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Inside the Toronto Raptors' brand new training facility

Posted by Derek Flack / February 11, 2016

toronto raptors training facilityYesterday, the Toronto Raptors unveiled their massive new practice facility at Exhibition Place known as the Biosteel Centre. It's a two-storey building that includes 68,000 square feet of training equipment, water therapy pools, offices for coaching and front office staff, as well as two full-size basketball courts.

Have a look behind the scenes at the brand new, state-of-the-art facility in this photo gallery.
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Get ready for a ton of TTC subway closures

Posted by Derek Flack / February 10, 2016

ttc subway closures 2016TTC subway closures are about to become a very common thing in 2016. There's been a bit of a reprieve to start the year, but as was the case in the late fall, scheduled shut downs of both Line 1 and 2 are about to ramp up. In fact, starting in April there will be a closure of some kind seven weeks in a row.

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Sprawling Dupont Street condo project resurfaces

Posted by Derek Flack / February 9, 2016

840 Dupont condoJust over two years ago, plans for a sprawling condo complex at Dupont and Shaw made waves. The proposed 393 units and 734 parking spaces at the Sobey's grocery store site was cause for concern from neighbourhood residents and city planners.







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Toronto Maple Leafs trade Dion Phaneuf to Ottawa

Posted by Derek Flack / February 9, 2016

dion phaneuf tradeThe Toronto Maple Leafs have parted ways with captain Dion Phaneuf in a blockbuster nine player trade with the Ottawa Senators. Here's the breakdown of the trade: the Senators acquired Phaneuf, Matt Fratin, Casey Bailey, Ryan Rupert and Cody Donaghey in exchange for Jared Cowen, Colin Greening, Milan Michalek, Tobias Lindberg, and a 2nd round pick in the 2017 NHL Draft.

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Monster condo complex planned for Corktown

Posted by Derek Flack / February 8, 2016

48 Power CondoToronto may be obsessed with building soaring towers, but there's more than one way to develop a huge condo complex. Case in point: Great Gulf's latest plans for its site at Adelaide and Power streets is a sprawling complex that reaches 22-storeys high.





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This almost made riding the TTC completely different

Posted by Derek Flack / February 6, 2016

ttc seatingSometimes the most mundane things end up shaping our connection to the city we live in. Case in point: the seating layout on TTC subway trains. It's a small thing, but if you've ever ridden on an MTA subway car, you know that the individual cushions and varied seat configuration of Toronto's trains is actually one of those things that our much maligned transit provider got right.

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