The long march toward tipping points

Strains of Beaches Jazz are – or were – in the air but tipping points are on my mind. Recent announcements about the future of the CBC brought to mind the notion that we may be on the verge of a whole bunch of them. Some are more easily recognized than others, and we have […]

TCH severance a surprise to tenant

One of the two tenants still renting a suite in the city-owned homes on Wineva Avenue and Hubbard Boulevard says they should have the right to stay put. On Jan. 15, city councillors voted to sever the seven Toronto Community Housing properties so they can be sold on the private market. Built in 1926, the […]

Sale of Hubbard and Wineva TCH homes delayed

Toronto’s social housing agency is reviewing the proposed sale of four 1920s-era homes that face the beach just east of Kew Gardens. Built in red brick with distinctive, two-storey verandas that look out onto Lake Ontario, the homes are among a cluster of 12 mostly vacant properties that city council listed as heritage buildings in […]

42 Hubbard welcomes residents home

It was just over three years ago that an independent contractor doing kitchen cabinet refurbishments came across mould in nearly all the units at 42 Hubbard Boulevard, an apartment complex owned by Toronto Community Housing (TCH). The discovery prompted TCH to evacuate the building and relocate all residents with the assurance that they would be […]