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by Brian Baker on May 10, 2014
Prominent midtown incumbents Josh Matlow, Joe Mihevc and Jaye Robinson are the only candidates to have filed so far to run in their respective wards in the Oct. 27 municipal election, but they’re not resting on their laurels when it comes to campaigning.

None of the three say they see...(More)
by Shawn Star on February 27, 2014
It’s the same old story.

A development application is opposed by the community. Something old has to be torn down so something new can be built up. Next thing you know, the old thing is torn down and the new thing is built up — sometimes via the Ontario Municipal Board.
by Eric Emin Wood on February 27, 2014
No more townhouses along Bayview Avenue, and do something about traffic congestion.

Those were the chief wishes of a standing-room-only crowd that packed into TFS auditorium Feb. 6 for the first Bayview Design Study community consultation meeting.

“It was a tough crowd,”...(More)
by Eric Emin Wood on February 12, 2014
When councillor Jaye Robinson was elected in 2010, it was on a platform of civic engagement.

She is hoping engaged Ward 25 residents will turn out to a public consultation meeting on Feb. 6 at TFS to help in her quest to establish the Bayview Design Guidelines, a set of development...(More)
by Shawn Star on February 12, 2014
It’s been three months since Ward 16 councillor Karen Stintz announced her intentions to run for mayor, but she hasn’t filed nomination papers yet.

While that might be fodder for rumours, considering contenders for both her council seat and her position as TTC chair have emerged, she...(More)
by Eric Emin Wood on January 12, 2014
Starting just south of York Mills Road and running parallel to Leslie Street, Don Mills Trail is picturesque, popular with nearby families and seniors, who use it as a walking trail — and is abruptly stopped by a fence surrounding commercial property north of
Eglinton Avenue East.
by Brian Baker on November 23, 2013
The Uptown Yonge BIA held a neighbourhood get together to light the 26-foot white spruce that was donated to their lighting ceremony by Sheridan Nurseries.

On hand to celebrate the moment was Ward 25 councillor Jaye Robinson, children's entertainer Markus and the St....(More)
by Shawn Star on October 28, 2013
With more and more condominium towers going up in midtown Toronto, it can be expected that sidewalks will become a little more crowded, park benches more full, and free space ever more sparse. But the newly formed Midtown Planning Group is looking for ways to ease that congestion.

by Shawn Star on September 15, 2013
Nearly four years after being ravaged by a four-alarm fire, the remains of the once-stunning, Tudor-style heritage building at 3 Chedington Place have come down.

“It was in really bad shape,” said Councillor Jaye Robinson, in whose ward the house sat. “First of all, it was gutted by...(More)
by Jaye Robinson on April 15, 2013
Spring is around the corner and Ward 25’s parks and public spaces will soon jump back to life.

The warm weather will also draw Torontonians back to our quickly changing waterfront. After working hard over the past two years to ensure that solid city-building remained the touchstone of...(More)
by Jaye Robinson on March 14, 2013
At February’s city council meeting, Councillor Mary-Margaret McMahon and I brought forward a motion asking for a city staff report on the merits of term limits for city councillors and the mayor.

It’s an idea worth exploring.

Turn out in municipal elections is...(More)
by Jaye Robinson on February 6, 2013
The Toronto Botanical Garden is Ward 25’s horticultural gem. The city’s only botanical garden, the it stretches over two hectares and offers hundreds of courses, seminars, camps, lectures and workshops throughout the year — bringing the city into the heart Ward 25.

Over the past few...(More)
by Shawn Star on September 24, 2012
An impact study on new LED billboards, that council approved in July including for one on York Mills Road, east of Leslie Street, will be conducted after the signs are put up.

Ward 25 councillor Jaye Robinson, who voted against the signs told the Town Crier that while looking through...(More)
by Karolyn Coorsh on August 23, 2012
City council has established a new midtown planning group intended to manage the onslaught of development projects at one of Toronto’s busiest intersections.

With new residential and commercial applications flooding the Yonge-Eglinton area, a strategy that brings consistency...(More)
by Omar Mosleh on July 10, 2012
Don Mills residents welcome the proposal for an LRT/subway along Don Mills Road although they are concerned with how they will pay for it, according to a local ratepayer group.

“The question that often comes up is when will we be getting ours,” says Terry West, president of the Don...(More)
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