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What are growth management boards and how do they benefit citizens?
In this video, learn about what Growth Management Boards are and why they were mandated for Alberta's two largest cities.
14 new communities for Calgary
Planning for projected population growth.
Calgary Census 2018
Calgary population growing steadily.
Smart City Primer
A brief introduction to a big idea.
Spotlight on Sidewalk Toronto
Planning a precedent-setting smart community.
Situation, Solution, Sovereignty
A strategic roadmap to planning smart city projects.
Mixed Feelings on Mixed-Use
Mixed-use developments are usually considered good urban planning, but is there a downside?
A CMHC report says housing affordability is a supply issue.
Plants Versus Pipes
What can Calgary learn from Philadelphia’s visionary green stormwater infrastructure project?
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8 Urban Design Buzzwords to Know
From densification to woonerf – a guide to urban planning jargon.
Millennial Home Buying? The Struggle is Real.
Young Canadians won’t miss out — just get creative.
Secondary Suites in YYC
Our new video reviews 7 widely held beliefs about secondary suites, and presents the research.
Creating thriving mixed-use communities.
Discover facts and other useful information in our books, videos and brochures. Get informed, and join the conversation!