urban sprawl

May 6, 2016
Photo: Facebook/Jessica Saulnier- Breen

Could there be a new vision for a rebuilt Fort McMurray?

Karl Nerenberg
Like most northern Canadian resource towns Fort McMurray was built on the suburban sprawl model. There was no coherent urban plan to foster community, and inadequate transport in and out of town.
May 19, 2015
Photo: Jimmy Emerson, DVM/flickr

Good things are growing in Ontario's greenbelt

David Suzuki
Environmentalists have joined farmers and local food advocates to urge Ontario's government to strengthen regulatory protection for the greenbelt and to expand it.
Dec 3, 2014
Plans for mega-highways are threatening Ontario's Greenbelt

Ontario's Greenbelt is under threat

Susan Swail
New study outlines threats to Ontario's Greenbelt: Greenbelt lands at risk of being paved over and contaminated.
Jun 4, 2014
Photo: Plonq/flickr

The high cost of low taxes and urban sprawl

Lynne Fernandez
Winnipeg's long tax freeze is responsible for our inability to cope with our crumbling infrastructure, and this tax-increase aversion is in stark contrast to other Canadian cities.
Sep 2, 2013
Niagara wetlands

Urban sprawl threatens Ontario's Greenbelt

John Bacher
500 acres of prime grape-growing land, Carolinian forests and extensive wetlands are vulnerable to urban sprawl inside the "Black Belt" of the Niagara escarpment.
Feb 19, 2013

Are we paving over our natural wealth?

David Suzuki
Cities need room to grow, but city dwellers need food to eat as well. Paving over farmland for urban sprawl is not the way to go.

Gentrification or Revitalization?

Feb 24, 2012
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