A June 1, 2015 CBC article is entitled: “Toronto’s booming real estate market fuels teardown trend: Teardown trend in Toronto homes weakens neighborhoods, expert says.”
The opening paragraphs read:
“Toronto’s red hot real estate market is fuelling a push to tear down homes on valuable land and replace them with newer, bigger ones, sometimes to the dismay of urban planners.
“According to the City of Toronto, 375 teardowns have been approved this year.
“There are large numbers of tear downs underway in South Etobicoke, but the clear hot spot is in North York where over half are located.”
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