Real Estate Industry Criticizes CMHC’s ‘Irresponsible,’ ‘Panic-Inducing’ House Price Forecast

CMHC president Evan Siddall speaks to the Canadian Club of Toronto, Thurs. June 1, 2017. Siddall is taking criticism from real estate industry insiders over a pessimistic forecast for Canadian housing. (Photo: Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press) MONTREAL ― Members of Canada’s real estate and mortgage lending industries have lashed out at the head of the […]

COVID-19 pandemic prompts urbanites to rethink ‘grand bargain’ of dense city living

COVID-19 pandemic prompts urbanites to rethink ‘grand bargain’ of dense city living

MONTREAL — The densely populated slums of Montreal’s Griffintown were the subject of a famous 1897 study by businessman and philanthropist Herbert Ames, whose work on the disease-ridden tenements influenced generations of urban planners on how to develop healthy cities. Ames’s study, “The City Below the Hill,” is just one example, say academics in urban […]