• The changing face of Canada's first suburbs

    1 month ago - By CG Compass

    Illustration: Guy Parsons/Can Geo
    AS TIM VANDEWARK walks through his Edmonton suburb of Prince Charles one April evening, the “problem houses” keep appearing. Here is one post-war bungalow without curtains and a yard being reclaimed by nature. There is one with a deck that is leaning like it's drunk. VanDewark stops walking at another, its windows covered in cobwebs.
    “There's a lot that's going to be happening in this neighbourhood,” he says. “I would say there are at least 100 homes that haven't really been well-maintained that will probably get demolished and redeveloped.”
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