The cover of Intersection MagazineIntersection

Intersection is a quarterly magazine profiling innovation and inspiration within cities. Each volume contains interviews with city-builders from different industries, profiles game changing ideas and exposes some of the newest initiatives occurring within Canadian cities.

Vol. I: The Future of Civic Engagement (PDF, 2.9MB)

Vol. 2: The Cities We Want & How to Get There (PDF, 5.5MB)

Research & Policy Papers

Crisis & Opportunity: Time for a National Infrastructure Plan for Canada

October 2014

Canadian cities are facing unprecedented challenges. From aging infrastructure to mitigating the effects of climate change and extreme weather events, they need help. This paper argues that the existing economic conditions presents government with an opportune moment to renew investment in Canada’s infrastructure networks and suggests a path forward.

A New Foundation: A Backgrounder for the Housing Action Lab on the Future of Housing in the Greater Toronto Hamilton Area (PDF, 10MB)

The cover of A New FoundationJanuary 2014

This paper begins to build a shared understanding of the core elements of the housing system within the Greater Toronto Hamilton Area. Its purpose is not to identify solutions, but to provide context and background and to begin to build a shared understanding of the core elements of our housing system, as well as identify our underlying assumptions about our housing system.