Canadian Market

Rental Proposal Seeks Elusive Missing Middle in Midtown Toronto Just northeast of the future Mount Pleasant Station on the Crosstown LRT in Midtown Toronto, a development proposal is seeking a lower-density plan that addresses the expected up-zoning associated with...

Canadian Market

15-minute city’ making a comeback COVID-19 underscores need for walkable, bike-friendly communities Amid the global pandemic, urban planners around the world are re-evaluating the ways in which our cities were designed through the lens of today’s health and wellness...

Rent Control

Steep increases stir up calls for rent control in Nova Scotia The provincial government says the policy ‘doesn’t work’ Many of those landlords are represented by the Investment Property Owners Association of Nova Scotia, led by executive director...

Article of Interest

Prospective renters in Halifax get stung in online fraud Ads promise accommodations that never materialize People from outside the province looking for rental accommodation in Halifax are being fleeced out of thousands of dollars in a rental scam. Chris Jaison was...

Development

Halifax Regional Council approves rules for secondary and backyard suites Will it fix the affordable housing problem in HRM? Probably not. Can it help? We’ll see. Halifax Regional Council has unanimously approved the bylaw and planning rule amendments to allow...