Olivia Chow has taken the bold stance of asserting that tax hikes are necessary to improve the delivery of essential services that are currently lacking in Toronto; TRREB reports that the month of May saw a rise in average selling price for homes in the GTA, but without a substantial boost in supply, the demand for new homes remains high; massive mall sites once used exclusively for retail have been seeing large-scale conversion projects to introduce residential uses across the Country, showing a positive urban trend; and other news. 

Olivia Chow has the courage to admit Toronto needs to hike taxes (Toronto Star)

Average home price in GTA ticked up in May as demand continues to outpace supply: TRREB (CTV News)

Canada sees the rise of mall cities (Globe and Mail)

Doug Ford commits to funding one-third of Stellantis cost, as Ottawa says deal’s details still being finalized (Toronto Star)

How do Toronto’s mayoral candidates compare on election issues? (CBC)

South Parkdale feeling development pressures and the traffic that comes with it (CityNews)

TTC subway closures and diversions might impact your commute this weekend (Toronto Star)

Ontario's next fast-tracked long-term care home set to open as province hopes to shorten wait list (CBC)

Ontario airport set to shutdown as landowner explores redevelopment plans (CTV News)

Canada’s economy grew by 3.1% in first quarter, raising odds of an interest rate hike (Toronto Star)

Trash fire wait times and unfair evictions: How renter rights vary in Canada’s most populous provinces (Globe and Mail)

Pride month need to know: Kickoff events, marches and festivals (CityNews)