Canadian Cities

These Are Issues Federal Party Leaders Should Be Debating

Raymond Louie | Posted 08.20.2015 | Canada Politics
Raymond Louie

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 05.22.2015 | 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...