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New Bike Share Toronto App Download Released for iOS, Android

The Toronto Parking Authority (TPA) has launched a new Bike Share Toronto app for iOS and Android users, developed in collaboration with PBSC Urban Solutions. "We are excited about this launch, said Toronto Parking Authority President Scott Collier in a statement on Monday. "Our legacy app has been in-market since 2016, and no longer provides...

Toronto Teacher Solves Cellphone Addiction in the Classroom

A teacher at York Mills Collegiate Institute in Toronto introduced a new cellphone policy that has significantly improved student engagement. Vanessa Yoon created a pledge at the start of the school year, requiring students and their parents to agree to specific cellphone use guidelines, reports the Globe and Mail. The issue? She could teach a...

Freedom Mobile Opens New Headquarters in Toronto

Quebecor’s Freedom Mobile has opened up new headquarters in Toronto, Ontario. The new office was officially announced on the one-year anniversary of Quebecor acquiring Freedom Mobile from Shaw, as part of the latter’s merger with Rogers. "Exactly one year after our acquisition for @FreedomMobile, this morning we inaugurated our brand new headquarters in Toronto at...
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Rogers 5G Cameras to Monitor Traffic at Toronto Intersections

The City of Toronto has approved a partnership with Rogers to deploy cameras and sensors at five key downtown intersections to monitor and analyze traffic flow, in an attempt to get rid of gridlock. According to Rogers, the 5G artificial intelligence system will record real-time data on vehicle, pedestrian, and cyclist movements as part of...

Toronto Carjackings Now at 1 Every 40 Minutes, Say Police

Toronto Police Chief Myron Demkiw announced a significant surge in carjackings within the city, marking over a 100% increase in the first three months of 2024 compared to the same timeframe last year. Statistics unveiled on Monday show a total of 68 carjackings since January 1, reflecting a 106% rise from the previous year. Demkiw...

Toronto School Board Wants to Ban Cellphones, Again

The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) is set to create a new policy aimed at curbing the use of cellphones in classrooms. This decision came to light during the TDSB's Governance and Policy Committee meeting on Wednesday, where trustees voted in favor of developing a comprehensive cellphone and mobile device policy. Ward 11 Don Valley...

Toronto Reverses Rideshare Cap Amid Legal Challenge from Uber

Toronto has decided to continue issuing licenses to rideshare drivers, including those from Uber, by revoking a previously established cap. This decision comes in the wake of legal action initiated by Uber Canada against the city. Uber Canada had filed an injunction with the Ontario Supreme Court on December 4, challenging the city's decision to...

Apple Exits Toronto’s ‘The One’ Project Which is Now in Receivership

The One under construction in July 2021 Apple has terminated its lease for retail space in Toronto's troubled 'The One' development, according to newly filed court documents. The luxury condo and retail project, located at Yonge and Bloor Streets, was pushed into receivership due to construction delays and a debt of $1.6 billion. "The Project...