The High Cost of Sprawl
Low density sprawl stretches the tax dollars of every resident. That fact could be used to support plans for more infill density, according to this article set in the city of Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Infill Development Still a Tricky Proposition
Impact fess, also known as growth fees, are creating controversy in the Canadian city of Winnpeg, even as the city prepares new infill development guidelines to quell development controversies in older neighborhoods.
A Music Video About a Last Greyhound Ride
A Greyhound bus driver, like his father before him, wrote a song about his last time driving the bus he loves in Western Canada.
Prime Minister Trudeau Extends Carbon Pricing Throughout Canada
A carbon tax-and-dividend plan goes into effect on January 1 in the four Canadian provinces that don't price carbon emissions. Revenues will be rebated to residents, small businesses, and public institutions as Climate Action Incentive payments.
Greyhound Leaving Western Canada
The news that Greyhound will end service in most of Western Canada is a blow to mobility in rural communities.
Winnipeg Reckons With Parking and Place
Increasing the price of parking is among the initiatives Winnipeg is pursuing in an effort to make its downtown more livable.
Quebec Olympic Stadium Now a Shelter for Asylum Seekers from the U.S.
The government of Canada is scrambling to build a policy in response to growing numbers of asylum seekers crossing the border between the United States and Canada.
Hosting a City Planning Minecraft Lounge for Kids
Want to engage kids in your summer city planning projects? 12-year-old Roman Borys gives some pointers on how to host a Minecraft lounge in your downtown.
A Reversal of Direction for TransCanada
TransCanada, the company that hoped to build a Canada-to-Gulf Coast pipeline, now wants to build one to carry Bakken oil from North Dakota to Canada, transporting oil now hauled only by trains that have caused recent deadly explosions.
Coming Soon to Downtown Winnipeg: Surface Parking Lots?
What follows is a cautionary tale of how quickly downtown investment can go astray.
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