Cycling detractors in Toronto often point to the weather, believing that cyclists will flee during a cold snap regardless of the available facilities (just like hockey players don't.) Copenhagen's winters are mild compared to Toronto, but the city still sees frequent snow and rain during its coldest months. Despite the frigid conditions, cycling remains attractive year-round, in part due to the quality of the infrastructure. Toronto, it seems, needs to find a way to make cycling pleasant in the cold as well.
Here are 5 ideas Toronto could borrow from bike-friendly Copenhagen.
Rob Ford is currently listed as a candidate for councillor in Ward 2, displacing Michael Ford, Doug Ford's 20-year-old nephew, who had been planning to contest the seat. He is currently listed as a candidate for the school board trustee position in Ward 1.
News of the remodelling comes at a pivotal time for the neighbourhood; many of the South Asian families and stores that gave the area its name are moving out, and new enterprises like the Flying Pony cafe and the Gerrard Art Space are moving in. The changing character attracted the attention of the New York Times last week.
Choosing just 10 buildings for this list was a difficult task. The Gibraltar Point Lighthouse, Osgoode Hall, St. Lawrence Market, Wheat Sheaf Tavern, Don Jail, Ontario Legislature, Gooderham (Flatiron) building, and numerous others were reluctantly cut, so too were numerous important buildings that have been destroyed or demolished.
Ultimately, my intention was to come up with a list of iconic, culturally important buildings that have become integral part of the Toronto zeitgeist.
Here are 10 of the most important buildings in Toronto, selected for their physical and cultural presence, listed in order of age.
A subsequent CT scan confirmed the presence of a tumor and doctors are conducting a biopsy to determine whether the mass is cancerous, he said.