Every worker at a residential infill site must keep it tidy and secure, among other requirements. When those rules aren’t being followed, residents can use the 311 complaint line and a new resource: the city’s infill compliance team.
“The team has authority to do proactive inspections on infill sites in older neighbourhoods, to ensure all types of issues can be addressed on site,” said Adrienne Hill, spokesperson with the city’s sustainable development. Continue reading Infill is a matter of good neighbourliness City team responsible for inspections and complaints
Many locals have dreams to transform Norwood Boulevard into a vibrant area, such as Norwood resident Eric Grant and The Aviary owners Mark and Philip Muz. Continue reading Possibilities and visions for Norwood Boulevard Residents and business owners share hopes and dreams
The open house for the Norwood Boulevard Corridor Study on June 28 brought together 55-60 people at the Ital Canadian Seniors Association. Continue reading Balance needed for Norwood Boulevard Open house identified suggestions and needs
OK, I am a little old-fashioned. When someone says community, I think of people coming together to communicate—you know, talking in that quaint face-to-face way. And when someone uses the word neighbourhood, I think of friendly people chatting or offering to mow the lawn or just being neighbourly. This obviously dates me to the pre-digital age.
Continue reading Recipes for a nurturing neighbourhood Fighting urban isolation to create a community
Although few of us have been to Bogotá, Colombia, it’s got a reputation. A bad one. Gun slinging. Drug dealing. A hub for cocaine trafficking from the mountain plantations of South America to the back alleys of North America. Not the place you put on the top of your vacation list.
Until recently. Over the last decade there has been something of a peaceful, quiet, people-friendly revolution in Bogotá, transforming it into one of the most attractive and safe cities in South America and positioning it on the list of vacation hot spots.
Continue reading Turning our city’s colour from grey to green Biophilic cities embrace the importance of nature