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January 22, 2020
Why are cops, teachers and nurses giving up on Toronto?
Toronto Life references CUR's recent blog on Toronto's demographics in its look at housing affordability in the city.
By: Sarah Fulford

January 14, 2020
Tackling the challenges of urban growth
REMI references CUR's study on population in Toronto compared to other urban centres in North America
By: Erin Ruddy

December 17, 2019
Toronto council votes overwhelmingly to increase property taxes by 8 per cent over 6 years
The Star references CUR's followup study to their recent comparative study of taxation in the region
By: Jennifer Pagliaro

December 12, 2019
No one likes property taxes, but Toronto is doing the right thing with gradual hike
The National Post references CUR research on property taxes in Toronto
By: Murtaza Haider and Stephen Moranis

November 18, 2019
One Ontario city's innovative approach to affordable housing
TVO interviews Diana Petramala regarding on market conditions and the innovative uses of financing to provide affordable housing in Ontario municipalities
By: Josh Sherman

October 27, 2019
Hamilton non-profits forge partnership to build affordable housing on government land
The Hamilton Spectator interviews CUR's Director, David Amborski, regarding the use of surplus lands to provide affordable housing and references CUR's study on innovative uses for surplus  lands
By: Teviah Moro

October 25, 2019
Get used to it: Toronto is the key to winning
The Globe and Mail references CUR's study on Toronto's population growth compared to other cities in North America as part of their feature on the 2019 Federal election
By: Marcus Gee

October 23, 2019
Forest Hill condo promises direct access LRT access
Remi network references CUR's study on Transit Oriented Development as part of its feature on condo development at Bathurst and Eglinton
By: Rebecca Melnyk

October 17, 2019
Toronto's apartment market: fundamentals driving demand
RENX quotes CUR's study on millennials entering the housing market as part of their feature on Toronto's rental market
By: Greg Placidi

October 17, 2019
Will the Election Help Solve Toronto's Housing Crisis?
Building quotes CUR's study on Toronto's population growth compared to other cities in North America as part of their feature on the 2019 Federal election
By: Paul Danison

October 9, 2019
True confessions from Toronto's housing hell
The Eyeopener quotes CUR's Senior Research Fellow Frank Clayton in their feature on the rental market in Toronto
By: Abbey Kelly

October 4, 2019
Order without Design: Planning and Economics
CUR's event with noted urbanist Alain Bertaud featured in the Novae Res Urbis. Posted with permission of the publisher of NRU Publishing Inc. Original article first appeared in Novae Res Urbis – Toronto, Vol. 23, No. 39, Friday, October 4, 2019.
By: Rachael Williams

October 2, 2019
Toronto's unaffordability will lead people to consider leaving the city: Forum Poll president
Toronto Star references CUR's study on population growth while discussing the rental market in Toronto
By: Ilya Bañares

September 27, 2019
Gender Equity Strategy: Planning for Women
CUR's Senior Researcher Diana Petramala interviewed on the impact of commute times on women for feature in the Novae Res Urbis on the City of Toronto's recommendation to create a gender equity division
Posted with permission of the publisher of NRU Publishing Inc. Original article first appeared in Novae Res Urbis – Toronto, Vol. 23, No. 38, Friday, September 27, 2019.
By: Rachael Williams

September 26, 2019
Beware Toronto Renters - Things Are About to Get Worse!
TorontoStoreys references CUR's study on population growth while discussing the rental market in Toronto
By:Jenny Febbraro

September 18, 2019
Reviving Regional Economies
CUR's Senior Researcher Diana Petramala interviewed for feature in the Novae Res Urbis on the Ontario Chamber of Commerce report on regional disparities and economic growth in Ontario
Posted with permission of the publisher of NRU Publishing Inc. Original article first appeared in Novae Res Urbis – GTHA, Vol. 22, No. 37, Wednesday, September 18, 2019.
By: Rachael Williams

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