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Though merely farmland fifty years ago, Scarborough City Centre boasts an impressive skyline of condominium and office towers that newcomers might just mistake for being the centre of Toronto itself. Centred around the Scarborough Town Centre Mall and the Scarborough Civic Centre (the former borough's former city hall) this rapidly growing area has become Scarborough's downtown, even if it doesn't look like a traditional city-centre area with on-street retail. An incredible amount of Canadian talent has called Scarborough home at some point, and the mall itself even contains Scarborough's own Walk of Fame.
Scarborough City Centre Features
Algae: the key to turning pollution into power
Wednesday, May 08, 2013
Nestled behind a shopping plaza in Scarborough, Pond Biofuels has been working on turning pollution into clean energy since 2007. If they're successful, this innovative alternative to fossil fuel could change manufacturing.
Pan Am inspiration: Using multi-sport games as catalysts for neighbourhood change
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
At tomorrow's Yonge Talks panel, Rosalyn Morrison will discuss how Toronto's Playing For Keeps initiative is building communities and creating neighbourhood leaders through play and games. Here, she answers some of our early questions.
The top five public spaces that bring us together
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
The abundance of private development projects in the core has captured our imagination. But it’s the public spaces—where the big buildings aren't—that create the urban fabric that makes a city great. Yonge Street's Development Editor Bert Archer picks his five favourite public spaces.
You are what your community eats
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
The transformation of Malvern has meant more than just reclaiming it from gang violence. Bringing people together around food and green spaces has been an integral ingredient.
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New chairlift at Earl Bales Ski and Snowboard Centre cuts wait times
United Way's $800K tower project sets sights on Rexdale & Orton Park
New French elementary school breaks ground in Scarborough
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$9-million, LEED silver Warden Hilltop Community Centre officially opens in Scarborough
$78-million classroom and office block opens this week at U of T's Scarborough campus
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Innovation & Job News
Following $25M provincial investment, Cisco will hire 150 R&D staff in Toronto over 5 years
Scarborough's Pond Biofuels will hire 10 in pilot to turn emissions into fuel
SunEdison announces 400 new GTA solar energy jobs
US retail giant expands into the GTA with 3 locations
Attention job seekers and employers: job fair in Scarbrough March 11
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The Aussies have their koalas, we have our gorillas
Source: Huffington Post
How Scarborough Civic Centre's modernism started with a single tree
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