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The mayor’s newly appointed Advocate for the Innovation Economy cites gender diversity for startups as a top priority, Toronto Metro reports.
A delegation led by Mayor John Tory visited Tel Aviv and Ramallah to learn about fostering a startup culture, according to the City of Toronto.
Ontario’s cities would be required to prioritize dense, walkable neighborhoods, public transit and ample green space, The Star reports.
The New Urbanism Film Festival in Toronto is screening 30 short documentaries on neighborhood revitalization, urban farming, cycling culture and other topics.
Mayor John Tory helped launch a new website designed to attract and lure startups to Canada’s largest city, StartupToronto says.
A flurry of new high-rises from New York to San Francisco has revived a debate over the benefits of development versus seeing the sun, the Washington Post reports.
Canada’s largest city will analyze statistics about traffic flow to better gauge how it can relieve congestion, the Globe and Mail reports.
The Mobile Good Food Market brings fresh produce into low-income neighborhoods, The Pop-Up City reports.
Johannesburg, Gothenburg and Toronto issue green bonds to finance a range of environmentally friendly projects, according to the Sustainable Cities Collective.
Careful planning and access to resources help major Canada cities adapt to challenges, London-based Grosvenor says.
New housing developments in Portland and Toronto cater to young people without cars to park, TreeHugger reports.
Stitching together a “national park” of green spaces in Toronto is meant to encourage residents to think about how green their city is, writes Adele Peters in Fast Company.
The materials cold-weather cities are using to keep roads free of ice are starting to sound like a grocery list, Canada’s CBC News reports.