Urban Sprawl increasing…property taxes rising faster than inflation…Calgary appears to have greatest issue with Sprawl…Vancouver doing best job controlling sprawl with high rise condos maintaining city core density…
(Source: The National Post)
Urban sprawl in Canada is becoming a serious problem. Cities across Canada continue to expand their urban footprint and property taxes are rising above and beyond inflation – there seems to be a direct correlation between these two and there seems to be no end to this trend.
Read the full article by Sacha Gera “Canada’s 1M+ Club: Which Canadian Metros Have An Urban Sprawl Problem?” in the National Post (October 11, 2009).