Toronto trees - lumber for building (National Post)

Someone has finally realized the 20,000 trees Toronto cut down last year could have a better fate than mulch

In the days of "Muddy York," before this became Toronto, sawmills speckled our local landscape; sawmills lined the Don River, for instance, in Todmorden Mills near what is now Pottery Road, and in York Mills, drawing their power from the Don River. This month, for the first time in perhaps a century, a sawmill once again…