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April 14, 2019
Government should encourage development along Toronto transit hubs
CUR's report on Transit Oriented Development featured in opinion piece by CEO of Ontario Real Estate Association in Toronto.com
By: Tim Hudak

Apil 2, 2019
Taking another look at increasing property taxes in Toronto
NewinHomes feature on CUR's blog on property taxes in Toronto on single-detached houses

March 30, 2019
Should Canada charge drivers to use roads during rush hour?
CUR's Director, David Amborski, quoted in Global News article on the pros and cons of charging tolls for the use of GTA roads
By: Jane Gerster

March 16, 2019
Why it's so hard to get housing into Toronto's 'yellowbelt' neighbourhoods - and how experts say it can be done
CUR's Senior Research Fellow Frank Clayton interviewed for Star feature on incorporating more missing middle into Toronto neighbourhoods 
By: Tess Kalinowski

March 15, 2019
Lots of room for more people to live near Ottawa's transit centres, Ryerson report says
Feature in the OttawaStart.com on CUR's study on Transit Oriented Development and housing in Ontario
By: Devyn Barrie

March 15, 2019
Unlocking Growth
CUR's Senior Researcher Diana Petramala interviewed for feature in the Novae Res Urbis on CUR's study on Transit Oriented Development and housing in Ontario
Posted with permission of the publisher of NRU Publishing Inc. Original article first appeared in Novae Res Urbis – Toronto Edition, Vol. 23, No. 11, Friday, March 15, 2019. By: Rachael Williams

March 12, 2019
Rye gets $7 million to "beautify" Gould and Victoria streets
CUR's Director David Amborski quoted in feature in the Eyeopener on municipal funding for revitalization of main entrance to Ryerson's campus 
By: Sherina Harris

March 12, 2019
A new push for housing density 
CUR's Senior Researcher Diana Petramala interviewed for feature in the Globe and Mail regarding the CUR study on Transit Oriented Development and housing in Ontario
By: Shane Dingman

March 11, 2019
Developers and realtors ask Queen's Park: How far are you willing to go?
TVO references CUR study on Transit Oriented Development and housing in Ontario
By: John Michael McGrath

March 10, 2019
Municipal Politicians, NIMBYs blamed for housing shortage
Reference to CUR study on Transit Oriented Development and housing in Ontario by Mortgage Broker News
By: Neil Sharma

March 8, 2019
Ontario housing industry advocating for more density around transit lines
CUR's study on transit oriented zoning and its implications for housing in Ontario referenced in Bloomberg interview with Joe Vaccaro of OHBA (video)

March 8, 2019
Rezoning for transit oriented development is the key to new housing supply
NewinHomes feature of CUR's report on transit oriented zoning and its implications for housing in Ontario
By: NewinHomes

March 8, 2019
Realtors, home builders urge province to loosen zoning rules around transit hubs
Ottawa Citizen article on CUR's report on transit oriented zoning and increasing housing in Ontario

March 7, 2019
Realtors and builders urge province to allow more development above transit stations
CBC feature on CUR's report on transit oriented zoning and partnership with Ontario Real Estate Association and Ontario Home Builders' Association

March 7, 2019
Housing associations call on province to encourage development near transit hubs
Article in Muskoka411 regarding discussion of CUR's report on transit oriented zoning and partnership with Ontario Real Estate Association and Ontario Home Builders' Association
By: Maddie Binning

March 7, 2019
Taxes on average-price home to go up $104 in 2019 after council approves hike
CUR's report on property taxes in the GTA referenced in CP24 analysis of new City of Toronto budget
By: Chris Fox

March 7, 2019
Realtors and home builders urge Ontario to loosen zoning rules near transit hubs
CTV News features discussion of CUR's report on transit oriented zoning and partnership with Ontario Real Estate Association and Ontario Home Builders' Association
By: Shawn Jeffords

March 7, 2019
Here's how much more you'll pay in property taxes in 2019 - and where the money's going
CUR's report on property taxes in the GTA referenced in the discussion of the City of Toronto's budget by the CBC
By: Lauren Pelley

March 7, 2019
Housing industry wants province to force cities to build near transit
The Star features CUR's report on transit oriented development in Ontario
By: Tess Kalinowski

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