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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

Shaping Vancouver 2016: What's a Neighbourhood?

Shaping Vancouver 2016: Our Neighbourhoods Conversation No. 1 - What's a Neighbourhood? Wednesday, April 13, 2016 7pm – 9pm Admission is free; though donations are much appreciated  Many things make up a desirable neighbourhood such as how well it accommod

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https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/shaping-vancouver-2016-whats-a-neighbourhood-tickets-20716312047

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/

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

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

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/

UNTOLD STORIES: voices of Chinatown seniors

Join us for a public conversation about the changes in Chinatown as experienced by Chinese speaking seniors that live in the neighbourhood. For many seniors, Chinatown is not only a place where they live, but it is also where their basic necessities are me

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https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/untold-stories-voices-of-chinatown-seniors-tickets-22986302650

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

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

Chinatown buildings could be 200 feet wide under new city proposal

Chinatown has traditionally been a low-rise neighbourhood of small stores on 25-foot lots. But heritage activists fear much of the historic neighbourhood will be demolished if a new city proposal to allow buildings up to 200 feet wide goes through. "When y

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http://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/plan-for-giant-buildings-in-chinatown-comes-under-fire

Three Vancouver neighbourhoods listed as threatened on heritage watch list

Development pressure in Vancouver is threatening landmark buildings as well as three vibrant neighbourhoods, earning them places on a new "Top 10 Watch List" released by Heritage Vancouver. Commercial Drive, False Creek and Chinatown are part of the city's

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http://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/three-vancouver-neighbourhoods-listed-as-threatened-on-heritage-watch-list

Opinion: 'This used to be Chinatown …'

I travel to cities around the world that have Chinatowns — San Francisco, Honolulu, Brisbane, Yokohama, even Amsterdam. I visit because of my research as a historian, but I also have a personal interest. When I was small, my grandfather used to walk me to

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http://vancouversun.com/opinion/opinion-this-used-to-be-chinatown

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