Canadian Cities

Four Cities That Let You Travel The Globe Without Leaving Canada

Flight Network | Posted 12.28.2016 | Canada Travel
Flight Network

Not everyone will get the opportunity to pack their bags and escape in the new year. Those with slightly less nomadic lifestyles can still experience new cultures, taste exotic foods, and fill their Instagram pages with comment-worthy travel photos by visiting these four worldly cities right here in Canada.

6 Canadian Cities With Booming Job Markets

Workopolis | Posted 12.05.2016 | Canada Business

If you are willing to consider a different city, you are at an advantage in the modern job market. So, if you're thinking a change of scenery might help with your career, here are the Canadians cities with the best job prospects.

8 Celebrity Hometowns In Canada That Are Worth The Visit | Posted 03.22.2017 | Canada Travel

Some of the biggest names in entertainment are from Canada. That's right, we can lay claim to a multitude of well known celebrities from Justin Bieber and Ryan Reynolds to Rachel McAdams and Ellen Page. If you're curious as to where these big names grew up, read on.

Push Back Against B.C.'s MSP-Like Infrastructure Levies

Jordan Bateman | Posted 02.04.2017 | Canada Politics
Jordan Bateman

Road levy. Recreation and culture levy. Transportation for tomorrow tax. Dedicated road tax. Asset levy. Make no mistake: we want our cities to invest in infrastructure. Sewer, water, roads; these are core responsibilities of local government. But repackaging this spending with a new tax is a slap in the face.

Investing At The Local Level Helps Build A Stronger Canada

Federation of Canadian Municipalities | Posted 02.01.2017 | Canada Politics
Federation of Canadian Municipalities

In Ottawa, the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) will once again convene a meeting of its 21 big city mayors. FCM is assembling the Big City Mayors' Caucus in advance of the federal budget, building on discussions which have been underway ever since the new government took office in late 2015.

These Are Issues Federal Party Leaders Should Be Debating

Federation of Canadian Municipalities | Posted 03.18.2017 | Canada Politics
Federation of Canadian Municipalities

There was a very telling disconnect earlier this week between what passes for priorities inside the Ottawa bubble and the issues that really matter to Canadians. While federal leaders and backroom organizers debated the debates, Canadians were still stuck in traffic. They still worried about finding a home they could afford. They still faced the frustration of trying to be globally competitive with inadequate and aging infrastructure. These issues are critical to the quality of life of Canadians and they need to be front and centre in this election campaign.

The West Coast Is Set To Out-Read The Rest Of Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 06.15.2015 | Canada Living

Given the number of universities in eastern Canada, you'd think the appetite for books would be massive — but as it turns out, it's the bookshelves ...

Canadians Should Not Shoulder Prescription Drug Costs

Steve Morgan | Posted 05.22.2016 | Canada Politics
Steve Morgan

Cities have to spend this money, taken from local taxpayers, because Canada's medicare system is the only universal, public health care system among developed countries that does not include universal coverage of prescription drugs. It is not wrong for cities to care for their employees. But leaving these costs to the cities makes about as much sense as requiring every homeowner to maintain the roads and infrastructure surrounding their property. Here's why.

Hidden In Plain Sight: Amazing Destinations Inside Canada's Biggest Cities

Posted 12.08.2014 | Canada Travel

When you think of cities, you probably picture tall buildings, neatly curated parks, and wide congested streets. You don’t really think of labyrinth...

Canadian Cities That Shouldn't Be Confused With Other Cities

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.25.2014 | Canada Living

You'd never mistake your beloved city or province for another, but do you ever wonder what other cities that share the same name as your city actually...

What Canadian City Should You Live In?

The Huffington Post Canada | Michael Bolen | Posted 09.05.2014 | Canada Living

Because where you are isn't necessarily where you should be. Quiz widget by...

Canada's Cities Are Growing, So Infrastructure Must Grow Too

David Suzuki | Posted 05.12.2014 | Canada
David Suzuki

Despite being a vast land of mountains, forests and ice, Canada is an urban nation. Over 80 per cent of us live in large centres like Montreal, Toronto and Calgary, as well as rapidly growing communities like Regina, Surrey and Markham. This increasing concentration of people in cities is consistent with rapid urbanization over the whole planet.

Top 5 Canadian Cities for Entrepreneurs

Getty Images | Posted 07.22.2013 | Canada Living

If you're an entrepreneur who's willing to relocate, go west. Prairie cities offer the most benefits to budding businesses, according to a study by th...

Canada's Most Romantic Cities: Where Are You Looking For Love?

The Canadian Press | Posted 02.07.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Romance appears to reign supreme in Kingston. The eastern Ontario city takes the crown on the third annual list of the 20 most romantic cit...

GRAPHIC: Which Canadian Cities Are Seeing The Fastest Ghettoization?

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 12.05.2011 | Canada Business

Calgary has seen a nearly 90 per cent increase in the wealth difference between its richest and poorest neighbourhoods over the past quarter century, ...

What's Behind Toronto's Soaring Economy

CP | Posted 09.18.2011 | Canada Business

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- TORONTO - A vibrant labour and housing market has pushed Toronto to the top of CIBC's list of best-performing Canadian metropoli...