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New Victoria micro-apartments will help with middle-income housing crisis
The federal government says a new micro-unit apartment in downtown Victoria will be a step closer to relieving the ever-growing middle-income housing crisis. Read more…


Single-use plastic ban, recycling overhaul included in waste management report
A new City of Edmonton report on waste management is calling for an overhaul of recycling as well as a ban on single-use plastics. Read more…


Brampton-based healthcare project expanding across Ontario
William Osler Health System will be expanding its Brampton healthcare project to other regions across Ontario. Read more…


Tent city puts “big pressure” on new Moncton homeless shelter
Some Moncton city councillors are frustrated over another delay in the opening of a new homeless shelter. Read more…


What can be done to fill Montreal’s empty storefronts?
Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante wants to find ways to address the unsightly empty storefronts that are “plaguing the city’s commercial arteries.” Read more…


Ottawa mayor, Ontario premier agree on not cutting long-term care home funds
A private meeting between Ontario Premier Doug Ford and Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson resulted in the premier agreeing that cuts should not be made to long-term care homes. Read more…


Downtown visitor information centre opens in City Square Plaza
Regina’s new downtown information centre looks to keep the momentum going at City Square Plaza. Read more…


Sewage dredging project halfway done at Alberta town’s reservoir
The Town of Nanton’s raw water reservoir has undergone work this summer to improve water capacity. Read more…


City scowls at artist’s 3D crosswalk in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
Halifax officials will soon decide whether street art in a Dartmouth neighbourhood has the potential to save lives – or is simply an act of vandalism. Read more…


Quebec town gets a park to cover part of the REM line
A section of train tracks running through the Town of Mount Royal will be covered – paving the way for a new public space at the heart of the municipality. Read more…

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