Fresh Strategic Thinking On Urbanism

  • Revisiting Affordable Housing and Our Paper with IMFG

    It’s been close to a year since we co-authored our report with the Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance (IMFG) at the University of Toronto on Affordable Housing in Ontario: Mobilizing Private Capital in an Era of Public Constraint. Reflecting back, we’re definitely no where closer to any strategy on this file than when we set out to …

  • ThinkFresh Group at SET 2014!

    Howard Tam recently spoke at the Social Enterprise Toronto (SET) 2014 Conference on January 30, 2014. As the conference theme was on trends and opportunities, Howard co-presented with Nikki Toten from Scadding Court Community Centre and spoke about the opportunities presented by micro-enterprise markets and the needs of the micro-enterprise sector. Indeed, there is a …

  • Designing Toronto (#dezTO) Featured in Novae Res Urbis!

    Novae Res Urbis (NRU) recently featured the Designing Toronto (#dezTO) project in it’s October 25th Toronto edition. As many of you know, #dezTO has been in the works for close to a year now and we’re really keen to launch it in 2014. The article really helped to put things into perspective – that “oh …

  • ThinkFresh Group in a Globe and Mail Video

    Howard Tam was recently featured in a video discussing the Market 707 Container Market at globeandmail.com. Came as a bit of a surprise to the team here at ThinkFresh – you see, this was originally shot by the Centre for Social Innovation as a promo video about cool projects that CSI members were working on …