Can nature thrive (or even survive) in an urban jungle? Can ecology and architecture be successfully integrated? Ryerson students are taking a critical and creative look at nature and infrastructure with Ecological Urbanism, a new exhibit at Urbanspace Gallery.
With a trademark display of charm and charisma, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau paid a visit to soaring Waterloo Region tech company Vidyard Tuesday, underscoring his government’s commitment to technology as Canada’s new engine for economic growth.
The latest book by U of T's Richard Florida, The New Urban Crisis, is gaining attention for exploring the dark side of the back-to-the-city movement – one that has led to rising housing prices, economic disparity and the decline of middle-class neighbourhoods.