Main Image: Overview of the development at the Church of the Good Thief In 2018 the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kingston (Archdiocese) sold the residual land and former Rectory at the vacant Church of the Good Thief to a numbered company
Montreal has been making great progress in creating pedestrianized streets and enhancing pedestrian priority areas. The number of pedestrian-friendly areas has grown to nearly 56 projects, making Montreal the focal point for pedestrianization in Canada. Montreal stands in marked contrast
Inspiration Village at the ByWard Market in Ottawa was a vibrant part of the Ottawa 2017 and Canada 150 celebrations and events. It made the Market even more fun to be in from May through September of 2017, hosting over
Here is a great idea that turns necessity into a virtue - covering unattractive utility boxes with beautiful art! Many cities are turning to utility box wraps to eliminate the unattractive visual impact of this necessary infrastructure crowding our public streets.
If you were in Montreal for the 375th anniversary this summer you may have seen the excellent outdoor sculpture exhibit called La Ballade de la Paix on Sherbrooke Street. These interesting art trees were located next to the McCord Museum
(This article was originally published in Ontario Planning Vol. 29 No. 3, May/June, 2014) Summary: This article highlights two examples of cultural venues' contributions to downtown vitality - Brantford and Ottawa. Harmony Square in Brantford was created to spark outdoor programming
How the Creative Economy is Transforming Downtown Brantford
(This article was originally published in Plan Canada, Summer 2011.) Summary: Brantford, Ontario experienced an economic crisis which damaged its downtown. This article explains how downtown Brantford has reinvented itself as a creative economy as promoted in the report 'Ontario in