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  • gta-post-2-june-17-2020
    PROPOSED POLICY CHANGES RELEASED
    June 17, 2020, Comments Off

    The City of Burlington has released recommended changes to the city’s new official plan for its downtown planning policies. Since the 2018 municipal election, Burlington council and planning staff have ...

  • gta-post-1-june-17-2020
    BUILDING UP THE VMC
    June 17, 2020, Comments Off

    If approved, a proposed mixed-use development for Highway 7 could become the gateway to a major section of Vaughan’s new downtown area. At its meeting June 29, City of Vaughan ...

  • to-post-2-june-12-2020
    CREATING A UNITED WATERFRONT
    June 12, 2020, Comments Off

    The vision of a unified business improvement area (BIA) encompassing the full breadth of the City of Toronto’s downtown shoreline is one step closer to reality, and could be realized ...

  • to-post-1-june-12-2020
    FILMORES HOTEL REDEVELOPMENT
    June 12, 2020, Comments Off

    A proposal to redevelop a heritage building into a large, mixed-use tower development would continue the intensification of the east side of downtown Toronto, meeting growth goals for the area, but ...

  • gta-post-2-june-10-2020
    ASSESSING THE VALUE OF PARKLAND
    June 10, 2020, Comments Off

    Sometime after receipt of a staff report laying out council’s options in the fall, the City of Hamilton will continue negotiations with the City of Burlington around the future of ...

  • gta-post-1-june-10-2020
    GROWING UP IN BURLINGTON’S ‘FOOTBALL’
    June 10, 2020, Comments Off

    Despite the City of Burlington’s recent attempts to limit the scale and height of development in its downtown area through recommending changes to its official plan, there are several mixed-use ...

  • to-post-2-june-5-2020
    SITING RECOVERY IN PUBLIC SPACE
    June 5, 2020, Comments Off

    Public art can help drive the City of Toronto’s economic and social recovery from the COVID-19 public health crisis, according to some of the city’s leading arts institutions – and ...

  • to-post-1-june-5-2020
    HOUSING NOW ADVANCES
    June 5, 2020, Comments Off

    The City of Toronto is advancing phase two of its Housing Now program which will add much-needed purpose-built rental and affordable housing to the city’s low supply, as well as ...

  • gta-post-1-june-3-2020
    REGULATING SCALE
    June 3, 2020, Comments Off

    An interim control by-law (ICBL) has been placed on central Waterdown in Hamilton to protect certain historic areas from over-intensification. At its meeting May 20, City of Hamilton council adopted ...

  • to-post-2-may-29-2020
    CREATING CONNECTED COMMUNITIES
    May 29, 2020, Comments Off

    A new community design concept is re-imagining how public and private spaces can blend more seamlessly together to better create connected communities capable of withstanding the sudden shocks of climate ...