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Waterfront Toronto committee weighs in on 160 Sidewalk Labs ideas

Tara Deschamps, The Canadian Press Published Tuesday, February 18, 2020 1:25PM EST Last Updated Tuesday, February 18, 2020 1:43PM EST TORONTO — A committee tasked with advising Waterfront Toronto about Google affiliate Sidewalk Labs’s proposal to build a smart city says the agency should support most — but not all

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Waterfront Toronto seeks extension for Sidewalk Labs decision day

TORONTO — Waterfront Toronto’s board is seeking more time to make a decision on whether to move forward with Sidewalk Lab’s proposal to build a smart city. The board now wants to make a decision about the controversial Quayside project pitched for a swath of Toronto’s lakefront by May 20,

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Sidewalk Labs and Plaza Ventures launch fund focused on urban tech

The Canadian Press Published Tuesday, November 26, 2019 7:10AM EST Last Updated Tuesday, November 26, 2019 7:58AM EST TORONTO — Google sister company Sidewalk Labs has partnered with Plaza Ventures to launch a venture capital fund focused on urban technology. The fund, which includes a $10-million commitment from Sidewalk tied

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Sidewalk Labs faces criticism over Indigenous consultations for Quayside

TORONTO – Sidewalk Labs has come under criticism for not doing enough to include recommendations by members of the Indigenous community in its proposal for the Quayside development on Toronto’s waterfront. In an Oct. 25 letter to Waterfront Toronto, Indigenous artist and elder Duke Redbird and architect Calvin Brook say

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Twin drug gangs sold illegal cannabis to fund GTA synthetic drug labs

Chris Herhalt, CP24.com Published Thursday, August 8, 2019 8:34AM EDT Last Updated Thursday, August 8, 2019 3:24PM EDT Fifty people are facing charges and $45M worth of drugs, cash and other assets were seized as York Regional Police say they have dismantled twin drug rings that allegedly fueled synthetic drug

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