
Interesting story by the Star's real estate reporter Tess Kalinowski:
"The Toronto region’s shockingly high house prices haven’t stopped the city from achieving one of the highest home ownership rates in the developed world, up 23 per cent over the past 35 years.
"Toronto’s ownership rate, at 68 per cent, is behind only Oslo, Norway (69 per cent), and Calgary (74 per cent) among 38 western cities.
But ownership doesn’t equal affordability, says a sweeping study on the "Toronto region’s housing crunch to be published Tuesday.
It suggests the Toronto area will need up to $150 billion in new home construction in the coming decade and most of that should be rental units to make housing more affordable.
"The report by the Canadian Centre for Economic Analysis, a research firm, paints a picture of two cities in one. It shows that half of Toronto-area residents are overhoused, with 2.2 million empty bedrooms. (There are 400,000 homes in Ontario that have three or more empty bedrooms, according to the report.)

Christine's on Avenue Road

Always interesting

Monday, May 22, 2017

Morning walk

on Roxborough West