January 23, 2011, 11am PST
Toronto is growing up, up, up, with a very hot downtown condominium market, including a number of very small (500 sq. ft.) apartments for young professionals.
April 18, 2010, 11am PDT
Toronto transit activists are frustrated that funding for planned streetcars is being rerouted, and are preparing a "Save Transit City" campaign.
March 22, 2009, 9am PDT
As Baby Boomers reach retirement age in Canada, nearly one out of five in the country will be retired within a decade. This coming retirement boom is already affecting the housing market, which many expect to change dramatically.
February 2, 2009, 9am PST
The city of Toronto is considering a plan to fast-track the construction of a new downtown subway line.
September 29, 2008, 7am PDT
The military presence in Afghanistan is expanding at a rapid pace, creating a military sprawl.
July 31, 2008, 9am PDT
<p>Stores in Vancouver suburbs have installed a device outside their stores called a 'Mosquito' that emits a high-pitched frequency that the average adult can't hear. The device is effective in decreasing vandalism, but at what cost to public space?</p>
July 21, 2008, 8am PDT
<p>B.C. Auditor General John Doyle released a scathing report this week claiming that officials have done a poor job of involving the public and looking out for their best interests.</p>
May 2, 2008, 10am PDT
<p>Resembling a compartment in a first-class airplane cabin more than a standard hotel room, new pod hotels are popping up in major travel centers in Europe and North America, offering mini-rooms that provide travelers with lower-cost lodgings.</p>
March 19, 2008, 10am PDT
<p>After a recent shooting death in Toronto, one writer lays the blame for urban violence on city planners.</p>
October 18, 2007, 2pm PDT
<p>While other cities may be perfect examples of textbook urbanism, Toronto's diversity and rough edges makes it an especially useful model for 21st century cities, observes one planner.</p>
October 10, 2007, 12pm PDT
<p>Urban ethnic enclaves are nothing new. But Peace Village, just north of Toronto, is: it's Canada's first all-Muslim subdivision, where houses feature separate rooms for men and women, and the streets are filled with pedestrians.</p>
September 28, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>A new study shows that Victoria B.C. leads Canadian cities in terms of sustainable transportation initiatives. But, overall, Canadian cities are not performing as well as they could be.</p>
May 31, 2005, 7am PDT
Jane Jacobs stars as an evil, time-travelling super villain in an off-Broadway play called 'Boozy', which offers a warped look at the life of Robert Moses.
February 13, 2004, 10am PST
The Ontario government is set to release a discussion paper Thursday and launch public consultations to help it craft legislation to protect the province's drinking water.
November 7, 2003, 1pm PST
Toronto and other Ontario towns' practice of dumping waste in the U.S. has already lead to grave border security concerns.
July 31, 2003, 7am PDT
McGill University professor of architecture Avi Friedman talks about maintaining vital and healthy cities, in the context of Canada's largest city, Toronto.
June 3, 2003, 10am PDT
Municipalities are hiring architects to ensure that new development is architecturally interesting and does not look resemble sprawling cookie-cutter subdivisions
January 22, 2003, 1pm PST
Minorities are now the majority in many of Canada's urban centers.
September 24, 2002, 6am PDT
Toronto city planners have distilled the official plans from seven municipal entitites to draft an abmitious new city plan.
August 2, 2002, 5am PDT
Newer churches in Canadan are larger and less ornate and adopt a "participatory method" of church design.