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Suburbs, food deserts, and old-fashioned delivery trucks

Monday, April 21st, 2008

As it happened, Christopher Hume’s follow-up story today in the Toronto Star on the Leslieville big-box debacle, Wal-Mart and the city an uneasy mix (which I blogged about here), made some points that coincided nicely with a story by Shannon Proudfoot, which appeared in yesterday’s Province (Vancouver), about food deserts in cities: Suburbs cause ‘food […]

Toronto gets it — will Victoria?

Tuesday, October 30th, 2007

Take a look at this article from CEOs for Cities: Artscape Helps Broker Triple-Win Deal in Queen West Triangle for the low-down on a fascinating & essential new project in Toronto. What Toronto will do is provide space for artists — precisely the kind of people who provide the “infrastructure” that innovative, creative cities need, […]

Urban Land Institute’s Las Vegas conference webcast live

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

Not all of the Urban Land Institute‘s annual conference presentations are being webcast, but several key ones are, and furthermore they’re supposed to be archived for later viewing, too. Surf over to this site and follow the links: ULI – the Urban Land Institute | 2007 ULI Fall Meeting I listened to a fantastic presentation […]

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