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

A modest proposal for reforming Toronto’s Land Transfer Tax

By Zack Taylor Few topics have pre-occupied Toronto’s budget watchers more over the past decade than the city’s land transfer tax... Read More

Guest Op-ed: Building a Waterfront City in Toronto

OP-ED: By City Councillor Joe Cressy Revitalizing our waterfront is the largest and longest-lasting project that we will leave for... Read More

All about Housing: A Small Housing BC Summit and Housing Central Conference Summary

Affordable Housing has been a hot and heavy topic in Vancouver for over a decade. Between 2006 to 2016 the price of detached houses... Read More

Do Small in a Big Way: BC Housing Society’s first annual Summit

It’s not a movement about people claiming to be ‘tinier than thou’ but rather people making their own choices toward simpler and... Read More

National Housing Week: the missing middle

We hear a lot about missing middle housing in Toronto these days: it’s something our city needs more of, it’s one of many solutions... Read More

Ten Ways We’ll Fight for a Better Vancouver

Guest Authors: Christine Boyle and Khelsilem With few incumbents re-elected to city council, there’s an opportunity to transform... Read More