Three areas that will help relieve Toronto’s housing crisis

George Popper is a Toronto architect While Toronto desperately needs affordable housing, I believe the first step towards that goal is... Read More

LORINC: What’s the big idea behind Housing Now?

John Tory’s executive committee convenes today to consider, among other items, the fleshed out implementation strategy for the first... Read More

Why Vancouver Needs an ‘Affordability Bank’

Vancouver needs an Affordability Bank. Here’s what that would be: A new policy that allows people choosing to build new single-family... Read More

LORINC: How reducing development charges will spur the ‘missing middle’

While city council tries to figure out how to confront a made-in-Toronto housing affordability crisis, Ontario’s Progressive... Read More

Video Vancouver: What is Zoning?

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LORINC: Will this council actually fix Toronto’s housing crisis?

If you did the blink test on last fall’s municipal election (disregarding all the static created by Doug Ford’s intervention), it... Read More

How a Smart, Progressive Property Tax Could Ease Our Housing Crisis

Guest author: Patrick Condon Does Vancouver need a new kind of tax on land? City council thinks it might, so has asked city staff to... Read More

SURVEY: What were Vancouver’s Planning & Development Milestones of 2018?

As 2018 draws to a close, the Vancouver City Planning Commission (VCPC) Chronology Program  is embarking on our annual retrospective... Read More

Book Review – Dreamers and Designers: The Shaping of West Vancouver

Author: Francis Mansbridge (Harbour Publishing, 2018) The always-insightful Rebecca Solnit once wrote “A city always contains more... Read More

Video Vancouver: Our Housing Market and Why It’s So Expensive

To get a better understanding of Vancouver’s expensive housing market, The MIX collaborated with About Here to see what the city can... Read More