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  • TO post 2 Oct 26
    ARCHAIC ZONING
    October 29, 2018, Comments Off

    Hampered by archaic zoning by-laws and limited transit connectivity, Mount Dennis is slowly evolving from its industrial past into a vibrant and sustainable community. Historically a working-class neighbourhood in Toronto’s ...

  • TO post 1 Oct 26
    PARKDALE DEMANDS
    October 29, 2018, Comments Off

    A draft community benefits framework could be part of the solution to Parkdale’s affordable housing crisis. The Parkdale Community Benefits Framework is intended to shape development in a way that ...

  • GTA post 1 Oct 24
    CRITICAL JUNCTURE
    October 29, 2018, Comments Off

    As planners and policy makers grapple with how to implement aspects of the 2017 Growth Plan, the provincial government has launched consultations to determine what areas are in need of ...

  • gta post 1 oct 16
    MAPPING THE REGION
    October 18, 2018, Comments Off

    Neptis Foundation has unveiled its updated Geoweb, a powerful analytical tool that offers detailed planning information and map layers across the Greater Golden Horseshoe. To read the full article subscribe ...

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    REDEFINING NEIGHBOURHOODS
    October 15, 2018, Comments Off

    In the second of a four-part series on planning and development in each of the city’s community planning districts, NRU sat down with Etobicoke York District staff for a wide-ranging ...

  • Oct 12 NRT post 2
    ENGAGING THE COMMUNITY
    October 15, 2018, Comments Off

    Residents are increasingly becoming co-creators of public spaces rather than simply users, so cities need to engage in active community involvement in their design. “The whole idea … is about ...

  • Oct 12 NRT post 1
    WINDS OF CHANGE
    October 15, 2018, Comments Off

    With three noteworthy mayoral races in York Region and two former Liberal MPPs vying for the regional chair position, the region could see substantive change this municipal election. Incumbent mayors ...

  • gta post 1 april 25
    DOWNTOWN REFRESH
    April 25, 2018, Comments Off

    To help make its downtown more vibrant and attractive, on April 10 Oakville council approved the final design for the reconstruction of Lakeshore Road East. The core of the town’s ...

  • to post april 20
    TORONTO WITH A TWIST
    April 25, 2018, Comments Off

    The Twist Gallery on Queen Street West is showcasing Toronto’s architecture and streetscapes through art. Featuring Toronto artists who depict the city in a variety of different ways, the show—Cityscapes: ...

  • to post 1 march 9
    HENHOUSE PILOT
    March 12, 2018, Comments Off

    Local residents in four wards will be able to raise hens in their backyards until March 2, 2021, under a three-year pilot project announced this month by the City of ...