The battle for the soul of Muskoka

A Toronto real estate developer is building a mansion on Ontario’s fanciest leisure lake. The neighbours are doing whatever they can to stop him.

Thanks to NIMBYs, the rest of Canada might be right about Toronto

Tabatha Southey has long argued that Toronto is a great place to live. But a rising tide of not-in-my-backyard attitudes is making her position hard to defend

Calgary’s never-ending public shame: blocking basement suites

Squawk-fests over granny units have become a distasteful ritual at city hall. For a wealthy, modern metropolis, it’s unbecoming.

Newsmaker of the Day: Marcia Visser, crusader against ‘density creep’

Newsmaker, May 25: A tone-deaf campaign against a four-storey Toronto condo tower takes Nimbyism to new heights


NIMBYlicious! Insite hearings make Health the most popular committee in town!

If anyone thought that the BC Supreme Court decision was going to make tomorrow’s special Health committee hearing on Insite a moot affair, I have good/bad news for you: Despite the judicial reprieve, it seems that the self-appointed “safety” lobby is still on the anti-harm reduction warpath. Guess I’d better make sure to show up early enough to get a front-row seat — liveblogging is so much better when you can see all the action up close.