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

LORINC: Subway upload: negotiating when you have no cards in your hand

As has been widely noted, the Ford government’s approach to nearly everything has a kind of malevolent Bozo-the-clown vibe, with an... 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

LORINC: Throwing out the baby with the harbour water?

The long-awaited auditor general’s report on Waterfront Toronto (WT), released yesterday, is really two evaluations for the price of... 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

Event: 11th Annual SCARP symposium, Mar. 1st, 2019 [Save the date!]

11th Annual SCARP Symposium [Re]present: Sharing Stories and Spaces Through Planning WHEN: Friday March 1st, 2019 WHERE: AMS Nest... 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

Event – Vancouver Public Library – morph: What Kind of City Do We Want? Plan For Change, Nov. 19th

morph: What Kind of City Do We Want? Plan For Change WHEN: Monday, November 19, 2018 (7:00 pm – 8:30 pm) WHERE: Central Library... Read More

REID: Ward councils for Toronto?

In the wake of Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s mid-election decree shrinking Toronto City Council from a planned 47 councillors to just... Read More

So Kennedy Stewart Truly Loves ‘The Growth Side of Things’

Guest author: Patrick Condon Fresh from being elected mayor by voters deeply worried about Vancouver’s widening gap between the... Read More