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Design Quarterly

Six new Vancouver playgrounds open

Six new playgrounds recently opened across Vancouver with features such as pirate ships, tree houses, trampolines, and hill slides.

REMI Network

Brightwater community launches in Port Credit, Ont.

A 72-acre site that sat vacant for nearly 30 years in Port Credit, Ont. is closer to its new life as the Brightwater master-planned community.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Alberta residents to benefit from Housing for Health initiative

At a press conference in Edmonton, government representatives announced that the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is investing $4.4 million to support the University of Alberta's Housing for Health project.
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Canadian Apartment Magazine

Urban green space could prove a health asset

Canadian researchers recently completed what's believed to be the first large-scale study of links between residential proximity to green space and mortality rates from chronic illnesses.
Solar Uniquartier

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Phase 1 of Quebec’s biggest mixed-use development breaks ground

Devimco Immobilier recently broke ground on Phase 1 of Solar Uniquartier, a development that is being touted as Quebec’s biggest mixed-use real estate project.

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Project breathes new life into apartment lawns

The San Romanoway Revival Project, funded through the Weston Family Parks Challenge, will transform the lawns surrounding three Jane and Finch apartment towers into lush, community green space.
Six global parks up for Urban Open Space award

REMI Network

Six global parks up for Urban Open Space award

Six parks across the world are finalists in a global competition that recognizes the successes of large- and small-scale public spaces.

Building Strategies & Sustainability

Why Toronto needs green space networks

Green space in Toronto isn’t expanding at the same rate as new development. In response, a new study asks us to shift our focus and see parks as networks.