What happened to all the public washrooms in Toronto?

When nature calls in Toronto, it’s usually an obliging bar or cafe that answers. Outside of city parks and public buildings... Read More

Sustainability comes to Strathcona BIA

Most business improvement associations love a parade. A street festival draws foot traffic, window shoppers, and hungry patrons. But... Read More

Why should open data matter to Edmonton?

I had the honour of providing some opening comments at the Open Data Hack on Saturday, 24 May. If you were not there to catch the... Read More

Image of the Past: Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus

Image: Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus Location: 1053 Carling Avenue Date of photo: Unknown Photographer/Source: Library and Archives... Read More

Cycling in Bonn, Germany: Lessons for Ottawa

With summer looming my thoughts turn to climbing aboard my bike and zooming along the newly bare streets and pathways.  I love riding... Read More

Bayview Yards redevelopment design plans unveiled

Released yesterday afternoon, following a community open house on April 26, and with the announcement that the city’s Finance... Read More

Transit First: How much service? Where?

HALIFAX - Metro Transit is busy redesigning HRM’s transit network, based on the Moving Forward Principles that were approved by... Read More

Halifax Tool Library Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

HALIFAX – The Halifax Tool Library just came closer to becoming reality: its crowdfunding and tool drive campaigns recently... Read More

HRM’s Regional Plan needs adjustment, but will we seize the moment?

Editor’s Note: Below is an open letter from Frank Palermo sent to HRM Mayor Mike Savage and the Greater Halifax Community on the... Read More

BRTs: Is Ottawa ahead of the curve?

With Ottawa’s LRT project still years away from completion, and often used as an example of how far behind Ottawa is when it... Read More