A new report that examined the impact of extreme weather-related floods on housing sales in five Canadian communities over the past eight years concluded they pushed down prices of the dwellings by an average of 8.2 per cent.
Pascal Harvey is a Montreal-based sociologist, urban planner and entrepreneur of Innu descent. Born in Jonquière, Que., he has more than 15 years of experience in real estate, urban planning...
The long-awaited National Building Code updates known as the 2020NBC is scheduled to be released to the industry in the next month or so, two years overdue.
The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) recently announced a combined investment totaling more than $12.6 million through FCM’s Green Municipal Fund (GMF) to help reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, reduce waste and improve the quality of water in communities across Quebec.
On March 11, Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks announced a proposed one year pause to the implementation of certain provisions under its excess soil regulations that came into effect on Jan. 1, 2022.
One of the hot-button topics these days in city planning is the adaptive reuse — or repurposing — of older buildings by renovating them to accommodate new uses, rather than tearing them down.
Last March, after Nova Scotia identified nearly 70 sites it plans to assess and potentially remediate, officials have now added five more sites to its long list of areas contaminated during the province’s first gold rush era.
On March 11, 2022, the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks published a proposal to delay the implementation of Phase Two of the On-Site and Excess Soil Management Regulation under the Environmental Protection Act, which took effect on January 1, 2022...
U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres called the more than 3,600-page report “an atlas of human suffering” and a “damning indictment of failed climate leadership.”