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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.
City builders discuss the MDP
City Council sets policy, but Calgary grows project by project. How do those match up?
Is Calgary’s MDP Working?
People still move to Calgary, so change is inevitable. But how the city grows remains a crucial topic.
Finding the Middle Ground
Urbanites want options that lie between single-family homes and condos.
The young and the priced out
Canadian families want detached homes. They just can’t afford them.
Report: Location Efficiency and Housing Type
Making choices about energy.
Public Engagement Case Study: University District
Setting a new standard for public consultation.
Home is Where the Office Was
Developers get creative in the face of a sluggish commercial market.
Centre City: Your input required
The City of Calgary is updating the plan; join the conversation.
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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!