All posts in NRU Greater Toronto

  • gta-post-1-may-20-2020
    AMBITIOUS HEIGHTS
    May 20, 2020, Comments Off

    If approved, a proposed development in Markham Centre would be one of the first towers to be permitted for construction in this designated urban growth area that is only just ...

  • gta-post-1-may-13-2020
    ATTRACTING TALENT
    May 13, 2020, Comments Off

    The McMaster Innovation Park in Hamilton is set to undergo a massive expansion that will significantly increase the space and resources available for tenant companies while attracting talent to the ...

  • gta-post-1-may-6-2020
    LIMITING GROWTH DOWNTOWN
    May 6, 2020, Comments Off

    The City of Burlington is looking to have the John Street Bus Terminal no longer be considered a major transit station area or a mobility hub in an effort to ...

  • Test Track/Development Surface
    DIVERSIFYING OPPORTUNITY
    April 29, 2020, Comments Off

    With the recent closure of the General Motors (GM) plant in Oshawa, planners and city officials are considering the best ways to redevelop the site and provide the city with ...

  • gta-post-1-april-29-2020
    SITING ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE
    April 29, 2020, Comments Off

    The Ontario government is moving ahead with plans to identify land to protect for a future electricity corridor to support growth in the northwest reaches of the Greater Toronto and ...

  • gta-post-1-april-22-2020
    BUILDING CONNECTIVE TISSUE
    April 22, 2020, Comments Off

    Urban thinker Mary Rowe arrived at the Canadian Urban Institute (CUI) in September 2019 with the kind of varied background one expects from a liberal arts graduate keen on doing ...

  • gta-post-1-april-15-2020
    ARCHITECTURAL INNOVATIONS
    April 15, 2020, Comments Off

    A new design for a portable COVID-19 testing centre could both help increase the rate of testing for the virus and help better prepare larger cities and smaller communities for ...

  • gta-post-1-april-8-2020
    MITIGATING RISK
    April 8, 2020, Comments Off

    Ontario’s provincial government recently released its flooding strategy to better assist homeowners, municipal governments, and the province’s conservation authorities in preparing for and minimizing the effects of flood damage. Release ...

  • gta-post-1-april-1-2020
    LAND USE IN LIMBO
    April 1, 2020, Comments Off

    The consortium behind the proposed redevelopment of the Buttonville airport is calling on York Region to rethink its decision to designate the airport property as employment lands once airport operations ...

  • gta-post-1-march-25-2020
    ESSENTIAL SERVICE
    March 25, 2020, Comments Off

    Amid province-wide shutdowns of businesses and services as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis, Ontario construction sites will be allowed to keep operating. On March 23, the provincial ...