Feature | October 19, 2018

Factoring the city into Smart City development

As communities across Canada work to integrate new technology and innovation to transform existing communities to smart cities, the world is watching as the process of creating Toronto’s Quayside unfolds.…

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Two days after the release of Budget 2018, it was clear that Conservative Party of Canada leader Andrew Scheer was less than impressed with what his Liberal colleagues in the…
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A new age for energy

The Canadian energy landscape is undergoing a period of great change, as the move from coal to renewables and the rapid pace of innovation is causing new strategies to emerge…
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Budget 2018 recap

With $186 billion already committed to infrastructure development in Canada, and no new funds for the Canada Infrastructure Bank, the 2018 federal budget was lacking in the big fiscal commitments…
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Bringing Quayside to reality

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Building a regional transit solution

In November of 2017, the Toronto Region Board of Trade (TRBoT) released its Superlinx document, providing new ideas for a regional transportation model in the Toronto-Waterloo corridor. The document, originally…
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ReNew Canada's 2018 outlook

If anything can be said for the year that was in infrastructure, it’s that we enter 2018 with more questions than answers for so many key projects across the country.…
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Taking politics out of transit planning

On December 17, 2017, the $3.18-billion Spadina Subway Extension officially opened to the public. The six-stop subway extends the Line 1 University Line, providing new subway access to Downsview Park…
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Bringing Quayside to reality

Dan Doctoroff is not a fan of the term ‘smart cities’. The Sidewalk Labs CEO and former deputy mayor of New York City, whose company is set to embark on…
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In November of 2017, the Toronto Region Board of Trade (TRBoT) released its Superlinx document, providing new ideas for a regional transportation model in the Toronto-Waterloo corridor. The document, originally…
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ReNew Canada's 2018 outlook

If anything can be said for the year that was in infrastructure, it’s that we enter 2018 with more questions than answers for so many key projects across the country.…
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Taking politics out of transit planning

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