Alireza Naraghi


A tiny-house movement in Alberta hits a big wall

Some residents fear the tiny homes will drive down property values. The controversy has been a dose of cold reality for those who imagine compact living as an answer to an ongoing housing crunch.


The urgent fight to save Toronto’s ravines from invasive species

The city’s peerless ravine system, worth billions according to estimates, stirs a deep psychological and emotional connection among locals. Invasive species now pose an existential threat.


Why the Liberals can’t get any political buzz out of legal weed

Legalization has brought jobs by the hundred to places that desperately need them. Yet many of those ridings are poised to vote Conservative.

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Scenes from McDonald’s, where distressed America takes refuge

Chris Arnade found and photographed members of the U.S. socio-economic underclass in one of the few places they find comfort

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Canada’s richest communities 2019

The richest place in Canada has an average household net worth of $4.5 million


Where to find the best weather in Canada 2019

Two provinces dominated this ranking of best communities for weather in Canada


Best communities in Canada with affordable real estate 2019

These are some of the most ideal places to live in Canada with affordable homes


Best communities for new Canadians 2019

Our ranking suggests there are many small towns that offer the same benefits and a more affordable cost of living than bigger cities


Best communities to retire in Canada 2019

This city’s vast network of health care services and robust public transportation offerings make it a top spot for retirement


Best communities in Canada for families 2019

Great schools, well-paying jobs and a strong sense of community make the No. 1 place ideal to raise a family in Canada, a new ranking finds


Best communities in Canada for great health care 2019

These top places have plenty of family doctors and hospitals nearby


Fastest-growing communities in Canada 2019

These communities are seeing booming population and housing growth