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How do Ontario's smaller and mid-sized cities handle growth, particularly if they are taking up some of the spill-over from the province's larger cities? Our experts include: John Fleming, VP for the Council for Canadian Urbanism and former chief planner for the City of London; Mary Lou Tanner, partner and principal planner with the Niagara Planning Group, and formerly the chief planner for the Niagara Region; Jason Thorne, general manager of planning and economic development, City of Hamilton; and Jo Flatt, vice president, corporate strategy and planning, Allied REIT, and the former program director at Evergreen, where she led the Mid-Sized Cities Program.
Ontario's Mid-Sized Cities; Housing Lessons from Quebec
Cobalt was once a booming town built on the silver mining industry. Just as the silver ran out, the town was ravaged by a fire in 1977. Now, Cobalt is poised for a renaissance thanks to its namesake, cobalt.
When The Bookshelf first opened in 1973, downtown Guelph was vibrant and full of well-established shops. Businesses came and went, but The Bookshelf grew to include a café, cinema, and event space, becoming a home for local artists and authors.
The St. Catharines Standard was at the forefront of breaking news in the golden age of newspapers. Run by four generations of the Burgoyne family, The Standard's intrepid reporters delivered hard-hitting news and exposed environmental injustices.
Nicole Moore discusses her book, "Shark Assault: An Amazing Story of Survival." Then, Hamilton-Niagara Hub journalist Justin Chandler recounts the way Niagara-on-the-Lake commemorates the Spanish Flu experience there.