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An Independent Review of Halifax’s CentrePlan: Jennifer Keesmaat

An Independent Review of Halifax’s CentrePlan: Jennifer Keesmaat

Jennifer Keesmaat, former director of planning for the City of Toronto, has conducted an independent review of the proposed Halifax...

Laneway housing could finally happen in Toronto

Laneway housing could finally happen in Toronto

Most Canadian cities have been looking for affordable housing alternatives for several decades. Since purpose-built rental housing became so difficult to...

Neighbourhood Change Research Partnership: Income inequality in Toronto

Neighbourhood Change Research Partnership: Income inequality in Toronto

I’m part of a research grant on neighbourhood changes in Canadian cities, the Neighbourhood Change Research Partnership, which examines the...

Toronto’s chief planner steps down

Toronto’s chief planner steps down

It’s a bad week for chief planners. Following last Tuesday’s news that Halifax chief planner Bob Bjerke lost his job,...

TTC to reverse service cuts on 33 routes in the GTA

TTC to reverse service cuts on 33 routes in the GTA

Reversing former mayor Rob Ford’s decision to slash the municipal budget by decreasing transit service, Mayor John Tory and TTC...

Managing transportation demand during the Pan Am games

Managing transportation demand during the Pan Am games

In just over a month, Toronto will be hosting the Pan Am Games (July 6-26) and Para-Pan Games (August 6-15)....

Should we regulate real estate speculation?

Should we regulate real estate speculation?

Real estate speculation happens across the country, but is particularly popular in our largest cities. Some say foreign ownership and...

Why tearing down 1.7km of the Gardiner Expressway is the cheapest option

Why tearing down 1.7km of the Gardiner Expressway is the cheapest option

Today, Toronto City Councillors received a staff report that could have major implications on a longstanding issue: what to do...

How dense should Eglington be?

How dense should Eglington be?

With the Eglington Crosstown LRT scheduled for completion by 2020, developers are eyeing sites along its 19km length. Eglington is...

A detailed look at how Toronto voted in 2014

A detailed look at how Toronto voted in 2014

Election maps are hot, but this one shows what happened in a lot more detail. Web developer and designer Pete...

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