Toronto

The city's new Social Procurement Policy aims to harness public spending to raise residents out of poverty.
Flavie Halais April 7, 2017

The mayor’s newly appointed Advocate for the Innovation Economy cites gender diversity for startups as a top priority, Toronto Metro reports. 

December 22, 2016

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.

December 1, 2016

Ontario’s cities would be required to prioritize dense, walkable neighborhoods, public transit and ample green space, The Star reports. 

May 20, 2016

The New Urbanism Film Festival in Toronto is screening 30 short documentaries on neighborhood revitalization, urban farming, cycling culture and other topics.

April 22, 2016

Mayor John Tory helped launch a new website designed to attract and lure startups to Canada’s largest city, StartupToronto says. 

February 24, 2016
Once a middle-class status symbol, Toronto's 3,200 residential towers are aging into overcrowded homes for the poor. Several efforts are underway to refurbish the towers and stitch them into the modern city.
Flavie Halais August 13, 2015

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. 

May 8, 2015

Canada’s largest city will analyze statistics about traffic flow to better gauge how it can relieve congestion, the Globe and Mail reports. 

April 14, 2015

The Mobile Good Food Market brings fresh produce into low-income neighborhoods, The Pop-Up City reports. 

February 11, 2015

Johannesburg, Gothenburg and Toronto issue green bonds to finance a range of environmentally friendly projects, according to the Sustainable Cities Collective.

June 25, 2014

Careful planning and access to resources help major Canada cities adapt to challenges, London-based Grosvenor says. 

April 17, 2014

New housing developments in Portland and Toronto cater to young people without cars to park, TreeHugger reports.

January 29, 2014

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.

January 13, 2014

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.

January 7, 2014
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