Indigenous communities need more than free-market solutions to systemic inequities. Ottawa Community Housing's benefits agreement, alongside a new development project in partnership with Pikwakanagan, will offer some solutions to Indigenous communities.
Cities need a youthful infrastructure that includes affordability, good jobs, safety, mobility, a net-zero focus, physical and mental health, and fun with entertainment, music and green space based on metrics young people devise.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford has long touted the benefits of American-style strong mayors presiding over local governments after his days working for his family’s multimillion-dollar label company in Chicago, where he admired the clout of then-mayor Richard Daley.
It’s intergenerational warfare by proxy, one that’s been fought on the battlefields of municipal zoning bylaws and redevelopment applications, and the forces fighting for more density and affordability continue to suffer heavy casualties, writes columnist Max Fawcett.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford is set to give the mayors of Ottawa and Toronto greater power with so-called strong mayor legislation introduced Wednesday in an apparent bid to speed up housing development in the province.
Jad Jaber is the epitome of the hard-working and highly-qualified young immigrant who Canada should be welcoming with open arms. So why is it so hard for the founder and executive director of an equity-focused non-profit to get ahead?