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Growth to Watch For in 2016: Scarborough | Urban Toronto

UrbanToronto's Growth to Watch For series arrives in Scarborough, and takes a look at the larger developments being proposed across Toronto's eastern suburb.

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http://urbantoronto.ca/news/2016/02/growth-watch-2016-scarborough

COSTS AND CONSEQUENCES OF SITE C DAM

Note to Reader: I made this presentation on February 9th 2017 at a forum that was hosted by UVIC, Amnesty International, Sierra Club BC, Council of Canadian, Kairos BC. It was a 20 minute presentation so this article is a bit long.Introduction Sometimes it

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http://fnbc.info/blogs/judith-sayers/costs-and-consequences-site-c-dam

Not good enough: Chinatown coalition opposed to new development proposal

The Chinatown Action Group is still opposed to the development application for 105 Keefer Street in Vancouver's Chinatown, even though the developer has scaled back its proposal.

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http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/chinatown-action-group-beedie-group-development-105-keefer-1.3583994

Our generation’s fight for Chinatown | The Volcano on WordPress.com

By the Chinatown Youth Coalition Less than a year old, a coalition of youth organizations has made a noticeable impact in resisting rapid development and fighting for culturally-appropriate social housing and services in Chinatown, Vancouver. Members inclu

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http://thevolcano.org/2016/02/04/our-generations-fight-for-chinatown/

Growth To Watch For 2017: King West, Queen West, and More | Urban Toronto

UrbanToronto's 2017 Growth To Watch For series continues through Toronto's Queen West, King West, Liberty Village, and Roncesvalles areas, where the towers aren't quite as tall, but lots is still happening.

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http://urbantoronto.ca/news/2017/01/growth-watch-2017-king-west-queen-west-and-more

Vancouver youth, developer at odds over proposed Chinatown condos

Time is running out for public input into a controversial mixed-use proposal in Vancouver's Chinatown, prompting push back from those who say they want to preserve the cultural heritage of the community.

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http://globalnews.ca/news/2431134/vancouver-youth-developer-at-odds-over-proposed-chinatown-condos/

Former Vancouver city planner says Chinatown's heritage needs to be preserved

Nathan Edelson, former Vancouver city planner, says it'd be a 'mistake' to let Chinatown get wiped out by big business needs. He's part of a panel taking place Sunday that will tackle Chinatown's future.

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http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/chinatown-development-to-be-publicly-debated-1.3406546

Vancouver Chinatown revitalization: advocates worry over heritage loss, social housing

The Chinatown Concern Group voiced their concerns about the city's economic revitalization plan now under way saying they're opposed to the city's proposals to build condo towers and high-density buildings.

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http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/vancouver-chinatown-revitalization-open-house-housing-heritage-concerns-1.3967774

Shaping Toronto: Chinatowns | cityscape | Torontoist

Shaping Toronto looks at the decisions, processes, and trends that form the city we know and love. Marking the end of the Second World War in Chinatown,

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http://torontoist.com/2016/02/shaping-toronto-chinatowns/

Protect the Heart of Vancouver's Chinatown!

Chinatown is under siege. A proposed market rate development on 105 Keefer Street threatens the cultural and economic fabric of Chinatown. “Our Chinatown is being bought up by developers. What’s...

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https://you.leadnow.ca/petitions/protect-the-heart-of-vancouver-s-chinatown

Obituary: Architect Joe Wai was a longtime Chinatown activist

Architect Joe Wai was one of the activists who successfully fought to save Chinatown when urban planners wanted to raze it for a freeway in the late ‘60s.

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http://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/obituary-architect-joe-wai-was-a-longtime-chinatown-activist

Cut the CRAP! Chinatown Concern Group fights Vancouver’s rezoning and gentrification of Chinatown: By Beverly Ho, Chinatown Concern Group

  City staff began preparing an update on the Chinatown Economic Revitalization Action Plan (CRAP) in October of last year, which included two open houses for the public to share feedback rega…

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http://thevolcano.org/2017/02/12/cut-the-crap/

Growth to Watch For in 2016: Bloor-Yorkville | Urban Toronto

Our Growth to Watch For 2016 series has reached Toronto's fabled Bloor-Yorkville neighbourhood. Some of the tallest buildings in the country are proposed for this area, while several are shooting skyward already.

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http://urbantoronto.ca/news/2016/03/growth-watch-2016-bloor-yorkville

Growth To Watch For 2017: York to Yorkdale to York Mills | Urban Toronto

UrbanToronto's Growth To Watch For 2017 series continues, moving from the old centre of the Borough of York to Yorkdale, and eventually to York Mills, passing dozens of proposals and construction sites along the way.

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http://urbantoronto.ca/news/2017/02/growth-watch-2017-york-yorkdale-york-mills

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