The potential of inclusionary zoning

by Catherine McKenney Councillor, Somerset Ward We have a housing crisis in our city. There have been 10,000 households on the wait list for safe and affordable housing for as long as anyone can remember, and that doesn’t include another…

What’s happening at the DCA

by Anne Bell The DCA continues to monitor several major developments in the neighbourhood. Members continue to actively participate in consultations and open houses, and send letters to public and private officials to voice concerns and provide suggestions. The 900…

Planet of the Scapes: In the cold of wintertime

by Pearl Pirie I tend to do big batches of food—salads and split pea soup or lasagna—or else revert to the frozen “pizza of desperation”. We vowed to cut simple sugars, but some mid-afternoons we still need a boost. These…

Butterflies in flight

by Gail McGuire and Alex Meek The Canadian Museum of Nature opened a special exhibit entitled Butterflies In Flight, which runs from December 16 to April 2. Visiting the specially prepared solarium, filled with live tropical flowering plants and butterflies…