Is high tech hurting Toronto? The headlines have been juicy for some time now, as Toronto keeps piling up the tech wins, proving why it’s the … [Read more...] about Unaffordable: Is high tech turning Toronto into another San Francisco?
Toronto's smart city may be off on the wrong foot. In the rush to embrace technology giant Google and its subsidiary Sidewalk Labs, the city of … [Read more...] about Toronto’s smart city plans with Google were not unanimously approved by Waterfront board
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A new Canadian study in urban planning finds that the amount of exercise city residents get is tied to how amenable their streets and sidewalks are to … [Read more...] about Want people to be more physically active? Build better neighbourhoods, research says
The Toronto Public Library is getting a digital upgrade. Some may believe that libraries are a thing of the past, but the Toronto Public Library is … [Read more...] about Toronto Public Library to get major digital upgrade Monday
Would a Universal Basic Income work in Canada? A movement is seemingly afoot across Canada and around the world, one calling on governments to … [Read more...] about Universal Basic Income concept gains momentum in Canada and abroad
Debate is heating up in Ontario over the province’s planned experiment in basic income, with a number of towns now vying for the chance to participate … [Read more...] about Ontario to test a guaranteed basic income, but which town will be the guinea pig?
The City of Vancouver is putting another 265 employees to work on snow removal duties, as the municipality launches a new offensive against Old Man … [Read more...] about Should you have to clear your own sidewalk? Vancouver deals with unfamiliar problem
Food security is set to become a key issue in 2017, both for Canadian families as well as for the nation’s policymakers. With food bank use already up … [Read more...] about Western University students look to tackle the massive problem of food waste
The developer of Montreal's transit app, known as Transit and previously known as Transit App, is looking to alleviate the stress that comes with … [Read more...] about Montreal’s Transit app turns to crowdsourcing to improve its accuracy