The City of Vancouver is building a 6,000 sq. ft. greenhouse atop a downtown parking garage as part of its goal to become the greenest city in the world by 2020.
Dec 19, 2011 The Vancouver Sun
Environmental criminology may not be the most well-known field, but in this profile of Nikki Filipuzzi and her work throughout Calgary, Tamara Gignac shows how even the right amounts of shrubbery and light can make the city safer.
Nov 2, 2011 The Vancouver Sun
In downtown Vancouver, where bike lanes have replaced parking spots on some strips, shop owners have complained that they are bad for business. A new study disproves the theory - kinda.
Aug 12, 2011 The Vancouver Sun
The city of Vancouver is planning to offer more than $42 million in land and capital grants aimed at developing affordable housing. Its part of a 10-year plan to end homelessness in the city.
Jul 26, 2011 The Vancouver Sun
The city of Vancouver is beautiful, but according to this op-ed, it hasn't yet been able to create a truly vibrant city life.
May 27, 2011 The Vancouver Sun
Only 10% of the City of Vancouver, B.C. isn't zoned for residences, and that 10% holds 50% of the city's jobs. Planning director Brent Toderian says it is imperative to preserve the remaining industrial land for employment.
May 17, 2011 The Vancouver Sun
Canadian cities are facing major backlogs in terms of maintaining and updating infrastructure. Putting off the work is expected to cost cities billions.
Apr 8, 2011 The Vancouver Sun
This piece from <em>The Vancouver Sun</em> looks into the controversy surrounding the removal of trees in the city, and what would have to be done to begin encouraging more tree plantings in the city.
Apr 5, 2011 The Vancouver Sun
The city of Burnaby, near Vancouver, may soon approve a proposed gondola line connecting university students to rest of city.
Feb 10, 2011 The Vancouver Sun
With new skyscrapers planned for Vancouver, some citizens are getting worried about preserving the mountain views. Not to worry, says planning director Brent Toderian.
Dec 20, 2010 The Vancouver Sun