Committee to consider $500,000 grant for Centretown heritage redevelopment
Application made for a CIP Grant regarding 278-280 O’Connor Street and 347 Gilmour Street will be under Committee consideration on Tuesday, Oct. 12.
Council delays decision on size limits for secondary dwellings
City council has delayed a decision of limiting the size of secondary rental units to take into account concerns expressed by small landlords.
Councillor, local communities concerned they are being shut out of Tunney’s Pasture redevelopment plan
Councillor and community groups are demanding more answers to questions about the redevelopment of Tunney’s Pasture.
Building blocks: B.C. city takes aim at homelessness with two temporary modular housing projects
The city of Richmond is acting on the idea of temporary modular housing as a rapid response to a growing homelessness crisis.
A 15-minute neighbourhood initiative no walk in the park for Alta Vista community because of intensification concerns
Talks about how to transform Alta Vista into a “15-minute neighbourhood” have begun among local residents, but efforts to make the community more walkable have been overshadowed by concerns about looming intensification plans that are also part of the vision.
ACORN Ottawa pushes NCC for more affordable housing at LeBreton Flats
Members of ACORN-Ottawa, a group that advocates for affordable housing and social justice, protested outside the Elgin Street headquarters….
Locals fight to preserve rare natural forest on Montreal’s West Island
“We can’t keep losing these important natural spaces,” says Geneviève Lussier, a Pointe-Claire resident and organizer of the Save Fairview Forest group
Stunning ‘sunset’ park planned for controversial Zibi development on Ottawa River
Plans for a 25-storey residential building on Chaudière Island as part of the Zibi development include a new city park — named Pangishimo after the Algonquin word for sunset — offering a stunning, westward view of the Ottawa River. The City of Ottawa’s planning committee examined a report earlier this…
Gentrification is robbing Hamilton renters of affordable places to live
Hamilton, like many cities in the Greater Toronto-Hamilton area, is seeing housing prices rise and that is pushing pressure on affordable and available rental units.
Ottawa council approves expansion of Chateau Laurier
Ottawa city council voted 14 to 10 to approve the design changes to the hotel expansion and issue a heritage permit.