Tipped Scales

Property tax is the main source of revenue for Canadian municipalities and is used to fund services such as education, public transit, road repair and recreational programs. While every homeowner would naturally appreciate paying less…

Zoned Out

As Toronto’s mushrooming skyline signals explosive growth, much of the city loses population. Can zoning reform reverse the trend and address the deepening housing crisis?

The Blue Belt

In many ways, cities can be seen as the intermingling of colourful swaths of an abstract painter’s brush: bold strips – or dare I say “belts”? — of green, grey, white, red and as discussed at length in this issue, yellow. On canvas, they…