Canada

September 12, 2008, 8am PDT
With a federal election now underway in Canada, the focus should be on new, green infrastructure, not a national carbon tax, argues Tom Kent.
The Globe and Mail
September 8, 2008, 12am PDT
That's the question the Vancouver Planning Commission has been tossing around with the public for the last year or so, as they prepare a "Change Charter" for City Hall.
The Vancouver Sun
September 5, 2008, 11am PDT
On Canada's arctic Baffin Island, engineers are preparing to construct the world's most northerly railway, a 143 kilometer line across permafrost to transport iron ore to Europe.
The Globe and Mail
September 4, 2008, 8am PDT
Its birth rate declining, Canada is facing an unprecedented drop in school enrollments, leading to a wave of closures.
The Globe and Mail
September 1, 2008, 7am PDT
A recent study has named the "smartest" cities in Canada.
Maclean's
August 21, 2008, 10am PDT
Despite a large amount of historic amenities, Canada has no countrywide programs for preserving the nation's built heritage. Many say one is long overdue.
The Globe and Mail
August 5, 2008, 8am PDT
<p>In the aftermath of a grisly and unprovoked murder on a Greyhound Bus, Transport Canada and municipalities are looking at how to improve security on buses and trains.</p>
The Montreal Gazette
July 30, 2008, 5am PDT
<p>A surge in demand from China and India -- as well as economic troubles domestically -- are leading to an epidemic of infrastructure and scrap theft in Canada.</p>
The Globe and Mail
July 11, 2008, 1pm PDT
<p>Residents of small and mid-sized cities in the US and Canada are getting an introduction to bike-sharing thanks to large local companies.</p>
Streetsblog
July 4, 2008, 11am PDT
<p>While Americans celebrate the birth of their country, Canadians are celebrating the 400th anniversary of Quebec City, the first permanent settlement in New France. David Hackett Fischer reflects on the city's history and importance.</p>
The New York Times
June 23, 2008, 5am PDT
<p>Cyclists Bill Reynolds muses on the freedom offered by the bicycle -- and the tragic tendency for cyclists to fall victim to automobiles.</p>
The Walrus
June 9, 2008, 11am PDT
<p>Toronto environmental lawyer Albert Koehl believes that Canada's Conservative government should embark on a national bicycle strategy.</p>
The Globe & Mail
June 3, 2008, 5am PDT
<p>Both farmers and the rural poor are hurting because gas prices are not only higher in Canada's rural areas, but the distances required to obtain food and other necessities are so great.</p>
The Globe and Mail
May 31, 2008, 9am PDT
<p>Americans are notoriously bad at navigating European-style traffic circles, but it seems Canadians are also confounded.</p>
The Edmonton Sun
April 27, 2008, 11am PDT
<p>A new study shows that supermarkets have migrated away from Canada's central and poorer neighborhoods, turning them into 'food deserts' with minimal access to more expensive food.</p>
The Windsor Star
March 16, 2008, 1pm PDT
<p>With their high concentrations of marginalized Aboriginal residents, the Canadian prairie cities of Saskatoon, Regina and Winnipeg are ranked the top 3 most "dangerous" cities in the country in the latest Macleans Magazine survey.</p>
Macleans
March 9, 2008, 11am PDT
<p>After opting to use an electric car instead of repairing her Volvo, Cori Howard wonders if the electric car has a future.</p>
The Globe and Mail
March 5, 2008, 5am PST
<p>Canada's new federal budget allocates $500 million for public transit and makes a "permanent" commitment to allocating a portion of the gas tax to municipalities for infrastructure-related spending. But is it enough?</p>
CBC News
March 4, 2008, 9am PST
<p>The age of the suburbs may be coming to an end in America, and conditions in Canada are even more ripe for this transition to urban density.</p>
The Toronto Star
February 26, 2008, 11am PST
<p>The latest figures from Statistics Canada on household spending show that Canadians are spending more for basics, including shelter and public transportation.</p>
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