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Province of Ontario proposes sweeping changes to land use planning

Province of Ontario proposes sweeping changes to land use planning

As a planner educated in British Columbia, there are number of things about Ontario’s system that make little sense to...

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...

Vancouver’s CACs do little to supply affordable housing

Vancouver’s CACs do little to supply affordable housing

Community Amenity Contributions (CACs) are one of the contributions developers are required to make in Vancouver to support affordable housing,...

Undoing Ford’s damage

Undoing Ford’s damage

John Tory hasn’t been sworn in as mayor yet, but he’s already trying to undo some of the damage Rob...

Restore the mandatory long-form Census

Restore the mandatory long-form Census

In July 2010, the decision to scrap the long-form Census was made quickly and with very little time to mount...

Walking Queen Street

Walking Queen Street

Yesterday urban planners Asher Mercer (Urban ID Consulting) and Edward Nixon (EN Consulting Group) hosted a walk along Queen Street...

New videos on Toronto’s transit problems and solutions

New videos on Toronto’s transit problems and solutions

A series of new videos developed by David Crowley, local transportation consultant and the Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of...

Want immigrants to integrate? Give them better transit and affordable housing

Want immigrants to integrate? Give them better transit and affordable housing

Talk about timing. A few weeks ago, in time for provincial elections in Ontario, Manitoba, PEI, and Newfoundland and Labrador,...

To boldly go

To boldly go

The City of Vancouver Housing and Homelessness Strategy, approved Thursday July 28th, is a bold move in the context of...

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