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Analyzing the Impacts of Transit Investments, Examining Change in Two Toronto Transit Neighbourhoods
Major investments in public transit infrastructure have the potential to significantly impact development in the areas surrounding transit stations. In theory, these impacts include higher land values for properties located ...
Unearthing Recognition: Examining Indigenous Agency in the Land Development Process
The purpose of this report is to analyse the degree to which urban planning policy and legislation in Ontario which concerns Indigenous interests is embodied in the observed practice at the local level. In doing so, specific ...
Bylaws and Brothels: An analysis of Toronto's adult entertainment governance strategy
Planning for the adult entertainment and sex industry is incredibly controversial. Issues of morality, safety, and health all play major roles on where adult entertainment and sex establishments should be located in cities. ...
Sustainability and Aggregate Resource Extraction in Southern Ontario: A case study of the proposed St Marys Cement Inc. Flamborough Quarry
This report is an investigation into the events of a proposed aggregates quarry in the Flamborough region of Hamilton, Ontario. These events serve as a case example of the aggregates management system in the Province of ...
Hitting the roads with alternative modes; An evaluation of York Region's TDM policies
Traffic congestion is a growing and urgent concern for municipal governments. Congestion mitigation policies have traditionally sought to increase the capacity for cars, yet this approach has a tendency to actually increase ...
An Evaluation of Ontario’s Green Energy and Green Economy Act of 2009: Exploring the Role of Indicators in Community Energy Planning
With increasing public concern over environmental degradation and Climate Change, community energy planning is now emerging as a new task for planners. Community energy planning are practices that foster energy sustainability, ...