Toronto architect Reza Aliabadi took a trip into the far northern reaches of Nunavut, Canada's Inuit territory. There, the flatness of the tundra and the stone stacks made by the Inuit inspired him to propose a stacked housing tower.
Sep 27, 2011 The Globe and Mail
New technology is allowing massive investment in oil drilling in North and South America, from Canada to Argentina. This article centers on the investment in the region's two largest economies, U.S. and Brazil, and its effect on energy geopolitics.
Sep 27, 2011 The New York Times - Americas
Earlier this week, New York City officials announced a new bikeshare system that will be available to New Yorkers in 2012.
Sep 16, 2011 TheCityFix.com
Planetizen and Project for Public Spaces want you to help us determine the best public spaces in the United States and Canada. Add your favorites to our list, and vote for other submissions to move them up in the rankings. The results will be published on October 20th, 2011. Exclusive
Sep 15, 2011 By
Transplanting the wildly popular pilot projects in NYC and SF across the northern border, the City launches VIVA Vancouver program that converts parts of eight streets into public spaces.
Sep 9, 2011 THE DIRT
Thomas Rogers laments the fact that no disaster movie has bothered to obliterate a Canadian city or landmark.
Aug 23, 2011 Globe and Mail
Jack Layton, longtime advocate for a national housing policy in Canada has succumbed to cancer just months after leading his New Democratic Party from third party status to official opposition.
Aug 22, 2011 Toronto Star
Sunny Freeman of The Canadian Press takes to the streets to talk to bicyclists about their choice of conveyance. She says a gas price spike during the summer of 2008 pushed many Canadians onto two wheels.
Aug 14, 2011 Canadian Business
Zoning codes that mandate a certain number of parking spaces for businesses that serve on-site alcoholic beverages are inconsistent with law enforcement's campaign against drunk driving, says Eric de Place.
Jul 22, 2011 Sightline Daily
A new Canadian study should be of interest to any urban cyclist concerned about his/her health. The study shows what is apparent to most cyclists already - smoking tailpipes, especially from diesel trucks and buses, can have serious health impacts.
Jul 14, 2011 Environmental Health News via San Francisco Chronicle