Denser neighbourhoods work in mid-sized cities, too

Urban density offers many benefits, including less costly transit, less farm land encroachment, fewer schools and walkability

Denser neighbourhoods work in mid-sized cities, tooRED DEER, Alta. April 3, 2016/Troy Media/ - The push toward urban density in Alberta has mostly been about smaller single-family lots in the suburbs, multi-unit developments and ever-taller downtown buildings. Until now. The latest strategy, residential infill, is dedicated to repurposing older neighbourhoods, lot by lot. Developers are slipping two homes onto large single…

Loss of Ontario cropland exaggerated

Ontario cropland has increased since the 1950s, while farming efficiency also improved

Loss of Ontario cropland exaggerated//  cropland [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2016/02/loss-ontario-cropland-exaggerated/" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="0"]Download[/popup] this column on Ontario cropland and [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/agriculture-business-finance/" height="800" width="600" scrollbars="0"]agriculture[/popup] [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="800" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] By Glenn Fox Yi Wang and Kenneth P. Green The Fraser Institute CALGARY, Alta. Feb 9, 2016/ Troy Media/ - In the song Big Yellow Taxi, Joni Mitchell…

The real key to urban development is money and people

And Canada’s cities just don’t have enough of either

The real key to urban development is money and peopleThe real key to urban development is money and people is FREE to subscribers TORONTO, ON, Mar 4, 2015/ Troy Media/ - I time travelled back to my 20s the other day. This was courtesy of my son who was visiting Toronto from his home in Ottawa. He was staying in the hip Distillery district, near…