City of Vancouver Homeless Count 2015

It is once again that time of year when the City of Vancouver conducts their Annual Homeless Count in Metro Vancouver. As an ongoing... Read More

SPACING vs. MULCAIR: What the NDP would do for Toronto and Canadian cities

NDP Opposition Leader Thomas Mulcair is in town this week to make his pitch to Canada’s largest city. At the Metro Toronto... Read More

Book Review – Foundations of Real Estate Development Financing

Author: Arthur C. Nelson (Island Press, 2014) Working and living in a city that is currently in a large development swing after the... Read More

Small Housing Toolkit Released for Free Download

It’s no secret that, in cities across the country, house construction over past several decade has focused on outlying suburban areas... Read More

Welcome to your private nuclear fallout shelter

In 1959, the builders of Regency Acres, a 700-home subdivision in Aurora, Ontario, offered something no other homebuilder in the... Read More

Video Vancouver: FOURWALLS—London

Vancouver isn’t the only city with a crazy housing market.  He is how some Londoners are dealing with the difficulties of living... Read More

EVENTS – Restoring Community: Documentary and Discussion of Sustainability, Heritage and Community

WHEN: Wednesday, February 4, 6:30 – 8 pm WHERE: Vancity Theatre, 1181 Seymour Street ADMISSION: Tickets $12/ $8 with valid student ID... Read More

Home Redevelopment 101: A guide to residential re-development in Ottawa

Abandoned Barber Shop, Hintonburg, Ottawa, Charles Crosbie Every Ottawa neighbourhood is constantly changing. Some changes are highly... Read More

BURALE: The reality of fighting poverty

If cities had New Year’s resolutions, Toronto’s should be a poverty reduction strategy. According to the new report on child poverty... Read More

The horror of the Rupert Hotel fire still lingers

The fire had been burning out of control at the Rupert Hotel for 17 minutes before someone called 911. As flames and acrid smoke... Read More