The city council voted to approve an addition to the historic landmark over criticism that the design is “a travesty” and “frankly grotesque.”
Moving Day is a 269-year tradition in Quebec with no end in sight. It’s a most hectic experience in the province’s biggest city.
To combat the exodus of its working and middle classes, the city needs an aggressive affordable housing strategy—and fast.
Sinkholes, winter-weary trains, and political upheaval have held the Confederation Line light-rail transit back from a seriously overdue opening.
How an architecture firm turned a Mies van der Rohe-designed Esso in a remote section of Montreal into the La Station community center.
Changing or abolishing the Indian Act in order to allow private land ownership may seem like a logical solution, but it’s not without its criticisms.
The car-dependent suburb it’ll be built in wants to greenlight Royalmount against the city government’s wishes but it needs them to pay for the public infrastructure.
After the program’s sudden cancellation, a three-judge panel hasn’t decided whether to uphold the Ontario government’s decision.
Parc-Jean Drapeau’s redesign attempts to balance priceless serenity and outdoor art with profitable festivals. Many Montrealers are skeptical.
As agricultural areas are snatched up and transformed into new housing developments, one farmer keeps fighting.
Norway is the world’s biggest per-capita market for electric vehicles, but incentives are being clawed back as Oslo aims to go car-free.
Oslo’s Powerhouse collective wants buildings that make better cities in the face of climate change.
Le Phare would stand 65-stories high in Sainte-Foy, an old, low-lying suburb of the historic city.
After years of political wrangling, planning, and construction, the new $141.7-million (CDN) Projet Bonaventure is actually pleasant, as far as expressways go.
A newly elected center-right party could put the province in ideological opposition to its biggest city, a left-leaning metropolis with a mayor that has promised better public transit, social inclusion, and sustainable development.
Daniel Libeskind brings his Deconstructivist aesthetic to Ottawa as a contemplation of the humanity and politics behind genocide.
A proposed “Pink Line” would connect some of the poorer and more densely populated areas to downtown. The incumbent mayor is shrugging off his opposition’s idea.
A distinctive local tradition is kept alive by a handful of mostly older black artists.
A company with an all-electric fleet of cabs and 40 percent of all medallions in the city is a beacon of light for Montreal’s taxi business.