Tag: Curb

Was Canada quick enough to curb COVID-19? Experts say there was community spread as early as March 1

Did Canadian health officials act fast enough to curb community transmission of COVID-19? This week’s growth in positive tests, from people infected earlier in March, suggests they did not. While infectious disease experts say it is believed Canada had community transmission as early as March 1, governments did not bring in “physical” or “social” distancing…

Curb commercial sprawl to attract talent: Report

The Toronto region needs to stop building office parks surrounded by giant, parking lots on the fringes and start urbanizing its job zones, putting employment near transit and creating pedestrian friendly business parks. Urban planner Pamela Blais says the same measures being used to curb housing sprawl need to apply to the commercial sector to…