Sidewalk Labs and Waterfront Toronto announced today “Sidewalk Toronto,” their joint effort to design a new kind of mixed-use, complete community on Toronto’s Eastern Waterfront. Sidewalk Toronto will combine forward-thinking urban design and new digital technology to create people-centred neighbourhoods that achieve precedent-setting levels of sustainability, affordability, mobility, and economic opportunity. The announcement of Sidewalk … Continue reading "New District in Toronto Will Tackle the Challenges of Urban Growth"
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.